Festival of Ideas

Start powering your tomorrow

Step into the future at the University of Hertfordshire Festival of Ideas.

Join us on 17-18 May 2024 in Hatfield as we host our first ever live Festival of Ideas – an exciting showcase of innovation that’s sure to inspire you!

Discover more than 50 free and diverse events suitable for all ages and interests, including family-friendly activities, captivating performances, exhibitions and galleries, film screenings, and virtual reality simulations.

Create lasting memories at our pop-up planetarium, visit our film and TV studios , meet our robots, take part in interactive art and science workshops and much more! You’ll also be able to learn the secrets of success from industry leaders and the University’s experts in business, AI, technology, arts and culture, health, and sport.

One idea can change your life, so get ready to embrace them all.

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

Register your interest