Coastal STEaMfest

Inspiring the next generation!

Coastal STEaMfest – inspiring the next generation!

  • Enthusing the Scientists, Technologists, Engineers and Mathematicians of the future
  • Forging links with businesses in the STEaM community
  • Providing exciting hands-on experience of the latest innovations

Coastal STEaMfest (formally STEMfest) is a programme of interactive events that took place in February and March 2018 that included demonstrations, workshops, shows and a careers day. Hundreds of young people were involved, along with their parents and teachers, and anyone who had an interest in, or works in STEaM.

Coastal STEaMfest aims to enthuse the next generation to study and build careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, and to develop the tools and techniques that will drive the economy of the future.

In 2018, the Coastal STEaMfest culminated in the Big Bang at Butlin’s, Bognor Regis on Tuesday 14th March 2018. 

Watch our great film about the event to see how you might be able to get involved.


Why is Coastal STEaMfest needed?

Addressing the STEaM skills gap is a real priority for businesses in the community.

Reinforced through the CWS Partnership Board, local business are committed to do more to enthuse and inspire young people to study STEaM subjects at school.


Your Support

Your involvement will help match young people’s aspirations with the careers offered by the UK’s world-class companies.

It will lead to increasing interest in the opportunities provided by higher education and vocational qualifications, helping to lay the foundations necessary for future economic prosperity.

Coastal STEaMfest

Big Bang @ Butlin’s, Bognor Regis 2018


The Coastal STEaMfest 2018 was a huge success and culminated in a Big Bang at Butlin’s, Bognor Regis, on Tuesday 14th March 2018.


It included workshops, activities and shows provided by employers, professional bodies, educational organisations and top STEaM deliverers from across the UK.


The event was suitable for key stage 3 and 4 students and YEAR 6 primary.  Plans are already afoot for 2019’s to find out more then please look at