EXPLORATHON in the City Centre

10:00-17:00 |Pedestrian area, St Nicholas St, AB10 1HE  and Bon Accord Shopping Centre, AB25 1HZ 

Admission FREE, no booking required (drop-in)

Suitable for all ages


Join us in the marquees on St Nicholas Street, in front of Marks and Spencer, our science buskers will be on the go to entertain shoppers with scintillating science demonstrations. Meet colleagues from the University who will be on hand to share their research projects and find out how Horizon 2020 is helping tackle society’s biggest challenges. Learn about Chinese culture, discovery how chemical analysis of medieval Aberdonians is leading the way in our understanding of diet in the past (and taste some historic food!). Discover the latest cancer research being undertaken at the University of Aberdeen as well as many more exciting stalls.

In partnership with Aberdeen City Council