LifeLab events in Peterborough

LifeLab offers exciting opportunities to explore and have fun, from an immersive and interactive sound installation to the marvels of microscopic worms. Get hands-on with real-life lab equipment, enjoy storytime with the family and discover the personalities, passions and quirks of some of the region’s researchers. There are activities and events to appeal to all tastes and ages – and plenty of opportunities to share your opinions and ideas as you meet the people making exciting discoveries happen.

Explore our Peterborough events below: simply click ’read more’ for details of each event. There are fantastic LifeLab events happening in Ely and Cambridge so be sure to check them out too!

Friday 27 September; Saturday 28 September | Fri: 4pm-6pm Sat: 10am-5pm | Exhibition, drop-in, for adults, for kids | All ages | Free

There isn’t one type of science, or one type of scientist. Explore Peterborough Museum and meet the people behind the science in our family-friendly display. Discover their personal stories, their work, passions and quirks, all told through their own words and images.

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Saturday 28 September | 10am – 6pm | Exhibition, drop-in, hands-on, for adults, for kids | All ages | Free

We’re turning Queensgate into a lab for the day! Come and get hands-on with real science with friendly scientists, extract DNA and marvel over microscopic worms. Become a scientist for the day and use real-life lab equipment to explore the cells that make up our bodies.

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Saturday 28 September | 10am – 4pm | Exhibition, drop-in, for adults, for kids | Families | Free

Take a break with the children and sit down with the LifeLab team for story time and be inspired by real life adventures! Browse prize-winning science posters from local students. 

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