New Scientist Live 2020

Prices from: £132 (15-18th October 2020)

New Scientist have developed an inspiring, exciting and incredible event called New Scientist Live taking place in London in October 2020. Adaptable Travel have partnered up with this fantastic event to offer you and your students the chance to go on the ultimate school science trip. Offering students and teachers an engaging and inspirational day out, the show brings together the biggest and most provocative science, engineering and technology.

Split into five amazing immersive zones – Cosmos, Engineering, Humans, Earth and Technology – students will see science brought to life with over 200 first-rate demonstrations and more than 140 thought-provoking talks from the most influential names in science, fuelling the imagination of every young scientist.

2019 saw attendence figures soar past 40,000 playing host to a everyone professionals to students and budding scientists! An event that grows each year 

World-leading Scientist Speakers

Students will be able to listen to talks from world-leading scientists, futurologists and thought leaders, inspiring the next generation. Previous speakers have included astronaut Tim Peake, physicist Helen Czerski, Cosmologist and physicist Sean Carroll and Chef Heston Blumenthal. Covering topics from the Higgs Boson to AI and everything in-between. 


What else will there be to do?

New Scientist Live is the world’s greatest science festival, bringing science to life with lots of interactive activities, thought-provoking talks, ground-breaking discoveries, hands-on scientific experiences, workshops and performances. Five amazing immersive zones cover the breadth of Science: Cosmos, Engineering, Humans, Earth and Technology. A fantastic line up of over 140 speakers and 120 exhibits creates an incredible energy that can’t fail to motivate even the most challenging of students!

Dedicated Schools Day

Thursday 10th October will be New Scientist Live’s school focus day where teachers and students can take part in a programme tailored around the curriculum and dedicated to bringing science to life. The event is designed to engage and inspire the next generation, helping them?to understand that science is for everyone. It will ensure students understand that scientific developments taking place today have the power to change what it means to be human.

  • Dedicated content for Key stages 2, 3 and 4 running throughout the day across six stages
  • Theatre content designed to link to STEM curriculums 
  • Access to exclusive schools’ sessions on the ?main stage session
  • Provision of pre-event learning materials for use in the classroom

What is Included with Adaptable Travel

We have partnered with New Scientist Live to offer a cost-effective solution for schools from across the UK to attend this amazing science event. For schools not based in or near London, our package includes return coach transport from your school, 1 day entrance to New Scientist Live (extended durations available), pre-booked entry to the Science Museum or visit the Natural History Museum, 1 free staff place for every 10 paying students, chance to add-on other excursions including the London Eye, group evening meals, a West End show and other fantastic science related visits and excursions.

What’s more, you only need a minimum of 15 paying passengers to take your school to New Scientist Live, with a fixed price.

Packages available for:

  • 2 day, 1 night (including transport and accommodation)


Enquire today to start organising your school trip to New Scientist Live.

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Destination Pack
To assist you with planning the most relevant and appropriate itinerary for your students, a Leisure & Learning destination pack complete with a full excursion list including curriculum area recommendations will be sent with every quote.

Details of the 2 Day, 1 Night Package:

What is included in the 2-day tour?

  • Full Executive Coach Transfer from your institute to the accommodation in London

  • 1 Nights Accommodation with Breakfast in London accommodation

  • 1 free staff place based on every 10 paying passengers

  • Day 1: Entrance to the Science Museum & Natural History Museum with optional workshops (please note entrance to the Science Museum is free of charge, but Adaptable Travel will be able to pre-reserve your places)

  • Day 2: Entrance to the New Scientist Live event at London Excel


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This event is open to all groups. That is why we have alternative packages for groups wanting Daytrips or Ticket Only packages available.

Add-ons including Centre of the Cell, Natural History Museum Workshops, Kew Gardens, London Eye, Theatre visits and more available.

Extended Duration trips are also available.

Minimum group size of just 15 learners with 1:10 free place ratio.

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