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

Peterborough to Hold The Second Free Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Festival on 1st October 2017

JoffPress Release

Following a very successful and well received event in 2016, Digital People in Peterborough and Allia Future Business Centre are delighted to announce another STEM festival for 2017. The main Festival day will be on Sunday 1st October with a dedicated School’s Day on Friday 29th September. The festival’s free-to-attend main event will be on Sunday 1st October 2017, with … Read More

Peterborough STEM Festival 2016 Round-Up


Saturday October 1st saw us open the doors of the Allia Future Business Centre and host the first ever Peterborough STEM festival. Our mission was 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.  Much to … Read More

Countdown to Peterborough’s first free STEM festival

JoffPress Release

For immediate release 26th September, 2016 COUNTDOWN TO PETERBOROUGH’S FIRST FREE STEM FESTIVAL Peterborough’s first ever free Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Festival is set to take place this Saturday (1st October). The festival promises to inspire and engage younger people, families, as well as girls that are thinking of taking up a career in STEM-related subjects. Over 500 … Read More

What Does It Take To Become an Astrophysicist?


In our latest blog post we take a look into astrophysics and talk to Dr Jen Gupta, an astrophysicist and science communicator who’ll be joining us at the upcoming STEM Festival. First of all, you may be wondering, what is astrophysics? Astrophysics is a type of space science that applies the laws of physics and chemistry to explain the birth, … Read More

Thank you PJ Care – STEMettes Workshop Sponsor

JoffNews, Sponsors

Thank you to PJ Care for supporting Peterborough STEM Festival by becoming dedicated sponsors for the STEMettes workshop! About PJ Care PJ Care operate Eagle Wood Neurological Care Centre in Bretton which comprises of five neurological care units. Each provides a distinct care model caters for different aspects of neurological nursing needs; including long term neurological conditions, neuro-rehabilitation, frontal temporal dementias, … Read More