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Science and Imagination Day - 30 March

Join us for FREE family fun events on Saturday, 30 March, 11am – 4pm for the Essex Book Festival Science and Imagination day.

Moon landings, robots, aliens and artificial intelligence, there’s something for all tastes and ages. Bring along the whole family for a day of FREE drop-in activities including:

  • Mad Science show! Up, up and away…
  • Lego station – rovers to the moon
  • 9ft bubble space rocket
  • Fun experiments with Sandford Mill
  • Bacteria busting agents
  • And much more!

Download the Science and Imagination day brochure for more information here.

There are also a range of ticketed science events taking place throughout the day including Pet Defender: Alien workshop, Curious Science Quest, and graphic futures in comics. For further information and to book your tickets, please visit

For a full list of events, visit