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image for Workshop/Course item typeScience Week May Half Term at Redoubt Fortress

Children's Activity Event, Mon 29 May - Fri 2 Jun 2017, £3.50

Science Week

Science Week


Redoubt Fortress

01323 410300


Royal Parade,
East Sussex,
BN22 7AQ

Also at this Venue


Monday - Spy Science
11am – 12pm & 2pm – 3pm
Could you crack it as a spy? Discover secret codes, write using your own invisible ink and have a go at solving a crime using fingerprint evidence!

Tuesday - Fossil Science
11am – 12pm & 2pm – 3pm
Millions of years ago, prehistoric monsters swam through Eastbourne. Find out how fossils are made, dig your own fossil and become a palaeontologist to work out which creature you’ve discovered.

Wednesday - Space Science
11am – 12pm
then from 2:30pm, a chance to look at the sun through the Eastbourne Astronomical Societies telescopes and talk at 3pm in Casemate 20 (free talk and telescope viewing)
Make your own Solar System and become part of the Redoubt Galaxy to work out where each planet belongs.

Thursday - Colourful Science
11am – 12pm & 2pm – 3pm
Have a go at making your own colourful dyes as Eastbourne’s Ancient ancestors did 1000s of years ago. Use flowers, roots and leaves to make the bright colours seen in the latest Stone Age fashions and find out which stinky ingredient made them stay so bright!

Friday – Archaeology Science
11am – 12pm & 2pm – 3pm
Join us for an archaeology masterclass! Find out what archaeology and cake have in common and become an archaeologist examining the microscopic evidence found in the soil then get hands on with some of Eastbourne’s extraordinary archaeology.

Booking essential call 01323 410300 to book your place

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Facilities for educational visitsGift shopPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostAccepts groups

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 29 May - Fri 2 Jun 2017 11:00 to 12:00 14:00 to 15:00
suitable for children 5 – 11 years


£3.50 per child for each workshop


See location of Redoubt Fortress on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: OA 623967  Lat: 50.77393 Long: 0.30050

Situated on Royal Parade 15 minutes walk east of the pier

Parking: with charge


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
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