Basingstoke Discovery Centre

Basingstoke Discovery Centre
Festival Place Shopping Centre, 19–20 Westminster House, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 7LS
  • Telephone 01256 478670
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 8.30am–6.30pm; Sat 8.30am–4.30pm; Sun 11am–3pm.
  • Seasonal times Closed public holidays.
  • Website www3.hants.gov.uk/library/…

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There are 9 events at this location

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Be Your Own Fashion Designer

Upcycle old clothes using trims, scraps and embellishments. Sewing machines are available for older participants.

Thu 20 Apr

£3 accompanying adults free / 01256 478670

Discussing Dyslexia: Assisting those with Dyslexia

Barry Croniken of Microlink shows how technology could help and support those affected by dyslexia. Booking is essential.

Sat 22 Apr

Down on the Farm

A day of free activities for kids including 3D colouring, crafts and more.

Tue 11 Apr

Tue 18 Apr

An Evening of Science

A series of talks on science. Topics include neuroscience, astronomy, cosmetics and baking. Booking is essential.

Wed 15 Mar

£3 / 01256 478670

Astronomy Talk from Basingstoke Astronomical Society

£7.50 / 01256 478670

Cake Science with Mam Brown Cakes: Teri Brown invites you to taste the difference in this talk about the science involved in baking.

£22.50 / 01256 478670

Cosmetics Workshop: Learn how to make your own healthy and natural cosmetics, free from chemical ingredients.

£3 / 01256 478670

Danger! High voltage with Dr Mark Dallas, Lecturer in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience at the University of Reading. Explore the wonders of neuroscience and the power of our own bodies electricity.

£5 / 01256 478670

Triple Homicide & Forensics: Work as a team of detectives to solve a triple homicide. Led by Anna Chaussee, Senior Lecturer in Forensics at the University of Winchester, you use methods still used to train current detectives and forensic students.

Ferrets for Fun

A talk on ferrets that aims to dispel myths surrounding the creatures. It also addresses the uses of ferrets across more than 200 years. There are real ferrets in attendance. Suitable for ages 8+.

The Hither Side of the Hedge

Illustrated and interactive presentation about folk song collector, author and artist Alice Gillington. Booking is essential.

How Do You Take Yours?

Meet a 1950s housewife celebrating the end of rationing with her own special tea party.

How to Write your Memoir and Autobiography

A workshop laying the groundwork you need to know to get started writing your memoir or autobiography.

Wed 1 Mar

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