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The Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) is taking part in the Cambridge Science Festival in 2018 with a programme of events at Madingley Hall on Sunday 25 March.

Events at Madingley Hall on Sunday 25 March 2018

Good germs, bad germs: how do we know?

Sunday 25 March, 2.00pm - 5.00pm at Madingley Hall

Learn how our bodies can tell which germs are good for us and which are bad, with a collection of hands-on activities. Suitable for all ages. No booking required.

Herbs and their sensory secrets

Sunday 25 March, 2.00pm - 5.00pm at Madingley Hall

Explore and discuss your senses, with practical experiments involving feel, taste, smell and hearing with a local professional herbalist. No booking required.

Infection and control: sensing friend or foe

Sunday 25 March, 2.30pm - 3.30pm at Madingley Hall

Discover how our body senses the threat of infection, determines which microbes are friend or foe, and deals with infection control. Suitable for ages 15+. Book your place »

Lifelong learning in the sciences: helping us make sense of the world

Sunday 25 March, 3.45pm - 4.45pm at Madingley Hall

Science is all around us. Join in this panel discussion and explore why (and how) we should all be learning more about science. Suitable for ages 15+. Book your place »

Event date

Sunday, 25 March, 2018 - 14:00


Madingley Hall
CB23 8AQ