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Out and about

saw group bannerSAW regularly gets out and about to present at a variety of events which gives us an opportunity to work with adults too.  Whether it's a bespoke SAW workshop or a science-themed stand at a festival, we love bringing the coolest science topics and engaging creative tasks to share with society.

Take a look at some of the events we have taken part in and get in touch if you'd like to see us at your next event.


Norwich Research Park Image Library
Scientific research generates a wealth of intriguing images that capture the interest of people of all ages and from all backgrounds.  Images can provide a non-threatening starting point for building a deeper understanding of scientific...

Global Garden workshop series
In collaboration with OpenPlant, the latest Global Garden workshop was held at an exciting new venue, the Cambridge Botanic Garden as part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas. The Cambridge Festival of Ideas welcomed around 25,000 people...

Latitude Festival
Natures Dazzling Diversity and Guardians of the Gut - 2019   This year we worked with Dr Martin Taylor (UEA) and the Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Conservation (CEEC) to support their "Natures Dazzling...

BoomTown Fair
Talking Plastic Pollution - 2019 Boomtown is one of the biggest (and most impressive) festival communities in the country and this year their focus was on the festivals own environmental impact. The organisers put...

SAW collaborates with Writers Centre Norwich
The SAW Trust have begun a new collaboration with the Writers Centre Norwich(WCN) to provide science-inspired poetry workshops for adults using current science topics as a starting point for writing.  There are 4 workshops planned for...

Royal Norfolk Show
2015 marked the 150 year anniversary of a presentation of research to the Natural Science Society in Brno by Austrian monk Gregor Mendel, who is regarded as the “father of modern genetics”.  In...

Natures Factories tour 2014
SAW worked with researchers from the John Innes Centre and Institute of Food Research to design a stand for the BBSRC Great British Bioscience festival which took place in November 2014 at Bethnal Green. ...

Cambridge Festival of Ideas
For the 2013 Festival of Ideas in Cambridge we worked with scientist Andy Osborne who specialises in eye research.  We ran a drop-in workshop at the Cambridge Science Centre for families where they could learn...

A celebration of light!
A new festival that celebrates everything to do with light took place in Cambridge in February 2013.  For the e-Luminate festival, the SAW Trust worked with the Cambridge Science Centre and artist Jenny Walsh to...