Bubble Trouble - science show

Dates: 16th March to 6th May 2024 Weekends and school holidays
Location: Science Theatre
Duration: 20 mins
Tickets: Free with general admission

We’re bubbling over with fun in the Science Theatre! Join us to discover more about the science of bubbles in Bubble Trouble, a brand new free live science show.  

Who doesn’t love a bubble? Childhoods are filled with days of fun chasing and popping these beautifully fragile, rainbow-coloured orbs. But how much science is there in a bubble? Well, did you know, bubbles provide the opportunity to study science concepts like elasticity, surface tension, chemistry, light and even geometry. In this fun-filled 20-minute live show, our Inspirers will take a look at a few of these topics.  

Through a double bubble of exciting experiments and live demos, you’ll discover more about the science of bubbles. Find out if we can put a person inside a bubble? Discover the fascinating dry ice bubble phenomenon. And be wowed by the exciting propane bubbles! Don’t burst our bubble, add a science show to your visit in the booking journey – it's free with general admission!  

Accessibility information for Bubble Trouble

The Science Theatre is accessible so everyone can enjoy all the fun. Sometimes there will be loud noises, but we'll tell you about them before the show starts. If you want to wear ear defenders, you can borrow them from us before the show starts. If you feel nervous in a show, you can stay near the back and leave quickly if you need to.

Sensitive to loud noises? There's a not-so-noisy show just for you at 3.30pm.

***On Sunday, 17th March and Tuesday, 2nd April, a British Sign Language interpreter will be signing during the 11:30am and 2:30pm shows. Talk to our Accessibility team so we can reserve a seat for you near the front.***

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3:30pm (not so noisy)

4:30pm (Saturday 30th March to Sunday 14th April subject to availability)