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2016 Caithness International Science Festival - 14th to 19th March 2016

The Caithness International Science Festival is a festival of education, enlightenment and entertainment, where all Caithness youngsters are given the opportunity to experience science in work shops, shows and much more. The Festival has been organized every spring since 2003.

Generation Science "Fizz Boom Bang" at the 2015 Caithness International Science Festival

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Family Science Fun Day - Saturday, March 19th, Wick Assembly Rooms

The 2016 Family Fun Day will be taking place on Saturday 19th March 2016 at the Assembly Rooms, Wick. This will be a day of fun and discovery from 12 noon to 4.30pm, as part of the 2016 Caithness International Science Festival.

There will be many exciting exhibits, hands-on activities and performances by the likes of Animal Magic, Dynamic Earth, Baseline Ltd, Caithness Highland Rangers and many more

Entry to this event is FREE! Read more here

A full hall at the 2014 Caithness International Science Festival

2015 Festival Sponsors


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Launch Event Tuesday 15th March 2016

There will be a public evening Festival launch on Tuesday, 15th March 2016 below is the details from 2015 event.


At this event, there was a variety of sample workshops and shows such as Magnets, Motors... and Great Grandma's Doorbell by IET. Fantastic Fossils by Dynamic Earth, Short show about electricity by James Soper, Fur, Feathers, Skin and Scales by Animal Magic and finally Science Activities with Sphere Science.