December 20th 2017


Building on the amazing success of previous years, The Big Bang North West will be returning to the Exhibition Centre Liverpool on the 10th of July 2018 with a Big Bang like never before!

Not only will there be 5000 square metres of show floor and hundreds of STEM experts on hand, we have capacity for 7000 attendees. We’re also excited to reveal that we already have an awesome list of sponsors and exhibitors on board, including our Headline Sponsor AstraZeneca!

Click to see what you have to look forward to and scroll down for how to book…

The Big Bang North West 2018 is NOT TO BE MISSED as we have performances, hands-on experiments and experiences just for you. Fire shows, dry ice, gadgets, robots, coding, forensics, creatures, slime, medical magic and so much more.

Currently confirmed: AstraZeneca, Unilever, Shaping Futures, Air Products, United Utilities, Science & Technology Facilities Council, Canal and Rivers Trust, Farm Urban, Reaseheath College, Hi Impact & University of Liverpool Statistics Ambassadors.

School trips are expensive, yes? NO!
The Big Bang North West is FREE and your class or school can attend, you only need to arrange transport. All school aged children are welcome.

Schools can meet face-to face with inspiring engineers and scientists, from all walks of industry and academia, to discover information about careers, employers and further study. Attendees can check out the entries for The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition too – judging takes place at The Big Bang North West… who will make the grand final? You can enter your project here…

We can’t wait to inspire the next generation of STEM experts and show you how good 2018’s event is going to be. Book now, our morning session is already fully booked!


Morning Session – 09:15 – 11:45 – FULLY BOOKED!
Afternoon Session – 12:30 – 15:00

Please note: If you are entering The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition you will need to book a morning visit as judging takes place throughout the day. (Booking a morning visit is still possible for competition entrants.)

Simon Willocks, Director of Engineering, Facilities & SHE, AstraZeneca:AstraZeneca are excited and proud to be headline sponsors , supporting the 2018 Big Bang Fair in partnership with the All About STEM Team for the 5th consecutive year. As a major employer in the Northwest with over 3500 staff working across the field of STEM, the Big Bang Fair is a great opportunity to spark the interest of the next generation and promote the vast array of career options within Science, Technology Engineering and Maths can bring.

AstraZeneca continues to push the boundaries of STEM to develop and deliver life changing medications that ultimately save lives around the world – what a great reason to go to work every day!

With support from the AZ STEM Ambassador Team it is our mission that the Big Bang Fair 2018 will inspire students from across the Northwest to see how their studies and future career choices can equally contribute to society.”

Follow The Big Bang North West on Twitter & Facebook as we reveal our activities, workshops and shows. We’ll also be announcing more sponsors who will help us deliver a fantastic and memorable day!

Click here to take a look back at The Big Bang North West 2017
Enter The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition

Images © All About STEM / Big Bang North West
Photographer: Gareth Jones

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