SCIENCE and technology companies have teamed up to inspire children to discover their hidden talents.

An Amazed by Science festival is organising 500 free events at 55 different venues to encourage young people to find out more about a career in science or maths.

Daresbury Science Park in Runcorn and Catalyst Science Discovery Centre in Widnes are taking part in the event.

Interactive workshops and activities run until Sunday, June 1.

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