Essex 2020 Finale Event to showcase work from across the year

Essex 2020: Finale Event collage

The Essex 2020: Finale Event has been announced, taking place as a virtual showcase on 3rd March 2021, 5-6.30pm.

With almost 500 events, competitions, exhibitions and recordings, it has been a brilliant year of science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics (STEAM) right across Essex.

3rd March 2021, 5:00-6:30pm online via Zoom. Book now.

Everyone is welcome to join us for a showcase of talks, videos and a look-back at an extraordinary year.

What’s on?


5:00 – 5:25pm

Acknowledging and celebrating the men and women of Essex that have shaped history through invention and innovation. From Marconi to Margaret Cavendish, see how Essex’s pioneers have been brought back to life through music, theatre, story-telling and digital art.


5:25 – 6:00pm

In this year more than most, we’ve been asking big questions about the relationship between science, technology, imagination, curiosity and wellbeing – and Essex has never been more alive with ideas than it is right now. See some of the amazing Essex projects that are inspiring, educating and innovating in 2020.


6:00 – 6:30pm

From space science to electronic music, architecture to renewable energy – Essex has always been on the front-foot, with a spirit of experimentation and design. Find out more about the technology, creativity and engineering ideas that are going to shape the future.

The event will feature, amongst many others:

  • Matipo
  • Little Stars Circus
  • Signals
  • Black Chapel Collective
  • Focal Point Gallery
  • Toddler STEAM
  • electric voice theatre
  • Essex Record Office
  • Chelmsford Science & Engineering Society
  • Sian Fan
  • Essex Book Festival
  • Chelmsford Waterways
  • Essex Police

Click the button below to register your place via Eventbrite and Zoom.