Category: Events2016

SMASHfestUK 2016 Gallery

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


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…


Mutant Circus

Venue: The Albany, roving performers Time: Friday & Saturday 10am-5pm Age Range: Suitable for age 4+ Guerilla Science   Roll up, roll up! An array of human-sized fruit fliesis coming to Deptford. Step right up for your chance to meet our troupe of colourful characters as they showcase their remarkable abilities for your entertainment and…


The Electric Paint Workshop

Venue: The Albany, Orange Room, ticketed Time: Friday & Saturday 10.00 – 11.30 Age Range: Suitable for age 7+, 10 spaces per workshop SMASHfestUK: Sinead Kempley   Use electric paint and recycled materials to create simple circuits which will light up Deptford after the solar storm has wiped out all electricity. We will also be…


Travel Through A Solar Storm: An Immersive Virtual Reality Experience

Venue: The Albany, Orange Room, drop-in Time: Friday & Saturday 10.00 – 18.00 Miho Janvier Virtual Reality Talk: Friday 16.00, Saturday 15.00, ticketed Age Range: Suitable for age 9+ Dr. Miho Janvier   An immersive 3D experience to witness the birth and journey of a solar storm from the Sun to the Earth. Solar Storm VR…