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    • Imperial's car mascots, Clem, Bo and Jezebel, return to the streets once again. Find out all about the mascots, their dramatic histories and recent excursions and celebrity passengers.

      Hands-on For: Alumni, Adults, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Play Jenga through robot eyes! Operate a robotic arm with only an automated 3D reconstruction of the world around you for navigation, whilst Dyson robotics lab team give you truly robotic perspective on the difficulties of our domestic chores.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Family, Alumni, Over 10, Under 10
    • Strip away flesh and bones and reveal live medical images to aid disease diagnosies or surgery.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Over 10, Alumni, Family, Under 10
    • Find out about medical devices that you sense your state of health, developed by Imperial scientists and engineers.

      Exhibition For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Find out why some tumours become resistant to treatment and how scientists tackle this growing problem, and visit the #cellfie station to see a cancer up close.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Many modern medicines start life in as complex chemical compounds in a lab, waiting to be identifies and characterised. Have a go at making your own compound and send it along the drug discovery pathway.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Come face to face with a deadly tropical parasite, find out how it gets into the intestines of children in Africa and what one Imperial charity is doing to solve the problem.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Get inside the mind of your doctor, and find out what goes on behind the consulting room curtain.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Discover how urine can help doctors find out how well your body is working. No samples please!

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • The psychiatrist will see you now... on their couch of the future!

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Take part in a clinical trial that will tickle your taste buds and contribute to the development of new medicines at Imperial.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Meet the engineered organisms that could save our world from pollution and drought.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Discover why a 'split personality' makes fat molecules key to life, and play with a sticky polymer slime you can make at home.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Over 10, Family, Under 10
    • Do you have to be a genius to understand quantum physics? Our students are here to tell you otherwise.

      Hands-on, Exhibition For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Find out how the tiniest motor evolved in bacteria.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Recreate a meteorite crash and explore the effect on planet earth.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Take a new perspective on the surface of planet earth, through the eyes of project CubeSat.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Discover the power of the Sun and its potential to play a crucial role in the energy sector

      Hands-on For: Under 10, Over 10, Family, Alumni, Adults
    • Discover why plastic is not so fantastic for the inhabitants of our oceans

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Get inside the mind of your doctor, and find out what goes on behind the consulting room curtain.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Use light as the ultimate paint-brush to create your very own work of art.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Swing on over to discover what black holes, curved space-time and the speed of light, have to do with GPS navigation systems.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Find out about electrical signals in the nervous system and how diseases like Motor Neuron Disease prevent the brain connecting with the body.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Family, Alumni, Over 10
    • Think you can operate a machine with the power of your mind? With a little imagination you can give it a try.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Explore the evolutionary tree of life and create your own interactive family tree with new software. Discover the complex genealogies of the famous and fictional.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Intubate and ventilate a 'trauma patient' to discover how researchers are protecting the brain from damaging itself by using an unreactive gas.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Sit down over a cup of freshly brewed coffee and discuss the future energy crisis

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Uncover the unexpected sides to free mobile apps, and find out what your subconscious give away about your tv viewing habits.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • A deadly disease epidemic has broken out at the Imperial Festival, come to the stall to see how it is spreading.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Explore the first line of lung defence - your nose! Beat the baddies by making an antibody, or be the Best Booger Bogey Racer!

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Find out how artificial blood is grown in the laboratory, and explore how understanding the process of making blood is used in the treatment of people with leukaemia and other blood disorders.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • How hard can you concentrate? Measure the effects of simple tasks on your brain wave patterns, and meet the students who have been training their brains

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Under 10, Over 10
    • We get electricity at the flick of a switch but what goes on behind that? Find about about the different kinds of fuel that generate our power.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Test out new 3D vision goggles and see a skeleton up close.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Find out how injuries sustained from landmines and explosions are being addressed by our students.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Under 10, Over 10
    • Take a ride along your arteries to discover how the science of blood flow is brought to life by aeronautical engineering.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Test your balance with this clip-on sensor technology and compete to guide the penguin down a slippery slope.

      Hands-on For: Alumni, Adults, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Challenge your grey matter in the brain zone.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Drop into the Light Zone to try your hand at presenting in the Performance Simulator, a portable recreation of a concert hall, and make energy from light and water.

