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What’s On? October – December
The ‘What’s On’ Guide below offers further details about each event for your convenience. As a Q Card Partner the Centre for Life offers Q Card Holders exclusive discount. For more information please click here.

What’s on at Life Science Centre Newcastle, NE1 4EP

(October – December)

What: October Half term
Where: Life Science Centre, Newcastle, NE1 4EP
When: 25 October 2014 – 2 November 2014
Opening times: Mon, Tues, Wed, Friday & Sat 10am – 6pm Thursday Late night opening 10am – 8pm (last admission 7pm) Sunday 11am – 6pm
Admission prices: Included in the Science Centre admission price: Adult £12.00; Concession: £9.50; Child (aged 2-17) £7.50; under 2s: Free; Family ticket (2 adults & 2 children or one adult & 3 children): £29.50
Details: For a frighteningly good half term, visit Life! Create glowing slime in our workshops, catch a star-spangled planetarium show or spook yourself silly with the return of Frankenstein: Escape the Monster on our 4D Ride*! With all of these amazing activities, as well as the opportunity to see BODY WORLDs Vital, there’s surely something to entertain the whole family. *Please note, you must be a minimum of 1.2 metres to ride the 4D Motion Ride.
More info: life.org.uk

What: Move it!
Where: Life Science Centre, Newcastle, NE1 4EP
When: Daily from 16 September 2014 – 30 November 2014
Opening times: Mon, Tues, Wed, Friday & Sat 10am – 6pm Thursday Late night opening 10am – 8pm (last admission 7pm) Sunday 11am – 6pm
Admission prices: Included in the Science Centre admission price: Adult £12.00; Concession: £9.50; Child (aged 2-17) £7.50; under 2s: Free; Family ticket (2 adults & 2 children or one adult & 3 children): £29.50
Details: A brand new show in our Science Theatre, Move it! explores how your amazing body moves. Discover all the joints, muscles and nerves that make this possible in a fun, interactive environment. This show is suitable for ages 7+.
More info: life.org.uk

What: Night at the Toy Store 4D Motion Ride
Where: Life Science Centre, Newcastle, NE1 4EP
When: Daily from 8 November 2014 – 6 January 2015
Opening times: Mon, Tues, Wed, Friday & Sat 10am – 6pm Thursday Late night opening 10am – 8pm (last admission 7pm) Sunday 11am – 6pm
Admission prices: Included in the Science Centre admission price: Adult £12.00; Concession: £9.50; Child (aged 2-17) £7.50; under 2s: Free; Family ticket (2 adults & 2 children or one adult & 3 children): £29.50
Details: A brand new show on Life’s 4D Motion Ride*! Experience every twist, turn, high and low as your seat moves in time to the 3D action on screen. You can expect to be blasted with wind, smoke and water, and you’ll even be able to smell the action! Race through a busy toy store after closing time, and see just what the toys get up to when the shoppers have gone home for the night… *Please note, you must be a minimum of 1.2metres to ride the 4D Motion Ride.
More info: life.org.uk

What: Skating@Life
Where: Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle, NE1 4EP
When: Daily from 8 November – 22 February 2015
Opening times: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Friday & Sat 10am – 9pm, Sunday 11am – 6pm.
Admission prices: Skating Only – Adult £8.50; Concession: £7.50; Child (aged 2-17) £6.50; under 2s: £5.50; Family ticket (2 adults & 2 children or one adult & 3 children): £24.50. Skating and Science Centre – Adult £12.50; Concession: £10.50; Child (aged 2-17) £9.50; under 2s: £5.50; Family ticket (2 adults & 2 children or one adult & 3 children): £32.50
Details: Newcastle’s only outdoor ice rink returns for winter 2014, great fun and great exercise! Come for a spin around the ice and even treat yourself to a festive hot chocolate for a fabulous winter day out. Opening hours subject to change in cases of bad weather or for private parties, Christmas opening hours may vary. We also offer combined Skating and Science Centre packages for a great value day out, please check website for full details.
More info: life.org.uk

A Note on Pricing – Science Centre pricing correct up until 30 November including admission to the exclusive BODY WORLDs Vital exhibition. Pricing may change after the exhibition closes. We advise visitors to check www.life.org.uk for the most recent admission prices.

Events at Life:
What: Lates at Life – Halloween
Where: Life Science Centre, Newcastle, NE1 4EP
When: 31 October 2014
Opening times: 7.30pm – 11.00pm, pre-booking recommended.
Admission prices: Adults only (18+) – £7.50
Details: For Halloween thrills you can’t beat a visit to BODY WORLDS vital, our exhibition of real human bodies! Enjoy something a little different this Halloween come and explore all that Life Science Centre has to offer – with no kids around! Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine on arrival and groove to the sound of DJ PK!
More info or to book tickets: life.org.uk

What: Pre-School Day
Where: Life Science Centre, Newcastle, NE1 4EP
When: 18 November 2014
Opening times: 9.30am – 3.00pm
Admission prices: £5.50 per adult. Accompanying children (aged 4 and under) free, max three children per adult. Free for Annual Pass holders.
Details: These special events are led by a friendly Science Explainer and specially designed for young children to enjoy and explore the Science Centre. Every event is different, but could include activities such as Piccolo Music workshops, mini-beast handling and a toddler bubble disco! Access to our Hands-on Young Explorers Zone and special planetarium show, Little Bear is also available during these special days. However, BODY WORLDS Vital is not included in your pre-school ticket.
More info: life.org.uk

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