Throughout this Science Mad! afternoon there will be lots of science experiments for all ages in the Festival Tent and in the Abbey
Bank Holiday Monday 1st May 1pm-5pm
All ages!
Festival Tent & Dorchester Abbey
Lightbulb darkUse microscopes to observe your own cells; marvel at the wonders of physics and cause chemical reactions to create gases that fizz and pop!

Help us to build a Bug Hotel for our Water Meadow, identify bugs or paint a roof tile.

Learn the art of perfect paper aeroplane building and see if you can win the prize for the longest throw down the aisle of the Abbey!

Messy Science TitleEnter the Abbey Messy Church Science Lab to use science to explore aspects of the Christian faith; demonstrate that science and faith are complementary and appreciate the wonder of creation.

Find out more about Messy Church here

Messy Church activities are reproduced with permission from the forthcoming book and online resources Messy Church Does Science by David Gregory (BRF June 2017) This is a project made possible by generous funding from Scientists in Congregations.