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Event schedule details

Saturday 29 JuneSunday 30 June


Event location details

Imperial College Road

Come and have a pint at AlgeBAR! It's the prime spot for our guests to sit and contemplate the complexities of their festival discoveries, to log them into their memories, and negate any arguments that came from exciting discussions or mind-boggling demonstrations. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be available.


11:00 - 14:00 Battle a Chess Grandmaster!, Dots & Boxes

11:30 - 13:00 Latin Squares

14:00 - 17:00 Picture Hanging & Braid Theory, Maths Puzzles, Game of Nim

15:30 - 16:30, Magic with a Mathematician


11:00 - 14:00, Dots & Boxes, Picture Hanging & Braid Theory, Table Games, Game of Nim

14:00 - 17:00 Mathematical Origami, Maths Puzzles

14:00 - 15:30 Dobble

14:00 - 16:00 Game of Nim

15:30 - 16:30 Magic with a Mathematician

Battle a Chess Grandmaster!

Take a seat and challenge Professors Jonathan Mestel and Stewart Haslinger in a Tandem Chess Battle…

Dots & Boxes

Discover the maths behind this seemingly simple child hood game with Professor Kevin Buzzard.

Latin Squares

Let Dr Lynda White show you the maths behind manipulating patterns.

Picture Hanging & Braid Theory

Get hands on and untangle the maths of Braid Theory!

Maths puzzles

Enjoy our Mathematics Department's selection of masterful maths puzzles.

Game of Nim

Go head to head in this deceiving game of strategy full of mathematical secrets.

Magic with a Mathematician

See if Alex Foden can trick you with his maths-based magic - don't bet any money…

Mathematical Origami

Explore the beauty of polyhedra and the patterns you can create.


Dr Lynda White knows the Maths behind this fast paced card game!

Event categories

  • Adults
  • Exhibition