Welcome to The Big Bang Fair

Welcome to The Big Bang Fair 2024!

Find everything you need to have a spectacular STEM day at The Big Bang Fair. Discover our inspirational careers panels, exciting live shows and out-of-this-world activities.

Take a look below to see what's in store:

Live showtimes

Head over to the Big Bang stage for our exciting live shows! Back by popular demand, we have 2 interactive shows at The Big Bang Fair 2024, taking you on an exiting journey through STEM.

Each show will run for around 40 minutes, with BSL interpretation and live captioning. The Big Bang stage has a maximum audience capacity of 400 people. 

Please note, the shows contain loud sounds/bangs and whilst the presenters make you aware when these are going to occur, this show may not be suitable for those who are sensitive to these.

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Useful info

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Navigate your way through incredible hands-on activities, live shows and inspiring careers panels with The Big Bang Fair map.

Got lost? Head to our information desk for help.

Need some support? Download our accessibility guide to find about more about how we can accommodate any needs you may have, facilities available at the NEC, parking and more.

Get the map and accessibility guide

Careers panels

Could you be the next health hero? Or a sustainability star? Maybe you’ll be a future explorer, discovering the latest technology.

Find out more about what a career in STEM could mean for you with The Big Bang Fair careers panels!

Meet real life scientists and engineers as they talk about their careers, how they help change people’s lives and more. Get the opportunity to ask questions, find out more and discover future careers you may not have heard of.

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Careers resources

Explore the world of STEM and get loads of ideas, case studies and activities to take back to the classroom. 

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