WhereIn person at Brampton Community Centre and via Zoom
WhenLast Thursday of the month, except December
Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start
Reserve tickets @ £4 or £5 on the door (U18s free)
016977 45023
ContactTimothy Coombe

Upcoming events

Full details of upcoming events available on the Cafe Scientifique Brampton website 

In the pipeline …

September 2023
Iain MacDonald
Imaging facilities at the University of Cumbria

October 2023
Konrad Weaver

Darren Bird (date to be confirmed)
The science behind the Renewi Municipal Waste Disposal Plant

Previous events


Ian Jackson
The story of Cumbria in 10 Rocks

Monique Speksnyder and Julian Diaper
The Secret Life of a Compost Bin

Steve Rozario

Christopher Cooke
Regenerative Agriculture

Carl Calleman
The Living Universe

Monique Speksnyder
The life of a compost bin

Jonathan Gratus
Why nuclear power is not the solution to climate change

William Weaver

Heather Devey
How Cumbria’s beavers can help us battle the climate and biodiversity crisis

Ron East
History and technology of bells

Roger Williams
The psychology of science

Beth Nichol
3D eye scanning and artificial intelligence to create an early diagnostic tool for neurological disorders

Mike Morten
Dementia at the Nanoscale

Dan Allason
Large Scale Experiments – enabling the energy transition

Chris Turner and Peter Faulder
For the Sake of Soil – the future direction of farming

Paul Cronin
The technologies involved in the Blue Streak Missile project

Rob Brown
Drought? What Drought?

Mike Siddall
Small Business and the Drive to Net Zero

Will Higgs
Why Skulls? Hands-on workshop

Brian Richardson
Renewable Energy technology in Scotland/Dumfries

Roger Williams
A presentation about child psychology

Steve Rozario
The Geology of Venus

Pete Edwards
Are personal air quality monitors still a thing of the future?

Phil Mclachlan
Satellite imagery (optical and radar) as a data source

George Aggidis
Tidal and wave power

Jenny Garbe
Eden Rivers Natural Flood Management

Georgia de Jong Cleyndert
Irish Sea Marine Protection Area

Phil McLachlan
Satellite Imagery Analysis

Abigail Burt
From birds to rocks and back again

Jack Brennand
Measuring carbon storage in Peat bogs

Owen Morgan
How to be a good farmer in the 21st Century

Sarah Bridle
Change your diet: the easiest way to help reduce your climate impact

Deborah Land
Peatlands from the global to the local perspective.

Colin Partington MBE
Ionising Radiation and Radioactivity

David Sobral
Slicing the universe in cosmic time to discover the most distant galaxies and unveil our cosmic origins

Luke Barnes and Geraint Lewis, Western Sydney University
The Cosmic Revolutionary’s Handbook or How to Beat the Big Bang

Jonathan Steven
Brampton’s Cool Technology for a warming earth!

Mike Yerbury
21st Century sustainable forestry operations, followed by a factory visit

Ian Jackson
Landscape as a witness: Climate and geological change in the Brampton area

Ian Tamm
Thinking, The Senses and Science

Phil Furneaux
Methods of measuring the distance to the stars and galaxies

Charlotte Adams
Recovering energy from mine water for Haltwhistle swimming pool

Anil Seth
TED Talk How your brain hallucinates your conscious reality

Paul Cronin
All you need to know about very big explosions!