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DATE: Various dates
TIME: 6-9pm
TICKETS: Free (Registration in advance)
AGE: Imperial Lates are most suitable for over 18s.

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About Imperial Lates

Imperial Lates are fun and social post-work events where visitors can interact with the latest scientific developments at Imperial College London, centred around a new theme for each evening.

The 2023/24 season began in November and ran until March, exploring the following themes:

  • Future Food: 9 November 2023
  • Space: 7 December 2023
  • Romance & Reproduction: 8 February 2024
  • Artificial Intelligence: 14 March 2024

We will be back with a brand new season of Imperial Lates in the Autumn!

To find out the topics that will be covered, when registration opens, and to hear about other public events at Imperial, please sign up to receive our event update emails, or follow us on @ImperialSpark.

What to expect?

Check out some photos from our past evenings of discovery! 

Two people making small models of planets

Get creative making crafts © Brendan Foster Photography

Dance at an atomic silent disco © Brendan Foster Photography

Engage with interactive exhibits © Brendan Foster Photography

Experience artistic collaborations © Brendan Foster Photography

Socialise with friends © Brendan Foster Photography

Want to get involved?

Imperial researchers are invited to submit ideas for taking part in the Lates via an Open Call. If you are an artist or facilitator interested in working with the Imperial Lates team, please get in touch via email (

If you are an Imperial staff member or student interested in signing up to volunteer at Imperial Lates, register your interest via this form to receive more information. Learn more about volunteering with the public engagement team.