Wednesday, 17 January 2018
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NI Science Festival is back from February 15 to 25 with over 180 events across 50+ venues and we’re giving away family passes to these fantastic events to three lucky readers!

Mission to Mars with Maddie Moate

Friday 16 February at Ulster Museum, Belfast or Saturday 17 February at Nerve Centre, L-Derry
12pm & 2pm
Suitability: Age 6+

Maddie is looking for new recruits to join her Astronaut Academy for a one of a kind Mission to Mars! Have you ever wondered how rockets work? Or how space suits are made?

The Science of Harry Potter

Saturday 17 February at Black Box, Belfast or Sunday 18 February at Nerve Centre, L-Derry
1pm – 2pm & 3pm – 4pm
Suitability: All Ages

Did you ever wonder if science has any explanation for the fantastic feats found in the Potter series? Join Jon Chase, co-author of The Science of Harry Potter, on a journey through some of the manmade versions of wizarding wonders.

Look Up with Simon Watt

Saturday 24 February
1pm & 3pm
Black Box, Belfast
Suitability: Age 6+

Simon explores some of the science behind space exploration. Which planet is hottest? Which would float in a swimming pool? Which is the most studied? And just how much space is in space?

For your chance to win a family pass to one of these events all you have to do is let us know which of the three events you would like to attend and at what venue.

NI Science Festival offers a stimulating and wide range of events focusing on the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Events run in Belfast and Derry-Londonderry with roadshows across NI. For full programme visit

Competition closes 5pm Friday 9 February, 2018.
 Family pass is for 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children. Age restrictions apply to events. Editor’s decision is final. Full Ni4kids T&Cs apply and can be found at

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  • Winners

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  • Ni4kids Competition Terms & Conditions

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