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09 November 2019 - 05 January 2020

Make magical memories this Christmas!

Explore winter skies, create 3D decorations to take home, enjoy festive science demos, meet Santa and skate on the outdoor ice rink – just some of the things you can enjoy at Life this Christmas!

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Book your science centre and ice rink tickets online – or make the most of a cool discount with a Super Saver ticket.*

Add a skate on our popular outdoor ice rink and pre-order a warming drink or glass of fizz to enjoy rink-side.*

And book a visit to Santa’s magical grotto. Mr Claus will be here every weekend in December, as well as Monday 23 December.*

Science centre highlights

9 November – 5 January 2020

  • Create 3D Christmas decorations or code your own Christmas tree light patterns** in the Making Studios.
  • Grab your lab coat and investigate fake snow or make your own ink to write a letter to Santa in the Experiment Zone.**
  • Be wowed by our science buskers with their tinsel tricks and festive demos.
  • Explore deepest darkest space and winter skies in the new Space Zone and see Christmas messages from astronauts.

Life Science Centre
Times Square
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear

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