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Engineering Our Future: Family Fun Day

  • Date(s)
    Saturday, 2 March 2019
  • Time(s)
    From 10: 00 AM
  • Venue
    Alice Perry Engineering Building, NUI Galway

About the event

This family fun day in Alice Perry Engineering building at NUI Galway, will celebrate Engineering as part of the Engineers Week 2019! This Family Fun Day will provide plenty of science and engineering shows, movie screening, workshops and hands-on activities that will inspire young (and older!!) people and help them learn about the world around us!

A number of tickets can be pre-booked for some activities - see table below.  Please read carefully the event details on the booking page.


  • 'Dream Big: Engineering Our World' movie screening at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm in ENG - G018. Book here.
  • 'Focus on Forces' show by Anyone4Science at 10am, 11.15am, 12.30pm and 2pm in ENG-G017. Suitable for ages 4-13y. Book here.
  • 'Ireland's Ingenious Engineers' show by Scientific Sue at 10.15am, 11.30am, 12.45pm and 2.15pm in ENG-G047. Suitable for all ages. Book here.
  • 'The water we use: Where does it come from and where does it go?' workshop at 11am and 1pm in ENG-G024. Suitable for ages 7y+. Book here.
  • 'Up the pipe' workshop at 10.30am and 12.30pm venue TBC. Suitable for ages 7-13y. Book here.

The following actives do not require any booking.

  • 'CoderDojo Galway City demonstration' all day in ENG-G046. Suitable for all ages.
  • 'Build your own windturbine', all day in ENG-G002. Suitable for ages 7y+.
  • 'What's a structure?' taking place all day in ENG-G002. Suitable for ages 6y+.
  • 'Radon, Agent 86' - all day in the Foyer. Suitable for all ages.
  • Free LEGO play area - all day in ENG-G002. Suitable for all ages.

More events to follow. Please check back here.

For any queries contact:
Jamie Goggins (,
Magdalena Hajdukiewicz ( or
William Finnegan (