• Dr Jane Goodall - credit Jane Goodall Institute

    Dr Jane Goodall is 2019 headline speaker

    Renowned ethologist and conservationist Dr Jane Goodall (Founder – the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace) is the headline speaker at this year’s Norwich Science Festival.

  • NSF Learning Programme 2019 graphics

    Our Learning Programme is now live!

    Explore the world of minibeasts, blast off into space, discover the science of flight and much more, in our dedicated Learning Programme to inspire the next generation of scientists.

  • Lizzie Daly - new Norwich Science Festival patron

    TV presenter Lizzie Daly is new Norwich Science Festival patron

    We're delighted to welcome TV presenter and wildlife biologist Lizzie Daly as the new patron for Norwich Science Festival.

  • 2019 Dates for Norwich Science Festival

    Dates for your diaries! We're back in October 2019...

    It’s a celebration of all things science, from the bugs under our feet to the wonders of outer space, and we're back for the fourth year this 18–26 October.

Norwich Science Festival


Norwich Science Festival returns for October half-term – 18–26 October 2019 – with nine days of inspirational exhibitions, sensational shows and an abundance of hands-on science activities for all ages and all levels of knowledge; plus a dedicated learning programme for schools, youth groups and home-educated learners. Our what’s on events for October half-term in Norwich will go live on 21 August… Read more about the 2019 dates.

Norwich Science Festival is coordinated by The Forum, Norwich, and a partnership of organisations and institutions including Norwich Research Park and the University of East Anglia. Read more about Norwich Science Festival.


Pink pigeon and pumpkin at Norwich Science Festival 2018

Revisit Norwich Science Festival 2018

What's On

We'll have plenty of great science events for you for October half-term.
Our #NorwichSciFest shows at Norwich Playhouse are now on sale. Check back on 24 July for some headline events, and the full brochure and all events on 21 August.