South West STEM FEST

Things are starting to take shape for our big summer event, South West STEM Fest!

Lined up for the 7th – 25th June 2021, the South West STEM Fest is a chance for all of our STEM partners with a base in the south west of England to join us in celebrating the contribution STEM has made and continues to make to the people and the places in the region.

STEM Ambassador hubs South West Peninsula and West England are working together to bring the first South West STEM Fest to fruition. Across the three weeks in June there will be a range of activities, talks, presentations and workshops that young people can engage with. From pre-existing established STEM events like the Cheltenham Science Festival to brand new content created just for this event.

We have already confirmed the involvement of organisations such as NHS, Just Eat, Environment Agency, Babcock, Arup, Hinkley Point C, WSP, British E Sports, Building Greater Exeter, Art and Energy with more to come. The session will be a mix of live events and pre-recorded activity.

South West STEM Fest is for primary and secondary age young people across the region. We want to engage with as many schools as possible and show young people that despite two disrupted school years, their skills, interests and experience are valued, and there will always be opportunities for them in STEM, right here on their doorstep.

We also want to celebrate the diversity of STEM careers in the region – it’s not all aeroplanes and bridges, it’s agriculture and mining, robotics and cyber, creative digital and film, public health, environment, energy… from the bottom of the oceans to the far reaches of outer space, it’s all right here!

We believe that the heritage and the future of the south west of England is built on world-class STEM, and that this is a message that can offer hope to all 640,000 young people in education in the region

Once interest has been registered, schools will be asked to book their attendance at a session via Eventbrite. A programme with timetable will be shared as soon as possible.

To register your interest as a school or employer or to find out more click here  or email us at