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Sublime Science Party FAQ!

Is The Sublime Science Party Really The Most Popular Kids Party In The UK?

Yes - But don't take my word for it!

After Winning Dragons Den, the Netmums Kids Party Awards and going on to inspire more than one million children to discover how awesome science can be we've received rave reviews.

There's been thousands of thank you notes, letters, cards, audio and even video and thank yous!

You'll see a small sample on this page (thousands more here) - just promise not to read them all!!

Dragons Den Winning Science Party

I've Heard That The Sublime Science Party Is Award Winning?

Yes! I'm proud to say that We won the Netmums Award for the best Children's Party!

Not only that but I'm humbled to say we've even received royal recognition, winning Her Majesty's Queen's Award for Enterprise!

Did I See You On Dragons' Den?

Yes, that was me, firing smoke rings at the Dragons and making slime in the Den!

Thankfully, I just about managed to keep my nerves under control (it was petrifying!) and the Dragons loved Sublime Science!

I walked out of the Den with two (incredible!) Dragons who've helped us go on to make science awesome for one million children!

Netmums Winning Science Party

Why Will The Children Love A Sublime Science Party?    

It's packed full of Fizzing Potions, Bubbles, Smoke, Sweets and they even get the chance to make their very own batch of slime!

Even more importantly the Sublime Science Party has got that 'Something Different' factor that children always crave!

Don't take my word for it - Sublime Science is loved by more than one million kids so you know we can make your party absolutely unforgettable.

What Will Happen At My Science Party?

An experienced Sublime Scientist will travel to your chosen location an enthrall the children with spectacular science experiments and hands-on activities making sure your party is the talk of the playground. For more detailed information check out the Science Party Itinerary.

Plasma balls at Children's Party

Slime...Sounds Great...But Won't The Children Get Messy?

We've had the pleasure of making Sweets, Slime and having an awesome time with more than 1,000,000 children!

We've just about perfected the art of making slime without making a mess! Not only is slime awesome but it's no more messy than having the food!

What Do You Need From Me?

Not a lot! Our goal is to make things as easy as possible for you! We bring virtually everything with us to make your party a roaring success - all we need is the use of a table and access to electricity!

Slime Making Party

What Did The Dragons Think Of The Sublime Science Party?

Sarah Willingham Invested in Sublime Science

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

Nick Jenkins Loved Making Slime and Investing!

"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

Peter Jones was incredibly impressed!

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

Touker Suleyman

"Science was never my subject at school but I admire what you've've got a very good business" - Touker Suleyman

Deborah Meaden Made An Offer!

"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

Can You Provide Invitations?

Yes! They are science themed and free of charge!

How About Some Thank You Notes?

No problem, they're free too!

A Certificate For The Birthday Boy Or Birthday Girl?

Yep, we'll even get all of their friends to sign it - so it will be a fantastic souvenir of the day - and it's science themed, of course!

Do I Need To Provide Name Labels?

We bring these too! So we can use the children's names straight away and label up their very own batch of Slime to take away at the end!

Queen's Award-Winning Science Party

Who's The Chap With The Messy Hair - Dotted Around The Site?

'Mad' Marc (Marc Wileman on more sensible occasions!)

Best known as that guy that fired smoke rings at the Dragons on Dragons' Den. He's been a professional science communicator (slime expert!) around the world for close to a decade and holds a First Class Masters degree in Physics from the University of Nottingham and Toronto!

He's also the 5 Star Reviewed Amazon Author of the book 'Don't Eat Your Slime' - which is packed full of incredible experiments for curious kids - and has given away more than 100,000 copies!

We send a digital copy to everyone who books a Sublime Science party so the fun science experiments go on long after the party has ended!

Your Copy of Don't Eat Your Slime

Did Mad Marc Meet The Queen?

Our founder (Mad) Marc Wileman's dedication to making science awesome hasn't gone unnoticed.

I'm honoured and humbled to say Her Majesty the Queen awarded us the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise for Innovation.

