James Law

Announcing… James Law

James Law is an award winning research scientist working in the field of robotics. His work focuses on behavioural development in human infants, and the lessons for intelligent autonomous systems. James’ passion was sparked at an early age when one of his favourite toys was a programmable robot named George. However, it was only after…

John Hemmings

Announcing… John Hemmings

John Hemmings has worked in foreign and security policy for a number of years, with a focus on the Asia Pacific. In addition to working for the American think tank CSIS Pacific Forum, John spent four years at RUSI in Whitehall working as an analyst on East Asia, the Korean Peninsula, and the rise of…

Kizzy Crawford

Announcing… Performer: Kizzy Crawford

A Welsh speaker with Bajan heritage, seventeen year old Kizzy Crawford’s solo career began just two years ago. In that time, Kizzy has developed an increasing sophistication to her songwriting and performance, this is complimented by her soaring voice that boasts both range and charisma. Her ambition as a black Welsh artist is to make…

Briony Goffin

Announcing… Briony Goffin

Briony Goffin teaches creative writing at Cardiff University & is a specialist in facilitating creative writing experiences for vulnerable and marginalised adults and young people. Her work has taken her into schools, hospitals, prisons, rehab clinics, care homes, art galleries, inner-city community centres, rural village halls, on steam trains and seaside piers. She has run…

Edward Gomez

Announcing… Edward Gomez

Since childhood Edward has been fascinated by astronomy. When he realised that he could use maths and computers to do fun things with astronomy, he knew he was hooked for life. He never grew out of it and now he’s lucky enough to be a professional astrophysicist. As part of Edward’s role with LCOGT he…

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Announcing… Nick Gough & Rich Sears

Nick Gough and Rich Sears are currently on their way back from travelling the world in a tuk-tuk, driven by their passion to promote education worldwide. You can find out more about their adventure here. Or you can wait to hear all about it on the day! Nick Gough was born and raised in Bath.…

Elisabeth Mahony

Announcing… Elisabeth Mahoney

Elisabeth Mahoney is a journalist (feature writer and critic on titles including The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Scotsman) turned baker turned entrepreneur. In 2012, she launched The One Mile Bakery, delivering handmade bread, soup and jam by bike within a mile of her Cardiff home, and has since taught hundreds of people to bake…