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

Round-up of Peterborough STEM Festival 2017

AndyBehind the scenes, News

Well, we aimed to take you on a STEM adventure and judging by the feedback we’ve had so far, I think we can safely say we did… and what an adventure into the world of STEM it turned out to be. Someone told us back at the start of planning for this year, soon after we were bowled over by … Read More

Thank you!


Peterborough STEM Festival volunteers

On behalf of myself and the rest of the Peterborough STEM Festival 2017 organising team, I would like to say thank you. Thank you to everyone that has supported our vision for bringing a celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths to Peterborough. Thank you to all the sponsors, both organisations and individuals that believed in us, supporting us both … Read More

How to make slime from Peterborough STEM Festival 2017


The following post assumes that you are attempting this under the supervision of a responsible adult. Following on from our very popular slime making station at STEMFest on 1st October 2017, here is the method that we found worked best for us. There are various ingredients you can use and many methods involve the use of borax. While it is … Read More

Peterborough STEM Festival 2017: Tickets Now Available!

LizPress Release

Organiser’s Digital People in Peterborough are pleased to invite families in and around Peterborough to the Peterborough STEM Festival 2017, to be held at Allia Future Business Centre Peterborough on Sunday 1st October from 9.30am until 4pm. Free tickets to the event, celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, are now available to order online at Last year the STEM … Read More