Bradford Council’s Markets Team and the National Science and Media Museum are teaming up to present an exhilarating Science Showdown event at Oastler Market on Saturday, August 5th.

During this event, three prominent scientists will engage in a captivating competition, showcasing their incredible experiments. The audience will play a crucial role in determining the winner, so we encourage everyone to attend and cheer for their favourite scientist.

The experiments will delve into fascinating scientific discoveries, exploring topics such as the solar system, the journey of light, and the significance of prevention over cure.

These enthralling shows are completely free and will each run for 30 minutes. You can catch them at 11 am, 12 pm, and 1 pm in the Oastler Market Pop Up Cinema Room, situated at the back of the market.

This event is part of a summer series taking place at various venues while the National Science and Media Museum undergoes temporary closure.

Councillor Alex Ross-Shaw, Bradford Council’s Executive Member for Regeneration, Planning and Transport, said: “We’re delighted to be hosting this free event in conjunction with the National Science and Media Museum in our Oastler Market this weekend. I’m sure it will prove to be a fascinating event, so come along and cheer for your favourite.”

Hattie Charnley-Shaw, Learning Producer at the National Science and Media Museum, said: “This summer we’re taking science on the road, popping up at libraries, museum and community venues across Bradford. You can catch us at Oastler Market this Saturday from 11am – 2pm with our Science Showdown featuring three groundbreaking scientists and three exciting experiments to match.”