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Life’s open air ice rink got a sprinkle of pixie dust when stars from the Peter Pan production at the Tyne Theatre took to the ice.
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Peter Pan brings a touch of Neverland magic to Life’s outdoor ice rink

27 November 2023

Life’s open air ice rink got a sprinkle of pixie dust when stars from the Peter Pan production at the Tyne Theatre took to the ice.

Newcastle Uni Figure Skating Society gathered for a group photo.
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Seasonal skaters rock at Life’s outdoor ice rink 

15 November 2023

Figure skaters from Newcastle University brought a dose of Christmas cheer to Life’s open air ice rink.

A family in the planetarium watching What Santa Sees
Family fun
Out of this world festive journey to the stars

13 October 2023

Children can explore the wonders of what Santa, in a captivating 360-degree dome show, which is part of Life’s festive package.

Hayley King, a panellist at Life's fertility speakeasy, alongside her two donor conceived twins.
Adult event
Unlocking genetic heritage: Fitting into our Genes event marks 18-year milestone for donor-conceived individuals

26 September 2023

A donor-conceived woman who used a donor for the birth of her twins, is part of an adult-only event that marks milestone in donor legislation.

The Life team on stage at the North East Tourism Awards 2023.
Accessibility and Inclusion
Life Science Centre recognised for work on accessibility at North East Tourism Awards

3 April 2023

Life took the top spot in the Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award category at the North East Tourism Awards.

School children in Life Science Centre's mobile planetarium during an outreach eventr.
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UK Space Agency boost for Life Science Centre

10 May 2024

Life has been awarded a UK Space Agency cash boost to help expand its innovative work with schools from urban deprived or rural areas.

Group of young children at Deaf Science Club at Newcastle's Life.
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New science club for deaf children launched at Life

30 April 2024

Budding scientists in the deaf community are being offered a new way to explore science and the universe.

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Exploring the future of truth in an AI-led world of deepfakes and manipulation

16 April 2024

Fake or Fact is the theme of the next Science Speakeasy, where topical science issues are discussed in a quirky and informal way.

Child wearing ear defenders in Life Science Centre's Play Zone.
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Life celebrates start of Autism Acceptance Week with ‘Gold Plus’ award

2 April 2024

Life has become the first visitor attraction to receive a ‘Gold Plus Standard’ Autism Acceptance Award, from North East Autism Society (NEAS).

Mother with two boys in Life Science Centre's Making Studios creating an egg-mobile during the Easter holidays.
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Egg-citing family fun at Life Science Centre

27 March 2024

Families can get stuck into egg-citing experiments and make and take home some cracking creations this Easter at Life.

Linda Conlon with school children in Wow Zone at the start of British Science Week.
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Life launches a 10-day celebration of science

8 March 2024

Life launches a 10-day celebration of science for all ages to mark the start of British Science Week and International Women's Day.

Speakeasy Attendee Asking A Question With Microphone.
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Lifting the lid on the rise of toxic influencers

5 March 2024

Life is lifting the lid on the rise of toxic influencers and why their controversial content resonates with so many people at their latest Speakeasy.

Adults at live skies planetarium event.
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The sky is the limit for evening entertainment at Life Science Centre

28 February 2024

Live Skies is a new series of evening shows in Life Science Centre’s planetarium exclusively for adults.

Children experimenting with colour in Life Science Centre.
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Half-term fun and forecasts of raining diamonds

15 February 2024

Families can enjoy fireballs, an explosion of colour and interplanetary weather forecasts this February half-term.