Minerva Series

Science Showoff

Weston StudioFree, booking essential · 6-7pm

Science and comedy might seem like a strange mix, but Science Showoff is here to prove that science can be just as funny as any other topic.


Hear from four of the funniest scientists around as they perform their brilliant Science stand up sets, hosted by professional comedian Dr Steve Cross. This is an opportunity to hear about the lighter side of research and enjoy yourself before the Christmas holidays.

Register here


Make an evening of it and check out The Edge: After Hours before and after the lecture, for an evening of technology and creativity.

Dr Steve Cross is the founder of Science Showoff, as well as a stand-up comedian, presenter and producer, travelling across the UK helping all sorts of intellectual types share their passions. He founded Bright Club, the international network of academic comedy clubs, and performs at comedy, music, science and tech festivals around the world.

He trains clever people to be funny, through his project CLEVERmakeFUNNY, and has worked with academics, museums professionals, software engineers, architects and lawyers to make comedy part of their lives.

Make an evening of it...

Special Events

The Edge: After Hours

The Edge
An evening of music, arts activities, exhibition tours and drinks from 5-8pm.