Parties

For a party that will be the talk of the playground!

AWESOME HANDS ON SCIENCE PARTIES

With over 600 fizz-popping parties under our belts, we know how to make a party go with a bang! The focus is on fun, with lots of hands on experimenting for the birthday child and all of their guests. Be wowed by dramatic demonstrations and get stuck into some very cool chemistry.

Choose from the Super Science Show or Professor Fab’s Potions Class…perfect for young witches and wizards!

But don’t just take our word for it…check out our reviews on Facebook.


ANY QUESTIONS?


  • COVID-19 UPDATE
  • SUPER SCIENCE OR POTTY POTIONS?
  • WHAT IS INCLUDED?
  • WHAT AGES ARE THE PARTIES FOR?
  • WHERE CAN I HOLD THE PARTY?
  • WHAT WILL HAPPEN AT MY PARTY?
  • ARE THE ACTIVITIES SAFE?
  • CAN GROWN-UPS JOIN IN?
  • HOW MUCH DOES A PARTY COST?
  • HOW DO I BOOK?
COVID-19 UPDATE

Since restrictions have lifted, we are back to doing what we do best…real life parties with heaps of hands on experimenting, fizzy explosions and fun!

We’re also offering Zoom parties which are just as much fun as our usual parties and you can even join in at home with the kit provided. You can book a Zoom party if you are out of our area or just want to invite friends that are far away. It is also a great back up plan if Covid tries to mess up your plans. Click here for information on Zoom parties.

Booking a party in such a time of uncertainty can feel like a bit of a risk and we completely understand that. We have relaxed our cancellation policy for the duration of the Covid-19 related restrictions and aim to be as flexible as possible. We can switch to online, do parties outside, change the numbers of children, postpone with short notice, change plans to fit the latest guidance…basically whatever we need to do to bring some Fab Science fun to this strange time!

For more information, please call 07799 624777 or send us an enquiry.

SUPER SCIENCE OR POTTY POTIONS?

We have two fantastic party options for you…

The Super Science Show – heaps of hands on experimenting, cool chemistry and fantastic physics. Your Fab Scientist will get you making potions, discovering some amazing tricks with air pressure and wow you with a very fizzy explosion!

The Potty Potions Party – a potions class presented by Professor Fab (a witch!). Our chief Fab Scientist designed this party and she’s a BIG Harry Potter fan as well as a muggle science teacher so the potions are REAL! You can find out more about the potions party here.

For more information, please call 07799 624777 or send us an enquiry.

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

Your Fab Scientist will lead an hour of exciting experimenting for the birthday child and their guests. We provide all fun, excitement, experiments, equipment and safety goggles (and take away the washing up). We don’t do sandwiches and cake though, sorry! We can even supply science themed party bags if you like (from £4.50 each) and you can download our invitations to print at home. You can find all of our party bag options here.

WHAT AGES ARE THE PARTIES FOR?

We generally recommend Fab Science parties for 6th birthdays upwards. We can do 5th birthdays too but usually only in spring and summer. Once children are used to being in Reception, they will get more out of the hands on activities. All parties are tailored to the age range attending and there is no upper age limit, we have had a couple of teenager birthdays and could even do a grown-up party!

WHERE CAN I HOLD THE PARTY?

Any venue with access to electricity and a sink can be a Fab Science Party Lab. Your home, the village hall, the Scout Hut … you book it and we will be there! We just need room for a table (or we can use yours) and space for the kids to gather round. If you are booking a venue, we recommend choosing one with hard floors and easy parking. We do like to get outside for a messy explosion at the end of a party but this can just be the car park. If you’re near Bishop’s Stortford, you can find a list of suitable halls here or for Hertford and Ware click here. We’ll be adding links for other areas soon.

WHAT WILL HAPPEN AT MY PARTY?

While we’re waiting for everyone to arrive, you can keep busy with some Fab Science activity sheets and sort out name badges so we know who’s who. Once everyone is ready, we’ll start experimenting. The exact activities will depend on which theme you have chosen, how much space we have and the age-range at the party. There will be a mix of demonstrations, whole-group experiments and team activities, with lots of opportunity for everyone to get stuck in. Fab Scientists love answering your questions and want to make you as excited about science as they are!

ARE THE ACTIVITIES SAFE?

All of our experiments are specifically chosen to be kid-safe. We use child-friendly materials and have safety goggles for volcanic ‘eruptions’ etc. While we do not use anything toxic, we do make sure that children know that they mustn’t eat anything in the ‘lab’. Our party leaders are DBS checked and we have insurance for £5million (never used!).

CAN GROWN-UPS JOIN IN?

Yes! In fact, there will need to be at least one responsible adult present. Our Fab Scientists are great at engaging, encouraging and entertaining kids but do not take overall responsibility for their care at parties. We recommend that for large parties, you don’t encourage all of the parents to stay…lots of loudly chatting grown-ups can make it quite tricky for little scientists to follow the instructions!

HOW MUCH DOES A PARTY COST?

The cost of the party depends on how many children you will be inviting, the options that you choose and your location (if we have to travel). Prices for our in-person parties start at £200. This is for a standard, 1 hour party for up to 15 children. We are based in Bishop’s Stortford and do charge mileage for parties more than 10 miles away. We can also bigger parties with more children, bespoke experiments, special themes, dry ice demonstrations (so cool!), rocket launches, extended time and even science-themed party bags. Get in touch for a quote today.

Zoom parties are £180 including kits for up to 8 children, 45 minutes of activities and postage to one address. Extra kits are £7 each and postage to separate addresses is charged at cost.

HOW DO I BOOK?

Please get in touch to check availability. Let us know your preferred date(s), the age of the birthday child and whereabouts the party will be and we’ll get right back to you with available dates.

We do take bookings up to a year ahead (some people are very organised!) but usually a couple of months is fine. We sometimes have last minute slots available, especially for weekday, after school parties.

If you decide to go ahead, we will need a deposit of £50 to secure the date. The balance is not due until a week before the party. If you are not sure of numbers or optional extras when booking, these can all be confirmed a week or two before.


ANY OTHER QUESTIONS?

Please get in touch and we’ll be happy to help

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