The Royal Institution
The Royal Institution (Ri) is an independent charity and a respected UK leader in science communication, dedicated to connecting scientists with the curious public.
Support the Ri through this year’s Golden Ticket Raffle for your chance to win two tickets to a live filming of the 2016 CHRISTMAS LECTURES Supercharged: Fuelling the future.
This year we are celebrating the 80th anniversary of the first television broadcast of the CHRISTMAS LECTURES on the BBC. This lecture series is the world’s oldest science programme and engages audiences of all ages with spectacular demonstrations and the best in science communication. Previous Lecturers have included Sir David Attenborough, Danielle George, Richard Dawkins and, of course, Michael Faraday.
We receive no government funding so we can only continue this inspiring education programme with the help of you, our supporters.
Every raffle ticket purchased will help us bring science into the living rooms of families all across the nation.Image credits: Paul Wilkinson, Tim Mitchell and Anna Gordon
WIN a pair of Golden Tickets to the CHRISTMAS LECTURES plus two other great prizes
Win one of five pairs of laser cut, personalised Golden Tickets to a live filming of the 2016 CHRISTMAS LECTURES* for you and a guest of your choice. Winners will also gain access behind the scenes and have the chance to meet some special guests**
Win one of ten pairs of tickets for our public events programme in 2017. Take your pick from events on everything from molecular biology to the infinite wonder of the cosmos.
Win one of 20 signed copies of our brand new commemorative CHRISTMAS LECTURES book, ’13 Journeys through Space and Time’, looking back at how the Universe has been explored through the history of the Lectures.
* The live filmings will take place on the 10th, 13th and 15th of December, guests must be over the age of 11 on the day of attendance
** Special guests to be confirmed on the nightPLAY NOW!
Support the Ri for your chance to win
Tickets for the raffle are just £10 each. You can select up to 20 tickets during checkout, and every penny raised will help us inspire people of all ages with a love of science. The raffle closes at 23:59 on Wednesday 30 November 2016.
The CHRISTMAS LECTURES use daring demonstrations, the latest technology and hands-on participation to encourage young people to observe, question and explore the world around them. Support the Ri, give £10 today
Our lecture theatre at 21 Albemarle Street has hosted the most influential scientists of the past 200 years. Today it is host to our CHRISTMAS LECTURES and public events throughout the year. Support the Ri, give £30 today
Here at the Royal Institution we believe that a healthy discourse between science and society can only happen if people are given the opportunity to talk to and question scientists. Support the Ri, give £50 today