Founded by M-CNC 2021



Inspiring the next generation of engineering innovators

Returns in 2023


The Festival Of British Engineering & Manufacturing (FOBEM) has an ambitious goal: to reveal the innovation and creativity within the industry and signpost the multiple career paths that are literally “engineering new horizons”.

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“The enthusiasm and support we’ve encountered for encouraging young people to discover more about British engineering & manufacturing is humbling and hugely appreciated.”

“This superb industry has proved once again that it’s prepared to collaborate, work together and fly the flag for British engineering & manufacturing. FOBEM will continue to pioneer and champion the UKs undisputed heritage of manufacturing excellence.”

Leigh Howarth, M-CNC, Business Development Manager


FOBEM gives students and teachers from local schools and colleges unique access to the M-CNC manufacturing facility. They can see the latest Industry 4.0 cutting-edge technologies in action and engage with a variety of industry professionals, businesses and enterprises.


The event is held at M-CNC’s advanced manufacturing facility.

103-107 Bridgwater Business Park, Dunball, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 4TB. Get directions


Our business supporters

FOBEM would not be possible without the passion and support of the many pioneering businesses that make the UK engineering & manufacturing industry so unique.


Our education partners

FOBEM is designed to build engagement with local schools, colleges, students and teachers and bridge the gap between education and industry.

Are you a business or education provider who would like to partner in future FOBEM events?

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