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Warwick SolarFest

Friday 22 September - University of Warwick Central Campus
A day of events all about Warwick's research into energy, the sun and solar chemistry



Children using a solar telescope

10am - 2:20pm

A day of workshops and talks for Year 6 school groups, including plenty of time for pupils to get hands on with Energy research exploring our Discovery Zone

Find out more and register your school group


Solar tree

3:30pm - 6:30pm

Get hands on with loads of cool activities in our Discovery Zone and then join us for a family friendly interactive talk on Space Weather and the Northern lights from 4pm

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Renewable energy

5pm - 8pm

Take a look at a series of demonstrations, hands on activities, and videos that tell you about energy research at Warwick before our Energy debate at 6:30pm

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Getting here

All the events are taking place in on the Science Concourse in our Chemistry Building (highlighted in red on the map below). Use the first floor entrance to the building from the bridge to the Library for the simplest way to find us.

Green Transport Options
  • There are a number of bus services that travel to the university from the region.
  • You can also easily access the campus cycling and use one of our many Anchor-Based Storage Points to secure your bike.
  • Campus maps are also available here to help you navigate to us on foot.
  • Parking is available on a Pay and Display system in many of our car parks. More details here on where you can park and how to get to the university by car.

Map to the science concourse