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Ada Lovelace Day Live! 2019

8 October 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Ada Lovelace Day is an annual celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths.

Ada Lovelace Day Live! is our flagship ‘science cabaret’ event which this year will be held at The IET on the evening of Tuesday 8 October. Playing host to the UK’s most fabulous women in STEM, ALD Live! is an entertaining evening of geekery suitable for everyone over the age of 12. If you’d like to enjoy a taster, take a look at our videos from 20182017201620152014 and 2013!

Our awesome speakers are:

  • Dame Professor Jocelyn Bell Burnell, astrophysicist
  • Dr Bala Chaudhary, ecologist
  • Katie Steckles, mathematician
  • Yolanda Ohene, bio-physicist
  • Hayley Loren, marine engineer
  • Roni Savage, chartered engineering geologist
  • Dr Sally Le Page, evolutionary biologist and science communicator

Our compère will be geek songstress and one third of Festival of the Spoken Nerd, Helen Arney!

You can find out more about our fabulous speakers on our website!

Konnie Huq, who was Blue Peter’s longest running female presenter, will be on hand to sign copies of her new children’s book, Cookie and the Most Annoying Boy in the World. This is a great opportunity to get some personalised Christmas presents bought early, particularly for daughters and granddaughters!

We will once again have the fabulous Vivian Archer from Newham Books on hand to sell you the very best science books by or about women. The book stall will be available from 6:30pm until the performance starts at about 7:30pm.

Lobby doors open at 6.30pm for the book stall, book signing and cash bar. Auditorium doors open at about 7.00pm. The performance will begin at 7.30pm and will run until approximately 9.30pm.


Ticket prices are:

  • Early Bird: £10, available until midnight, 10 September – SOLD OUT
  • General Entry: £20, available until midnight, 6 October
  • Concession: £5, available until midnight, 6 October
  • On the door: £25, available until just before the performance starts at 7.30pm


8 October 2019
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Category:


Ada Lovelace Day


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2 Savoy Place
London, WC2R 0BL United Kingdom
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