Partnership Packages

The power of involvement

We offer a range of packages to suit your organisation's objectives, interests and needs, and work closely with our partners to ensure the best possible fit. We also offer bespoke packages, and discounts for those organisations who would like to work with us on two and three year packages.

In 2026, Norwich Science Festival will celebrate it's 10th birthday, alongside the 25th anniversary of The Forum - so it's a great time to partner with us as we approach this significant milestone in the Festival's history.

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If you'd like to chat to us about any of the packages below, or the opportunities for bespoke partnerships, then do get in touch.

Partnership packages at a glance

PackageMinimum CommitmentOpportunity
Headline Sponsor£12,000 +VATAn exclusive headline package, with your organisation recognised in equal position to The Forum.
Explorium Marquee Sponsor£6,000 +VATBranding opportunities in a prime spot on Millennium Plain.
WonderTots Sponsor£5,000 +VATSupport this headline workshop offering for 2-4 year olds.
Schools' Programme Sponsor£5,000 +VATA unique opportunity to reach 5,000+ teaching staff, primary pupils and parents.
Explorium Zone Sponsor£4,000 +VATFantastic branding opportunities within The Forum's Atrium.
Workshop Sponsor£3,500 +VATOpportunity to co-create a multi-session workshop for children aged 5-12.
Explorer Dome Sponsor£3,000 +VATHost your clients or staff in a dedicated experience.
Sponsor an Event Series£2,000 +VATDrive brand awareness by supporting three thematically linked events.
Sponsor an Event£1,000 +VATMatch the perfect event in our programme to your business objectives.
Credit: Beth Moseley

Headline Sponsor

This exclusive headline sponsor package means your organisation will be recognised with equal position to The Forum across the Festival’s marketing materials and communications. This includes the front page of the Festival brochure, which has a print run of 25K, prime position on outdoor and physical advertising, the Festival website and in press releases, social media and our e-news.  

  • Logo in premium position, presented alongside The Forum, as lead partner on all print and digital materials.

  • Opportunities to host an exhibitor space or branded photo op within the Atrium of The Forum, or co-curate and introduce an event within the programme.

  • PR opportunities and credited in all Festival press releases.

  • Increased visibility for your brand on socials with support from the Festival and The Forum accounts.

  • Free tickets to the 2025 headline event and invitations for your team to attend Festival launch.

Explorium Marquee Sponsor

With an average 8,000 visitors heading to the much-loved Explorium in the Atrium at The Forum every day, we need to extend it – with a dedicated, heated marquee in Millennium Plain! The marquee provides even more free, engaging and hands-on science activities for visitors of all ages, and is particularly popular with families. 

  • Opportunities to brand the marquee with your logo, and to also host an exhibitor space within the marquee - great for engaging with our audiences, and showcasing your work or expertise.

  • Credited in Festival press releases, and in print and digital marketing materials specific to the Explorium experience.

  • Free tickets to the 2025 headline event and invitations for your team to attend Festival launch.

WonderTots Sponsor

Introduced for the first time in 2024, WonderTots brought wonder and discovery to more than 300 children aged 2–4and was incredibly popular – our sold-out sessions everyday showed that science really can be child’s play! WonderTots will run multiple sessions for six days throughout the Festival – offering your organisation fantastic visibility with family audiences. By helping us to provide these sessions at no cost to our visitors, your organisation will be delivering towards your CSR and ESG objectives and will be a key part of a feel-good, inspiring event for little ones.

  • Opportunities to brand the WonderTots workshop space with your logo.

  • Increased visibility for your brand on socials with support from the Festival accounts.

  • Free tickets to the 2025 headline event and invitations for your team to attend Festival launch.

Schools' Programme Sponsor

In 2024, our schools’ learning programme reached more than 5,000 pupils in 33 primary schools across Norfolk. Your support will help us to deliver a free touring play for schools which will inspire and excite students in Years 1-6, whilst also supporting key national curriculum objectives. Reach teaching and school staff, parents, and students with this unique opportunity. 

The play will then end its tour at Norwich Science Festival 2025 itself – providing a fantastic free offering for families with children aged 5–12 during the February half term.

  • Branding opportunities at each school on the tour, and within The Gallery at The Forum during the play's Festival run.

  • Opportunity to work with the Festival team to nominate primary schools to be included on the tour.

  • Free tickets to the 2025 headline event and invitations for your team to attend Festival launch.

Explorium Zone Sponsor

Fantastic changes are coming to The Explorium this year, with The Forum’s Atrium being transformed into three key zones, inviting visitors to ‘Experiment’, ‘Create’ and ‘Build’! This is an opportunity for your brand to be placed at the very heart of the Festival. By sponsoring one of these zones for the full eight days, your organisation will enjoy fantastic brand awareness amongst our 8,000 visitors who pass through our doors each day.

  • Branding opportunities within your zone in the Explorium, and depending on availability, the ability to match the zone theme with the expertise of your organisation.

  • Credited in Festival press releases, and in print and digital marketing materials, specific to the Explorium experience.

Workshop Sponsor

Workshops are enjoying an exciting new look in 2025 – and there are opportunities to support one of four immersive workshops for children aged 5–12. There will be multiple sessions of each workshop across a run of six days, offering fantastic visibility and the potential to reach up to 700 children and their caregivers over the course of the Festival. Your support will enable us to ensure that the workshops are priced affordably to broaden access to STEMM learning and play. 

  • Branding opportunities within the workshop venue, and the option to work with the Festival Producer to co-curate your sponsored workshop to be in line with your area of expertise.

  • Free workshop tickets to give away to your staff, customers or clients.

Explorer Dome Sponsor

There’s no doubt that the Explorer Dome is one of the most show-stopping events at the Festival – last year we sold more than 950 tickets to families and young people. The Explorer Dome also offers fantastic visibility for your brand, since it runs for six days with up to six shows taking place each day.  

  • Branding opportunities within the Explorer Dome venue.

  • Exclusive Explorer Dome experience for your team - or your clients.

Event Series Sponsor

Increase your brand awareness by sponsoring not one, but a series of up to three events in the 2025 programme at a discounted rate! These events will all be linked thematically or by audience (for example, STEMM careers or SEN), and we can match a series to best suit your objectives, expertise or target audiences. 

  • Branding opportunities at your sponsored events.

  • Free tickets to an event within your series.

Event Sponsor

Be a part of something memorable – and sponsor an event in the 2025 programme. This is a fantastic way to support our much-loved Festival at an accessible price point. Working closely with the Festival Producer, we will find the perfect event within our brilliantly diverse line up of events to match with your organisation - from comedy to tastings, immersive experiences and tackling the serious subjects, there’s something to suit all businesses. 

  • Branding opportunities at your sponsored event.

  • Free tickets to your event.

Watch our 2024 Festival video