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

Life is an independent educational charity that aims to engage the local community with science in a fun and interactive environment. Life hosts a mix of permanent and temporary exhibitions alongside a rolling programme of science shows. Life is also home to the only 4D Motion Ride in the region, as well as the North's biggest Planetarium. Times Square cafe is on site offering a range of food and Starbucks coffee, and a the gift shop is full of scientific goodies for all the family.

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Event times

There are 10 events at this location

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Brick History

Historical events modelled in Lego.

Mon 27 Feb

Included in Science Centre admission / 0191 243 8210

Tue 28 Feb

Included in Science Centre admission / 0191 243 8210

Wed 1 Mar

Included in Science Centre admission / 0191 243 8210

…and 53 more dates until 23 Apr

Chocolate Workshops

A chocolate workshop to celebrate the Easter holidays. Suitable for ages 5+.

Fri 14 Apr

£7–£25 / 0191 243 8210

Sat 15 Apr

£7–£25 / 0191 243 8210

Sun 16 Apr

£7–£25 / 0191 243 8210

Mon 17 Apr

£7–£25 / 0191 243 8210

Experiment Zone

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

Mon 27 Feb

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

Tue 28 Feb

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

Wed 1 Mar

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

…and 32 more dates until 3 Apr

Is there anybody out there?

Planetarium show, suitable for ages 7+, exploring whether there can be life on other worlds in our solar system or beyond.

Mon 27 Feb

£8–£34 / 0191 243 8210

Tue 28 Feb

£8–£34 / 0191 243 8210

Wed 1 Mar

£8–£34 / 0191 243 8210

…and 30 more dates until 31 Mar

Ladyboys Of Bangkok: Who Runs The World Tour 2017

It just couldn't be more fabulous! It's the show everyone talks about. Hotter….sexier….funnier than ever - the country's number one touring cabaret show - The Lady Boys of Bangkok return to the UK with a lavish new production - WHO RUNS THE WORLD! Elections and referendums may come and go, but in the stakes for the best…

Sat 9 Sep

Sun 10 Sep

Mon 11 Sep

…and 26 more dates until 7 Oct

Maker Faire UK

A family-friendly festival of invention and creativity, with over 300 crafters, coders and DIYers from around the world, plus a whole host of workshops and speakers.

Sat 1 Apr

£12 (Children £7; under 4s free; Family £28) / 0191 243 8210

Headliners include Andrew Smyth, a 2016 Great British Bake Off and Maximus, a 9ft-tall, robot-style performer – complete with lasers, CO2 cannons and pyrotechnics.

Sun 2 Apr

£12 (Children £7; under 4s free; Family £28) / 0191 243 8210

Headliners include Andrew Smyth, a 2016 Great British Bake Off and Maximus, a 9ft-tall, robot-style performer – complete with lasers, CO2 cannons and pyrotechnics.

North East Lego Landmarks

See some of the North East's most popular landmarks in this LEGO exhibition from Steve Mayes.

Mon 27 Feb

Included in Science Centre admission price / 0191 243 8210

Tue 28 Feb

Included in Science Centre admission price / 0191 243 8210

Wed 1 Mar

Included in Science Centre admission price / 0191 243 8210

…and 53 more dates until 23 Apr

Pacific Rim 5-D

Motion ride based on the action film by Guillermo del Toro.

Mon 27 Feb

included in Science Centre admission price / 0191 243 8210

Seeing the Universe in All its Light

Interactive exhibition showcasing the story of astronomy.

Mon 27 Feb

£8–£34 / 0191 243 8210

Tue 28 Feb

£8–£34 / 0191 243 8210

Wed 1 Mar

£8–£34 / 0191 243 8210

…and 25 more dates until 26 Mar

Wedding Fair

Meet wedding suppliers, explore the facilities on offer and grab some goodies at this wedding fair complete with cars, stationery, dresses, jewellery and more.

Sun 23 Apr

Free / 0191 243 8210

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