Members of the public at the Crick Late.

Free events for the public

The Crick is an open door for curious minds. A place that brings the public and our researchers together. Through our vibrant public programme of free events and exhibitions, you can explore what goes on behind the scenes and gain fascinating insights into the Crick’s research.


A researcher demonstrating their work at an event at the Crick.

Meet a Scientist

Meet our scientists, technicians and engineers as they pop into the gallery to share behind-the-scenes insights into how they make science happen. Bring your curiosity and have a chat.

Suitable for individuals and small groups
Free, just turn up


Lucy Collinson (head of Electron Microscopy at the Crick) talking about her work in a Crick chat.

Crick Chat

Join the discussion and hear about the latest research from our scientists and their collaborators in these friendly, informal discussion events. 

Free, booking required

A child using a virtual reality headset at a discovery day at the Crick.

Discovery Day, 15 June

Pop into the Crick this summer for a day of discovery. Meet our friendly scientists and technicians and get hands-on with fun activities for all the family.   

Free, just turn up (booking required for some activities)

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