Festival of Learning

25 June - 29 June 2016

Over 100 free activities open to the public


The Festival of Learning 2016
Saturday 25 June – Wednesday 29 June
5 days of FREE events and activities

Bournemouth University invites you to join the celebration as we open our annual Festival of Learning, now in its fourth year.

Don’t miss our jam-packed five-day programme of FREE events, activities and opportunities to learn something new.

This year we are thrilled to welcome one of National Geographic’s Adventurers of the Year, Alastair Humphreys, to open the festival during our Family Day by sharing stories from his worldwide expeditions and adventures.

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Quotes from attendees:

“This is a great Festival – well done. Having only moved to the area recently, this was a great way to see the university. Very impressive.”

“I think this event is a great idea, and can help anyone from children to the elderly with their learning or even making new friends.”

“I think the Festival is a really good idea. I found it all extremely interesting and all the staff and student volunteers were so friendly and helpful.”

“I would definitely recommend the Festival – there’s so much for everybody to do. I’ve certainly had a good time.”

“Fantastic event – I thoroughly enjoyed it. This is education that is entertaining – there’s a big difference between having to learn, and learning because you want to.”