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Join our famous faces for The Big Number Natter on National Numeracy Day, 17 May

10 May 2023

TV stars Rachel Riley, Bobby Seagull and Katya Jones, Bake Off’s Peter Sawkins and Giuseppe Dell’Anno, designer Will Hardie and rapper Shuffle T are among the famous faces taking part in The Big Number Natter on 17 May, National Numeracy Day.

Image listing those involved with the Big Number Natter and their headshots

Love it or loathe it, everyone has something to say when it comes to maths, including celebrities!

Find out what our fantastic line up of famous faces feel about maths on 17 May, as part of the only nationwide conversation about numbers. It might surprise you!

The celebrities are all sharing their own feelings about numbers in a bid to get Brits to open up too. Having a chat is often the first step to realising you’re not alone. Often many others feel just the same way you do!

Among the names getting involved are TV’s Dr Linda Papadopoulos, celebrity chef Ching He Huang, design and maker Will Hardie from George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces and celebrity mathematicians Hannah Fry and Tom Crawford, aka Tom Rocks Maths.

Who'll be number nattering this May?

Keep your eyes and ears glued to social media to find out what other new names will be joining in – we have loads more in store, including:

Join the UK's only nationwide conversation about numbers

This May, join celebrities, experts and influencers on social media by sharing your own number stories using #Big NumberNatter.

What's the story behind your favourite number? How do you use numbers in everyday life? Do you have any top tips for bagging a bargain?

Or join the thousands of people holding number natter sessions across the UK, by hosting your own conversation with family, friends or colleagues.

Visit the Big Number Natter page for everything you need to join in