Stage Shows

(Shows are presented in British Sign Language or are BSL/English interpreted)
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Zap, Crackle and Pop

Marty Jopson

Suitable for 7 years+

Dunbar SciFest Weekend

(Venue Assembly Hall)

Join Dr Marty Jopson, the BBC One Show’s resident scientist as he takes a sparky journey through the story of electricity. From Ancient Greeks, through Faraday’s genius, this show aims to put the awesome back into electricity. An electrifying show chock full of demonstrations and a plucked chicken.

Stage Show Date & Time

Duration

07-MAR-2015, 14:30 60 minutes
08-MAR-2015, 14:30 60 minutes
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Record Breaking Science

Marty Jopson

Suitable for 7 years+

Dunbar SciFest Weekend

(Venue Assembly Hall)

From the biggest bubbles you've ever seen, to boomerangs nearly three metres across and giant Slinkys, join The One Show’s Dr Marty Jopson as he delves into the science behind his recent record attempts. The secrets of Marty’s success will be revealed and a world record may be broken using science.

Stage Show Date & Time

Duration

07-MAR-2015, 11:30 60 minutes
08-MAR-2015, 11:30 60 minutes
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What property?

Experimental

Suitable for 5 - 12 years

Dunbar SciFest Weekend

(Venue Assembly Hall)

An interactive science show about the surprising properties of chemicals. The audience can become part of the show and experience first hand the oddities that are polymers, powders and popping cannisters.

Stage Show Date & Time

Duration

07-MAR-2015, 12:30 60 minutes
08-MAR-2015, 12:30 60 minutes
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Fantastic Physics Fire Show

Fly Agaric

Suitable for all ages (3+)

Dunbar SciFest Weekend

(Venue Playground)

This outdoor show brings education, spectacle and entertainment together, using flames, explosions and fire balls to inform and inspire in equal measure. Covering the physics of fire, the forces involved in the movement of flames, the acoustic effects of explosions, and much much more.

Stage Show Date & Time

Duration

07-MAR-2015, 10:00 420 minutes
08-MAR-2015, 10:00 420 minutes
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Macastory's Mammoths of the Ice Age

Macastory

Suitable for all ages (3+)

Dunbar SciFest Weekend

(Venue Assembly Hall)

Macastory are coming out of the mists of time to take you on a pre-historic adventure of mammoths, cave dwellers and more. Join the tribal leaders Ron and Fergus as they prepare for the great mammoth hunt. You’ll learn ancient chants and songs… then it’s time to battle the mighty beasts of the Ice Age! After the hunt it’s back to the cave for live interactive cave painted stories to honour the mighty mammoths. It’s perfect cave-dweller fun for everyone!

Stage Show Date & Time

Duration

07-MAR-2015, 10:30 60 minutes
07-MAR-2015, 13:30 60 minutes
08-MAR-2015, 10:30 60 minutes
08-MAR-2015, 13:30 60 minutes
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Reaching for the Stars in BSL

Science Shows in BSL

Suitable for all ages (3+)

Dunbar SciFest Weekend

(Venue Assembly Hall)

A BSL-interpreted event where families will be invited to go on a time machine to meet famous astronomers of the past! Exploding rockets and comets will be included! Gary and Audrey will introduce new BSL signs for astronomy.

Stage Show Date & Time

Duration

07-MAR-2015, 15:30 60 minutes
08-MAR-2015, 15:30 60 minutes