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The Great Exhibition Road Festival

The Great Exhibition Road Festival is a free annual celebration of science and the arts for all ages in South Kensington with an online events programme throughout the year.

Can art and science help inspire a greener future for the planet we share? Join us on 9-15 October for a celebration of our remarkable world and to explore how together we can protect its future against the imminent threat of climate change.

Discover a week of free events for all ages in South Kensington and online. Featuring creative workshops, talks, tours and exhibitions from museums, research and culture organisations based in and around Exhibition Road, including Imperial College London, Royal Commission of 1851, Discover South Kensington, Royal Albert Hall, the V&A, Science Museum, Royal College of Music, Natural History Museum and many more.

Meet the scientists, artists, designers and innovators findings solutions in the fight against climate change, from community projects to global action. Make your own nature-inspired art prints or bring new life to waste materials with artists and engineers at hands-on creative workshops. From our oceans to the rainforests of Costa Rica, take an audio-visual tour of incredible habitats at risk. Discover the amazing materials and green technologies of the future. And find out how taking steps to save our world could improve our sense of wellbeing.

At this critical time for the planet, with the UK preparing to host the crucial COP26 climate summit in November, we invite you to imagine the road to a better future. Add your voice to the discussion and see what actions – both big and small – we can take in our own lives to care for nature.

See the full events programme >

Explore the Festival at home

Immerse yourself in our new digital programme throughout the year, with free livestream events, discussions and a whole selection of activities for all ages. Each month we'll explore a new theme and announce the upcoming events on the Festival website and social media.

Find out about the latest online Festival events

Supported by Huawei, Lead Technology Sponsor

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