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Astro-Commanders Wanted!

Ever wondered what it feels to lead a group of space travellers through an adventure? Ever thought about defending the human kind from an impending cosmo-threat? This might be your chance! We are over the moon to have been awarded funding from the UKRI and UKSFN to launch a new immersive sci/art project with young…


My Young Explainer Experience: An Opportunity For Young People

Young Explainers are 16-18 year olds with an interest in Science and Engineering who also enjoy art and design. Responsibilities of a young explainer are to create exhibits and hands on activities for the festival, explain the science and technology behind the event and interview visitors to collect feedback. My name is Roisin and I am a young…


Transport for London Apprentices!

We’re very excited to announce that this year we have got over 30 Transport for London apprentices joining us at SMASHfestUK! These budding apprentices will help us to showcase engineering as a part of our festival. We will have them with us all week during half term and there won’t be a dull moment! They…


We Did Start The Fire!

SMASHfestUK is largely aimed at families and young people – but that doesn’t mean we can’t spice things up in the evening! Join us at The Albany Theatre on the 16th February at 7pm for our fundraiser show ‘We Did Start The Fire’ – Grown ups only! We’ve put together a line-up of fantastic performers…


SMASHfestUK 2017 is Open for Business!

The Award Winning SMASHfestUK is officially back!…


Guess what? We Won!

What a night. What an amazing night! We never thought it possible there are so many brilliant projects. But it happened. We won! Thank you so much NCCPE And thank you so much to everyone that made this possible. The people of Deptford and Lewisham. The Schools. All the young people’s hard work. Our partners…


We’re on the way to the Awards Ceremony!

  We’re on our way to Bristol, feeling very excited! SMASHfestUK has been shortlisted for a national university public engagement award, and we’re off to the NCCPE Engage Conference where there’ll be an exhibition of all the finalists, and interviews to decide the ultimate winner. We’re honoured to be there, in the company of such…


Engineer Kick Off Meeting is a SMASH!

Wow – what a night! Our inaugural kick off meeting at the Albany theater rocked! The ideas just flowed and our new engineering team just kept going! I’m not going to let you in on what we have planned but lets just say SMASHfestUk this year is going to be a blast  – and I…


SMASHfestUK is Erupting in Deptford in 2017 – Thank You RAE!

Those ingenious people at the Royal Academy of Engineering have awarded SMASHfestUK an Ingenious grant! The RAE saw how brilliant SMASHfestUK is – made so by the wonderful people of Deptford. SMASHfestUK is just bowled over and so honoured by the award. Thank you RAE you’re fab!  The Ingenious public engagement awards are for projects…


SMASHfestUK is Erupting in Deptford in 2017 – Thank You RAE!

Those ingenious people at the Royal Academy of Engineering have awarded SMASHfestUK an Ingenious grant! The RAE saw how brilliant SMASHfestUK is – made so by the wonderful people of Deptford. SMASHfestUK is just bowled over and so honoured by the award. Thank you RAE you’re fab!  The Ingenious public engagement awards are for projects…