      Hands-on, Exhibition For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Visit the Research Zone marquee to meet our researchers and take part in a huge array of hands-on experiments.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Ask yourself about the different ways to view a scientist and find what happens when we turn this perspective inside out. Have your picture taken with Boris the skeleton.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Try your hand at developing a new electronic material using raw plastics, solutions and thin films.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Design, build and test a visible light spectrometer using LEGO and a spark of your imagination.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Pitch up and sit down to inspect the ecosystem of flora and fauna that help your lungs function.

      Hands-on, Exhibition For: Family, Over 10, Adults, Alumni, Under 10
    • Take a peek inside the womb with high resolution video good enough for a family album.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Discover why scientists are looking to the kidneys to understand deadly blood clots in the brain.

      Exhibition For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • See blood flowing through arteries, as new developments in ultrasound show more than just the outline of our internal organs.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • An exhibition of first year projects from the Dyson School of Design Engineering joint programme with the Royal College of Art

      Exhibition For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • What are the challenges of powering the UK with low carbon energy?

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Could genetically engineering living organisms change the way we design? Explore the emerging field of synthetic biology in this exhibition by artist Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg.

      Exhibition For: Adults, Alumni, Family
    • Shine a light on the microscopic world of pond creatures and discover how cutting edge laser microscopes are revealing stunning new videos of living cells.

      Hands-on, Exhibition For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Gustav Klimt's famous 'Kiss' as you've never seen it before. Only when you wear the polaroid glasses do you see the full colour of Klimt's famous embrace.

      Hands-on, Exhibition For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • An amazing look at an aspect of light our eyes can't see. See how beetle shells reflect light that rotates in a circle.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Guide a laser using mirrors and lenses, lock onto your target and win the game.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Meet the LEGO characters who can help explain what makes energy in a solar panel, and what this all has to do with quantum theory

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Play a brand new game to promote physical activity in children. Ujinga is the hilarious activity card game where you make your friends act out funny things but win with your wit and imagination.

      Hands-on, Dance For: Family, Under 10
    • Find out about the weird and wonderful raw materials that can be made into modern plastics, and explore what unseen effects this has on their physical properties.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Science meets performing art in this potpourri of light, sound and movement. The GoPhoton! Show is the culmination of Saturday’s Light Zone activities at the Imperial Festival.

      Performance For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Pitch up and sit down to inspect the ecosystem of flora and fauna that help your lungs function

      Hands-on, Exhibition For: Family, Over 10
    • From mouldy bread to toxic yeast inhabiting your shower, meet the colourful fungal species calling your house their home.

      Hands-on, Exhibition For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Fungal infections kill over a million people globally every year - explore Imperial research leading the fight back. See how drugs cause fungal colonies to retreat from the latest anti-fungal drug treatments and take a unique pregnancy test for fungal infection in your lungs.

      Hands-on, Exhibition For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Find out why people are drinking salty water in Southern Bangladesh, an area where overpopulation, rising sea levels and tropical cyclones clash.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • What are the biggest contributors to antimicrobial resistance? In recent years world experts have got together to agree the major factors behind this ever growing threat to global health. Now we want to find out what you think - so cast your vote in our unique live survey.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Fancy yourself as a doctor in the fight against microbial infection? Prove yourself with mock patients and a new artificial intelligence app developed by Pantelis Georgiou and Imperial engineers to guide drug prescriptions.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • An exhibition celebrating female staff and students at Imperial past and present.

      Exhibition For: Adults, Alumni
    • For those with a keen compost habit, discover how Imperial's food waste is converted in our astonishing in-house recycling plant.

      Tour For: Adults, Over 10
    • Shine a light on the microscopic world of pond creatures and discover how cutting edge laser microscopes are revealing stunning new videos of living cells.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Explore some of the ideas that science inspires and channel your own creative stitching to make a communal Festival patchwork quilt.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Over 10, Under 10, Family
    • Levitating, high-temperature superconductors and the amazing bubble factory, let us wow you with hot and cool demonstrations with our physics and chemistry buskers.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Gustav Klimt's famous Kiss as you have never seen it before. Only when you wear the polaroid glasses do you see the full colour of Klimt's famous embrace.

