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Life Science Centre is currently closed. This decision has been made in the interests of the health and wellbeing of our staff and visitors. It is a preventative measure only; Life is not aware of any specific risk to its visitors or staff in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you for your understanding in these exceptional circumstances.

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Life Science Centre is the science centre for the North!

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(Virtual!) Science Speakeasy
Special Events
Killing an Evening
On 9 April 2020 For 18+
Bright Club
Special Events
The thinking person's variety night
On until 1 December 2020 For 18+
After Hours: The Future is Fungi
Special Events
Discover the power of the 'shroom
On 24 September 2020 For 18+
Dame Stella Rimington: My life in MI5
Special Events
Meet the role model for M in James Bond 007
On 28 September 2020 For 18+
Science Speakeasy
Special Events
Is democracy dead in a digital age?
On 8 October 2020 For 18+
After Hours: A Homage to Beetlejuice
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Halloween special: a homage to Beetlejuice!
On 29 October 2020 For 18+

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