FROM exciting experiments to amazing astronomy, there will be something for everyone at Science in the Park on Saturday, June 30.

Running from 10.30am to 4.30pm, the free, family event will see Priory Park transformed into an open-air laboratory for budding scientists to launch fizzy rockets, blow enormous bubbles, investigate light rays, launch a trebuchet, and mix colourful chemicals.

Organisers Innovate Malvern and the Institute of Physics have revealed the full line-up for the day and visitors won’t be disappointed.

MP Harriett Baldwin will open the event which is aimed at providing an educational and entertaining insight into science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

For palaeontologists and geologists, the Earth Heritage Trust will be displaying their hands-on collections of rocks, minerals and fossils, and expert Dr Mark O’Dell will be on hand to crack open a few fossil nodules.

Science buskers will also be demonstrating scientific principles and engineering concepts from the bandstand, including scientist Dr Sean Elvidge who will talk about the causes and perils of space weather.

Children will be transported to prehistoric times with the dinosaur detective trail, tour the park in search of planets with the interplanetary trail and learn about viruses and bacteria with the microbe treasure hunt.

Malvern Science in the Park is supported by Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership, Malvern Hills District Council, Worcester City Council, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, BCS The Chartered Institute for IT, The IET and Malvern Town Council.

Dr Adrian Burden, lead organiser and STEM ambassador, said: “Professor Brian Cox once stated 'one of the great joys of science is to understand something for the first time'. Malvern Science in the Park will be a fantastic opportunity for inquisitive young scientists to understand something new about a whole range of stuff from physics, chemistry, and biology through to geology, meteorology and oncology.”