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Life Science Centre remains closed, but we are working hard behind the scenes so that we can make the necessary changes to safely welcome our visitors back soon!


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Members will not lose out during this lockdown closure, with the renewal date of all memberships automatically extended to cover the days that Life is closed.


For science centre enquiries, or for information regarding educational bookings, please email

To contact a member of our Meetings and Events team, please email

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Life Science Centre is currently closed. Please see our 'Essential info' tab for more details.

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Life Science Centre is the science centre for the North!

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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
Special Events
Halloween special: a homage to Beetlejuice!
On 29 October 2020 For 18+
Sensory-friendly Sundays
Special Events
Autism-friendly hours in the science centre
For All ages

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