The discovery of the Higgs Boson was one of the greatest and most exciting discoveries of science – could you have made it too? Join the hunt for the higgs in this highly interactive comedy show where you the public are in charge of the Large Hadron Collider. Using a smartphone or tablet you will […]
The Museum comes alive after dark: explore the galleries, enjoy special events and late-night access to our exhibitions, galleries and shops at Lates, on the last Friday of the month. This month has a butterfly theme: make your own antennae, enjoy butterfly related comedy with Wunderkammer, see butterfly and moth wings through an electron microscope and […]
For millennia, we have looked up at the stars and wondered whether we are alone in the Universe. In the last few years, scientists have made huge strides towards answering that question. Comedian and bestselling science writer Ben Miller will take us on a fantastic voyage of discovery, from the beginnings of life on earth […]
Review of Imperial’s annual science-comedy event BAHfest, where outrageously funny and ridiculous ideas are discussed in scientific terms
Date night suggestion: clever comedy and dead things in jars. Two favourites come together as the Grant Museum of Zoology hosts an Animal Showoff.
BAHFest is a celebration of well-argued and thoroughly researched but completely incorrect scientific theory. Our brave speakers present their bad theories in front of a live audience and a panel of judges with real science credentials, who together determine who takes home the coveted BAHFest trophy. And eternal glory, of course. BAHFest makes its international […]
The Big Story brings Radio 4’s Natural Histories series to life on stage, re-imagining the popular BBC programme live in the Museum’s iconic Hintze Hall. Natural Histories has explored 25 different species and specimens across as many episodes, investigating the profound impact nature has had on Earth’s history. Join the Natural History Museum and their special guests – […]
STEAM:ED Collective have teamed up with Science Showoff to bring you a fun night discussing the science themes that feature as part of the Brockley Street Art Festival.
Pop down to the Bloomsbury Theatre for a night of intelligent comedy. Join a host of researchers and two brilliant comedians for daft data, language laughs and incredible anecdotes that will have you rolling in the aisles.
The team behind Science ShowOff presents a very special edition of their anarchic open mic night at the Grant Museum, Animal ShowOff.
Science Showoff, the chaotic science cabaret night has joined up with the International Year of Light to bring you a whole evening of fun-packed science performance with light in it. Well, most of you will be using your eyes to see the performances so light will be involved.
Join stand-up mathematician Matt Parker on a journey through narcissistic numbers, at least two different kinds of infinity and more in this family-friendly event.
This show at the Royal Institution was a little strange and a little bit good …
With exams looming for many I felt this week I’d review two of the more entertaining science podcasts …
A lecture in memory of Hitchhiker’s guide author Douglas Adams is just as comical as the great man himself…
Pairing science with comedy has become a winning formula for spreading interest in the subject, and that’s just what Science Showoff does …
A dollop of science, a dash of comedy and a sprinkling of celebrities are a recipe for success…
5:30pm on Sunday 11th December Metric, Imperial College Union (free entry) IC Radio brings everybody’s favourite panel game to Imperial College campus. “Six articulate, erudite, cultured and charming academics who couldn’t be booked in time will be replaced by a panel of young scientists – Matthew Allinson, Gilead Amit, Nigel Fullerton, Kadhim Shubber, Tom Whyntie […]
Here at Imperial College we’re pretty used to being labelled geeks. We all like science enough to devote three years (at least!) of our lives to it; we have our very own scifi library; xkcd is a standard cultural reference – need I say more? But being a geek is losing its stigma. Some people […]