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Lightning, Blizzards & Fire Tornadoes

10 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018

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It’s a well-known fact that as a nation we love to talk about the weather. But what about the science behind it? Winchester Science Centre will be exploring exciting extreme weather this November!


  • Discover extreme weather in a dramatic live science show exploring everything from terrific tornados to electrifying lightning – shows will take place at 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00 & 15:00
  • Inspirers will be roaming the exhibition floor with exciting busking activities including ‘make your own cloud’
  • Investigate extreme coastal flooding with the University of Southampton SOCO group and their awesome storm surge tank – build your own flood defences and see if you can beat the wave! Available 11 November.
  • Meet the experts! Meteorologists from the Met Office will be on-site on 17 November to answer all your burning questions.
  •  More exciting activities TBC!
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Activities free with General Admission. Book online at least three days in advance to save 25% on admission.


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Saturday 10 November – 10:00am
Sunday 11 November – 10:00am
Saturday 17 November – 10:00am
Sunday 18 November – 10:00am
Saturday 24 November – 10:00am
Sunday 25 November – 10:00am