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March 30, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Young Essex

Curious Science Quest

Julia Golding
Image of author Julia Golding and covers of her books from the Science Quest series


Lord Ashcroft Building, Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lane
Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ
For all (adults and children)

Box Office:

Mercury Theatre
01206 573948

Julia Golding, award-winning children’s author, will explore the big questions that scientists have asked throughout history – but can science explain everything? Join Julia’s time-travelling quest of discovery as she discusses her latest books Hunt with Newton and Rocky Road to Galileo. The event will include live science experiments performed with the help of a young scientist. Suitable for 8-9 year olds.




Science & the Imagination 

This event is part of Essex Book Festival’s Science & the Imagination weekend, taking place in Chelmsford on Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 March. 

Young Essex

Click here for an overview of all our Young Essex events across the county this March.

Stamp Your Passports at Festival Learning Destinations

We’re helping our good friends at Essex Children’s University to provide 5-14 year olds with exciting learning experiences outside school. Once issued with a Passport to Learning, ‘CU Learners’ collect stamps and attend a special Graduation Ceremony. All Essex Book Festival YOUNG ESSEX events are CU Learning Destinations – bring your passport, get it stamped, and enjoy your learning journey! Find out how to get your very own Passport to Learning at essexchildrensuniversity.co.uk


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Lord Ashcroft Building, Anglia Ruskin University
Bishop Hall Lane
Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