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The producers behind Child Genius are on the lookout for star spellers and tiny tap dancers for a new ITV show, Little Big Shots.

The programme will showcase and celebrate young talent, and the producers are keen to hear from potential stars.

The show is solely focused on celebrating and showcasing young talent - it is not a competition or game show. Whether individuals, duos or groups of youngsters, the only rule is that children are aged between three and 13.

22 Jun 2016

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More than 90 Mensa members and guests enjoyed talks on high IQ and human genetics at the latest arts and science day in London.

The impressive Wellcome Collection building was the venue for Mind, Body and Soul, which included talks from Mensa member Sonja Falck and broadcaster Dr Kat Arney.

21 Jun 2016

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Channel 4 quiz show Fifteen to One is back for a new series – and producers are keen to recruit clever contestants.

Auditions are being held nationwide in the next couple of weeks and the programme is keen to find anyone who considers themselves something of a superbrain to apply.

The show, hosted by Sandi Toksvig, culminates in the chance to be crowned grand champion and win a prize of £40,000.

The only rules are that contestants have to be over 18 to apply and be a UK resident.

20 Jun 2016

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A 17th Century fort which has played a major military role over more than 400 years was the destination for Irish Mensa's latest event.

Members headed to Elizabeth Fort in Cork to find out about its history, from the original fort built in 1601 to the 19th Century incarnation still in use as a Garda station.

Niall MacCaughey in the air raid shelter at Elizabeth Fort

31 May 2016

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Smart quizzers are being sought for two BBC television shows.

Make Me an Egghead, which will find two new regular panellists for the BBC2 hit Eggheads, and new show Debatable, which will also be screened on BBC2, are both looking for knowledgeable and confident contestants to take part.

Hosted by Jeremy Vine, Make Me an Egghead is a nationwide search to find one man and one woman who are good enough to join the Eggheads, considered the UK’s most fearsome quiz team.

20 May 2016

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Sebastian Carrington and Dixie Egerickx

Two talented young Mensa members have been making waves in the performing arts world.

Ten-year-olds Sebastian Carrington, from the West Midlands, and Dixie Egerickx, from London, have been making a name for themselves in the highly-competitive arenas of music and acting.

Sebastian has not only achieved distinctions in his Grade 8 singing and piano exams – an unusual achievement even for students 10 years older – but he also got to perform for royalty at Buckingham Palace.

17 May 2016

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