Plan your activities

Get started by applying to our grants, pledging your event then promoting it


We have grants available to schools and community groups to organise events during British Science Week. We are looking for exciting events which will engage audiences underrepresented in STEM. Find out more, and apply below:

Kick Start Grants

BSW Community Grants

BSW Grants for BSA branches

Pledge your event

Please complete an online pledge form if you are planning to organise an event for British Science Week 2018.

Once you’ve completed this, you can create an event page and advertise for guest speakers and volunteers on

Activity packs

This year’s activity packs will be online from January 2018.

You can download activity packs from previous years to get an idea of what to expect.

Marketing resources

We would appreciate if you could acknowledge British Science Week in any promotional material you create. Our  logo is available here, and our poster guidelines will be available to download shortly.

How to guides

Visit our ‘how to’ guides page for step-by-step instructions on how to organise an event,  find a presenter, how to arrange publicity, and where to find funding. There are handy templates to easily create press releases and press photocall invitations to maximise publicity for your event.

You can also use the organisers’ timeline and ‘science on a shoestring’ guides which show how to do STEM activities on a small budget, using our free resources.

Case studies

Read about what others have done in our event case studies from previous years.

Take part in a citizen science project

Coming soon…