BLAST Fest Weekender

BLAST Fest Weekender

BLAST Fest Weekender

SAT 30 - SUN 31 OCT / Sat 1pm / Sun 2:30 - 5:30pm

BLAST is the festival of Black Life, Arts, Science and Technology! 

Blasts-off on Saturday afternoon with variety of STEM themed activities and games exploring climate change, African diaspora history, the science of sound and more! On Saturday evening the Wilson Shervington Annual Lecture will be given by a special guest speaker and accompanied by a Jazz Quartet, organised Ray Grant – master of the double base! 

On Sunday afternoon join us at Thinktank Science museum for the Black STEAM showcase 2021 – our annual celebration of Black brilliance and living history makers in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. In addition to our excellent line up of speakers there’ll be a BLAST themed quiz (with prizes) and musical entertainment! 

Audience: The hands-on activities are designed for children and families, while the talks are ideally suited for adults and young people 13+. 

This is a family friendly weekend with parental/career supervision for under 12’s. 

Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum
Curzon Street

Box Office info 


Free with Contributions Welcome
blastfest.org.uk