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Since 2007, Manchester Science Festival has been a place for innovative, surprising and meaningful experiences, where people of all ages can ignite their curiosity in science.

Every year, we have welcomed over 130,000 visitors to events around Manchester City Centre and across Greater Manchester.

Taking a break in 2019

Since 2007, the Manchester Science Festival has grown in size and scope to become the largest science festival of its kind in the country. 2018 was an incredible year for the festival, with more events and partners than ever before.

Producing and curating the hundreds of events that make up the festival each year is a massive undertaking, and so we made the decision to pause for a year in 2019 to allow the team to reflect on past festivals and review how to make the most of our successes before starting work on the 2020 festival.

We have a very clear ambition to build on the success and impact of the Manchester Science Festival and we are looking forward to sharing this exciting journey with you. We hope you’ll join us in 2020 to celebrate the return of the Manchester Science Festival for its 13th year.

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