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.

 

Weekend Sessions

Saturday 20th February – Sunday 21st February

We have a great interactive and social programme
lined up for the Weekend

Log into the Festival Noticeboard each day to find the Zoom link for that day, vPlus Challenges and previous session videos. Other links for sessions during the weekend which require booking will be sent out to participants directly.

There are a limited number of interactive (not video recorded) age-specified sessions available during the weekend:

  • A Simultaneous Exhibition of Chess with Grand Master, Peter Wells (25 participants aged 18 and under) Saturday 3.30pm-5.00pm SESSION FULLY BOOKED
  • A Lichess 1 hour tournament (ages 18 and under). Sunday 10.00-11.00am
  • The Great Building Game with Tom Briggs (5 sessions for varying ages 5-12) Saturday 30 minute slots between 9.00am-1.30pm SESSION FULLY BOOKED
  • Carefully Considered Consequences with Susannah White (age 11-14) Sunday 11.30am-12.30pm SESSION FULLY BOOKED
  • A Scavenger Hunt with Catherine Holden. (5 sessions for varying ages 5-12) Sunday 30 minute slots between 1.00pm-5.30pm SESSION FULLY BOOKED
  • Your Favourite Book with Rebecca Howell (3 sessions for varying ages 6-18) Saturday 45 minute slots between 2.00pm-4.45pm SESSION FULLY BOOKED
  • Youth Social Action with Daniel Dipper (age 14-18) Sunday 2.00-3.00pm
  • Parent Sessions: Fireside Chat Saturday and Sunday 8.00-9.00pm; Parenting a Child with High Learning Potential Sunday 11.00am-12.00pm; SESSION FULLY BOOKED
  • How to be Heard with Amanda Sokell Saturday 11.00am-12.00pm SESSION FULLY BOOKED

 Links for sessions above that required separate registration will be emailed to you.

The Weekend also includes:

  • A fabulous Quiz Night with Bobby Seagull
  • Family Session on Mobile Photography with Gregor Forrest
  • Parent Session on Supporting Learning through Chess with Barry Hymer and Peter Wells
  • A private Minecraft Server for PC users FULLY BOOKED
  • Festival chat on a facebook group

and we have heard rumours that Aliens from the Federation of Intelligent Beings may be setting a challenge or two during the weekend!

Weekend Timetable

Select the age group you want to see on the timetable by clicking on the tabs. Click on individual events in the timetable to read information about that session. Please confirm the time of the sessions you are interested in by checking the Event Hours on an individual session, as times overlap on this timetable and therefore aren’t always clear about the start time.

Sat 20th Feb Sun 21st Feb
09.00 - 09.30
09.30 - 10.00
10.00 - 10.30
10.30 - 11.00
11.00 - 11.30
11.30 - 12.00
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12.30 - 13.00
13.00 - 13.30
13.30 - 14.00
14.00 - 14.30

14.30 - 15.00
15.00 - 15.30
15.30 - 16.00
16.00 - 16.30
16.30 - 17.00
17.00 - 17.30
18.00 - 18.30
18.30 - 19.00
20.00 - 20.30
20.30 - 21.00
Sat 20th Feb Sun 21st Feb
09.00 - 09.30
09.30 - 10.00
10.00 - 10.30
10.30 - 11.00
11.00 - 11.30
11.30 - 12.00
12.00 - 12.30
12.30 - 13.00
13.00 - 13.30
13.30 - 14.00
14.00 - 14.30

14.30 - 15.00
15.00 - 15.30
15.30 - 16.00
16.00 - 16.30
16.30 - 17.00
17.00 - 17.30
18.00 - 18.30
18.30 - 19.00
20.00 - 20.30
20.30 - 21.00
No events available!

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