The Big Bang Fair South East 2015

Inspiring the inventors, creators and scientists of the future.

The Big Bang Fair South East will take place on Tuesday 30th June, 2015 at the South of England Showground in West Sussex. Registration is now open!

Students, aged 9-19 are invited to the South of England Showground (near Haywards Heath, West Sussex) on  Tuesday 30th June 2015 to enjoy over 150 interactive, STEM-related workshops, shows and activities. There’ll be explosions and robots, construction challenges and virtual reality headsets. Students can learn about planets and physics and snakes and 3d printing… But all of this is underpinned with the more serious career messaging. STEM Ambassadors and other local industry representatives will be talking about their career pathways and what inspired them to become scientists and engineers. Local companies will be bringing their latest technologies and innovations, and encouraging students to get hands-on with STEM.

To register

The day also holds the regional heats of the National Science + Engineering Competition (NSEC), where students bring a project they’ve been working on and compete for cash prizes and a place in the national finals next March. Register to bring a group of students, a STEM Club showcase or an NSEC project. For more information, please contact:

The Big Bang programme also sees a series of ‘little’  Big Bangs right across the South East of England, including in Kent, Oxfordshire and the Isle of Wight. For a full list and registration details for these events, please see: - but be aware this page is being regularly updated!