Maths Inspiration is a national programme of interactive maths lecture shows for teenagers. We give 14-17 year olds a chance to experience the UK's most inspiring maths speakers live in theatres, presenting mathematics in the context of exciting, real-world applications. Our shows are exceptional value for money, with ticket prices for our regular shows set in the range £7.50 to £10 + VAT (so that's a maximum of £12 total, if you can't reclaim VAT). All teacher and PGCE student teacher seats are FREE.
All shows have three interactive talks, an interval and a lively Q and A session at the end. Many of our shows feature mathematicians, engineers and statisticians, so this an ideal STEM outing for your school that can also open your students' eyes to careers they may not have considered before.
Our autumn and spring programme is aimed at Years 11 and 12, but we also run Year 9/10 shows in the summer term that are shorter and even more interactive. Click on our events to see what's coming up near you.
Maths Inspiration began in 2004. Since then over 150,000 teenagers have attended our shows making us one of the largest and most successful maths enrichment programmes in the UK.
We also run a parallel set of events in the spring called Maths Fest. Maths Fest is an all day event, aimed at sixth formers and Year 11s who are already 'into' maths. The all-day format includes Maths Slam in which students get a chance to present lightning maths talks, a short session on exam-technique, and time during breaks to tackle puzzles, talk to university students, and visit exhibitor stands. Details of Maths Fest can be found at: www.Maths-Fest.com
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Autumn 2020 Y11/12
Summer 2020 live shows cancelled - Virtual Show on 9th July 2020
Sadly, but not surprisingly, we've been informed that the Exeter theatre will not be open in July. Please follow n… https://t.co/A027Xwifvg
3 days ago
News! Since theatres are going to be closed till at least August, we're going online with a live, Virtual Maths In… https://t.co/8C1Uw4OFhc
3 days ago
Update: We won't now be able to run our June/July shows in Hull and London but we plan to do a live online show in… https://t.co/7Bl5hpOsLz
13 days ago
42 days ago
We would still love to run our summer shows in late June/July if we can (for Year 9s/10s and now maybe Y11s too).… https://t.co/ht5RT6zcWX
61 days ago