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The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG


Flux dance

We open up our garden for an evening of music, dance, rapping and comedy.

Drop-in activity – these activities run continuously and you can drop in at any time. Please note if the venue is at capacity you may have to wait.

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The sounds of science

We open up our garden for an evening of music, dance, rapping and comedy.

The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK
Andrew Ponzen

Andrew Pontzen 

6:30pm 7:10pm and 7:50pm

Computational astrophysicist Andrew Pontzen takes a break from calculating the size of the universe to entertain us with songs about everything from tiny sub atomic particles through to the universes largest galaxies.


Flux dance 


Flux perform an excerpt from 'Let's Take a Walk' based on the 1969 Apollo 11 moonlanding, exploring the social and cultural impact major scientific advances have on our society.

flux dance
Killer Bee Queens

The Killer Bee Queens 7:20pm

Royal Society research fellow Professor Lars Chittka performs with musicians Katie Green (vocals and bass guitar) and Robert Alexander (guitar) to present the strange world of bees in song lyrics.


Helen Arney


Science presenter, geek songstress and one third of 'The Festival of the Spoken Nerd', headlines our evening of science and music with some lighthearted refrains on her ukulele.

helen arney
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