Big Bang Education
21 - 23 June 2023

The Big Bang Fair

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End the school year with a Big Bang! Spark curiosity and excite students with the world of science and engineering at The Big Bang Fair 2023 on 21 to 23 June.

Attend the UK’s biggest STEM celebration for young people for free – join us at the NEC in Birmingham to inspire and amaze young people with science, engineering and technology.

The Big Bang Fair 2023 is open to year 6 to year 8 (England and Wales), P7 to S2 (Scotland) and year 7 to year 9 (Northern Ireland).

Explore The Fair in our morning session (9am to 12pm) or afternoon session (1pm to 4pm) on Wednesday 21 June to Friday 23 June. Families, home educators and community groups are welcome to discover the wonders of STEM at The Big Bang Fair Unlocked, running from 4:30pm to 7:30pm on Wednesday 21 June.


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Arriving by car? Pre-pay for parking online before the day of your visit and you can make a saving of £5* (T&C's apply). That's one less thing to think about on the day! Pre-pay is available in our standard & disabled public car parks.

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Food & Drink at the NEC

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Hotel Partner: Manor Hotel Meriden/Windmill Village Hotel, Golf Club & Spa

Offering scenic accommodation, diverse dining options, together with golf, spa & leisure facilities. Conveniently located only 5 miles from the NEC, making it an easy commute.

Hotel Partner: Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport

A smart hotel 2 miles from the NEC with leisure club, open lobby and conference centre. Complimentary shuttle to the NEC/Birmingham International Train Station & a Park, Stay & Go package.

Hotel Partner: Hilton Birmingham Metropole

Make the most of your stay right by the action in this recently renovated contemporary Hotel. With exquisite dining options at your fingertips for you to enjoy, end the day with dinner in our beautiful new restaurant Brightsmith by the water, sipping a cocktail, overlooking the scenic Pendigo Lake. Then relax into one of our newly refurbished rooms and wake up to the famous Hilton Breakfast in the place where it all happens.

Hotels at the NEC

From luxury resorts to simple rooms to please, you’ll find a host of hotels right on our doorstep. Head to our Visitors page to view your nearest options.

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