SMASHfestUK seeks Producer for RAE Ingenious ‘Survival Village and general production duties

SMASHfestUK – RAE ‘Ingenious’ Survival Village and general festival Producer SMASHfestUK is a science and arts mashup festival based in SE London which will return for its third birthday in February 2017. Aimed at young people and their families in SE8, which is a vibrant and culturally diverse community currently underserved by informal science provision,…


SMASHfestUK 2016 Gallery

See the action from SMASHfestUK 2016 in our Flickr Gallery: https://www.flickr.com/photos/30542236@N04/sets/72157665587627752    


A MASSIVE THANK YOU from the SMASHfestUK Team

A massive THANK YOU to everyone who took part in Smashfestuk this week, and to everyone who came and visited us! We hope you all had a fun time, learnt lots about ‪#‎science‬ ‪#‎stem‬, stretched your creativity and curiousity and found out how to survive a ‪#‎Solarstorm‬. A massive THANK YOU to our partners and…


Vound Software partners with SMASHfestUK

For 2016, and beyond, international eDiscovery company Vound Software will be sponsoring SMASHfestUK to support their mission of inspiring and developing the next generation of creative problem solvers worldwide. Vound blogged about Solar Storm, the 2016 story: “Imagine this, no more TV, no heat, no phones, no social media, the transport system has ground to…


Level-Up Human

Venue: The Albany Time: Saturday 19.00 Age Range: Suitable for age 14+ Simon Watt plus guests Dan Schreiber & Frank Swain   Evolution has gotten lazy and needs a prod. My life would be so much better if it had more tentacles or a prehensile face. Combining gene splicing and trans-humanism, medical advancement and surgical…


Sundown Show  

Venue: Albany Theatre Time: Saturday 4pm Age Range: Suitable for ages 10+ SMASHfestUK: host stand-up poet Laurie Bolger   A smash-up of talented local entertainers and brilliant variety acts celebrate the sun and all its glory.  A mix of science and the arts come together to celebrate how amazing our sun is and how the…


Great Ball Of Fire Show

Venue: The Albany Time: Friday 17.00 Age Range: Suitable for ages 10+ SMASHfestUK: host stand-up comedian Tiernan Douieb   A live entertainment show wrapped around a solar storm. Sit back as the SMASHfestUK line-up of top performers combine science, stand-up and their own particular flare to create a great ball of comedy gold. Starring Ben Van…


Throwing Spanners at Nanobots

Venue: The Albany, ticketed Time: Friday 14.00 Age Range: Suitable for age 7+ University of Sheffield: Dr Nate Adams   Without plants the human race couldn’t survive on the planet – we need nanobots for that! Nanobots work furiously and specifically to produce the products required for a plant to respire, respond and reproduce. Using his research,…


The Ugly Animal Roadshow

Venue: The Albany, Red Room, ticketed Time: Friday & Saturday 14.00 Age Range: Suitable for all ages Ugly Animals Preservation Society   Why should the panda get all the praise? The Ugly Animal Preservation Society is dedicated to raising the profile of the world’s most aesthetically challenged endangered species.   Join Simon Watt for a performance…


Comedy Club 4 Kids

Venue: The Albany Times: Friday 11.00, Saturday 12.00 Age Range: Suitable for ages 6+, Ticketed Event   Comedy Club 4 Kids gets the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit to do their thing for an audience of children and their families… but without the rude bits! The show is family friendly, but without…