A long time before (September and October)
Browse the British Science Week FAQs
- Read our FAQs here (from 2017 – to be updated shortly)
Decide roughly what kind of event you’d like to run
Decide how you’re going to pay for your activities
Sometime before (November and December)
Get some activity ideas
- Read our science on a shoestring guide
- Check out the British Science Week primary school, secondary school, special educational needs and family activity packs
- Download one of the British Science Week science quizzes (from 2016)
A short time before (January and February)
Finalise your plans
- Decide on the event’s final budget, format, content, venue and timing
- Allocate roles to the people who you need to help organise and deliver the event
Publicise your event/activity
Read the British Science Week guide to publicity
Pledge and promote your event
- Firstly, pledge to run an event so it will appear on the pledge map on our homepage.
- Next, if you need help with your event you can find speakers, volunteers and advisors on Science Live. Science Live is the British Science Association’s event platform that enables people – whether as organisers, speakers, volunteers, or attendees – to connect with one another.
- You can also promote your event for free on Science Live’s event listing and map.