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About this event

Our special Half Term Farmers' Market will host a fun morning of activities exploring science, technology, engineering and maths through the arts and design, part of SMASHfestUK.

Unbeknownst to the good people of Deptford a super volcano has been sleeping gently under Lewisham and things are going to get hot! A free STEM/Arts festival, SMASHfestUK explores how to survive and rebuild when everything you know has been shaken to bits, smothered in ash or plain cooked. And what to do when the very air you breathe can kill you, the plants and animals are dead and it’s raining sulphuric acid.


Predict the Volcano! 

There have been some strange changes to the water of Deptford Creek and rumours of a volcanic explosion! But which area of the Creek will erupt first? Who should we evacuate? Explore the concepts of acid, alkalis with our taste test and become an expert in PH testing.

Age guidance – 6+

Lava Slime

Do you have what it takes to be a Volcanic city planner? Make your own buildings and see if they survive an oncoming lava slime flow. Make it, test it, beat it.

Age guidance – 5+