      Exhibition For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Catch up with the Imperial tricycle on Exhibition Road to try out some science experiments that are fun for all the family.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • An exhibition of stunning science fiction posters in the Light Zone.

      Exhibition For: Alumni, Family, Adults, Over 10, Under 10
    • What do you notice about your visit to the doctors' surgery, clinic or hospital? Discuss how you would spend funds to make improvements, and find out about successful schemes.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10
    • Get hands-on and creative and give our specially designed Imperial Festival pentagon the colour to bring it to life....

      Workshop For: Under 10, Family
    • Take a journey into the world of superbugs. From ancient microbes to toxic fungi, discover life at the tiniest scales and its impact on our health. Learn to tell good bacteria from bad bacteria before exploring new Imperial research aiming to keep us safe from Earth's more dangerous microorganisms.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Try our hand at flying with Imperial's own flight simulator. This full motion simulator is used to investigate the handling qualities and performance of existing and future aircraft.

      Tour For: Adults, Over 10
    • Marvel at this futuristic industrial plant, which stretches over four floors and provides a vital resource in understanding how carbon dioxide can be captured and stored to reduce global emissions.

      Tour For: Adults, Over 10
    • See how robots have been used throughout medical history, and check out the equipment that one day may save your life.

      Tour For: Adults, Over 10
    • The Civil Engineering Structures Laboratory, where researchers develop and assess new ways to create and manage modern Civil Engineering infrastructure.

      Tour For: Adults, Over 10
    • Explore the next generation of robots that could revolutionise our daily lives. Pilot flying drones, play Jenga through the eyes of a machine and meet your mechanical dance partner, whose motion capture technology could one day power robotic surgeons.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Family, Alumni, Over 10, Under 10
    • Fly your own drone! Then learn how these airborne robots could take on vital roles such as delivering blood to remote African hospitals, or carrying 3D printers to print structural repairs for inaccessible, unstable buildings.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Family, Alumni, Over 10, Under 10
    • Imagine an insect piloted flying machine? Holger Krapp and his colleagues have developed robots that can be controlled by a fly's brain. The technology is being used to study how flies collect multi-sensory information as they move to better design new autonomous robots and assistive systems.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Family, Alumni, Over 10, Under 10
    • A robot who loves a boogie? Using wearable sensors designed by Imperial students, Nao robot can match all your best moves. Find out how these sensors could record surgeon's hand movements, allowing them to conduct surgery on patients remotely from anywhere in the world.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Family, Alumni, Over 10, Under 10
    • The most unpredictable and lively two day panel discussion in town - put your questions to Imperial experts in everything from earthquake prediction to childhood obesity. We don't know exactly what direction the conversation will go, and neither do our panellists - but that is all part of the fun!

      Exhibition, Hands-on, Talk For: Adults, Over 10
    • Eye controlled wheelchairs that allow disabled people to get where they want to go simply by looking in a particular direction will be on show within the Robot zone. Dr Aldo Faisal's team will run demos of a technology that will give greater freedom to patients with spinal cord injuries.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Family, Alumni, Over 10, Under 10
    • Design and manufacture parts for prototyping. With design tools, programming software and electronics starter kits alongside 3D printers available for your to try, find out for engineers develop new products. Take away your very own laser cut key ring to impress your friends

      Hands-on, Workshop For: Adults, Family, Alumni, Over 10, Under 10
    • With the help of apple juice, jelly and even toothpaste, learn how scientists grow cell cultures in the lab and alter bacterial DNA to study their deadly toxins.

      Hands-on, Exhibition For: Adults, Family, Alumni, Over 10, Under 10
    • Amongst a range of investigative techniques, research on animals plays a vital role in understanding the threat of microbial infection and the impact of new treatments. See for yourself how animals are cared for and housed, and how this research is benefiting both human and animal health.

      Hands-on, Exhibition For: Adults, Over 10
    • Sir Alexander Fleming's discovery of the world's first bacteria killer changed medicine and saved hundreds of millions of lives. See the equipment that made it, as experts from the Sir Alexander Fleming Museum talk about the great man's work and demonstrate some of the very techniques he employed.

