Big Bang North West 2019: Your Fantastic Feedback!
July 16th 2019

Big Bang North West 2019: Your Fantastic Feedback!

One word… phenomenal!
We would like to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who supported, contributed and attended The Big Bang North West 2019. It truly was a sensational success and by far our BIGGEST and BEST to date with over 8000 attendees!

Here’s just a selection of the amazing feedback we have received.
Keep popping back… we have so many lovely comments coming in, we will be adding more and more!

Headline Sponsor – Unilever

“Unilever was privileged to headline sponsor the amazing Big Bang North West where we were blown away by the engagement and enthusiasm of all the children who attended. Unilever is proud to represent the long-standing heritage which started in Port Sunlight. Our aim is to inspire the next generation of students to pursue a STEM career by showcasing the science behind the everyday.”

“Unilever’s passion to support STEM learning has grown each year, at the very centre of this sits The Big Bang North West, which is utterly unmatched in its energy, inspiration and quality for any student between 5-18.” Robert Dawson, Global Product Development, Unilever.

Platinum Sponsor – Air Products

“Air Products is very proud to have been a Platinum Sponsor at the Big Bang Fair North West for the third year running, it’s a great example of where we can help to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. Science, technology, engineering and maths are at the heart of Air Products innovative solutions and the event was an amazing opportunity for students.”

“Being able to meet and talk with our amazing colleagues gave inspiration to many, as they are positive role models.” Lynn Willacy Community & STEM Ambassador UK & Ireland.

Platinum Sponsors – The Royal Air Force

“As Platinum Sponsors, The Royal Air Force Youth and STEM team are proud to support the Big Bang North West.  We want to inspire and influence future generations of innovators, aviators and engineers by building interest in STEM careers and increasing awareness of the Royal Air Force and potential STEM career pathways.”

“Catering for over 8000 visitors, we were delighted to provide hands-on activities for the unrelenting stream of enthusiastic schoolchildren of all ages.  The Big Bang North West just keeps getting better and better every year and we can’t wait to join you again in 2020!” – The Royal Air Force Youth and STEM team.

ITV – Granada Reports

Granada Reports on hand to teach the TV stars of tomorrow!

Educate Magazine

Big Bang North West 2019: The Biggest & Best Yet!

Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership

The Big Bang North West 2019

St Helens Unlimited

Thousands Inspired at The Big Bang North West 2019!

LSTM News – The Big Bang North West

LSTM at The Big Bang North West for the third year

Science 2 U – BBNW Show Stage Performer

“It was a huge thrill to be back on the main stage again and we both had an amazing time. Having Andy there as ringmaster made it fun and the other Andy’s signing added such a new dimension to out show. I think you can tell from the pictures just how much we enjoyed sharing our science with the audience. It was quite an adrenaline rush!”

ITV – Andy Bonner: Granada Reports

“A funny thing happened when I was filming at The Big Bang North West with All About STEM in Liverpool earlier. It’s worth watching on Granada Reports to find out. Future Stars!” More…

Big Bang UK Competition Judge – R Hadji

“Another great Big Bang North West. Congratulations to all the young people who took part in the competition, it is always so inspiring to hear you talk about your projects. And well done to the All About STEM team for putting on such a great event!”

Big Bang UK Competition Judge – H Arch

Had a fantastic day judging at Big Bang North West.
What brilliant innovative youngsters! Thoroughly enjoyed visiting the stands to understand what other companies are doing towards our future!
Bravo Team Big Bang North West!

Event Sponsor – Air Products

What an amazing day we had at The Big Bang North West in Liverpool. Thanks to all the students who came to chat with us and to everyone who made it happen including our team of volunteers!

The Guide Liverpool

We’ve had a brilliant time at The Big Bang North West learning all about careers and learning in STEM. Huge congrats to All About STEM for organising such a fun, informative and LOUD event!

Event Sponsor – Royal Air Force

A fantastic day at The Big Bang North West, our Sphero Robots and Rivet Challenges were in high demand!

Exhibitor – CNC Robotics

Thank you! We love all of your events. Well done on another inspiring Big Bang North West! Just brilliant!

Exhibitor – CAL International

CAL International had a fantastic day exhibiting at All About STEM’s Big Bang North West & such fun too! Looking forward to presenting our winners with their 3D printers for their schools.

Exhibitor – Skill Supply

Another amazing Big Bang event, having worked with many 100s today from over 50 schools that came to code our drones at The Big Bang North West. Thanks to All About STEM for having us along and to all the amazing children! Great to see some schools we have worked with developing their STEM skills at The Big Bang North West – lots of excitement & so much to see!

Exhibitor – InnovateHer

We’ve had the best day at The Big Bang North West meeting incredible future InnovateHers!

Exhibitor – Eureka

An awesome Big Bang North West video from Eureka!

Exhibitor – Needle Smart

What a fantastic day at The Big Bang North West! Thank you for letting us help inspire our future engineers.

Exhibitor – Network Rail

(Motion Rail) – At The Big Bang North West with Network Rail & I don’t know who’s having more fun? Our technical director or the children!

Regional Network Lead – STEM Learning UK

Thank you to The Big Bang North West for a great event! Great to see so many inspirational stands and catch up with some great people!

