Cork Carnival of Science

Update March 27th 2020: Due to the current and evolving Covid 19 situation the project team, together with Cork City Council and Science Foundation Ireland, has made the difficult decision to defer the upcoming Cork Carnival of Science to June 2021. We wish take this opportunity to thank all our event partners, content providers, outdoor performers, street vendors, infrastructure suppliers, event staff and volunteers. Cork Carnival of Science will return in June 2021, dates to be confirmed.

13 - 14 Jun 2020 10:00 - 17:00

Location: Cork Carnival of Science

Contact: Mervyn Horgan

Email: lifetimelab@corkcity.ie

Call: 00353 021 4941500

Price: Free Entry

Category: Family Friendly,

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Update March 27th 2020: 

Due to the current Covid 19 situation the project team, together with Cork City Council and Science Foundation Ireland, has made the difficult decision to defer the upcoming Cork Carnival of Science to June 2021. 

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Cork Carnival of Science at Fitzgerald Park features non-stop, family-friendly experiments, interactive activities, garden games, street cuisine and a packed line-up of live demonstrations, big top shows, hands on workshops and entertainment. Activities will include making slime, meeting live zoo animals, checking out the inner workings of robots and extracting DNA with free entry for all to enjoy.

Cork Carnival of Science features seated Big Top shows including Feel the Force by London Science Museum, Science Magic from W5 Belfast and The Science of Dragons from Science2life.  Hands on workshops are offered by the Royal Society of Chemistry, MadLab, Learn it LEGO Education, Bubbly Maths and include slime making from Messy Hands. Marquees from Explorium Science centre and Analog Devices feature interactive exhibits and challenges, and you can journey into space with Blackrock Castle Observatory. Throughout the day walk about performances will pop up from Eureka Edinburgh, Dr. Ken and Strong Women Science. Activity stands will be provided by Lifetime Lab, MakerDojo, INFANT, Tyndall, INFANT, SEAI and many many more.