Physics Ceilidh


ready to strip the electron?

We're partnering with the Edinburgh Complex Fluids Partnership (University of Edinburgh, UoE) to explore the physics behind "soft-matter" like slime and chocolate through hands-on activities and physics-themed dances that help explain real research up around Fort William, in Caol and Kinlochleven (Tickets & More Info Below!)


We'll also be working with Caol Primary to explore the physics in more detail and then write their own dance to perform!

All this work has been kindly funded by the Institute of Physics, with additional funding from the University of Edinburgh Festival of Creative Learning. 

See a few more several physics/astronomy themed dance here and more of our school programme here.

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Caol Ceilidh - Sat 8 June 5 - 10pm 

At the beginning of June, we'll be working with Caol Primary School to explore physics themselves and write their own dance, and share this at our Caol Ceilidh on the 9th of June, with family hands-on activities to begin, and then performances and a proper ceilidh from 7pm, open to anyone in the community! 

Reserve your place on the eventbrite link here. The facebook event is here

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Dances include the "Shake Before Use" dance (written with Xuemao Zho) explaining the science as to why some gels need a good shake before you use them, to the Riverside Biofilm Jig (written with Dr Susana Direito) explaining how physics can be used to prevent bacterial biofilms found in water systems (and on your teeth!).

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Kinlochleven Music & Physics Party - Sun 9 Jun 2 - 4.30pm 

We'll then be visiting Kinlochleven and hosting a music and physics party, where anyone can come and make slime themselves, a few physics potions and enjoy some music and dance with the band too. 

Reserve your place here and the facebook event is here

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