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The Robot Returns! Superstar Titan To Headline Burnley College Science and Technology Festival

The legendary Titan the Robot is to star at Burnley College’s annual free family-friendly Science and Technology festival.

The high-tech and hilarious robot became a household name after appearing on ITV show Britain’s Got Talent, but was already a hugely popular and regular attraction at the college’s annual family event.

The amazing animated automaton is just one of the many breath-taking Science, Technology and Engineering attractions on show at the college’s £110 million pound campus this July.

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

As always, there will be the opportunity to experience an exciting range of live experiments, take part in hands-on activities and fun games to enjoy for young and old science fans alike.

The hit of last year’s event, the Teddy Bear Hospital is also back and better than ever so make sure you bring your favourite teddy for a free check-up!

There will be experts on hand to explain the science behind the fun. Plus, there’s an opportunity to see our exceptional, industry-leading Science labs, state-of-the-art learning environments and explore our cutting-edge multi-million pound onsite strength and conditioning facility, gym and spa, Fitness Evolution.

New for 2023 is The Bubbleologist – amazing all ages with an exciting visual display of shape and form through blowing bubbles.

Other attractions on the day will include:

  • Titan the Robot
  • The Teddy Bear Hospital
  • Fizzy Rocks
  • Mini Beast Safari
  • Chrome Slime
  • Famer Gill’s Mobile Farm
  • The Plumbing Professors
  • 3D Bridge Printing Challenge
  • The Bubbleologist
  • Fairground rides and attractions
  • Delicious refreshments all day from Paninis to Pies, Stir Frys to Street Food
  • And many more still to be announced.

Karen Buchanan, Principal of Burnley College, said:


We are so proud to be staging the Science and Technology Festival right here on our Princess Way Campus for another year.
The Burnley College Science and Technology Festival has become a highlight in the local calendar and attracts crowds from far and wide.

Karen Buchanan

Principal of Burnley College

Two children feed a farm animal

“This year 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.

“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.” 

Burnley College Science and Technology Festival takes place on Saturday 1 July from 10am-3pm. Entry is free and there is no booking required. Search Facebook for ‘burnley college science + technology festival’ for more information.