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

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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.”