Tickets: From £11
Queen of Flanders Assembly Festival Garden, Little Park Street, Coventry, CV1 2LU
Sat 27 Aug 2022 to Mon 29 Aug 2022
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Brainiac Detective Academy

Sat 27 Aug 2022 to Mon 29 Aug 2022
Queen of Flanders
Assembly Festival Garden, Little Park Street, Coventry, CV1 2LU Show on map
Duration: 60 minutes
From £11

Strap on your safety goggles... Brainiac Live! Detective Academy, science’s greatest and most volatile team arrive at Assembly Festival Garden with a vengeance. 

There has been a robbery at Brainiac HQ! Put your personal Brainiac Detective Badge on and help the Brainiacs solve the crime and use the power of forensic science to try finding who is guilty.

This interactive 60-minute hands-on workshop led by the Brainiacs provides your young detectives, in their family groups with an opportunity to use real forensic techniques to discover clues and help solve a mystery. Learn about the different types of fingerprints and how to extract them from crime scenes. The Trainee Detectives will also try to analyse the ink used to write the ransom note and a footprint found at the crime scene to find who committed the crime.

Come help us solve this mystery and become an official member of the Brainiac Academy!

'Excellent – the Science Museum meets Top Gear!' - The Guardian
'It’s absolutely addictive and we just want to see more!' - Edinburgh Fest for Kids 5****
'The Best Family Shows to catch this Summer' - The Telegraph
'Not for the faint-hearted, but great fun for the fearless.' - Bournemouth, Echo

Since 2008 Brainiac Live! has played to packed houses across the UK and Internationally in theatres, holiday resorts, Festivals and events, blowing the minds of over 600,000 children and their families.

Age guidance: 8+

Access information

Assembly Festival Garden is located in Coventry City Centre near the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum and 200m metres from Coventry Cathedral.

There are two main entrances to Assembly Festival Garden, one to the west and one to the east. The western entrance is located on Little Park Street, CV1 2LU and at what3words ///like.stage.finely. This is also where you can find the ticket office. The eastern entrance is located on Much Park Street, CV1 2LU and at what3words ///gone.unique.drag

Both these entrances are step-free and each performance space has step-free access with the exception of the Treehouse.

We welcome all assistance dogs into Assembly Festival Garden including guide dogs and hearing dogs and our front of house team will be on hand to offer any assistance you might need.

For any access queries for Assembly Festival Garden, please call 0131 623 3033 or contact [email protected]

For any access queries for Coventry City of Culture, please contact [email protected]



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