Monthly Archives: August 2014

Science in the Park 2014: The volunteers made it!

The Sixth Annual Science in the Park took place in Wollaton Hall on Saturday 15th March attracting over three thousand local families looking for an exciting and alternative fun day out.  The children were treated to experiments demonstrating explosions simulating space rockets with effervescent vitamin tablets and fibre-optic displays.  Each presentation was conducted by personable …Read More

Science in the Park: A day in the life….

This year (2014) I was the volunteer co-ordinator for Science in the Park. My role was to recruit, train and organize the volunteers for the day. I’m also a local committee member for the Nottinghamshire British Science Association branch, so I’ve seen this years Science in the Park develop over the last 12 months. I …Read More

Guest Blog: Science in the Park 2014, by Kay Haw

The sixth year of the Nottinghamshire Branch of the British Science Association’s Science in the Park event certainly didn’t disappoint. Using the magnificent setting of Wollaton Hall, the range of activities set up to enthuse and enlighten were spread over three floors of the grand house and spilled out into other areas. Last year’s heavy …Read More