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Chance for young people to show their media creativity at Norwich Science Festival

18 Sep 2018

Young people are invited to report on this year’s Norwich Science Festival, as part of the Young Communications Team.

Over 130 events announced for Norwich Science Festival 2018 – from ugly animals and dinosaurs to robots and our future world!

21 Aug 2018

The 2018 Norwich Science Festival brochure is now out, with over 130 events covering nature and the environment, technology, engineering, medicine and health, engineering, astronomy and space, physics, chemistry, and the cutting-edge work by scientists at Norwich Research Park.

Headline show revealed!

26 July 2018

Chris Packham, the renowned TV presenter and naturalist, has been announced as the headline talk for this year’s Norwich Science Festival.

Science star from Norfolk is new festival patron

13 July 2018

Dr Ben Garrod, the evolutionary biologist and great ape conservationist who hails from Norfolk, has been announced as a new patron of Norwich Science Festival.

Fireworks, the science of rap, and cloud making – bumper schools programme for Norwich Science Festival

11 July 2018

Students across Norfolk can explore the science of fireworks, become a DNA detective, create clouds, go on a journey of sound or engage with rap science, with Norwich Science Festival’s new learning programme.

No visiting spaceship for Norwich 

09 Mar 2018

The competition to host Tim Peake’s Soyuz capsule has been won by Peterborough Cathedral. The Forum and Norwich Science Festival were one of the five shortlisted venues in the competition run by the Science Museum Group.

Explore our future world at Norwich Science Festival 2018 – dates announced

01 March 2018

The popular Norwich Science Festival will return for October half-term, with events taking place between 19 and 27 October. The Festival’s theme this year is ‘Our future world’, exploring how developments in science and technology will shape our future, as well as what we can all do to help make it sustainable.

Soyuz delegation visit The Forum, Norwich

24 Jan 2018

A delegation from the Science Museum Group visited The Forum, Norwich, yesterday (Tuesday 23 January), as part of the judging process in the competition to host Tim Peake’s Soyuz TMA-19M capsule.

Tim Peake’s spacecraft could land at The Forum for Norwich Science Festival 2018

17 Jan 2018

British astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz TMA-19M is touring the UK, presented by Samsung and the Science Museum Group, and the spacecraft could touch down at The Forum, Norwich if it wins a national competition.

Norwich Science Festival kicks off – from the science of gin to Britain’s first astronaut

20 Oct 2017

From the science of gin and macarons, through to the scientific secrets of Doctor Who, there is something for everyone in this year’s Norwich Science Festival, which returns 21-29 October during half term.

Your help needed for Norwich Science Festival! Volunteers wanted…

29 Sep 2017

The Norwich Science Festival team is looking for enthusiastic, friendly people to join the #NorwichSciFest crew, to help members of the public make the most of the many exhibitions, events and activities on offer during the Festival.

Over 125 events for bumper Norwich Science Festival

21 Aug 2017

From the science of gin through to the scientific secrets of Doctor Who, there is something for everyone in this year’s Norwich Science Festival, which returns 21-29 October during half term.

Meet an astronaut, test your dinosaur knowledge and discover Spaceship Earth

10 Aug 2017

The first wave of headline events are now on sale for Norwich Science Festival 2017. This is your chance to meet an astronaut, test your dinosaur knowledge, discover Spaceship Earth, and find out how we tamed wild animals.

Young Learners – Come and Explore the World!

6 Jul 2017

Young learners are urged to explore the world this October, with the Norwich Science Festival Learning Programme – whether it is blasting off into space, diving into the deepest oceans or examining the complex DNA which makes up every living thing.

Dates Announced for the Norwich Science Festival 2017!

9 Mar 2017

The Forum in Norwich has announced the dates for the Norwich Science Festival 2017 on the eve of this year’s British Science Week.

It’s Norwich Science Festival Time!

17 Oct 2016

Celebrating science in Norwich – the first, city-wide Science Festival takes place from 18-30 October and will celebrate Norwich as a world-class city of science.

Free programme of learning for Schools, Home Educators and Youth Organisations

16 Sep 2016

A dedicated four day programme has been announced for young learners to attend free bookable sessions to immerse themselves in a fantastic programme of science.

Talks and Events Announced – Tickets On Sale!

20 Jul 2016

The first wave of headline talks and events for the Norwich Science Festival are on sale including talks from Professor Robert Winston, Helen Czerski and Ben Garrod.

Major Norwich Science Festival announced

12 Apr 2016

Norwich to host a celebration of discovery and research in the city with events for all the family.