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The Big Bang Exhibition

The Big Bang @ Greater Peterborough UTC is a celebration of science, technology, engineering and math’s (STEM) for young people in the Eastern Region.

The Big Bang Fair aims to show young people aged 7 to 19 the exciting and rewarding opportunities out there for them with the right experience and qualifications, by bringing classroom learning to life.

Wednesday 22nd April 2020: 9.30am- 3.00pm

GPUTC, Park Crescent, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 4DZ

Book your free tickets

The visitor guide, including a map and show schedule, will be available to download ahead of The Fair

Why attend?

The Fair is free, and it gives young people the chance to try out hands-on activities, see mind-boggling shows, hear from inspiring engineers and scientists from some of the UK’s biggest companies and find out about the opportunities available in STEM.

About registration

Registration is open, book your free tickets now!

All visitors must book their tickets before arriving at the Fair.

All adults must be accompanying a child.

If you need any assistance with your booking please contact

What can you see and do?

The Big Bang Fair engages and inspires young people through interactive and engaging activities, workshops and shows.

  • There will be a large exhibition floor designed to encourage a journey of discovery through the event.
  • Many of the stands will feature working scientists and engineers, all available to answer any questions that young people have about jobs and careers. 
  • There will also be timed shows and workshops. These are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Practical information


Free car parking is available on campus.

Lunch options

Areas are available if bringing packed lunches. If you plan to buy your lunch at The Fair, there are a few options for hot and cold meals. We would recommend visitors bringing £10 if purchasing lunch.


Cloakrooms are available free of charge. All activities are hands-on, so we recommend using a rucksack to keep your hands free!


The Greater Peterborough UTC aim to be accessible for all.

If you would like to talk to a member of the team about specific requirements for your group, please contact

Photography and filming

At the Fair, we will have official photographers who are permitted to capture images for marketing purposes. You can opt young persons in your group out of photography when booking your tickets. Please be aware it is a public event and many visitors will have their own cameras and smart phones.

Contact us

We are happy to advise group leaders who are planning or booking a visit. Please email with your query and we will respond to you within 48 hours, between the hours of 8am and 4pm, on weekdays. Alternatively, please call 01733 715 950 to speak to Mrs Elias.