I noticed it last year as well, but this year North London literary festival ArchWay With Words has even more science-themed events! Sadly most of them overlap with evenings I’m volunteering at the You Me Bum Bum Train theatre production elsewhere in London, but I’ll try to catch at least one of these.
A magnificent man and his Enigma Machine
Simon Singh on the secrets of the code crackers
Tuesday, October 13, 18:30
Tickets £5 (£2 for under 16s)
The Science of Laughter
Neuroscience just got funny – with Sophie Scott
Tuesday, October 13, 20:30
Peck of the Antarctic
Meet Professor Peck of the British Antarctice Survey
Wednesday, October 14, 19:30
A true tale of daring, determination & dinosaurs (about Mary Anning)
Told by storyteller Bronia Evers with song, puppets and objects from the natural word.
Thursday, October 15, 16:30
Free, but limited space. Book online.
The remarkable writing of Tracy Chevalier
2nd event celebrating the achievements of Mary Anning
Thursday, October 15, 19:45