Festival of the Future is the University of Dundee’s annual event which celebrates science, arts and culture.

In 2019 we had 60 events across 5 days in Bonar Hall and other venues around the city. We collaborated with a range of partners including Dundee Science Festival, DCA and Dundee Rep Theatre, we journeyed to Mars, discussed robots, acted as a jury, created comic strips, learned how to recycle clothes and jewellery and experienced cutting-edge dance and film. We had great writers, poets and celebrity visitors including Liz Lochhead, Johnny Ball, Phill Jupitus and a spectacular music set by Ana Matronic. You can watch the promo for the 2019 event in the video below:


You can also view a short clip from the Scottish Dance Theatre’s event involving researchers from the Medical School at the University of Dundee which incorporated dance and science below.You can read more about the festival, and view the programme from the 2019 event, at their website. Whilst we wait for the dates for the next Festival of the Future event to be announced, you can sign up to our festival mailing list to be the first to know what’s coming up in the future.

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