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Big Bang Fair 2024 – External Event

19 June @ 09:00 21 June @ 17:00

The NEC, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT, UK

Join us for free at the NEC in Birmingham on Wednesday 19 to Friday 21 June 2024.

The Big Bang Fair is back for 2024! We’re so excited for you to join us at the UK’s biggest celebration of STEM for young people.

Insects will return to The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair with the Royal Entomological Society’s stand. Meet some live insects, find out about how important they are in our world and talk to insect scientists about their study pathways and careers.

The Fair is open to schools from 9am to 5pm to get stuck in, get inspired and get excited at the STEM event of the year.

The Big Bang Fair will be packed full of exciting, interactive activities and has been designed specifically with 11 to 14 year olds in mind, to provide the best careers inspiration, advice and opportunities to meet with real scientists and engineers.

More details about the exciting activities and opportunities on offer at The Big Bang Fair will be coming soon and will be updated regularly, so make sure to check back.

Suitable for
  • Ages 6 – 13 Years
Event type
  • Exhibition
  • Interactive stand
Which insects?
  • Ants, bees, wasps and sawflies

Ready to go? Plan your visit.

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Would you like to share the importance insect science with young people?

The Royal Entomological Society is seeking volunteers based in the UK for an interactive stand at the Big Bang Fair, from 19 – 21 June 2024 at Hall 12, The NEC, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT, UK.

If you have questions about the opportunity please contact Fran Sconce.

If you would like to apply for this opportunity please complete and submit the Microsoft Form. Deadline: 03/06/24

Young people holding insccts on the RES stand at the Big Bang Fair 2023
Young people holding insects on the RES stand at the Big Bang Fair 2023