• First headline acts on sale!

    Including a rare opportunity to hear from Britain's first astronaut, Helen Sharman.

  • Get learning!

    Explore the planet! A dedicated Learning Programme for schools, colleges, home-educated learners and youth groups - 16-20 October.

  • Save the date!

    Norwich Science Festival 2017 - Sat 21 - Sun 29 Oct! Explore the wonders of the universe and meet the scientists whose research has changed our world.

  • Get Involved

    Get in touch if you would like to be involved as a partner, sponsor, supporter, contributor or volunteer for the 2017 Festival.

  • Mark Thompson

    We're delighted to announce that this year’s Festival Patron is Mark Thompson, the Norfolk astronomer, broadcaster and author.

  • #NorwichSciFest Photo Gallery 2016

    Take a look back at an amazing two weeks of messy experiments, fascinating exhibitions, hands-on activities and inspiring talks.

Norwich Science Festival

Saturday 21 – Sunday 29 October 2017

This autumn it’s your chance to explore the wonders of the universe, meet the scientists whose research has changed our world and debate some big questions with some big-thinkers, all at Norwich Science Festival 2017.

Enjoy nine days of inspirational exhibitions, sensational shows and an abundance of hands-on science and engineering activities for all ages and all levels of knowledge. Look out for the brochure – out at the end of August.

Plus, schools, colleges, home-educated learners and youth groups have a dedicated Learning Programme from Monday 16 – Friday 20 October.


What's On

Our first wave of event announcements are below!
Check back on Monday 21 August for all events for this year's Festival, and the full brochure.