A Giant "Pedal Powered Human Power Station" Is Coming To Oxford Road

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A giant pedal powered light and science event is coming to Hatch on Thursday 25th October.

The free event will feature live quizzes, cycling, food, drink and music - and it's all a collaboration between Manchester Science Park, Hatch and Manchester Science Festival.

The so-called Electricycle Avenue is taking over Hatch on Thursday 25th October. Brought to us by Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) and Manchester Science Festival, this is an electrifying event powered by the people (quite literall), as visitors help transform Hatch into a human power station at this extraordinary, all day science event for families and grownups alike.

From 11am – 3pm, Electricycle Avenue is the perfect event for adults, families and children with live music, treasure hunts, art and crafts and more all popping up around Hatch. Don’t miss the science shows at 11am and 12pm with plenty of bangs and whooshes, as well as the chance to challenge a British gold medal Olympic cyclist on the bikes at 11.30am in an energy awareness challenge. At 1pm, Professor Emily Grossman will be hosting her unmissable weird and wonderful science facts quiz.

From 5pm, as it gets darker, grown up visitors will be bringing the event to life by making it brighter.

Join in and use pedal power to generate a spectacular light show underneath the Mancunian Way.

There’ll be roaming scientist street performers, live music, DJs and more.

There’ll be another chance to challenge a British gold medal Olympic cyclist on the bikes at 5.30pm, and Emily Grossman’s hilarious weird and wonderful science facts quiz for adults will be taking place at 7pm.

All free and all at Hatch!

The event is free but tickets need to be booked in advance.

To book an adults session you can visit the official website here and for a family session book here.

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