The Sublime Science Story...

How Did Sublime Science Start?

Mad Marc leaving Dragons Den with two new investors squareMaking sweets and slime as science experiments from the Beaches of Sydney right through to the Australian Bush (in a pickup truck no less!) was the 'slightly' unusual inspiration for Sublime Science!

After 'Mad Marc' had been a Professional Science Communicator (maker of slime & launcher of rockets!) across the UK, Canada and Australia & been a 'real' teacher in a school in Nottingham... inspiration struck. Why not pick out all the best, most fun, most exciting science experiments learnt over the years, all over the world, and put them all together?...Sublime Science was born!

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What's The Big Idea?

Sublime Science are on a mission:

"To make science awesome for one million children!"

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plasma ball - science party'Mad' Marc (Marc Wileman on more sensible occasions!) founded Sublime Science with the sole intention of showing children how much fun science can be. He founded Sublime Science with a £1,750 Prince's Trust loan back in 2008, aged just 22.

Marc's best known as that guy that fired smoke rings at the Dragons on Dragons' Den wearing a slime covered lab coat but went on to secure Dragon investment.

queen-award-small-squareMarc is utterly humbled to have won a Great British Entrepreneur Award, been labelled "a visionary" by Forbes and won a Queen's Award for Enterprise but most important of all to have made science awesome for more than 500,000 children.

Marc's been a professional 'science communicator' (maker of slime and launcher of rockets!) across 4 continents for over 8 years.

Guinness-World-Record-Sublime-ScienceHe's even helped to break a Guinness World Record, firing smoke rings and bubbling potions with Richard Branson's 29 hour pitchathon!

He holds a First Class Masters Degree in Physics (Universities of Nottingham & Toronto) and is proud to have given away more than 100,000 free copies of 5 Star Amazon science experiment book Don't Eat Your Slime!

Is Sublime Science Real Science?

(Mad) Marc holds a First Class Masters Degree in Physics (Universities of Nottingham & Toronto) and has been a Professional 'Sublime Scientist' across a good fraction of the globe!

university-toronto-logouniversity-nottingham-logoDespite the qualifications Sublime Science is NOT all about equations and maths!

It’s about children having real fun doing science, being inspired and entertained (and sneaking in the learning when they’re having too much fun to notice!)

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science party flying smoke ringsWhere Are We Now?

Well, those early parties & events do seem a distant memory but they must have gone well as almost 8 years later Sublime Science is now an Award-Winning national company, backed by a couple of Dragons!

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netmums-kids-party-award-winnerI'm proud to say that We won the Netmums Kids Party Award as voted for by Netmums (UK's biggest parenting website)!

10-Downing-StreetWe are a proud to be an independent organisation that have worked with the British Science Association and have even received a congratulatory letter from No. 10 Downing Street!

"The Prime Minister... wishes you further success in the future as you continue to inspire more young people to take an interest in science” - No. 10 Downing Street

Even The Dragons Love Sublime Science...Mad Marc firing smoke rings in dragons den square

The Dragons may not have liked having smoke rings fired at them in the Den but they did love making their slime and most importantly they loved Sublime Science!

4 of the Dragons made offers and Nick Jenkins and Sarah Willingham invested in Sublime Science and are now part of the team, helping to make science awesome for even more children.

richard-branson-sublime-science-pitch-to-richWorld Record Breaking in Richard Branson's Pitchathon...

Guinness-World-Record-Sublime-ScienceSublime Science were honoured to fire smoke rings and create bubbling potions to break a Guinness World Record with Richard Branson's 29 hour Pitchathon. It was an incredible to have making science awesome recognised by a global icon and one of my entrepreneurial heroes:

"Congratulations. You’re on the shortlist! The British public think your business is great - and so do we!" - Shortlisted in Richard Branson's Pitch to Rich Competition

(Get the full scoop over at our awards section...)

queen-award-small-squareRoyal Recognition...

Royal Recognition - we're humbled that Her Majesty the Queen honoured us with the Queen's Award for Innovation - so you know you'll get 'something different' that children always crave!

What Do Sublime Science Do?

