October, 2022

20octSee info for times22(See info for times) Discovery Hub: BreatheFestival Hub at Senate HouseEvent Type :Special Events & Hubs

Event Details

An exciting mix of science and creativity at Senate House for three days at the heart of the festival. The Discovery Hub features science and creative teams from universities and institutions who offer interactive exhibitions and workshops relating to the theme of Breathe and Wellbeing. Join in the activities and workshops in the beautiful surroundings of University of London’s Senate House.

Thursday 20 & Friday 21 October
9am – 3pm Schools Bookings
3pm – 5pm Public Opening

Saturday 22 October
10am – 11am Quiet Hour*
11am – 4pm Family Day

FREE – Just Turn Up

* If you would like to discuss any specific requirements, please email admin@bloomsburyfestival.org.uk


School and Family Activities include:

Terrariums – Gardens in Glass – Micro Gardening with the Clean Air Community from UCL and Great Ormond St Hospital.

Press Pause – In collaboration with the NIHR Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre, John Avery’s immersive soundscape is inspired by the life experience of holistic therapist Nina Chesworth.

Air Pollution Boggles the Brain – outreach activities from CHILL & Centre of the Cell.

Smoke Gets in your Eyes – Size up the particles we breathe in and discover how they could harm our eyes, with the NIHR Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre.

See Popcorn Pop with the power of hydrogen fuel cells – UCL Department of Chemical Engineering.

Driving into the future – Experience new interfaces for autonomous cars and eco-driving with IM@UCL.

SoftSensation for robotic surgery – how to feel touch with UCL Robotics.

From Top to Toe – the Breathing Body – from UCL Centre for Medical Image Computing.

Asthma Apps – In collaboration with the BREATHE Health Data Research Hub, helping people manage their condition better with real-time health and pollution data.

See Inside the Brain – Unlock the secrets in your head with DOT-HUB.

Sing, Say, Spray! How many tiny invisible droplets do you produce when you sing, shout, talk or whisper? With UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering.

Tailor Made Jewellery – an exhibition showing the process of cancer patients making jewellery. Plus Saturday workshop.

Children, Cities and Climate – exhibition showcasing art, music and design from the Art of Health Breathe In competition and Bloomsbury air pollution activity with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Become a scientist and analyse unknown substances using your smartphone. With UCL Department of Chemical Engineering.

Plus…Wellbeing, movement and craft activities.

Discovery Hub: Breathe
Discovery Hub: Breathe