      Hands-on, Exhibition For: Over 10, Family, Under 10
    • Join Etienne Burdet and his Human Robotics Group to see how robot toys could help infants with cerebral palsy build strength in their hands, before trying out games that simulate daily tasks around the home.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Family, Adults, Alumni, Over 10, Under 10
    • Peek down the microscope at the bacteria inhabiting our world. Learn the history of this prehistoric form of life from scientists working in our Centre for Molecular Bacteriology and Infection, before getting your hands on fluffy microbe toys a million times larger than their real life siblings.

      Hands-on, Exhibition For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Discover the bacteria living on your skin as we grow microbial cultures from your fingerprints. Dip your digits and we will send you pictures of the resulting bacterial explosion that grows overnight to impress (or disgust) your friends and family.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Bacteria aren't all bad; in fact your health and wellbeing is dependent on many of them. But do you think you can spot a microscopic goody from a microbial baddy? See if you are a good judge of bacterial character by taking on our unique card game of tiny organism stick or twist.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • With humans covered in bacteria from head to fingertip - see the impact hand washing has on the colonies that claim your mits as their home. With a UV fluorescent gel you will be able to see for yourselves the importance of hand cleanliness in minimising the spread of bugs across populations.

      Hands-on, Exhibition For: Adults, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Meet characters from the history of science, including alumni Sir Alexander Fleming and William Perkin, who will be explaining the wonders of their work that revolutionised the scientific world.

      Performance For: Under 10, Over 10, Family
    • Meet George, the mechanical dragon of hand-cranked contraptioneering. Help him play music, blow bubbles and display the joys and ingenuity of mechanical engineering.

      Workshop, Performance For: Under 10, Family
    • Meet Imperial's innovative entrepreneurs at the Entrepreneurship Hub and listen to the stories of their products and services and their journey.

      Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Join us on Imperial College Road for a very special opening of the Imperial Festival as our Hyde Park neighbours, the Band of the Household Cavalry, a drum horse and four mounted trumpeters put on a performance to remember.

      Performance, Music For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Make your own Electro Dough heart cells with design company Technology Will Save Us and Imperial's National Heart and Lung Institute.

      Hands-on, Workshop For: Adults, Family, Alumni, Over 10, Under 10
    • For the first time ever The Imperielles will be hosting a workshop to teach beat boxing and harmonies to the voices of Imperial Festival.

      Music, Workshop For: Family, Adults, Alumni, Over 10, Under 10
    • The Science Museum Outreach Team bring their bubbles to the streets on the Saturday of the Festival, talking all about the magical world of floating foam and the science behind bubble creation...

      Performance, Hands-on For: Under 10, Family
    • Meet Imperial's innovative entrepreneurs at the Entrepreneurship Hub and listen to the stories of their products and services and their journey.

      Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Could LSD and magic mushrooms be used to treat depression?

      Talk For: Over 10, Adults
    • Imperial College String Ensemble brings you the sound of classic masterpieces.

      Music, Performance For: Family, Adults, Alumni, Over 10, Under 10
    • Dr Roberto Trotta talks about the Universe and all you need to know about all there is.

      Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Meet Imperial's innovative entrepreneurs at the Entrepreneurship Hub and listen to the stories of their products and services and their journey.

      Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Join biologist Simon Watt for a performance that celebrates the incredible biology of the animal kingdom's most monstrous creatures!

      Workshop, Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • With Billions of pounds of taxpayers’ money every year invested in research – have your say on where it should be spent!

      Talk For: Adults, Over 10
    • Members of Imperial's student Belly Dancing Society don their colourful costumes and showcase an elegant and feminine dance form.

      Dance, Performance For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Tune into Imperial's student a cappella group for a new twist on vocal harmonies.

      Music, Performance For: Family, Adults, Alumni, Over 10, Under 10
    • And why modelling infection could help fight the next global health scare

      Talk For: Over 10, Adults
    • Energy expert Professor Keith Barnham describes his vision for solar power in this user's guide to the solar revolution.

      Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Alumnus Sir Alexander Fleming, who won the Nobel Prize for the discovery of penicillin, DNA pioneer Rosalind Franklin and Festival favourite Jones the Bones host a lively interactive session looking at the advancement of the medical sciences through the ages.

      Performance For: Over 10, Under 10, Family
    • A unique balloon art street act bringing out the scientific side of inflatables.

