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Big Biomedical Campus day at the Cambridge Academy for Science & Technology

11:00am-4:00pm on Saturday 16 March

Times shown are in GMT (UTC +0) up to the 26th March. For events on or after 27th March times are in BST (UTC +1).

Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology, Robinson Way(Close to the Junction of Robinson Way and Long Road), CB2 0SZ

Family-day sharing interactive activities about the latest research across the University's cutting edge Biomedical Campus. Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology is a state-of-the-art Academy School dedicated to educating the next generation of Britain’s scientists, technicians, engineers and programmers. Join us for a fun-day full of interactive family activities and workshops.

See the College’s facilities, find out about its innovative curriculum and roll up your sleeves and experience the excitement of science in our challenge labs. Alongside demonstrations from the Academy, the day will also see activities and hands on opportunities including:

Psychotic experiences: Everyone has them and so do you!

All about our cells

The colourful world of microbiology

2050: A New World board game

Pregnancy and cardiovascular health café

The heroes and villains of the bug world

What rest break or INTERVAL is right for you? Racing like a blood donor

A story with Mandisa: The power of you!

Workshop on deepfakes and AI-generated media

Gut Labyrinth

Vision assessment in clinical brain research

Get hands-on with cancer research in Cambridge

Mind and Body Connection: Let’s get creative for Cambridge Children’s Hospital!

Awesome organs

Time of Your Life


Celebrating science: Exploring the wonders of the universe

Relationships and stories in healthcare: what matters most to you in life and death

FoodPark Cambridge will be onsite with some delicious food options.


Getting here

The Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology is located next to Long Road Sixth Form College. There is no parking on site.

If you are travelling by public transport, the site can be reached via the Universal bus service run by Whippet. For 2024, the Festival is offering free travel on the service from the Biomedical Campus to our West Cambridge family day taking place on the same day. Pick up your ticket from a member of our staff at the welcome desk.

Booking/Registration is: UNAVAILABLE

Additional Information

Age: All Ages, Children under 12, Young Adults 12 – 18
Format: Exhibition, Workshop, Talk, Tour
Timing: In person
Cost: FREE
Theme: Discovery, Health, Society
Accessibility: Partial access - please contact us for details

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