Come along and discover STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths)

Posted on 19th September 2019 | in Community , Northumberland County Council


Taking place in Alnwick.

Children aged 9 to 13 can have a brilliant day at the Alnwick Adult Learning Centre this autumn half-term week, finding out more about these fascinating subjects.

A full day event on Wednesday 30 October will include three workshops run by industry experts in all things digital and STEM.    Use your engineering skills to build a stretcher and explore technology through practical work with robots.

Cllr Nick Oliver, cabinet member for corporate services at Northumberland County Council said: “STEM is high on the agenda for all educational establishments and workplaces.

“As a council we wish to promote them by engaging with local schools, children and businesses to increase the opportunities available in our county and showcase the exciting and varied career opportunities that the STEM subjects can open up for our young people.”

The event will run from 9.45am until 3pm on Wednesday 30 October. Places are £7 per child, plus VAT and booking fee. All children must be supervised by a parent or guardian and each adult should book a ticket, although adult tickets are free. Lunch is provided.

Book your tickets on Eventbrite here:

The deadline for booking tickets is 1pm on Monday 28 October.

If you have any queries about the event you can email




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