Get out of the classroom and visit a place that promises to be like nowhere else on Earth. The second annual New Scientist Live event will bring together the biggest and most provocative science, engineering and technology. Split into four key zones - Brain & Body, Technology, Earth and the Cosmos - see science brought to life with over 200 first-rate demonstrations and more than 100 thought-provoking talks from the most influential names in science. Fuelling imaginations, every visitor can finally get answers to everything they've ever wanted to know - and much more.
What the price includes
- Two days' exclusive coach travel, including pick-up and drop-off at your school or college
- One night's hotel accommodation in greater London
- Continental breakfast
- Admission to New Scientist Live Exhibition
- Guided sightseeing tour of London
- London 'Educational Visits and Attractions' Guide
- Individually tailored itinerary
- Services of Study Experiences Tour Manager while in London
- One free teacher place for every 8 students
The Three Day Study Experience includes all of the above with an extra night's hotel accommodation and an additional day's coach hire for transfers in London.
Your students will be able to listen to talks from world-leading scientists, futurologists and thought leaders, inspiring the next generation. 2016 speakers included astronaut Tim Peake, physicist Jim Al-Khalili, space scientist Monica Grady and mathematician Marcus du Sautoy. 2017 speaker topics covered will range from the Higgs boson to sports science, to driverless cars, AI and so much more.
Students will be able to learn from the huge range of demonstrations and experiences, and get hands-on with science. In addition, they will be able to speak to scientists from the Royal Society of Biology, The Royal Academy of Engineering, Imperial College London, The Science Council and many many more.
Last year's show featured the Bloodhound Project's adrenaline-pumping 1000mph car, a chance to see the European Space Agency's Exomars Rover in the flesh, VR demonstrations, and The Rentokil Pestaurant where visitors could try a range of edible creepy crawlies. 2017 content will be confirmed in the coming months.
Our tour arrangements are based on providing your group with exclusive use of a 48, 49 or 53 seat coach, which will collect you from and return you back to your school or college. The coach will also provide the transfers between your chosen activities each day and your hotel, to ensure you enjoy the very best arrangements in London. Prices are based on a group size of 40 students.
Your group will stay in one of our carefully selected hotels. Our range includes excellent properties in both greater and central London. Our greater London hotels range includes the Ibis Wembley Hotel, St Giles Hotel Heathrow and Premier Inn Heathrow Hotel. Our central London hotels range includes the Holiday Inn Express Greenwich Hotel and Ibis Excel Hotel.
Educational Support Materials
To help plan your tour we provide you with Study Experiences' Educational Visits and Attractions Guide. Your dedicated Programme Manager will discuss your requirements with you, take responsibility for planning your itinerary and offer you a comprehensive visits booking service, including a wide range of dining, sightseeing and educational visit options.