The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair is the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) for young people in the UK.
Visitors will be spoilt for choice with 12 mind-boggling shows, over 150 hands-on activities and the opportunity to talk to thousands of scientists and engineers from leading companies across the UK. The Big Bang Fair aims to show young people (primarily aged 7-19) the exciting and rewarding opportunities out there for those with the right experience and qualifications, by bringing classroom learning to life.
Become a rocket scientist, create your own lie detector, meet a range of unusual animals or experience bouncing across the surface of Mars are just some of the exciting activities taking place.
The Fair also hosts the prestigious Big Bang Competition, inviting young people from across the UK to compete for lots of amazing prizes, including being crowned UK Young Scientist and UK Young Engineer of the Year.
We have over 16,500 parking spaces at the NEC, which means less time searching for a spot and more time enjoying the show.
Best Western Plus Manor NEC Birmingham is a luxury hotel where excellence comes as standard. Set in the heart of the English countryside, yet just minutes away from the NEC.
Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport, 3 miles from the NEC offers affordable luxury. Socialise in the Open Lobby, dine in the Marco’s New York Italian restaurant and arrive using the free shuttle service.
When it comes to wining and dining, we naturally wanted to ensure a range of lip-smacking options was always on the menu.
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