Digital Ringmaster – Andy Kent – Show Stage Performer

A pleasure to work at The Big Bang North West with such a fantastic team doing such an amazing job! Get involved and become a STEM ambassador or a sponsor … or both!

The Ferns School

What a phenomenal morning at The Big Bang North West! We constructed go karts, operated robots, dissected, froze flowers in liquid nitrogen and even milked a cow! The children were exemplary!

Northway Primary School

We’ve had a fabulous time at The Big Bang North West with Year 6!

Big Bang North West Volunteer – J Rowlands

Great day volunteering at The Big Bang North West, so many kids learning what they can do with STEM subjects in the future!

Arnot St Mary Primary School

Our (young) Science ambassadors had a fantastic time at The Big Bang North West and it certainly got them thinking about careers involving STEM (Science, technology, engineering and maths).

St Micheal in the Hamlet Primary School

Thank you to everyone at The Big Bang North West, we’ve had the best day ever!

Mosslands School

There are no barriers when young children work and have fun together – beautiful thanks hi-impact! Big Bang North West, team work makes the dream work. Inspirational day at Big Bang North West!

Unilever Apprentices

Some of our apprentices attended the fantastic Big Bang North West. We think they enjoyed it almost as much as the local students did! Huge thanks to all that attended and helped make it a brilliant day.

Joanna Bateman – Engineer

6 years I’ve been going to The Big Bang North West and I have been an exhibitor with LJMU, ICE and WSP and a Big Bang UK Competition judge twice. Remember when All About STEM let me bring my 2 month old to help on my stand so I could still attend?

Head of Science – J Barrowcliff

Had a great day at The Big Bang North West, amazing to be part of it & such a brilliant experience. SLP Merseyside.

Exhibitor – Geotechnics

We’re still buzzing from The Big Bang North West. What an amazing day talking to children and teachers about what we do! So much fun!

Exhibitor – Little Sandbox

We love BBNW! We met lots of great kids with lots of great questions and they all loved our ‘sick’ old fashioned cartoon machine..

Exhibitor – Bureau Veritas

It was great to be part of The Big Bang North West again. Thanks to all at All About STEM for putting such a great event on. Bureau Veritas will be back in 2020 to support this amazing event!

JH Godwin School

Inspiration and Wonder!
Fantastic and inspirational STEM ambassadors.
Children growing those aspirations for science at The Big Bang North West!

First Tech Challenge

It’s been phenomenal. These young innovators are blazing the trail and can’t wait to see more.

Pumped by the superb organisations, schools, young people and ambassadors at The Big Bang North West! Thank you to All About STEM for letting us be part of the magic. You rock!

Weaverham Forest School

Year 6 had an amazing day, thank you Big Bang North West!

Notre Dame School – Everton

Many thanks to all involved. Our pupils had great fun and returned to school with lots of goodies!

K James – Journalist

Had a fab time at The Big Bang North West, learned loads, had a giggle and fab to see so many local STEM organisations flying the flag for Liverpool too!

Kings Leadership Academy

Kings Leadership Academy Liverpool – Website Feature

Stretford High School

Stretford High School – Website Feature

Notre Dame Catholic College

Notre Dame Catholic College – Online

Present Your PhD

The looks of joy and excitement on these kids’ faces is incredible! What a cool program— we’ll definitely have to look into this to learn what these leaders in STEM outreach are doing right

BBNW Attendee

Amazing to see some of my class make an appearance on ITV News & Granada Reports, loving engineering!

Joanna Bateman – Engineer

I love that a sign language interpreter was at today’s Big Bang North West. STEM should be accessible to everyone and it’s fantastic to see All About STEM were helping even more young people to learn about all things STEM.


My daughter had a fantastic day at The Big Bang North West! Her favourite part of the day was drawing blood from the fake arm!

Eden Girls Leadership Academy

Absolutely loving The Big Bang North West! Lots of fantastic and super fun interactive activities!

Education Manager & Teacher

Once again a fabulous day at The Big Bang North West with All About STEM. 8000+ students inspired by STEM activities, great volunteers & lovely presenters, great teamwork. I love this event!

Mesne Lea Primary School

We rode in the Mission Impossible helicopter, learnt how to take blood from an arm, performed surgery and played drums on carrots! What a day! Thank you to all at The Big Bang North West, we absolutely loved it – see you next year?!

Valewood Primary

Team 4 had a great day at The Big Bang North West, thank you for having them! They came back to school- buzzing with excitement… AND with a goody bag! Everyone loves a goody bag!

Bishop Martin C of E Primary School

Year 5 had an incredible afternoon at The Big Bang North West exploring lots of different science and engineering exhibits… and even smelling the moon!

More fabulous feedback from our amazing sponsors & performers:

Shaping Futures
Air Products
Royal Air Force
LEGO Education
Chargepoint Tech
Educate Awards
Science 2 U

Thank you to everyone who took the time to share feedback, keep your emails, tweets, comments & messages coming. We will be adding to this page over the coming weeks. We are so glad you enjoyed The Big Bang North West, you are awesome!

Images courtesy of Gareth Jones & All About STEM


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