All Upcoming Events

Eding! International Science Festival @ North West university Mafikeng Campus
Jul 15 – Jul 19 all-day

Funfilled activities that inspire and induce appreciation for Science and Technology among public and school learners. It comprises science magic shows, innovation workshops, invention shows, lectures and career presentations

Showcase of Africa’s best Science discoveries, Centres of Excellence, Fun-filled Science shows, Career presentations and Exhibitions. Meet Engineers, Space Scientists, Artificial Intelligence Leaders and South Africa’s Science Councils

6th annual Rural Education Festival @ Tivumbeni College of Education
Jul 20 – Jul 27 all-day

Theme: Raised rural prosperity and sustainable production systems.

Sub-Theme: Protecting and preserving indigenous knowledge.

Overall Target numbers: 62 500 people (learners, teachers, students, journalists, science interpreters, indigenous knowledge holders, decision makers, scientists/engineers, researchers, tourists and general public)

Target Areas in South Africa: Free State Province, Gauteng Province, North West Province, Mpumalanga Province and Limpopo Province

Other Target Countries: Lesotho, Zimbabwe and Botswana (Dates: 12, 22 and 24 July 2019 respectively)

Science for Resilience@Kwalata @ Kwalata Lodge
Aug 6 – Aug 8 all-day

A three day festival of physics, chemistry, mathematics, educational theatre, study opportunities and career guidance

TESS Mpumalanga Science Festival EXPO – Gert Sibande District @ Sasol Club Embalenhle Secunda
Aug 26 – Aug 30 all-day

A series of Science and Technology activities (exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations etc.) from different SET institutions.

ScopeX @ Military History Museum
Sep 14 all-day

ScopeX is a Telescope and Astronomy Expo hosted annually since 2002 by amateur astronomers and members of the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa.
The event is held at the Military History Museum in Saxonwold, Johannesburg.
The website gives detail on past events.

ScopeX is a public outreach initiative designed to promote interest and spread enthusiasm and knowledge in astronomy, telescope making, astrophotography and related disciplines within Southern Africa.

The format includes:
• exhibition by amateurs of their home-made telescopes and related equipment, sundials
• demonstrations of how to make your own telescope mirror
• commercial astronomical telescopes, and related equipment
• talks by invited speakers
• science demonstrations and workshops
• astro-photography competition
• star party in the evening when visitors can do sky gazing through telescopes

TESS Mpumalanga Science Festival EXPO – Nkangala District @ Kameelrivier Stadium Siyabuswa
Feb 24 – Feb 28 all-day

A series of Science and Technology activities (exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations etc.) from different SET institutions.