Roll up, roll up! A fascinating night of Victorian parlour magic awaits you. Witness the miracles and marvels that had onlookers fainting and fawning 100 years ago. You’ll be let into the secrets behind them and maybe even how you could become a magical master yourself. Brought to you by chemistry wizards Jamie Gallagher, Kirsty Turner and Neil Monteiro.

This event will be live captioned. This event is unreserved seating and captions can be seen from all areas of the auditorium.

Books from the speakers in this event

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The Chemistry of Cola: Discover and Learn with 21 Experiments - The Curious World of Kitchen Science


Helix Theatre

The Helix Theatre is located on our Science in the Square site in Imperial Gardens (GL50 1QA next to Cheltenham Town Hall)

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