This event happened in the past (2019 edition)

The Science of Roald Dahl

With Jon Chase

This is an event from the 2019 edition

If you’ve ever wondered what’s needed to get James’ peach to fly, whether George is a genius scientist and how topsy turvy the Twits could really be, then this is the splendiferous science show for you. Join BBC Bitesize science presenter Jon Chase as he delves into the whoopsy waffling worlds of Roald Dahl.

Roald Dahl is the Author of the stories referred to in this show.  Learn more at

Jon Chase is a science communicator, author and science rapper based in South Wales. He has an intense passion for scientific thinking and believes that knowledge should be made available in a way that allows as many people as possible the opportunity to gain access to it. He has produced raps for NASA, CBBC, CH4, Chester Zoo and various other learning groups. Jon can also be seen presenting Science programmes for BBC Learning, as well as their Youtube science channels, such as BritLab (formerly Head Squeeze).

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Saturday 19 October
Venue: Norwich School, Blake Studio
Cost: £5
Age: 7+

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