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If science bores you, perhaps belly dancing and comedy won't
Imperial College in London is well known as a centre for the study of science subjects, but the 2013 Imperial Festival is also offering visitors a mix of the arts too. If you still think that science is too boring to interest you, some of the events planned for the weekend of 3 and 4 May include Sex and Bugs and Rock 'n 'Roll: an activity tent exploring how ladybirds hunt for aphids and why bees wiggle; life-saving demonstrations performed by the St John Ambulance Society and Open Air Laboratories' (OPAL) will present activities that include forecasting the weather and creating a tornado.
Guesting at the Festival will be Sir Isaac Newton on a skateboard; Dr Gripenerve, a nineteenth-century quack; George, a thirteen foot mechanical dragon
George The Thirteen Foot Dragon
and Dr Simon Foster and his Physics Buskers.
If you still think this is a Festival for boffins, let me remind you that entertainment will consist of music, belly-dancing
Imperial's Belly Dancing Society
and comedy, including Helen Arney
and Adam Kay, who has been endorsed by Stephen Fry.
Perhaps I should let the Festival organisers explain everything for themselves.