Using maths to wrap Christmas presents


Maths is a wonderful thing. One of few things that are the same in any language and now you can use it in your gift giving too. You may have seen Katie Steckles give her talk at the Peterborough STEM Festival back in October, or maybe you helped her create a Mirror Pillar drawing? Well here, Stecks shows you how … Read More

Meet Our Sponsor: CODEM Composites Ltd


CODEM Composites

Codem Composites, based at Sawtry, near Huntingdon is a technology and engineering business firmly embedded in the rapidly expanding market of carbon fibre component manufacture. Codem are keen advocates of STEM, recognising that investment in education today is key to ensuring businesses stay at the forefront of technology in the future. Codem runs an active apprenticeship scheme with currently 8 … Read More

Meet Our Sponsor: Anglian Water and the Anglian Water @one Alliance


Marcia Davies, Community Education Manager from Anglian Water said:” We are delighted to be able to sponsor the Peterborough STEM festival this year alongside the @one Alliance. Events like these are really important as they give children and adults a chance to think about the different science and engineering skills it takes for us to provide clean, safe drinking water … Read More

Meet Our Sponsor: BGL Group


BGL Group

BGL Group is delighted to be joint headline sponsor of Peterborough’s STEM Festival, alongside Anglian Water and the Anglian Water @one Alliance. This fantastic community event engages children with the wonders of STEM and we hope that our challenging yet fun technology activity inspires many youngsters to become future leaders in technology. BGL Group is a leading digital distributor of … Read More

FIRST LEGO League Jr Peterborough Expo: Post-event Round-up

JoffFringe events, News

What an event! Last weekend we hosted the first ever FIRST LEGO League Jr expo in Peterborough with great fun had by all – children and adults alike! The event saw four teams of 6-9 year olds from this region – and one from as far as Watford, present their Aqua Adventure projects to a panel of reviewers. The children … Read More

Peterborough STEM Festival’s main day is back on October 13th 2018!

JoffNews, Press Release

Back by popular demand, Digital People in Peterborough, in collaboration with main sponsors Anglian Water, The Anglian Water @one Alliance and BGL Group, are delighted to announce the return of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Festival in Peterborough. “We’re inviting all the family to come along and hope the event is an inspirational experience for many children” Jonathan … Read More

Viridor in Peterborough Community Fund

JoffBehind the scenes

In 2017 Digital People in Peterborough, our parent company was successful in a bid for the Viridor in Peterborough Community fund, a scheme that supports local community associations and projects – such as ours! With the funding we were able to invest in hardware for running code clubs, which we have then made available to local primary schools and organisations … Read More

Ada Lovelace Who?


Before we even conceived the idea of Peterborough STEM Festival back in 2016, Ada Lovelace was an inspiration and it was from attending Ada Lovelace Day events that gave us the idea of doing something of our own here in Peterborough. But just who is Ada Lovelace? Ada Lovelace (December 10, 1815 to November 27, 1852) was a British mathematician … Read More

Easy slime and goo making with UK supermarket ingredients

JoffNews, Resources

Making your own slime / goo at home is great fun for children and a great way to learn about solids and liquids.  We’ve been making slime at Peterborough STEM Festival since 2016 (waaay before all these YouTuber upstarts!) and here are our two recipes for you to try at home. Remember to always have an adult with you when … Read More

Peterborough to Hold FIRST LEGO League Junior Expo on Saturday 19th May 2018

LizPress Release

2018 Peterborough STEM Festival FIRST LEGO League Junior

PRESS RELEASE Monday 19th February FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As part of Peterborough STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Festival 2018, Digital People in Peterborough, in collaboration with The Institute of Engineering and Technology and Allia Future Business Centre, are delighted to announce the FIRST LEGO League Junior Expo in Peterborough. Peterborough’s third Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) festival will be … Read More