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Mathematics Discovery Day

Free family event - discover patterns, explore your creative thinking and develop your problem-solving skills with hands-on mathematical activities for all ages from 8+.

  • 1st April 2023 - 1st April 2023
  • 12:00 am - 4:00 pm

“A mathematician, like a painter or a poet, is a maker of patterns.”

Join staff and students from the Cambridge University Mathematics Faculty for this free family event. Find out what patterns you can discover, explore your creative thinking and reasoning and develop your problem-solving skills with hands-on mathematical activities and games for all ages from 8+. Join us to explore, experiment, discover, question and enjoy!

This event is part of the 2023 Cambridge Festival. No booking required – drop in throughout the afternoon.

Please note that all under-16s must be accompanied by a supervising adult.

The Maths Cafe will be open throughout the afternoon, serving light lunches, cakes, and hot and cold drinks. 

Facilities

  • Disabled Accessibility

Accessibility Facilities

  • Blue Badge Parking
  • Designated wheelchair public toilet
  • Wheel chair accessible
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Did you know?

Bringing the river to life in raucous style each June, ‘The Bumps’ are a chaotic series of rowing races. In this Cambridge tradition, which dates back to the early 19th Century, boats set out in single file and must catch and touch, or ‘bump’, the boat ahead without being caught by the rowers on their tail.