Whether you loved or loathed the school science lab, Festival of the Spoken Nerd is here to feed your brain, tickle your ribs and light your Bunsen burner.
Stand-up mathematician Matt Parker (Things You Need To Know – BBC2) experiments maestro Steve Mould (Britain’s Brightest Street Scientist – BBC1) and geeky songstress Helen Arney (Infinite Monkey Cage – BBC Radio 4) mix astonishing science with statistically significant comedy – and maybe a few things that go BANG! Don’t let kids have all the fun with science… the bar is open, there’s no homework to hand in and you won’t have to sit an exam at the end at the night.
With millions of views on YouTube for their experiments, songs and stand-up, this is your chance to see three of the UK’s best (and nerdiest) performers in an unforgettable night of comedy and curiosity. Full Frontal Nerdity guaranteed!
Recommended age 15+. Contains strong language and spreadsheets.
Dates & Times
|Festival of the Spoken Nerd: - Tue 1 Apr 8:00pm Tue 1 Apr||Main House||8:00pm||£13 - £15|
“Charm and perky curiosity is in its DNA” – Guardian
“Don’t miss this gem of intelligent fun” – STV Edinburgh
★★★★★ “A riotously funny show about science… brimming with unashamed geekery” – Three Weeks
“Harnesses comedy to highlight what is fun – and funny – about science” – New Scientist
★★★★ “Great, funny, clever… Even the heckles at this terrific show are smart” Kate Copstick, The Scotsman
★★★★ “The nerd show to end all nerd shows” The List
★★★★ “The geeks have inherited the earth… in a show that’s smart and funny… a set of curious scientific facts that are genuinely obscure. The perfect night out for Mythbusters fans, or Brainiac fans who are ready for some actual science.” The Skinny
★★★★ “A refreshing change from the usual Fringe comedies” Scottish Sunday Express
★★★★ “unbelievably funny, incredibly fun… if you like learning and love laughing this is definitely the show for you.” Broadway Baby
★★★★ ““Brilliant… if you fall into any part of the nerd spectrum this is one show you shouldn’t miss” Black Diamond FM
★★★★★ “One of the best shows I have seen in a very long time… highly informative, entertaining and refreshing” artsawardvoice.com
★★★★ “Slick, engaging, yet still humorous” Three Weeks
“Physics porn for the Sci-curious … Festival of the Spoken Nerd should be applauded.” Fest
“An hour of fascinating science laced with irreverent asides – Highly Recommended” FringeReview.co.uk