Centre For Life

Centre For Life
Times Square, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 4EP
  • Telephone 0191 243 8210
  • Opening times Mon–Sat 10am–6pm; Sun 11am–6pm.
  • Seasonal times Closed Dec 25 & 26 and Jan 1.
  • Email
  • Website www.life.org.uk
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Centre For Life

Newcastle is home to the International Centre for Life, a science village where organisations do groundbreaking work – the world’s first cloned human embryo was produced here. Within the complex is the Life Science Centre which boasts a state of the art planetarium, interactive exhibits and live theatre shows all celebrating STEM.

Events at this venue

There are 6 events at this location

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Dino Jaws

Get up close and way too personal with the 3/4 life-sized animatronic T Rex to discover how they lived and what they ate. Warning: there will be poo. Lots of poo.

Wed 21 Feb

£7.50–£34 Included in Science Centre admission price / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Thu 22 Feb

£7.50–£34 Included in Science Centre admission price / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 23 Feb

£7.50–£34 Included in Science Centre admission price / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 51 more dates until 15 Apr

Experiment Zone

Carry out practical experiments and meet real life working scientists. Because hey, you really suit that lab coat.

Wed 21 Feb

£9.95 (£7.95; Children £6.95; £27.80) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Thu 22 Feb

£9.95 (£7.95; Children £6.95; £27.80) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 23 Feb

£9.95 (£7.95; Children £6.95; £27.80) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 39 more dates until 3 Apr

Naked Eye Astronomy

Enjoy a tour of the night sky in this new planetarium show and learn to recognise planets, find stars and constellations and see satellites – all without the help of a telescope. Suitable for ages 7+.

Wed 21 Feb

£7.50–£34 / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Thu 22 Feb

£7.50–£34 / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 23 Feb

£7.50–£34 / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 36 more dates until 31 Mar

Number 2: The Poo Show

All animals poo, but we don’t all do it in the same way. In this new Science Theatre show, expert Science Explainers explore the weird, wonderful and sometimes whiffy world of waste. Ages 5+.

Wed 21 Feb

£7.50–£34 inc Science Centre admission price / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Thu 22 Feb

£7.50–£34 inc Science Centre admission price / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 23 Feb

£7.50–£34 inc Science Centre admission price / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 23 more dates until 18 Mar

Pre-school Day

A chance for children under 4 to explore the science centre. Activities include workshops, mini-beast handling and a toddler bubble disco.

Tue 27 Feb

£4 / 0191 243 8210

  • 09:30 – 15:00

Robots - Then & Now

Old and new designs celebrating the 500-year work-in-progress story of building automated machines.

Sat 26 May

Free / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 27 May

Free / 0191 243 8210

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Mon 28 May

Free / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 188 more dates until 2 Dec

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