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After Hours: Noël

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Thursday 28 November, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Set aside: 3 hours
Who is it perfect for: Adults (18+ only) 
Set aside: 3 hours
Who is it perfect for: Adults (18+ only)  
Event details

Fiery hands, feverish folding and Pink Floyd bangers!

Adults take over Life Science Centre on the last Thursday night of the month. With no kids around, we can be bolder and more daring with the workshops and activities on offer.

Don’t forget to wear your best Christmas jumper at this event!


Highlights of Noël:

  • Experience a 10-minute sample of Pink Floyd’s The Wall set to visuals in the planetarium, including the 1979 Christmas number one single, Another Brick in the Wall (part 2).
  • Learn the art of origami gift-wrapping in the Making Studios.
  • Warm your hands with methane fire – perfect to set your Insta alight!
  • Watch as a mathematician maps out Santa's optimal delivery route on a digital globe.
  • A music channel dedicated to the best songs of 2019 at the silent disco in Life’s new exhibition, Space Zone.

Tuck into gourmet burgers (v, vg and gf options available) and wash it down with a drink from the bar – maybe a festive mulled wine?
(Separate charges apply for food and drink.)

Please note: All workshops and activities are subject to demand on the night and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Playlists created by Life’s silent disco supporter, HMV Newcastle.

Terms & Conditions

Please use the Life Science Centre main entrance on Times Square. Parking is available nearby at Times Square Car Park. Postcode for Sat Nav: NE4 7AD.
Start time: 19:00 End time: 22:00
Age Suitability: 18+

Your use of and purchase of tickets is governed by the Terms and Conditions as set out on the Life website.

It is your responsibility to check, prior to purchase, that the information you have supplied to us in respect of your online ticket requirements is accurate. We are only responsible for issuing online tickets in accordance with the information you provide. Once purchased, the date for which your ticket has been purchased cannot be changed. Payments for tickets are non-refundable. Tickets are only valid for the date stated upon them. 

On arrival at Life, the following will be required:
• Appropriate proof of entitlement to any discounted ticket rate claimed (such as NUS card or similar) for each person to be admitted under the ticket. You may be asked to pay the full admission price or refused entry in the instance of proof not being available.
• The name and booking reference number (provided at the time of purchase).

No online ticket may be resold without the prior written consent of Life. If any person attempts to enter Life with a ticket that has been resold without Life’s written consent, Life may refuse entry and no compensation is payable to that person by Life.

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Thursday 28 November, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

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