News from 2007

August 2007

Cafe Sci at Chapel Allerton Arts Festival: cafe sci joined in the CA Arts festival, held a special cafe - the science of love? - watched our own artwork being created by a leading urban artist and filmed our first DVD.

The video's on Youtube - watch it here.

cafe sci graffito



News from 2006

December 2006

Speakers' orientation workshop in Newcastle, December 18th.

Mary Arber becomes sole project organiser.

November 2006

Second part-time organiser, Mary Arber, appointed, to support existing cafes and work with new cafes in the north of England.

First "independent" cafes open. Two schools, in Leek and Bath, have bravely taken their first steps in independently organising their cafes. Using the information from the website and email support from assistant organiser, Ann Grand, Westwood College in Leek will hold its first cafe on Wednesday 29th November (George Tyror - Nuclear power - we need it!) and Ralph Allen School in Bath will hold theirs, with Gary Mathlin on the "Big Bang", on Tuesday 7th November.

August 2006

New project organiser appointed - Sheila Ochugboju

July 2006

Speakers' Orientation Workshop, Durham

May 2006


Spennymoor School, Stockton-on-Tees

Stockport Grammar School

April 2006

Taster at:

Whitburn CofE School, South Tyneside

All Saints RC College, York

March 2006

New tasters at:

Grangefield Technology College, Stockton

Carmel RC Technology College, Darlington

Nunthorpe School, Middlesborough

Loreto Grammar School, Altrincham

Morley High School, Leeds

North Halifax Grammar School, Halifax

Priesthorpe School

February 2006

Speakers' Orientation Workshop, Manchester

January 2006

Getting a real taste for it now ... new tasters at:

St Cuthbert's Boys High School, Newcastle

Framwellgate School, Durham (at the Framwellgate Science Learning Centre)

North Leeds City Learning Centre

National Science Learning Centre, York

Bankfield School, Widnes

Trinity High School, Manchester

Belton Park School, Leeds

Droylesden High School for Girls

Horsforth School, Leeds

Leeds Grammar School

Skipton High School for Girls & Ermysted's Grammar School, Skipto


News from 2005


December 05

More "tasters" underway ...

Droylesden HSG, 11th January - Are you ready to become a cyborg? - Rowan Hoban

Horsforth School, 25th January - Are you ready to become a cyborg? - Rowan Hoban

October 2005

First "taster" cafes!!

Urmston Grammar School, 4th October -- Rowan Hoban - Are you ready to become a Cyborg?

Rossett School, Harrogate, 6th October

Fairfield High School for Girls, 11th October

King Edward VI High School, Morpeth. 19th October -- Tom Shakespeare, Stem cell  & cloning research.

September 2005

Speakers', students' and teachers' packs are now available, both online and by download.

Posters and flyers available for download.

July 2005

With the appointment of the Project Organisers and Assistant Organiser, the Junior Cafe Scientifique project is under way.

We're already in touch with potential schools and speakers in the pilot areas of Manchester, Newcastle and Leeds/Bradford. We're planning the first cafes for autumn 2005.


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