Techniquest

Experimenta Consultancy Report

Techniquest is delighted to have completed a consultancy document entitled A Science Theatre for Children — an Analysis for Experimenta.

The report was comissioned to analyse the potential for, and the implications of, a science theatre and programes for schools audiences aged 4 to 10. The study focused on areas including:

  • How a science theatre is best included in to the current operationalal model at Experimenta.
  • How shows should be tailored to audiences aged 4–6 and 7–10.
  • What technical infrastructure is necessary for the theatre and what technical equipment should be considered.
  • Staff structuring, recruitment and training needs.
  • Trialling and evaluation.

The study was based on Techniquests experiences of running a sucessful in-house programe of over 100 shows and workshops during the 26 years of operation, whilst also looking at current trends across Europe and beyond.

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Find us

  Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW

Contact us

  029 2047 5475
  info@techniquest.org

Opening hours

  During local school holidays
10.00am–5.00pm Bank Holidays, seven days a week.

  School term
9.30am–4.30pm Tuesday–Friday;
10.00am–5.00pm Saturday and Sunday.

Charity & company

  Registered charity no. 517722
  Registered in Wales no. 01955696

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FAQs

  •   What is Techniquest?

    Techniquest is an educational charity, with a science centre in Cardiff Bay. Our mission is to embed science in Welsh culture through interactive engagement. We provide a range of services to schools and teachers to complement formal education provision in Wales and work extensively with public audiences.

  •   Where can I park?

    We are pleased to be able to offer all of our visitors discounted parking with Q-Park, our preferred parking partner.

    The Q-Park operates the Cardiff Bay car park in Pierhead Street which is around 8 minutes walk from Techniquest.

    We have agreed a special discount rate for our customers of 15% off all pre-bookings.
    Pre-book and guarantee your space here using the code TECHNI15.

    There are also nearby pay-and-display car parks on Stuart Street and Havannah Street. Please do not park on Havannah Street itself.

  •   Who is it for?

    Techniquest is suitable for all ages! We do have special events for certain groups, however — see Toddler Days, After Hours and Home Educator days.

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