LifeLab 2018 - Past Peterborough events

LifeLab offers exciting opportunities to explore and have fun, from the mini world of microbes to getting hands-on with lab kit and from games to chats about careers in science. We guarantee there’s something for everyone, whatever you’re in to!

Below you’ll find some LifeLab events from September 2018. Many more exciting events are planned for 27th & 28th September 2019. Simply click ’read more’ for details of each event, and sign-up to be updated when our 2019 programme is ready. Find out more about events in Ely or Cambridge too.

LifeLab event - Science in the Square (Peterborough)

Friday 28 & Saturday 29 September | Fri noon–6pm / Sat 10am–6pm | Drop-in, Hands-on, Talk | All | Free

We’re bringing Cathedral Square to life with the exciting science and technology happening in our region. We’ll have something for everyone with shows, games and entertainment. Hear about stem cells, ageing, proteins and ethics. Through all this we’ll also be highlighting the fantastic bioscience jobs our county has to offer. 

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LifeLab event - Adventure Lab (Peterborough)

Friday 28 & Saturday 29 September | Fri noon–6pm / Sat 10am–6pm | Drop-in, Hands-on | All | Free

We’re turning Queensgate Centre into a lab for the day! Come and explore real hands-on science with our friendly scientists. We’ll be extracting DNA and marvelling over microbes. Visitors will have the chance to do exciting experiments and get to grips with fantastic microscopes.

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LifeLab event - A Rainy Day - Story (Peterborough)

Friday 28 September | 2:00–2:30pm & ​4:00–4:30pm | Drop-in, Hands-on, Talk | For kids (2–8 years) | Free

Come and let Mandy Hartley from The Little Storytelling Company tell you a story about a child who goes out in the rain and makes some amazing discoveries! Including splashing in puddles, watching wilted flowers come alive, lots of action songs, a rainbow, snail racing, singing birds, worms and a cloud in a bottle experiment.

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LifeLab event - A World War II Mystery Workshop (Peterborough)

Friday 28 September | 12:30–1:30 pm, and 3:00–3:30pm | Drop-in, Hands-on, Talk | ​7–adult | Free

An interactive workshop with Mandy Hartley from The Little Storytelling Company, exploring a typical paternity case that Mandy would have had to solve when she worked in a DNA testing laboratory, helping two children trace their Grandfather.

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