Events for Children

There's plenrty for our young visitors to see and do...

Teddy Bear Hospital, LICA Event Space

Is your teddy feeling poorly? Bring him or her along to see our doctors from Lancaster Medical School and they will try to find out what’s wrong using their stethoscopes and X-Ray machines

Shape and Space, LICA Event Space

Explore shape, rigidity, knots and more through and build your own geometric structures with staff and students from the Maths & Stats department.

LA1: TV Green Screen Experience, LICA Event Space

Show us your inner celebrity in front of a special effects green screen with the team from Lancaster University’s student-run TV station. LA1: TV

Science Hunters, ASH House Computer Labs 

Come and play Minecraft with us and learn about science at the same time!

We’re Going on a Bonington Bear Hunt, Starting at the Pre-School Centre

Armed with a map, children under 8 will be able to go on a Bonington Bear Hunt. Bear hunters can complete a series of activities, before Bonington’s location is revealed…

Bonington Bear Hunt Picnic, Pre-School Centre

Come along and join us at Lancaster University Pre-School Centre for a Bonington bear hunt picnic lunch. Spaces must be booked in advance and children accompanied by an adult at all times.

Meet Lancashire Police, Bigofrth Drive 

Lancashire Police will be showcasing some of the hugely varied aspects of their work. Come and  see the police dogs  in action!

Lancashire Fire Service, Bigforth Drive 

Take a look at some of the equipment used to tackle fires with the Lancashire Fire Service, including a fire engine and a heat-seeking drone.

Try out Trampolining, Sports Centre

Trampolining is great exercise and great fun! Come and see demonstrations by members of our Trampolining Society and try it out for yourself.

Baby Research put in Practice, Babylab, Whewell Building

Based on years of scientific research, Baby Sensory Lancaster will provide fun activities that aim to aid your baby’s development.