Pop-Up Curiosity Shop of Science and Culture – Saturday

The Cornish Bank, Falmouth

10 A.M. – 3 P.M.

Join us for a free weekend celebration of science, arts, mayhem, and music right in the centre of Falmouth!

With a Pop-Up Curiosity Shop of Science and Culture as part of the FUTURES festival, we are bringing bonkers discovery, intriguing ideas, and an array of activities to The Cornish Bank on September 30.

The event is suitable for all ages, and accessible for neurodivergent families with a guaranteed quiet space to decompress – for any questions about accessibility and to preregister for an accessibility guide please contact Eleanor Bryant who will be happy to help.

Browse through our interactive stands and musical acts below, and don’t miss out on our Pop-Up Lunchtime Talks and Pop-Up Walkie and Talkies, including Hornets vs. Bees, A Pond Wandering, and Plastic Oceans!

Agile Rabbit is delivering this event on behalf of the University of Exeter, celebrating and highlighting its vibrant, fascinating, and impactful research.

Exhibits and Activities

Mapping Emergence

Naturally Lab-Grown

Red Kites in the Sky

Triggering Your Happy Hormones

Pollination Navigation

Surfing Amongst Phytoplankton

Meet the Pioneers of Renewable Wave Energy

Bright Futures

My Blue Health

Small but MIGHTY! Fighting Cancer in the Nano World


The Wonderful World of Fungi

Our Earth in a Cosmic Context

Science Education at King Edward Mine

Art and Music

Live Window Art

Suntou Susso: Kora Player

Saxy Maids: Female Saxophone quartet

This event is part of FUTURES, a FREE festival of discovery taking place across the South West during the last weekend in September. Join researchers from five of the region’s world-class universities at a host of brilliant events and activities where you can explore the past, create the present and imagine the future.