Cheltenham Science Festival

See Katie and Zoe in action at the Cheltenham Science Festival in June. Zoe and Katie will be doing a joint family talk called 'Probability Games', Katie will be involved in other events themed around puzzles and games and Matt Parker will be hosting the Science Variety Night on the Saturday Night.
Various locations in Cheltenham
8th June 2018 19:30–9th June 2018 23:30

The Maths Behind Board Games 

Fri 8 Jun 2018, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Want to brush up on your board game skills? Join marvellous mathematician Katie Steckles for a games night with a difference. Game theory, calculation, strategy and probability will all come into play (pun intended) as you shake, roll and move your way to victory. Try your hand at a selection of board games kindly provided by Proud Lion.

Probability Games

Roll up, roll up for some probability games! Join mathematicians Katie Steckles and Zoe Griffiths to learn how you can use maths to understand your chances of winning and maybe even increase them. There’ll be prizes to be won as we flip coins, roll dice and even play the lottery. You have to be in it to win it!

Puzzling Pizza Party

Sat 9 Jun 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Fancy some puzzles and problem-solving with your pizza? Give your brain a workout with puzzle-mad mathematicians Katie Steckles and Ben Sparks. Their selection of pizza-themed puzzles will put your mind to the test: figure out the best way to slice your pizza, and make sure you get the last piece. Suitable for beginners as well as puzzle-aficionados.

Science Festival Variety Night

Funny, entertaining and enlightening – climb aboard our Science Variety Night for late night laughs, songs and silliness, with some fascinating facts thrown in for good measure. Expect the unexpected with a fabulous lineup of guests to be announced. Hosted by the man who puts the angle in newfangled, stand-up mathematician Matt Parker.