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Ice hockey players on Life's seasonal ice rink.
News
Two puck-hungry players join the line up at Life  

13 December 2023

Two ice hockey players are trading their sticks for a different kind of action on Life’s outdoor ice rink.

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.
News
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.
News
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.

Overhead shot of santa flying over Newcastle skyline during 'What Santa Sees' planetarium show.
Family fun
“Stunning” Christmas show from Life team gets rave reviews

13 November 2023

A new animated show produced by Life Science Centre team, has prompted rave reviews at a special preview event.

Family Playing in Life science centre Wow Zone, having hands on fun with the big machine.
News
Life Science Centre rated “best visitor experience in England”

30 October 2023

Life in Newcastle upon Tyne, has been independently rated best in England for visitor experience.

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.

The rocket outside Life
Family fun
UK Space Agency to bring its ‘Space for Everyone’ STEAM tour to Newcastle

3 August 2023

The UK Space Agency will be docking its 72 ft model rocket outside Life from August 10th to August 14th.

Test your strength and lift yourself up to see the science centre from a different viewpoint on our pulley chairs.
Family fun
Life Science Centre injects £1.5million to enrich visitor experience this February half-term

31 January 2023

A range of new, exciting and interactive exhibits is landing in time for half-term.

Linda Conlon and the Queen.
Family fun
Life turns back the clock with ticket prices to help local families

6 January 2023

Life has turned back the clock to reduce tickets prices to just £5 - which is in line what they were when we opened 22 years ago in 2000.