Our Sublime Science Parties are a real hit. They have that 'Something Different' that children always crave but we’ll save you the sales pitch - Instead, see why more than 10,000 parents (and counting!) have been so thrilled with their unforgettable experience!

Do We Do Anything Else?

Science Museum LogoAbsolutely! We've produced Sublime Science stage shows for the National Science Museum, hosted the Top Trumps National Final and designed an awesome museum tour for the prestigious Museum of Childhood, in London.

museum-of-childhoodWe’ve entertained thousands of children at the Girl Guiding Centenary Celebration (at the beautiful Belvior Castle!) and even ran a Sublime Science Lab in a Mercedes showroom (alongside some incredible cars!). From Arsenal Football Club to the Discovery Channel we love to help out!

dontcoverimagetightThe book! - 'Don't Eat Your Slime'

It's the book that I wish had been written when I was a kid - It's packed full of awesome experiments for curious kids - that you can do, at home, with stuff you've already got!

It's 5 star reviewed and available on Amazon (and I've given away more than 100,000 copies!) but I want it to reach as many people as possible you can grab a free digital copy here!

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princes-trust-marc-wileman-250Does Sublime Science Support Any Charities?

Absolutely! - The Prince's Trust helped me to found Sublime Science when I was 22 and I'm passionate about supporting young people to start their own businesses and follow their dreams. Here's a picture of me speaking at the Prince's Trust Celebrate Success event.

east-african-playgrounds-marc-wileman-250Play is just so important and East African Playgrounds make play possible in Uganda by building playgrounds. I serve on the board of trustees and am honoured to support such an awesome cause.

Have You Received Any Media Attention?

Forbes-marc-wilemanAbsolutely! - There's a real buzz about Sublime Science and you can find out more about what the Forbes, The Huffington Post, BBC, ITV & Telegraph had to say here!

Mad-Marc-Slime-LeftWhich Areas Do Sublime Science Cover?

We'd love to be able to help absolutely everyone and we're working on doing just that! The latest areas we cover are here but a short list of some of the main locations we cover would be:

Greater London, Kent, Surrey, Berkshire, East & West Sussex, Brighton, Portsmouth, Southampton, Stevenage, Enfield, Saint Albans, Watford, Hemel Hempstead, Hatfield, Essex, Chelmsford, Milton Keynes, Luton, Bedford, Northampton, Stratford, Worcester, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Swindon, Bristol, Bath, Oxford, Cambridge, Leicester, Coventry, Birmingham, Stafford, Stoke, Derby, Nottingham, Lincoln, Sheffield, Leeds & York as well as Manchester, Merseyside, Liverpool and the North West.

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Winning a Queen's Award for Innovation!

"Congratulations. You’re on the shortlist! The British public think your business is great - and so do we!"

Even The Dragons Love Sublime Science!

"I love where you started from...you started because you wanted to do some good and not many people start from that and make a really, really good business" - Sarah Willingham

"I just think that it's wonderful to really inspire kids to take an interest in science so this is right up my street...I'm going to make you an offer" - Nick Jenkins

"Congratulations...I have to say that I'm incredibly impressed. It is exceptional" - Peter Jones, Dragons' Den

"I would very much want to be part of it...I think it's very exciting...I'm going to make you an offer. I'm sitting here very excited thinking - 'please let it be me!' " - Deborah Meaden

Winning a Great British Entrepreneur Award!

"The best bit was the fact that it was just so different to any type of party they had had before and making the sweets and making the slime were also big successes"

- Unique Children's Party Review

"The Prime Minister... wishes you further success in the future as you continue to inspire more young people to take an interest in science” - 10 Downing Stree

"A huge thank you for the party today! The children all had a lovely time and James has already asked whether he can have a Sublime Science party next year"

- Spectacular Science Party Review

"The interaction between Loopy Liz and all the children was great to see - the children were engrossed in the party from the boxes being carried from the car to them making a second batch of slime at the end!"

- Childrens Party Entertainment Review

"The birthday boy felt really special at his party and really had the chance to be the star of the show and the centre of attention, which he loved"

- Kids Party Entertainment Review

"My six year old son is pretty close to being obsessed with science so this party was just the perfect thing for him"

- Boys Party Review
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