Curious? Festival of Futures Powered by the Knowledge Quarter

The Knowledge Quarter, in partnership with King’s Cross, announces Curious? Festival of the Futures, London’s biggest and best festival of knowledge. The free, one day festival will take place across King’s Cross on Saturday 23 July envisaging the future of King’s Cross and the Knowledge Quarter, through breakthrough research, tech and communities developments.


The festival is a fusion of science, culture and art that will allow visitors to experience mind-bending talks, experiments and creative collaborations, from Knowledge Quarter partners. From live music and science workshops to discussions and challenging perceptions, visitors will be encouraged to take part in live experiments as the worlds of art and science collide with activities like – Exploring Infinity: Map to Quantum, The Future of the Brain a spot of Science Buskers, Man Machine and the Alula Circus Troupe. The free, one day festival is hosting an exciting programme of activity with a different focus and something for everyone.

Click here for Curious?Futures and Curious?Bites programme.


Young people and kids will be able discover a future in bioscience, the work of people on virtual realityor how to make electric circuits.  Surely, storytelling adventure where beatbox, rap and graffiti come together won’t be missing in Bouncing Cats and The Boom Boom Pups.

Click here Curious?Kids programme.

There will be plenty of delicious street food on offer to help increase brain power. Picnic spots will be available and the experimenting will continue for those who are keen, at the German Gymnasium’s wine tasting experience.

Speaking about the festival Jodie Eastwood, Knowledge Quarter lead, said:

P_KXC_ECA_CBS_N753_mediumCurious? will bring together visitors from the local community and across London to experience the resources, expertise and knowledge of these great institutions all situated within one mile of Kings Cross, we are delighted to be working  alongside King’s Cross once again to deliver London’s festival of knowledge”.

Maps will be on offer allowing visitors to navigate their way around the festival.  All workshops and performances will be free, and activities will be on offer for all ages.

Click here for the full programme.