Southampton Science and Engineering Festival (SOTSEF) is the University of Southampton’s award-winning annual science festival that allows everyone to explore and discover what the world of science and engineering has to offer.

SOTSEF will be back from Friday 6th to Sunday 15th March 2020.

Science and Engineering Day will be back on Saturday 14th March 2020, 10:30 – 16:30.

Please note, the website is under development and we are currently preparing the Eventbrite pages to pre-book tickets online for our most popular shows at Science and Engineering Day on March 14th. Please come back to visit us after Thursday 20th February to book your seat(s) ahead of Science and Engineering Day.

The official Science and Engineering Day map and the 2020 SOTSEF Timetable of events will be available shortly.



For visitors: if you are interested in Southampton Science and Engineering Festival 2020, including Science and Engineering Day, follow the link below to sign up to our Festival mailing list. We will inform you once the programme has been published and tickets are available for booking.

For external exhibitors: if you are interested in taking part as an exhibitor to Science and Engineering Festival 2021, including Science and Engineering Day, follow the link below to sign up to our Exhibitors mailing list. We will inform you once the call for exhibitors is open and the registration website is available for submissions – please note, we are no longer accepting submissions for SOTSEF 2020.






For more information, please visit SOTSEF on the Public Engagement with Research unit website.

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