Mic Night

Clopen Mic Night #3: Clopen Sept

On Tuesday 13th January at 8-9pm (GMT), we hosted the third Clopen Mic Night.

The show is free to watch, but we support our performers and pay our behind-the-scenes team for their work, so if you’d like to make a contribution - for example, as much as you’d pay for a ticket to a show - you can do so at any time by visiting or


Sophie Maclean

Sophie is a mathematician who talks about maths to school children all over the UK and beyond. She is also one of the editors of Chalkdust Magazine.

Zoe Griffiths

Zoe is a mathematician who travels the UK and internationally giving talks and workshops in schools (through Think Maths), at science festivals, teacher conferences and at comedy nights. Zoe regularly gives talks at Maths Inspiration events, and has talked about maths in places ranging from the Cheltenham Science Festival to BBC Radio 4. Before entering the world of maths communication, Zoe worked as a classroom maths teacher and is still a teacher at heart.

Alison Kiddle

Alison is a maths communicator and educator whose mission in life is to encourage other people to enjoy maths at least a tenth of how much they do. When not doing maths, they are usually busy filling their house with half-finished craft projects. Their hobby is having hobbies.

Ben Sparks

Ben is a mathematician, musician, and public speaker. He gives maths talks and workshops around the world, to students, teachers, and the general public.

Sam Hartburn

Sam is a freelance writer, copy-editor, proofreader, spreadsheet wizard, checker of hard sums and all-round provider of maths-related services. She works on textbooks, puzzle books, YouTube videos, online school resources and anything else that contains mathematical content. When she’s not doing serious maths she likes to have fun with mathematical poetry and songs. She has also been known to bake mathematical cakes.