Our Events

Science Oxford runs a range of events for families and young people in the Science Oxford Centre, including Family Days, Sensory-friendly Family Days, STEM Clubs, Holiday Clubs and Arti-Techs after-school club. We also run a monthly Science Club in Abingdon. In addition, Science Oxford organises Home Educator Days for families that are home schooling and Community Activity Days for local community groups. See below for more information.

To book an event, see What’s on here and for more information on visiting the centre, see Public Visits to the Science Oxford Centre here.

Family Days

Family Days at the Science Oxford Centre are a unique experience, that take place every Saturday. Explore, discover and play on the interactive exhibits in the Exploration Zone and pick up a trail map and spend time in the woodland too.

Sensory-friendly Family Days

On our Sensory-friendly Family Days, we run the Centre at reduced visitor capacity to better accommodate and support families who experience autism and/or have other additional needs. These events take place quarterly.

Nature Club

Our monthly Nature Club gives children aged 5-9 a chance to discover the natural world. Enjoy themes from investigating solar power to tracking wildlife, Bear-Grylls-style!

Science Club

Join our monthly Science Club for sizzling science for ages 5-9 – from identifying mystery substances to having fun making giant bubbles. Also runs monthly in Abingdon.

Creative Computing Club

Young coders, ages 9-12, will enjoy our monthly Creative Computing Club. This club encourages creativity and self-led learning.

Holiday Club

We also run fun activities for children and young people at our Holiday Clubs including coding, woodland skills and more…


Young people age 11-14 can learn new arts and tech skills, make friends and have fun at our free Arti-Techs after school club.

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