7th October 2023

Great Malvern, UK

12th Edition


The Family Day


Engaging all ages

Saturday 7th October 2023 (all day)

 Malvern Library, Great Malvern, WR14 2HU

Explore the hands-on exhibits from a variety of organisations involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Ideal for grand-parents/parents and children to enjoy together. The Book and Cup Cafe will be open downstairs serving light refreshments and lunch throughout the day.

Exhibition free for all to attend.


At this time...

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World Space Week

World Space Week is an international celebration of science and technology, and their contribution to the betterment of the human condition. The United Nations General Assembly declared in 1999 that World Space Week will be held each year from October 4-10.

@WorldSpaceWeek, @WSW_UK



European Cyber Security Month

ECSM is the EU’s annual advocacy campaign that takes place in October and aims to raise awareness of cyber security threats, promote cyber security among citizens and provide up to date security information, through education and sharing of good practices.

@CyberSecMonth, #CyberSecMonth




Free to attend. Open from 9:30am to 3:30pm, dispersed throughout the library. We'll be adding more exhibitors as they confirm...

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BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is ensuring the digital journey is safe and positive for everyone, by raising standards of competence and conduct across the IT industry and tackling the ethical challenges people face along the way. They have over 70,000 members in 150 countries, and a wider community of business leaders, educators, practitioners and policy-makers all committed to their mission of ensuring everyone’s experience with technology is positive.




Code Club thinks children should have the opportunity to learn to code, no matter who they are or where they come from. At club sessions, young people use free, step-by-step project guides specially created by Code Club. Club organisers provide support to help the young people progress through our projects, to create games, animations, and web pages using Scratch, Python, or HTML/CSS. The Malvern Library hosts a Code Club each month, so come along to find out more and have a go.



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The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is the science inside UK defence and security. Dstl is an executive agency of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) providing world class expertise and delivering cutting-edge science and technology for the benefit of the nation and allies. They sustain and grow science and technology capabilities that must remain in government, and help develop capabilities that are managed elsewhere, for example, in industry and academia.



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Local paleontologist from e-fossils, Dr Mark O'Dell, will exhibit some of his fossil finds from the west of the Malvern Hills and in the Cotswolds. He'll also explain the tools he uses to carefully extract and clean samples, and he'll crack open a few nodules with the hope of finding some freshly exposed fossils. Mark can also answer questions you might have about your own fossil samples.


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Future Biomanufacturing Research Hub is at the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester. It is developing innovative technologies for high-value manufacturing to sustainably produce pharmaceuticals, chemicals and materials. It brings together impressive expertise from fundamental laboratory research infrastructure through to pilot scale production facilities.



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GE Aerospace is a global provider of engines, systems, and services, with revenues exceeding $30 billion. As a leader in aviation technology, GE Aerospace continues to design, develop and manufacture jet engines, components and integrated systems for military, commercial and business and general aircraft as well as aero-derivative gas turbines for marine applications



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IASME work alongside a network of over 250 Certification Bodies across the UK and Crown Dependencies to help certify organisations of all sizes in both cyber security and counter fraud. IASME is committed to helping businesses improve their cyber security, risk management and good governance through an effective and accessible range of certifications. Find out more about being cyber secure at home and what careers there are in cyber now and in the future.



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Institute of Physics (IoP) is a leading scientific society; a charitable organisation with a worldwide membership of more than 50,000, working together to advance physics education, research and application.

@IOPMidlands, PhysicsNews


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Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) has for over 140 years been inspiring, informing and influencing the global engineering community; supporting technology innovation to meet the needs of society.



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Institution of Mechanical Engineers works with leading companies, universities, and think tanks to create and share knowledge, fresh thinking and authoritative guidance on all aspects of mechanical engineering.

@IMechE, @IMechE_Worcs 



Malvern Radar and Technology History Society (MRATHS) exists to preserve the heritage of the Government Research at Malvern which conducted research and development in support of the armed forces. With photographic archive material and physical artefacts on display at the Festival, the Society will highlight some of past breakthroughs in infra-red and radar technology credited to Malvern's boffins.



ROCU - The West Midlands Regional Organised Crime Unit is a collaboration between the police forces of Staffordshire, West Midlands, West Mercia and Warwickshire to fight organised crime across the region. They will be covering a range of topics including what Cyber Crime is and what the penalties of Cyber Crime are, and how to protect yourself from Cyber Crime.



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STEM Ambassadors from the Malvern Hills Raspberry Jam Pi computer club will showcase some Arduino and Raspberry Pi devices devices running various programs and controlling displays, LEDs, etc.




The STEM Response Team is an award-winning outreach and public engagement team from the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) at the University of Wolverhampton. The team provide a variety of table top STEM based activities for individuals of all ages to come along and get involved with, including body puzzles, animal morphology and ecology, forensics, 'infectious snot' and STEM related crafts.

@STEMResponseWLV, @DrKhechara, @HeatherAngellx



UBRacing is the University of Birmingham's Formula Student team and a founding partner of the international IMechE competition. This hugely successful project enables students to gain hands-on experience of a real life-engineering task by designing, building and racing a single-seater car from scratch each year. Recently, it merged with UBeRacing and now they aim to jointly build two cars each year: a combustion powered car and an electric car.



Programme subject to change. 

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