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Sponsorship opportunities with award-winning Norwich Science Festival

2019 sponsors Anglian Water's Rivercare team

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.

The Festival, co-ordinated by The Forum in partnership with many organisations across the region, recently won both Family Event And Experience of the Year and Marketing Campaign Of The Year at the awards.

With over 137,000 visits in 2019, and an estimated economic value of over £2,716,000 to the local economy, sponsorship of Norwich Science Festival is a fantastic opportunity to reach new audiences, raise brand awareness, and increase knowledge of career opportunities in STEM sectors.

The Festival is made possible thanks to income generated by The Forum’s car park and the support of partners, but relies on sponsorship from businesses and organisations in the region to reach new audiences and bring in household names such as previous headline speakers Chris Packham, Dr Jane Goodall and Helen Sharman.

As well as raising brand awareness, sponsors can contribute to the Festival programme, incorporate into their Corporate Social Responsibility programme, engage with diverse audiences, and support the promotion of science and STEM education.

Joe Randlesome, Marketing Executive at ROARR! Dinosaur Adventure, said: 

“It was a privilege to sponsor the Zoology Day as part of Norwich Science Festival. We brought some of our animals, including ferrets, snakes and cockroaches, which allowed us to educate visitors about our Secret Animal Garden, the animals and their care. We would really recommend partnering with the Festival, we spoke to so many visitors about our park – many were really interested in dinosaurs and potentially visiting us. The Festival marketing was exceptional and it was impeccably organised on the day too.”

Find out more about the benefits of sponsoring #NorwichSciFest at or contact Festival Producer Natalie Bailey on



For more information on Norwich Science Festival, please contact Jan Robertson, Norwich Science Festival Marketing Manager:

Notes to editors

About the Norwich Science Festival

Celebrate the wonderful world of experiments, discoveries, exploration and innovation at Norwich Science Festival this October. Enjoy inspirational exhibitions, hands-on family activities, inspiring celebrity talks and sensational shows at The Forum, and at other venues around the city. This is a festival for all age groups and all levels of knowledge, organised by The Forum with support from partnership organisations including Norwich Research Park and UEA. The 2020 Festival patrons include Prof Ben Garrod – evolutionary biologist and great ape conservationist, Lizzie Daly –– TV presenter and wildlife biologist, and Mark Thompson – astronomer, broadcaster and author. Sponsors include Norwich Accountancy Services, Vattenfall, Briar Chemicals, and Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure.

Explore the Norwich Science Festival website for the full programme  and follow Norwich Science Festival on Twitter and Facebook.


About The Forum

  • The Forum, in the centre of Norwich, is one of the UK’s most successful Millennium projects.
  • It’s a public building, open seven days a week, all year round (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day).
  • Everyone is welcome. Most of the public events, exhibitions and activities which take place at The Forum are free.
  • The Forum Trust is the independent, self-financing, charitable organisation which manages The Forum building.
  • It is responsible for The Forum’s continued development, growth and innovation.
  • The Trust works with many partners to ensure The Forum plays a valuable role in the community.
  • Details about the charitable ‘project purpose’ which underpins The Forum are on the website