SMASHfest 2017 Launch

Wed, 18/01/2017 - 16:30 - 19:30

Preview event to find out more about SMASHfest for those who work with children and young people. Find out about how we can help your school, community or families get the most from the festival.

There’s a Supervolcano about to erupt in South East London. Life as we know it is under threat.  SMASHfestUK is back for a third year brimming with science and engineering solutions to our hottest disaster yet! 

Excited? Then come along to our SMASHfestUK Volcanic Launch on the 18th January. Witness a taster of explosive installations, hands on activities and hear more from our diverse range of contributors.

Booking now open!

You are welcome to bring children and young people with you

Eventbrite - SMASHfest 2017 Launch Event

 Find out more about opportunities for those you work with including:

  • How to book a session at your group, club or school (including afterschool clubs and home schooling groups)
  • The type of activities we will bring to your school and will be taking place during the festival
  • How young people (ages 16 to 18) can become Young Explainers
  • The half-term festival and how you can bring a group
  • Meet the team to discuss your school/groups requirements so that they have the best possible experience
  • Meet the engineers behind some of the activities and find out what their profession entails 
  • Inspiration for bringing STEM and arts together

*NEWSFLASH from the SMASHFest Team*

  • Activities you can experience at the preview include:
  • Elephants tooth paste – ERUPT your own mini volcano!
  • LAVA – object handling of real lava
  • Building and surviving with lava SLIME
  • PREDICTING volcano eruption location – using pH

Where? The Studio, The Albany Theatre, Douglas Way, SE8 4AG

Free! Book your place here

Any questions? Email

SMASHfestUK is a free award winning festival for all ages based in Deptford. Taking over the Deptford Lounge and Albany Theatre this Feb Half Term, we’ve got a festival crammed with experiments, comedy, variety shows, engineering, and theatre. Through contemporary arts and design it explores science, technology, engineering and maths.

Who is this for?

This event is for those who work with children, families and young people, including teachers, youth officers, health workers, community support workers, those working in community and voluntary groups and more. You are welcome to bring young people you work with along.

SMASHfestUK - 2016 is the NCCPE STEM ENGAGE Award Winner

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