Family day: Science and nature

Family day: Science and nature

Date Time Location Price
Monday, 15th August 2022 10.30am - 12.30pm College Garden Free (Abbey entry not included) Book tickets via Eventbrite

Put your lab coats on and join us as we celebrate science and nature.

Get creative with chemistry, travel time and space through storytelling and embrace nature with our tremendous trail.


Interactive storytelling 

Discover the stories of two of the Abbey’s pioneering scientists: Mad Madge and the Comet Huntress.

Storytelling takes place at 11am and noon.

Science trail

Crack the code with our science trail and meet scientists from the past and present.


Create a glorious garden crown inspired by nature to parade around England’s oldest garden.

Other activities

Our friends from other London organisations including the Anaesthesia Museum (15 August only), the Royal Institution, the London Museum of Water and Steam will also be joining us and bringing even more fun activities for you to enjoy.

Booking information

Activities are suitable for children aged 3+.

All children must be accompanied by an adult throughout their time at the Abbey. Adults unaccompanied by children (under 18) will have their booking cancelled and will be refused entry to the event.


Once you have booked. you are welcome to arrive at any point during the morning’s activities. We would recommend arriving for 10.30am as we will finish promptly at 12.30pm.

Visiting the Abbey

You may wish to visit the Abbey before or after you have joined us for this event, you will need to buy a ticket to do so.