5 MORE DATES FOR YOUR DIARIES
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!