Brookes Science Bazaar

This event has now finished. Please see our events website for details of upcoming events at Brookes.

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Who this event is for

  • Public


Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site, John Henry Brookes Building and Clerici


Discover how your body works, explore the gory history of plagues, boils and other grisly bits, learn about animals , and race our Rocket Cars… Just some of the exciting activities that will be at the Science Bazaar.

2015 will be even bigger and better! Join us at the new John Henry Brookes Building, and explore our amazing activity zones. Will you complete them all to collect prizes?

Meet our researchers, find out about their work and have a go at doing real science yourself. Prepare to be surprised and amazed at our free science day for the whole family. The Science Bazaar returns with a mix of old favourites and new fun activities:

  • Boils ‘R Us: Get gory wounds and diseases from our medical makeup artist
  • Rocket Car Derby: Build and race your own rocket car – watch it fly
  • Healing Wings and Plague Doctor Masks: Create arts and craft all about health
  • Magic of Movement: Learn magic tricks, and find out how our research helps children
  • Become an egghead!: Explore the weird and wonderful world of eggs
  • Chromosomes and Radiation: Do you have the XX Factor? Have a go at modelling chromosomes and see what happens when they get hit with radiation

And many more

Join us at the Headington campus for this FREE event. Just drop in, there’s no need to book.