      Performance, Workshop For: Over 10, Under 10
    • Check out the science of tomorrow as a great line-up of Imperial researchers attempt to condense their 80,000 word PhD thesis into quick fire, three minute talks. Learn all about new, cutting edge studies from these new faces of UK science before voting for your favourite speaker!

      Talk, Workshop For: Alumni, Over 10, Adults
    • Science troubadour and pioneer of the Geekpop genre, Jonny Berliner performs comedy science songs.

      Music, Performance For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Combination Dance Company presents REcode, a dance work explaining cutting edge medical research into cancer treatment. (Photographer Boaz Teitelbaum)

      Dance, Performance For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Newly discovered slow slip earthquakes may have triggered the 2011’s Japan Tsunami quake but could also warn us of future tremors.

      Talk For: Over 10, Adults
    • Meet Imperial's innovative entrepreneurs at the Entrepreneurship Hub and listen to the stories of their products and services and their journey.

      Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Meet Imperial's innovative entrepreneurs at the Entrepreneurship Hub and listen to the stories of their products and services and their journey.

      Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Watch a live consultation with a simulated patient, whilst real life GPs discuss their decision making process.

      Workshop, Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Domesticated robots of use around the house must first understand more about the world around them.

      Talk For: Adults, Over 10
    • Professor Armand Leroi discusses thoughts on Aristotle's forays into biology, set out in his latest book.

      Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • The genetic studies of disease inheritance that could transform healthcare delivery

      Talk For: Over 10, Adults
    • ITV science correspondent and Imperial alumnus Alok Jha talks with our own Professor Stephen Curry about his forthcoming book on Water and the role it plays, both on on our planet and in our search for life beyond it.

      Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Recreate a meteorite crash and explore the effect on planet earth.

      Exhibition, Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Enter the Explore Zone, with experiments specially designed for small fingers and enquiring minds.

      Hands-on, Workshop For: Family, Under 10
    • Get on a bike and apply pedal power to make filter clean water. Compare the efficiency of membrane technology versus heat evaporation.

      Hands-on For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Join this junk percussion duo as they create funky beats and rhythmic treats for you to take part in.

      Workshop, Performance For: Under 10, Family, Over 10
    • Do you hate performing in front of an audience? New virtual reality technology to help musicians, politicians or business leaders perform in front of an audience could ease your fears. Try it out yourself!

      Talk For: Alumni, Adults
    • Jonathan Zheng and his loop pedal will inspire you with new and old hits.

      Performance, Music For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Standing at 6ft 10in, before he puts on his shoes, the World's Tallest Bubbleologist, Tall Will Garland, brings his magic to the streets with an array of giant bubbles, tricks and show-stopping stunts.

      Performance For: Under 10, Family
    • Watch Imperial students defy gravity to get the most out of their bodies.

      Dance, Performance For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Join Anne Barrett, College archives, and acclaimed poet George Szirtes as they explore the work of Nobel Prize winner Professor Denis Gabor.

      Talk, Workshop For: Over 10, Adults
    • And why modelling infection could help fight the next global health scare.

      Talk For: Adults, Over 10
    • Dancers of all levels will be showcasing all four styles of dance at the festival. It will be a fun-filled and fantastic performance that will get you up on your feet and dancing along with us!

      Dance, Performance For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • A series of seminars offering snippets of contemporary business insight.

      Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Meet Imperial's innovative entrepreneurs at the Entrepreneurship Hub and listen to the stories of their products and services and their journey.

      Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Marvel at the College's award-winning Bhangra team, brought to you by the Imperial College Punjabi Society.

      Dance, Performance For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • A series of seminars offering snippets of contemporary business insight.

      Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • A series of seminars offering snippets of contemporary business insight.

      Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • This is what happens when you fuse rock, electronica, eastern European folk, Hindustani music, "Free Jazz", reggae, metal and contemporary classical music.

      Dance, Music, Performance For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • A series of seminars offering snippets of contemporary business insight.

      Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • How large China’s economy might become, what could hold it back, and what impact could attempts to revive growth have on the world’s markets?

      Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Over 10
    • A series of seminars offering snippets of contemporary business insight.

      Talk For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10
    • Imperial's award-winning, all male student a cappella group re-invents the classics, including some impressive human beat boxing.

      Music, Performance For: Adults, Alumni, Family, Over 10, Under 10