Redefine what’s possible

Discover exciting possibilities and connect to inspiring role models in STEM with the Big Bang. Young inventors and experimenters, future game-changers and lifesavers all develop and shine in The Big Bang Competition. Big Bang Digital showcases surprising ways to build a brighter, greener world and Big Bang at School helps teachers run their own inspiring STEM days.

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The Big Bang Fair

The Big Bang Fair returned! The UK’s biggest celebration of STEM for young people is returned for the first time since 2019 on Wednesday 22 to Friday 24 June 2022 at The NEC in Birmingham.

Check out the highlights from The Fair, plus resources to continue the magic at home or in class.

Get inspired

The Big Bang Competition

Know the next space explorer or climate change hero? Got an idea that will transform people’s lives?

Inspire inquisitive minds to think big, challenge facts, ask questions and invent solutions right now with the UK’s top science and engineering competition. Young people are amazing – help them shine and change the world.

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Meet the 2022 winners!

Schoolgirls at The Big Bang Competition awards ceremony 2019
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Big Bang Digital

Let's get digital! Big Bang Digital is a streamed STEM extravaganza for 11 to 14 year olds featuring thought-provoking interactive sessions and Q&As with real scientists and engineers.

The 2022 event celebrated the myriad surprising ways we can build a brighter and greener world with STEM. Catch up with the action and watch on-demand.

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Explore Big Bang World

Big Bang at School

Does your school need some Big Bang magic? Host an inspiring STEM day filled with amazing new activities. We’ll work with you to create a fantastic programme just right for your students, help you access cash to make it happen and be there with you on the day. We’ve filled our 30 spots for this year, but we go again in September.

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