Cryptography – A Secret Language.

Event: Booking Required

Date: November 8th - 15th

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Book your free code maker kit from your local library as part of the Wexford Science Festival. Your local library will then arrange for you to receive your kit and online resources as part of this event.

The kits contain everything to write and break secret codes that you and your friends make. Each individual kit will contain the following: – An invisible pen and built in UV light, a Caesar cipher wheel project, laminated card with ciphers. In addition to the kit step-by-step video instructions and downloadable content make it easy for your child to start and finish these activities. Recommended for children 8-years of age and older. As part of this kit you will receive a hidden message within your pack for you to decode- the first person to crack the code will receive a free prize!

This event is now sold out– kits and video link will arrive to households during science week.

Please email your answer to our hidden code competition to your local library to be in a chance to win a prize. All details can be found in your kit.


Wexford Library-


Bunclody Library-


Gorey Library-


Enniscorthy Library-


New Ross Library-

We would love to hear about your experience of our new digital programme to help us to evaluate this year's festival. Please follow this link to fill out our festival survey