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Star of Britain’s Got Talent to wow families at Burnley College’s exciting free Science and Technology Festival

Titan the Robot – the breakout star of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent is to thrill crowds at Burnley College’s annual free family-friendly Science and Technology festival.

The high-tech and hilarious robot fresh from the stage of the ITV talent show is just one of the many amazing Science, Technology and Engineering attractions on show at the College’s £110 million pound Campus on Saturday 2 July.

The College’s unrivalled and unique festival has become a key event in the calendar for families across the North West and this year promises to be even bigger and better than ever.

2019 – The Plumbing Pipe Challenge – fix the pipes in time or get sprayed!

Last year’s event was held virtually due to the pandemic and was an incredible success, but to mark the return to a live, onsite event our dedicated team of organisers are raising the bar.

See an exciting range of live experiments and take part in hands-on activities and fun games for young and old Science fans alike.

There will be with experts on hand to explain the science behind the fun. Plus, there’s an opportunity to see our exceptional, industry-leading Science labs and state-of-the-art learning environments.

Attractions will include:

  • Titan the Robot
  • Make your own robot
  • Build a boat
  • Balloon racing
  • Minecraft
  • Slime making
  • Delicious refreshments all day
  • Sci-Fi story making
  • Farmer Gill’s Farm
  • A retro arcade

2019, Laci and Maisey make high-tech robotic cars from Lego


“We are so proud to be staging the Science and Technology Festival right here on our Princess Way Campus.

“The Burnley College Science and Technology Festival has become a highlight in the local calendar and attracts crowds from across East Lancashire.”

Simon Jordan

Deputy Principal, Burnley College

The Starchaser- a real rocket made by Starchaser Industries Ltd outside Fitness Evolution in 2019

Simon says it’s back and better than ever:

“There are even more activities and attractions than ever before to appeal to all ages.

“Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics are crucial subjects for young people to embrace, as the future of our local global industries depends on these advanced skills.

“Every year, our students achieve outstanding grades in these important STEM subjects and progress to some of the country’s top universities and successful careers – and this event is sure to spark the imaginations and curiosity of a host of future stars of Science. We can’t wait to welcome them.” 

Don’t miss out! Book your FREE place right now at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/burnley-science-technology-festival-tickets-316538895357