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February 27, 2018

The Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity is over for another year and it's time to reflect on all the great work that happened during the biggest and busiest festival yet!

The Real Science in Schools Symposium kicked the festival off in the best way, with teache...

July 17, 2017

Over the past week we've been very busy surprising the people of Bulwell with science! During the week 8th-15th July, we brought science busking tricks to many different events happening as part of the Bulwell Arts Festival.

As part of the British Science Association's...

March 14, 2017

On Saturday 11th of March, Ignite! took science into the supermarket! Hosted by Morrisons in Bulwell for the day, we ran activities based on the Wellcome Trust's The Crunch initiative around the theme of diet, nutrition and wellbeing. We gave away around 40 growing kit...

January 24, 2017

Preparations are well under way for Nottingham's third annual Festival of Science and Curiosity. This year, Ignite! is working in cooperation with a whole host of organisations and venues across the city to bring a variety of curiosity-piquing events to the people of N...

January 11, 2017

Following my visit to South Korea in October, I completed the second part of my research into STEM education, the focus of my Winston Churchill Travel Fellowship 2016, by investigating some innovative projects in India.  My three weeks included visits to schools and or...

February 12, 2016

​The 2016 Festival of Science and Curiosity is open and welcoming everyone in Nottingham to come and get curious!

The festival brings science to the Nottingham community. What is the one big question you would like to ask? What would you like to investigate?


October 2, 2015

This weekend we're super excited to announce our involvement in the 2015 Fun Palaces weekend. Ignite! founder Rick Hall and Programme Manager Hasmita Chavda will be joined by Andrea and on tour across Nottingham with the astonishingly good fun Science Busking Tour. The...

September 15, 2015

Here at Ignite! we have enjoyed a very busy summer developing the Community Curiosity Labs and Lab_13 Ghana.

Community Curiosity Labs

Over the summer we have been developing our Community Curiosity Labs in the outer Nottingham estate of Strelley. With our partners in Not...

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