THE 12th BANG Goes the Borders  science festival takes place at St Mary’s School Campus in Melrose tomorrow, Saturday September 16 2023.

 Last year’s event was postponed due to the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the back-up date ended up coinciding with King Charles’ Coronation.

And in 2021 the event was held online to to the pandemic.

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The event which brings science to life for young people is free to attend and everyone is welcome.

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Visitors can learn about such subjects as Drug Discovery and Mammoth Haematology from Dundee University, How to sew from the Great Tapestry of Scotland, Critters and Crawlers from Zoolab and Bodyworks from Glasgow Science Centre.

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Other subjects of interest include Beekeeping by Bright Green Nature, Water Safety by the RNLI, STEM and Nature by the Tweed Forum and Veterinary Life by Galedin.

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And that’s just a sample, there are many more subjects to find out about.

See the attached programme above.

Bang Goes the Borders kicks off at 10am and runs through to 4pm.