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The Festival of Ideas is back – this time in-person! Join us on campus in Hatfield on 17-18 May 2024 for an inspiring and innovative showcase of more than 50 free and diverse events suitable for all ages and interests.

Explore our captivating performances, exhibitions and galleries, film screenings, family-friendly activities and virtual reality simulations that are sure to instil a sense of pride, as we share some of the University’s successes with the public.

Create lasting memories with your family and friends visiting our pop-up planetarium, film and TV studios, among others. You can even meet our robots, take part in interactive art and family-friendly science workshops, and learn the secrets of success from industry leaders and the University’s experts in business, AI, technology, arts and culture, health, and sport.

We’re so proud of our staff and all that we do together. Let’s celebrate our achievements!

Register your interest to receive updates, and secure early notice to reserve a free place on our sessions with limited spaces.

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