The 2018 Festival is now over. We look forward to the 2019 Festival, which is planned to take place from Friday 4th October to Sunday 13 October 2019.
Our 2018 photo albums are now available. Any videos will be available on our Youtube Channel. See our Festival Reports page for an overview of the 2018 Science Festival soon, plus event reports and videos on what happened.
Our Festivals depend on the generosity of donors and on grants. We make every effort not to charge for events so that they are accessible to all. If you wish to donate please click on our Virgin Money Giving link. If you enjoy and support the Festival you can also become a Friend of the Sidmouth Science Festival. Follow the link to find out more.
In the meantime, watch this space for science related activities in Sidmouth, including the monthly Cafe Scientifique and ad hoc events.
The Festival theme will continue as “Science in our Lives” to reflect how important the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Maths and Engineering) are to everything we do nowadays. We aim to promote curiosity in the young, to inspire them to consider a STEM career in a rapidly changing employment market, in addition to encouraging self-confessed nonscientists to engage with science in fun ways, including art, drama and music and hands-on activities. We also provide talks by experts in their fields for those looking for something more technically challenging.