The South West’s largest celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) – The Big Bang South West will return on Wednesday 27th June 2018 at the Conference and Exhibition Centre at the University of the West of England in Bristol.

Working in partnership with UWE Bristol and the West of England Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) we are please to bring this prestigious regional event to a new venue in 2018. The space available offers exciting potential for the young people and schools attending to experience a range of hands on STEM-related activities.

The 2018 event will host a range of exciting activities under one roof, including; a show stage featuring engaging live science shows, a range of hands on exhibits and activities from a range of businesses across the region, and the chance to find out more about careers and opportunities in STEM related businesses. The event is open to primary and secondary schools and home-schooled children.

Alongside the exciting show and exhibits the finals of the South West Young Scientist and Young Engineer of the Year competitions will take place. culminating in a glittering awards ceremony, with the winners progressing on to the national finals the following March at the NEC Birmingham.

The Big Bang regional fair is part of a programme of events taking place across the South West Region, for more information on event near you, visit;

To register to attend the Big Bang Fair South West, visit;

For business who are interested in getting involved by sponsoring or exhibiting at this event, please contact Vanessa Last; 07990 787622