The Festival of Tomorrow - Festival activities at the Swindon Designer Outlet
The Festival of Tomorrow - Festival activities at the Swindon Designer Outlet

Festival activities at the Swindon Designer Outlet

Sunday 11 Feb to Sunday 18 Feb

ALL FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES AT SWINDON DESIGNER OUTLET ARE FREE, WITH NO NEED TO BOOK!

The Festival of Tomorrow - Festival activities at the Swindon Designer Outlet
The Festival of Tomorrow - Festival activities at the Swindon Designer Outlet
The Festival of Tomorrow - Festival activities at the Swindon Designer Outlet

Augmented Reality Space Trail!
Sunday 11 Feb to Sunday 18 Feb

We've hidden 9 different Augmented Reality, space-themed models around Swindon Designer Outlet. Find the Swindon's Space Trail boards, scan the QR code with your phone, and see the models come to life! 

See how many you can find. Take a screenshot of the models you find, and post them online, tagging us and #FestivalOfTomorrow so we can check out your finds!

The Space Trail is supported by Octagon Studio.
www.octagonstudio.com

The Festival of Tomorrow - Festival activities at the Swindon Designer Outlet

Mechanical Bloom Lab
Sunday 11 Feb, 11AM - 4PM
Monday - Wednesday 10AM to 4PM
Thurs 15 Feb, 11AM to 4PM 

FREE - NO NEED TO BOOK!

A robot installation themed on nature.You’re invited to take a look at the Mechanical Bloom Lab as Neon Dance presents this exhibition and installation in collaboration with Bristol Robotics Lab.

Taking place at Unit 127 (beside Dune) in Swindon’s Designer Outlet you can meet and interact with our robots and share your own ideas on what you think the robots should do! 

Mechanical Bloom - in Conversation
Monday 12 Feb 11AM to 12PM 

FREE - NO NEED TO BOOK!

Drop in for a fun and informative talk with the Mechanical Bloom lab creative team.

The Festival of Tomorrow - Festival activities at the Swindon Designer Outlet

Zelva - What the Tortoise Taught Us
Monday 12 Feb - Friday 17 Feb, 11:30AM, 1PM, 2:30PM by Krispy Kreme, under the dome
FREE - NO NEED TO BOOK

Encounter Zelva, the amazing giant tortoise, and experience the magnificence of nature as she walks, eats, and even signs a Tortograph. Zelva can be a bit shy at first though- maybe if you offer up her favourite snack, you can bring her out of her Shell? Lettuce hope so!

 

The Festival of Tomorrow - Festival activities at the Swindon Designer Outlet

Wednesday - What is a robot? And can we trust them? 
Drop in demos and meet the researchers, from 11AM - 3PM

FREE - NO NEED TO BOOK!

Join the University of Bristol’s Trustworthy Autonomous Systems researchers on Wednesday 14 February to try out some robotic demos and talk to them about their work. Ask our engineers, roboticists and sociologists anything, as we take you through some surprising robotics. What does trust mean to you? What are autonomous systems and how do they work in robots? We look forward to seeing you there.

The Festival of Tomorrow - Festival activities at the Swindon Designer Outlet

Guerrilla Science!

Think that science just happens in labs? Think again. Watch out for our team of guerrilla street theatre scientists who will be enlisting your help in their experiments. Expect wonder, awe - and some silliness…

FREE - NO NEED TO BOOK!

The Festival of Tomorrow - Festival activities at the Swindon Designer Outlet

Finding the Swindon Designer Outlet

You walk to the Outlet from the Swindon Railway Station, Town Centre or Bus Station, in 10 – 20 minutes depending on your pace. The main entrance, from that direction is at:  https://w3w.co/unique.sums.pint

Parking is available in the Swindon Designer Outlet North Car Park (Kemble Drive, SN2 2NA) and and West Car Park (Penzance Drive, SN5 7JL).

Full directions