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, Tue 23 Jul - Tue 27 Aug 2019, £10


King Richard III: Dynasty, Death and Discovery

King Richard III: Dynasty, Death and Discovery


4A St Martins,


Science Club will take place on Tuesdays throughout the summer holiday:

23rd & 30th July
6th, 13th, 20th & 27th August

Suitable for 7 – 11 year olds, each session will start at 10am and finish at 12:30pm each day and parents/guardians can drop their budding scientists off at the Visitor Centre and return to collect them later. Our session leader is a fully DBS checked scientist.

The sessions cost £10 per child and must be booked and paid for in advance. A lab coat, mid-morning snack and drink will be provided.

Our Science Club will cover the following subjects:

23rd July
‘The Science of Archaeology’
Have a go at excavating buried “treasure” and recording your finds

30th July
‘The Science of Energy’
Explore energy with our partners at Octopus Energy.

6th August
‘The Science of Slime’
Make your own slime and explore other non-Newtonian fluids.

13th August
‘The Science of Forensics’
Become a detective and explore forensics and codebreaking with East Midlands Forensics team.

20th August
‘The Science of DNA’
Extract DNA from a banana and make your own DNA bracelet.

27th August
‘The Science of Food’
Bake your own loaf of bread and find out how yeast works. Plus an special field trip to Gelato Village to find out how Gelato is made!

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 23 Jul - Tue 27 Aug 2019 10:00 to 12:30
On the following Tuesdays from 10.00 to 12.30, 23rd & 30th July
6th, 13th, 20th & 27th August


£10.00 per child, A lab coat, mid-morning snack and drink will be provided.

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 23 Jul - Tue 27 Aug Science Club
Sat 24 - Mon 26 Aug Knight School
Sat 31 Aug - Sun 1 Sep Fighting Knights


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome


See location of King Richard III Visitor Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 584043  Lat: 52.63404 Long: -1.13792

We are easy to find – right in the heart of the city centre, adjacent to Leicester Cathedral.