Brighton Science Festival

Mathematical Recreations – Brighton MathsJam

Saturday 20 October 2018

11.00am - 3.30pm

Brighton Maths Jam hosts Adam Atkinson and Louise Mabbs welcome you to a day of mathematical discovery and exploration.

Morning – a chance to explore a myriad of real and virtual puzzles, mathematical conundrums and an exhibition of artistic interpretations*

Afternoon – short talks and presentations by local and national mathematicians and magicians, local geometrically inspired artists and puzzle geeks. If there’s a 5 minute talk you’d like to give, please contact us!

Confirmed contributors

Adam Atkinson – Helping a Sculptor with Maths
Louise Mabbs – Fun With Fibonacci & Fabric Origami (maths in textile art)
Andrew Jeffrey – Noughts & Crosses (
Stephen Miller – Explosive Forging (changing steel with explosives)
Jonathan Welton – Just So (number tricks)

Jerry Sadowitz – TBA

Caspar Thomas – Martin Gardner’s Magic

Donald Bell – Checking out a Conjecture in Number Theory using a  Python program


The Hanover Room, Brighthelm Centre, North Rd, Brighton BN1 1YD

Saturday 20 October
11.00am – 3.30pm (drop-in)
Ages 11+

Tickets via Brighthelm site