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Community engagement


We're an integral part of our local community and work hard to make sure our knowledge and expertise are available to people across the region.

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We engage with the local community through a range of events, of which our Festival of Learning is the most ambitious. Each June, this festival provides a rich variety of events, activities and family fun based around the theme of learning.

In addition, we run a Festival of Enterprise and a Festival of Design & Technology, as well as initiatives such as Cafe Scientifique – a monthly gathering to explore the latest ideas in science and technology.

To find out more, visit our Community website.