Manchester Science Festival took place digitally this year between Friday 12 – Sunday 21 February. It featured a programme packed full of free online talks, exhibitions, debates and activities exploring our changing climate and ideas for a better world.
You can rewatch the live talks and hear from scientists and experts at the forefront of the fight against climate change, listen to local voices making a difference in our communities and discover practical ways you can help to protect the natural world.
Next up from Manchester Science Festival
Manchester Science Festival returns from 20 – 22 August with a weekend of fun climate-themed activities and family events at the Science and Industry Museum.
All Manchester Science Festival Family Weekender events are free to enjoy as part of your visit to the museum. Find out what’s on and book your free timed tickets to enter the museum in advance.
Rewatch the live talks recorded as part of Manchester Science Festival 2021. Hear from scientists and experts at the forefront of the fight against climate change, listen to local voices making a difference in our communities and discover practical ways you can help to protect the natural world.
Throughout 2021 the Science Museum Group is hosting a series of Climate Talks—panel discussions, Q&As and events connecting you with leaders, experts, activists and campaigners as they discuss how to tackle the problems facing our communities due to climate change.
Climate change and what we can do about it
Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges facing our planet. But what does that mean and what can we do about it?
Manchester Science Festival learning resources
Explore our downloadable activities and discover more about some of the key issues around climate change.
Ahead of this year's Festival, the museum has joined forces with local BBC radio stations from across the North of England to launch an exciting new project.