A day of hands-on mathematical activities for you to get involved in. Something for everyone, ages 3 and up.


Games and puzzles

Try us at a game of chocolate trickery

Can you and a partner, handcuffed together, escape?

Magic numbercards - can we guess your birthday?

Play us at a game of dice - but beware! Will we always win?

Try to find the shortest route between all the cities

Handle mathematical objects from the History of Science Museum

And much more!

A volunteer watches as a young boy attempts the Tower of Hanoi at the Oxford Maths Festival


Games and puzzles provided by Magic Mathworks and Mathematical artefacts from History of Science Museum


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Under the strapline ‘Experiencing mathematics through sight, sound, touch and movement’, The Magic Mathworks Travelling Circus has been touring hands-on exhibitions through the U.K. and continental Europe for the past thirty years, setting up in schools, libraries, museums, shopping malls, football stadia, wherever. 


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