Science Club

Science Club is an activity club for children over the school summer holidays at the King Richard III Visitor Centre in Leicester city centre.  Sessions run from 10am – 12noon and are most suited to children aged between 7-11 years old. 

£15 per child per session, book a second place for a sibling for only £10. 

There are 10 spaces available at each session and there is no need for parents/guardians to stay. All sessions include a break for refreshments – which are included 

Sessions are run by experienced Learning staff with DBS checks. 

To book your place, contact us on Science Club ( 

2023 Science Club Events:

Tuesday 25th July – The Science of Archaeology, 10am-12noon  

We’ll be excavating in our dig pits, making layer cups and doing some facial reconstruction. 

Tuesday 1st August – The Science of Energy, 10am-12noon 

We’ll be making a lemon battery, and finding out how big a soda and Mentos explosion we can make. 

Tuesday 8th August – The Science of Food,  10am-12noon 

We’ll be making and baking our own bread, plus experimenting with yeast. 

Tuesday 15th August – The Science of Forces, 10am-12noon  

We’ll be making and flying paper planes, and testing parachutes to safely land an egg. 

Tuesday 22nd August – The Science of DNA, 10am-12noon 

We’ll be extracting the DNA from a banana, making a DNA double helix from jelly tots and making DNA bracelets.