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A festival celebrating science and the arts

The Great Exhibition Road Festival is a free annual celebration of science and the arts in South Kensington and online. The Festival is a collaboration between cultural and research institutions based in and around Exhibition Road in South Kensington, including Imperial College London, the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, the V&A and the Royal Albert Hall. Enjoy the Festival at home with a new online events series for all ages throughout the year, leading up to the annual Festival.

Great Exhibition Road Festival

Explore the pioneering ideas, people and communities that are changing our world with a weekend of free events for all ages celebrating science and the arts in South Kensington.

Join us on 18-19 June 2022 as Exhibition Road is transformed into a huge festival to explore the extraordinary. Celebrate London’s trailblazing innovators, scientists, artists and designers and the everyday heroes who inspire us all.

Enjoy hands-on creative workshops, fascinating talks, performances and installations from iconic museums, research and culture organisations, including Imperial College London, the Royal Albert Hall, Science Museum, V&A, Natural History Museum and many more.

Anyone can be a trailblazer. From the Victorian innovations of the Great Exhibition in 1851, to the people shaping their fields today, uncover the stories of both renowned and lesser-known creatives and inventors. Come along and make your own vision of the future as the Great Exhibition Road Festival invites you to discover the power of ideas, celebrate curiosity, and reimagine a new world.

Attracting over 60,000 visitors for its debut in 2019, the Great Road Exhibition Festival provides an amazing platform for with collaborations between scientists, artists and other creative partners and means that Imperial staff and student can engage new communities and audiences.

The Great Exhibition Road Festival is supported by Huawei, Lead Technology Sponsor

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