5 MORE DATES FOR YOUR DIARIES

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1 IN CASE OF EMER­GENCY SCIENCE GALLERY DUBLIN, 13 OC­TO­BER 2017–4 FE­BRU­ARY 2018

How will it end: with a bang or a whim­per? This free ex­hi­bi­tion ex­plores our fas­ci­na­tion with the apoc­a­lypse, look­ing at the ways the world might end and ask­ing what we can (hope­fully) do about them.

2 #OPERAPASSION DAY 19 OC­TO­BER

As part of this UK-wide cel­e­bra­tion of opera, Manch­ester’s Mu­seum of Science and In­dus­try hosts a ‘science of opera’ live stream­ing event fea­tur­ing a se­ries of ex­per­i­ments show­cas­ing the power of the hu­man voice.

3 FIZZ BANG WAL­LOP: A TU­DOR FIRE­WORK SPEC­TAC­U­LAR BBC FOUR, FIRST WEEK OF NOVEM­BER

His­to­rian Lucy Wors­ley and ma­te­ri­als sci­en­tist Zoe Laugh­lin recre­ate a spec­tac­u­lar fire­work dis­play de­signed es­pe­cially for Queen El­iz­a­beth I, us­ing py­rotech­nic science to repli­cate the orig­i­nal Tu­dor rock­ets, fire­balls and fire-breath­ing dragons.

4 XBOX ONE X RE­LEASED ON 7 NOVEM­BER, £449.99

This high-end ver­sion of the Xbox One is set to be­come the most pow­er­ful con­sole on the mar­ket. We won’t be see­ing any ex­clu­sive ti­tles, but there’ll be plenty of en­hanced games for those who crave a 4K gam­ing ex­pe­ri­ence.

5 MAIL RAIL THE POSTAL MU­SEUM, LON­DON, OPEN EV­ERY DAY

Vis­i­tors to this re­cently opened cen­tral Lon­don mu­seum can now ride the Mail Rail, a minia­ture rail­way that once trans­ported Lon­don’s let­ters deep un­der­ground. Toot toot!

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