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29 August, 2017

Cork City Culture Night 2017 is officially launched

‌‌From live music, theatre and film to art exhibitions, crafts and street performance, Cork is a city steeped in culture and talent. With such a wealth of inspiration and history on our doorstep, Cork City Council presents Cork Culture Night 2017; a city-wide event that will take place on Friday 22nd September.

15 August, 2017

Cork set to host UNESCO International Conference on Learning Cities

Cork has been successful in its bid to host the third UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities Conference in September 2017. The two previous conferences were held in Beijing 2013 and Mexico 2015, each attracting over 600 delegates from countries all over the globe.

27 July, 2017

Old Cork Waterworks Experience - a great review by Culture Trip

We're delighted that Old Cork Waterworks Experience was picked by Culture Trip as one of their Ireland Local Favorites for 2017.

30 July, 2017

Visit of Delegation from Peoples Republic of China

A delegation of officals from the Peoples Republic of China paid a visit to the Old Cork Waterworks Experience last Friday (July 28th). The visit forms part of an understanding confirmed during the visit by the Mayor of Shanghai, Mr. Ying Yong to further develop already close ties in the fields of local government, education, business, innovation, health, culture and tourism between Cork and its twin city, Shanghai.

22 June, 2016

New visitor experience at Lifetime Lab

Our new visitor experience was be officially opened by Ardmhéara Chorcaí Cllr. Chris O’ Leary on Thursday 23rd June. The new addition offers a multi sensory 360 experience charting the development of the former Victorian waterworks in tandem with the development of Cork City

22 May, 2017

Summer Camps

Lifetime Lab is host to a full range of fun summer camps this July & August, activities range from Robot Camps, Stop Motion Camps, Science Camps, LEGO Camps & Workshops or simply pop in to enjoy a tour of Cork's Victorian Waterworks.

Cork Bike Week

Cork Bike Week will take place from Saturday 10th until Sunday 18th June 2017. With events taking place throughout Cork City and County during the week long cycling celebration, this year promises to be the biggest and best yet with an ever increasing diverse range of cycling activities for people of all ages and abilities to take part in!

28 April, 2017

Exploring Primary Science Teacher Summer Course

Our 2017 Teacher Summer Course is open for bookings.‘Exploring Primary Science’ is a summer course for primary school teachers run by Una Leader of Lifetime Lab. The course will run from 3rd – 7th July at Lifetime Lab, Old Cork Waterworks, Lee Road,Cork

27 February, 2017

Easter Activites at Old Cork Waterworks

Lifetime Lab is host to a full range of fun family activities for Easter this year, activities range from Easter camps & Workshops to our monster Easter Egg Hunt on Good Friday or simply pop in and enjoy a tour of Cork's Victorian Waterworks.

04 January, 2017

Lifetime Lab shortlisted for 2017 awards

Lifetime Lab has been shortlisted in the "Best Educational Building" category of the prestigious 2017 Community and Council awards.

06 January, 2017

Vex IQ Robotics Final

VEX IQ Robotics Final

29 August, 2016

MathsWorks Mobile School Outreach

MathsWorks, the primary Maths Workshop from Lifetime Lab is available to visit your primary school this October and November.

23 August, 2016

Primary Science Workshop 2016/17

Update (September 1st) Our primary Science Programme is now fully subscribed. For information on MathsWorks, SEAI Energy Workshops or Explorers Marine Science Programme email lifetimelab@corkcity.ie or call 021 4941500 with your school name and contact details.

02 May, 2016

2016 Summer Camps Available

Join Brick Flicks , Anyone 4 Science or Learn it for some hands on summer camps activities.

01 February, 2016

Exploring Primary Science Teacher Summer Course

Exploring Primary Science Teacher Summer Course

02 February, 2016

Cork School Tour Package 2016

Lifetime Lab, Cork City Gaol and Planet Entertianment Centre combine bring the Cork Adventure Day school tour package for 2016....

Make a Model Boat Competition

Model Boat Competition 2016