Imperial Lates: Romance & Reproduction illustration


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

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Imperial Lates: Romance & Reproduction

8 February 2024, 18.00-21.00

Imperial Lates will be returning in February 2024 to explore the wonders of science through creative workshops, lively discussions and interactive exhibits at our adult-only, after-hours event. Sign up to the Imperial events email to find out more about future Imperial Lates and other events.

Imperial Lates are most suitable for ages 18+.

Registration opens January 2024.


The Beauty of Falling: A Life in Pursuit of Gravity

Claudia de Rham’s new book 'The Beauty of Falling: A Life in Pursuit of Gravity', introduced at Imperial Lates: Space, publishes on 2 April 2024 (rrp £20) from Princeton University Press.

If you would like to purchase an exclusive, signed, early copy, of her book to be delivered during March 2024, you can pre-order a copy here via our partners Blackwell’s at £15 which includes delivery to the UK. Blackwell’s are very happy to deliver internationally but a postage charge will be added for overseas delivery.

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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 upcoming season will begin in November and run 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

To find out when registration for Imperial Lates open, 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! 

Take part in the displays © Brendan Foster Photography

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.