Visit Sidmouth Science Festival for hours of entertaining and thought-provoking events including talks and workshops. Learn about fossils, stars, energy, light, weather, brains, microscopes and much more. Visit a brewery and a winery. Race a jet car. Get involved in a technology workshop. Learn about new ideas in Wellbeing. Visit the gallery of schools’ art. Celebrate Ada Lovelace Day with female speakers. Watch drone races. Come to a pub for a Pint of Science.

Check out where you can find details of the full festival programme, news about events and how to reserve places for some events. Most events are free or have a low charge.

Saturday 13 October is Geology Day. Join the Jurassic Coast Trust’s Ambassadors in Sidmouth’s Masonic Hall and learn all about England’s only natural World Heritage Site! Featuring real life fossil displays, jigsaws and a sandbox full of fossils. Plus discover our range of Jurassic Coast books and find out all about our new Membership programme for everyone who loves the Jurassic Coast.