Futures2021 is a European Researchers' Night event.

Worms in Space

The Medieval Warhorse

Suntou Susso: Kora Player

FUTURES2021: Pop-Up Curiosity Shop of Science and Culture

A Research Services event
Date25 September 2021
Time10:00 to 16:00
PlaceMakeTank Gallery, 3-5 Paris Street, Exeter EX1 2JB

FUTURES2021 aims to engage a wide range of people from the South West of England with research and innovation and showcase the region’s rich cultural heritage and is a European Researchers’ Night event.



Calling all imagineers, engineers, and balladeers! A celebration of bonkers discovery and intriguing culture, Agile Rabbit is bringing a shop full of science, mayhem, music and more to the centre of Exeter. It’s just for one day and it’s all free entry.

Music, theatre, guided walks, demonstrations, talks, workshops, and even robots bring to life the brilliant work that happens at the University of Exeter.

This will be a great chance for curious minds to meet scientists, artists, musicians, historians, doctors, mathematicians, and more.

Programme of acivities includes

  • Why did the chicken cross the world?
  • Suntou Susso: Kora Player
  • Robots and Pigeons
  • Live Window Graffiti
  • The Social Life of Jackdaws
  • Worms in Space
  • How the Ancient Greeks Can Improve Your Health
  • The Marshmallow-spaghetti challenge
  • I discovered new Rock Art
  • Yoga & Your Body
  • Do you fall for Fake News?
  • Travelling into Green Futures
  • Writings on the Walls: Graffiti's Role in Past Communities
  • Towards Resilience
  • The Medieval Warhorse
  • Playful University
  • Live jazz with Philip Clouts and Charlie Hearnshaw
  • Spinal Tapping
  • Who do we think you are? Online social identity detection
  • Healthcare and Maths
  • Diagnose the NHS
  • TREE - Translational Research Exchange @ Exeter

Full details can be found here.

This event is part of Futures2021. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101036029

ProviderResearch Services

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