February 15-26. The vPlus Festival is an online festival from Potential Plus UK, full of workshops, webinars and discussions for young people with enquiring minds, their families and schools.

 

About the vPlus Festival

About the Festival

We all know how important it is for our young people to meet with like-minded peers. It creates a sense of belonging, reduces feelings of isolation, and helps maintain positive mental health. Similarly, parents need opportunities to meet with other families who ‘get’ their child and understand their experiences.

Our Festival for enquiring minds runs from 15th – 26th February. There will be a whole array of fantastic presenters on topics of interest to our vPlus community. The sessions will be delivered via Zoom and recorded, allowing people who have registered to catch up later if they miss the live presentation.

We are delighted to say that, with thanks to the Government, Potential Plus UK has received funding from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund, to offer a programme of online courses and our vPlus festival for young people, and for their parents, Free of Charge

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Festival Sessions

There are over 40 Brilliant Presenters including:
Bobby Seagull, Jeff Forshaw, Roma Agrawal, Simon Singh, Alex Bellos, Jonathan Hare, Ben England, Barry Hymer, Peter Wells, Verity Jones, Helen Dennis and Bob Cox…

With over 50 Events including:
Making Zines; Design a Themed Playground; Eating Insects; The Titanic; Science Experiments; Music; Drawing Sounds; Writing Poetry; Stop Frame Animation; Being Peter Pan; Monster Design; Art and Science; Mathematics of Black Holes; Political Theory in Action; Alan Turing; Critical Thinking; Einstein’s Theory of Relativity; Quantum Computing; Philosophical questions; Maths; Canadian history; Building Bridges…

We haven’t forgotten parents, with their own sessions that include:
how to encourage your child with maths, with creativity, thinking better, developing executive function skills, educational strategies, emotional regulation, metacognition and planning for University.

How to Get Involved

  • Register for the vPlus Festival
  • View our timetables and pick your sessions.
  • Log into the Festival website for daily challenges and that day’s link to the Zoom sessions – It’s that easy!

Our Zoom Sessions will be offered as webinars. Questions may be raised in the chat box by your child or yourself. The chat box will be monitored by the co-host who will pass on questions to the presenter.  Please familiarise yourself with our Terms of Use of the Festival website. It will not be possible, during most sessions, to speak directly with the presenter.

Register now to enjoy our fantastic array of events.

Register Now and Join the #vPlus Virtual Festival