Monthly Archives: April 2012

Transit of Venus Real Ale

Calling all real ale enthusiasts! Lancashire-based artist and UCLan MA student David Henckel, along with Arkwright’s Brewery, has produced an ale in celebration of the 2012 Transit of Venus. Based on a recipe from the 1700s, the 7.1% IPA is sure to go down a treat during a spot of stargazing. More info here


The Lancashire Science Festival- booking open!

Wow! It’s been a lot of work but we are pleased to announce that booking is now open for the inaugural three-day Lancashire Science Festival!

Head to to book your tickets for this FREE event on Saturday 30th June at the University of Central Lancashire

The line-up includes

Stand-up mathematician Matt Parker

Natural history musical Amoeba to Zebra

Guitar Physicist Mark Lewney

UCLan’s very own engineering superhero Matt Dickinson

A showfloor of exciting activity featuring the Society for General Microbiology, the Science and Technology Facilities Council, Crown Paints, United Utilities and NIS Ltd, plus much more.