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'Every year ATOM puts on diverse, imaginative and family-friendly events to allow our community to discover world-class science and technology taking place right here, as well as learning about the companies, organisations and scientists who make it happen. ATOM helps build science capital, partnering with schools to engage young people, and encouraging everyone to develop a passion for science and its potential to change the world ... ATOM is managed by a team of volunteers drawn from the science, education and business community in and around Abingdon-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.'  Normally held Early June.

'We hope to make science so irresistible to young students that the A-level courses are flooded with applicants. Already there is an increased uptake in Sussex. This is good. It means higher standards and better choice for businesses. Even for young people who decide to leave school at sixteen there will be an enduring interest in science and respect for scientists and engineers. Come to the Festival. Bring your family, bring your enthusiasm.' Normally held February (for 7-14 years olds) and October (for adults).

'Gives the public the opportunity to explore Cambridge Science ... Each year, the Festival welcomes visitors to hundreds of events and receives extensive national and local media coverage. Over 170 event coordinators organise talks, interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities, film showings and debates with the assistance of around 1,000 staff and students from departments and organisations across the University and research institutions, charities and industry in the eastern region.' Normally held Early April

'How long is a piece of string? What makes the world turn? And why does chocolate taste so good? Nothing is off limits at Cheltenham Science Festival. Every year we are joined by the world’s greatest scientists, futurologists and thought-leaders to help make sense of the world around us.'  Normally held Early June.

'An annual fun-filled series of family events online and in-person about climate, space, life sciences and human biology, engineering and technology. With everything from explosive live shows to relaxing storytime sessions with the little ones, there is something for all ages to enjoy.' Normally held Early November.

'Edinburgh Science Foundation is an educational charity, founded in 1989, which operates Edinburgh Science's Education and Festival programmes. We are best known for organising Edinburgh’s annual Science Festival – the world’s first public celebration of science and technology as a festival and still one of Europe’s largest – as well as our science education outreach programmes, Generation Science and Careers Hive and our community engagement work.' Festival normally held during April.

'The Natural History Consortium is a unique partnership of 14 members who work collaboratively within the NHC charitable structure. Our membership reflects the west of England region’s reputation as a leading centre for the understanding and appreciation of the natural world, and our programmes have national reach and impact ... The Festival of Nature is the UK's largest free celebration of the natural world ... There’ll be something for everyone in the packed programme – a family nature party, literary events, green social prescribing sessions, content creator’s evening, nature at night workshop and so much more.' Normally held Mid June in Bristol and Bath.

'Launched in 2007, Glasgow Science Festival (GSF) has grown to be one of the largest science festivals in the UK. GSF takes memorable events to non-traditional venues across the city where we engage with up to 60,000 people, from all ages and backgrounds, through the June festival and tens of thousands more through our community projects.'

'The Festival is provided by the Highland Council and runs over 3 weeks each late September/October to celebrate the heritage of the Highlands from earliest settlers to modern times, below ground and above. Whether you are a seasoned archaeologist or a complete beginner, the Festival will let you explore an amazing range of places and collections. There’s something to suit everyone and many of the events are free!'

'IF Oxford captures interest in "science and ideas" topics through educational projects and its quality October Festival. Events and long-term community programmes develop meaningful skills while sharing the positive impacts of innovation. Authentic connections with public audiences at the Festival increase science confidence and trust among adults and families.'

'A celebration of science and technology in Inverness and surrouding area. Our program is all free and open to schools, families and the general public.' Normally held Late April - Early May.

'With over 180 events across 50+ venues, the NI Science Festival offers a stimulating and wide range of events focusing on the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.' Normally held Late February.

'Norwich Science Festival is your chance to explore the wonders of the universe, meet the scientists whose research has changed our world and debate some big questions with some big-thinkers. The Festival offers inspirational exhibitions, sensational shows and an abundance of hands-on science activities for all ages and all levels of knowledge.' Normally held Mid October.

Founded 1991: 'One of the world’s longest-established and most original science festivals, providing a platform for fresh ideas in an island setting.' Normally held Early September.

'Pint of Science is a worldwide science festival which brings researchers to your local pub/cafe/space to share their scientific discoveries with you.' Normally held Mid May at locations throughout the UK (and internationally): in 2022, 32 towns/cities across the UK listed.

'Sidmouth Science Festival started in 2012 with a weekend of science events in Sidmouth and at the nearby Norman Lockyer Observatory as well as a single day in local schools and art in the local gallery. Since then it has grown to a 10 day event with over 120 activities: visitor numbers have increased, visitors have been drawn from a larger area including overseas and more schools have been involved with hundreds of East Devon students taking part.' Normally held Mid October.

'The Yorkshire Fossil Festival is organised by Scarborough Museums and Galleries and funded by Yorkshire Coast BID, The Palaeontological Association and other partners. The Festival seeks to enlighten and engage families and young people in the world of Geology and Earth Sciences. Visitors can become immersed in all things fossils and dinosaurs, many originating from Scarborough and the Yorkshire Coast.' Held Mid September.

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