Inspiring the next generation of engineering innovators

FOBEM – Festival of British Engineering & Manufacturing will reveal innovation encourage creativity and signpost the multiple rewarding career paths within our incredible industry that is quite literally engineering new horizons.

Returns in 2024 – look out for further details and save the date

26th September 2024


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


FOBEM gives students and teachers from local schools and colleges an opportunity to meet local manufacturers to gain insight into manufacturing and engineering as well as learn about the career options available.




FOBEM would not be possible without the passion and support of the many pioneering businesses that make the UK engineering & manufacturing industry so unique.  If you would be interested in supporting our next FOBEM event then please complete the “Register Your Interest Form”


Below are some of our previous business supporters


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


Our previous education partners include

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

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