Encourage. Inspire. Develop.
A celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics inspired by
Ada Lovelace Day.
Sunday the 1st October 2017
Festival runs from 09:30 until 16:00
Get your free entry and workshop tickets!
Our mission is to provide a day of fun activities to celebrate and to experience the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – a free event to attend, designed especially for families and young people.
Peterborough STEM Festival is proud to be an official Ada Lovelace Day event.
What we did last year…
Saturday October 1st 2016 saw us open the doors of the Allia Future Business Centre and host the first ever Peterborough STEM festival.
STEM School’s Challenge Day – 29th Sept
Compete against other teams. Win prizes!
Take part in science based experiments, test your problem solving skills with our maths based puzzles, design and create something with your engineering skills and demonstrate your coding abilities in our technology activity. Winning teams will be awarded prizes, and the overall winning school will be presented the Peterborough STEM Festival trophy! Open to primary school aged children.
Please note: this event is by invitation only and not open to the public.
Take part in FREE .
Want to get involved?
We would love to hear from you. Whether you can offer your expertise or your time, all help is gratefully received.
Are you a STEM ambassador or passionate about what you do? If you want to share your passion by giving a talk, running a demo or a workshop – we want to hear from you, especially if you are local to Peterborough!
I want to contribute!
Become a Sponsor!
We have 'byte' packets to suit all budgets whether you are a multinational organisation or just a lover and supporter of STEM.Get in touch!
We are looking for help with the preparations in the weeks leading up to the event and also on the day itself. We can’t promise you riches, but we can promise you a cool t-shirt (Team DPiP), food and refreshments in exchange for your time.
I want to help! Sign me up.
Location, location, location.
Allia Future Business Centre, Peterborough United Football Club, London Rd, Peterborough PE2 8AN.
At the back of POSH grounds. Parking available near site.
We have a day full of free-to-attend activities (no booking required), including:
- Coding challenges with BGL Group
- Get involved with CHaOS (Cambridge Hands On Science)
- Collect the clues and solve the code for the Escape Rooms Treasure Hunt
- Create the best aircraft rivet with the Royal Air Force
- Learn how to broadcast an Internet radio station with Hereward Community Radio
- Hands-on DNA construction with the Wellcome Trust
- Tour the Innovation Lab and discover 3D printers, 3D scanners, laser cutters and more
- Meet Pepper, Greater Peterborough UTC’s robot assistant