Events

Noisy Toys EventsNoisy Toys can be found at public events throughout the UK, see below for a list of upcoming events.

If you are hosting your own event and would like Noisy Toys to come along get in touch. We have different options for large busy festivals, community festivals, birthday parties or any other kind of event. You decide on the balance between entertainment and education but be aware: we always include plenty of both…

21-22 July -Bradford Science Festival; Audio Assault Buggy

Start date: 21st July 2018

End date: 22nd July 2018

Location: Broadway, Braford

Nose Testing and other strange and noisy participatory experiments all weekend.

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Our family weekend of surprising science in the city is back for 2018—and this year it’s all about the wonder of engineering.

At the museum, across City Park and at The Broadway Bradford, we’ll be offering activities, demos and games for all the family to get involved in—plus some amazing special guests.

Take a look at the programme below, and watch out for more announcements soon!

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8, 15, 29 Aug Eureka! Halifax; Scavengers drop-in

Start date: 8th August 2018

End date: 29th August 2018

Time: 13:00 - 16:00

Location: Eureka! Halifax

Drop-in Making & Unmaking noisy activities 1-4pm each day
Recommended ages 7+

Come and make some mechanical noise machines from upcycled electronic junk! Open up the boxes and find all the bits you need to build some bizarre robotic instruments- just connect the wires to get the motors spinning and then use contact microphones to amplify the sounds that you like. Circuit-bending, hardware hacking, unmaking and tinkering: let’s make robotic noise machines!

25-26 August Asylum Steampunk Festival, Lincoln

Start date: 25th August 2018

End date: 26th August 2018

Time: 11-4 each day

Location: TBC

Audio Assault Buggy & dangerously exciting demonstrations of the practical consequences of Natural Philosophy.

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The Asylum Steampunk Festival is the largest and longest running steampunk festival in the Solar System, attracting participants from around the globe. It takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend in the historic City of Lincoln.

For four glorious days the historic streets of Lincoln are thronged with thousands of splendidly dressed steampunks enjoying a festival which strives to combine art, literature, music, fashion, comedy and simple good fun.

22-23 Sept – Festival of Thrift, Redcar, Middlesbrough; Scavengers workshops

Start date: 22nd September 2018

End date: 23rd September 2018

Location: Kirkleatham, Redcar, TS10 5NW

We will be returning to the fantastic Festival of Thrift with more Scavenging creation/destruction!