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01 July 2020
The award-winning Norwich Science Festival will not be going ahead in October this year, but will return in 2021. In the meantime, look out this October for a mini programme of #NorwichSciFestAtHome events with our patrons and main partners.
18 March 2020
With the closure of many schools across the country due to COVID-19, we’ve put together a list of some of the ways to carry on STEMM learning at home.
04 March 2020
The award-winning Norwich Science Festival team have revealed this year’s dates for the ever-popular celebration of science and curiosity. The fifth Norwich Science Festival will run Saturday 24–Saturday 31 October, during the October half-term, with plenty of activities, talks, workshops and shows for all.
03 March 2020
Hot on the heels of two wins at the Norfolk & Suffolk Tourism Awards, the Norwich Science Festival has opened up their sponsorship opportunities for the 2020 Festival.
28 February 2020
The annual celebration of science and curiosity, Norwich Science Festival, won big at last night’s Norfolk & Suffolk Tourism Awards, with two awards.
14 December 2019
The 2018 Norwich Science Festival – organised by The Forum, Norwich – is a finalist for Family Event and Experience of the Year, and Marketing Campaign of the Year.
12 November 2019
This year’s Norwich Science Festival saw everything from chimpanzee calls with Dr Jane Goodall, through to an ostrich dissection and the chance to interact with robots.
17 October 2019
There’s something for everyone at this year’s Norwich Science Festival, from minibeasts to outer space and everything in-between, which kicks off on Friday 18 October.
04 October 2019
A new interactive trail celebrating 150 years of the Periodic Table is being launched as part of the Norwich Science Festival with chemical elements hidden in businesses and venues around the city to find.
02 October 2019
We all know how hard it is to function when you’ve lost even a couple of hours sleep. So imagine trying to entertain an auditorium full of people after being awake for two nights straight. That’s exactly what TV astronomer Mark Thompson will be doing at next month’s Norwich Science Festival in a warm-up to his record-breaking attempt in 2020.
21 August 2019
The 2019 Norwich Science Festival brochure is out now, featuring over 180 exciting events – from the science of food, sin and ageing, to the future of human spaceflight, and family shows from animal top trumps to the science of Roald Dahl.
24 July 2019
Renowned ethologist and conservationist Dr Jane Goodall (Founder – the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace) has been announced as the headline speaker at this year’s Norwich Science Festival.
Cuddly microbes, bird migration, rockets, pink pigeons and more with Norwich Science Festival at the Royal Norfolk Show
20 June 2019
Norwich Science Festival comes to the Discovery Zone at the Royal Norfolk Show with huge selection of hands-on, messy and fun learning activities for all ages and interests.
Explore the world of minibeasts and blast off into space, with Norwich Science Festival’s schools events
11 June 2019
Students can explore the world of minibeasts, blast off into space, discover the science of flight and much more, in the dedicated Norwich Science Festival Learning Programme to inspire the next generation of scientists.
06 June 2019
TV presenter and wildlife biologist Lizzie Daly has been announced as the new patron for Norwich Science Festival.
22 Feb 2019
It’s a celebration of all things science, from the bugs under our feet to the wonders of outer space, and is back for the fourth year this October half-term.
1 Nov 2018
The Norwich Science Festival took place last week during October half-term, with over 135 events around the city enjoyed by inquisitive minds of all ages.
19 Oct 2018
Half-term started with a bang for families, as the Norwich Science Festival kicked off on Wednesday with an early show about the science of fireworks at OPEN Norwich, and a launch event at The Forum.
11 Sep 2018
It’s not every day that a school lesson is full of bangs, fireworks and explosions, but that’s exactly what students can expect from the headline Norwich Science Festival learning show.
18 Sep 2018
Young people are invited to report on this year’s Norwich Science Festival, as part of the Young Communications Team.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
12 Apr 2016
Norwich to host a celebration of discovery and research in the city with events for all the family.