This cheshire can look forward to exploring the world of science together.

This popular science festival will take place from May 25 until June 2 and involves a week of exciting events, trails, workshops and demonstrations to get people excited about the subject and to showcase Cheshire as a hub of science and technology.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is one of the world's leading science and technology programs.

Events will include 10 locations including Tatton Park, Chester Zoo, Lion Saltworks, Jodrell Bank, Catalyst Science Discovery Center and Alderley Park, Chester, Ellesmere Port, Crewe and Warrington.

Event highlights so far include an interactive gorilla workshop at Alderley Park's Auditorium with field zoologist and wildlife author Dr Michael Leach, rocket shows and Tiny Astronaut events and even a Siemens Gadget Factory Workshop all being held at the famous Jodrell Bank as well as luck take part in dramatic and floating experiments at the Anderton Boat in Northwich and even at a desert island training at Catalyst in Widnes.

The popular annual festival is organized by Marketing Cheshire alongside headline sponsor SP Energy Networks and Alderley Park.

STEM organizations and professionals based in the county.

Cheshire and the North West can look forward to exploring the world of science together
Cheshire and the North West can look forward to exploring the world of science together

Ian Cotton, chief of communications at Essar, said: "Essar is proud to be a big part of the Amazed by Science in its sixth year. The festival aims to get excited about the world of science and its uses.

"We hope to inspire the minds of young people and to showcase the wide-ranging careers available in this sector."

Mark Livesey, Chief Executive of Marketing Cheshire, said: "We are delighted to bring this family science festival back to Cheshire for its sixth year.

"The event aims to change the way children see science, by being impacted by it and enjoying it together.

Cheshire is a well-known hub of scientific activity and world-renowned talent. "

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