Is Sublime Science World Famous?!

We're working on it! We're thrilled to tell you we've been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, BBC, ITV & Telegraph - all is revealed in our press section here!

Queens Honour Win For Sublime Science

What's All This About Richard Branson?!

Sublime Science were fortunate enough to be shortlisted in Richard Branson's 'Pitch to Rich' competition. It was an incredible honour to have what we do 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!"

Not only that but we even helped break a Guinness World Record by pitching in Richard Branson's 29 hour pitchathon!

I've dreamed of breaking a world record since I was 8 years old and 20-something years later we finally do it!

Guinness World Record Sublime Science Party

That's It For Awards, Surely!?!

Er, just one more!

Mad Marc was honoured to win a Great British Entrepreneur Award which was a huge honour but I don't want to sound like a 'bragger' so I'll put some more info on the awards page, here!

How Long Will My Science Party Last?
It's up to you! It all starts with the Sublime Science Party (1 hour) and our exciting Modules (15 minutes) make fantastic additions. You can have a look at the options here or give us a call on 0116 380 0750 and we'll help pick the party that's perfect for you!

Where Will My Science Party Be Held?
It's up to you! You'll either have your party at home or in a local village hall - give us a buzz on 0116 380 0750 or  if you need any help on deciding which would be best for you?

Great British Entrepreneur Award-Winning

What's The Best Age For The Sublime Science Party?

That's one of the great things about the Sublime Science Party - it appeals to a wide range of ages!

The party works really well for children from 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 o 12 years old - as we tailor the party so that it's just right for the children you've got coming along on the day!

When Can I Have My Sublime Science Party?

It's up to you! We love to run science parties 7 days a week! Weekends are always incredibly popular & book up well in advance - don't miss out - get in touch early!

How Many Children Can Come To My Science Party?

Anywhere between 10-25 works best - as the children get to be really involved with the experiments, like making slime.  The maximum number for a birthday party is 30 although we do offer science shows for larger groups, too!

Flying Smoke Rings

I'm Not Sure How Many Children Will Be At My Science Party?

That's no problem at all! All we need is a very rough idea and we'll make sure we have a fantastic party for all the children on the day.

Is The Sublime Science Party Safe?

Yes, Yes Yes! We fun science experts and have worked with hundreds of thousands of children without incident!

Have You Got The Paperwork Sorted!?

Of course! We have all been Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checked, are fully insured and have comprehensive risk assessments too - we've got the paperwork well and truly covered so you can relax and enjoy your day!

Will Girls Enjoy The Science Party As Much As Boys?

Yes! Our experience of hundreds of thousands of children has showed us that primary school ages girls and boys both love our experiments!

Can I Buy Party Bags?

Absolutely. It's normally best to wait till you've got your invitations back and know how many are coming! The you can order your Science Party Bags here.

Do The Children Take Anything Home From The Science Party?

Of course! They take away their very own labelled batch of slime (a treasured possession!)

Do I Need To Have Booked A Hall Before I Get In Touch?

No, it's best to get in touch as early as you can so we can let you know when we're available. It's often far easier to book the Sublime Science Party first (with a venue TBC) and then confirm the venue afterwards.

Science Party Bags

How Do I Pay For My Sublime Science Party?

The final payment is by a debit or credit card AFTER your party (we don't think it's fair to ask for payment before we've done our job!) This leaves your Sublime Scientist free to ensure everyone has a fabulous time at the party!

How Much Is The Deposit To Get Booked In?

There is a £50 deposit to secure your party - This can be made by either a debit or credit card payment, over the phone. You'll immediately get a full confirmation of all your party details as well as the science themed invitations and thank you notes.

How Much Will My Sublime Science Party Cost?

Prices include absolutely everything (no mileage charges or hidden charges of any type to worry about!) but do depend on the number of children and your location. Click here to check prices and availability or call us on 0116 380 0750!

Do You Support Any Charities?

Absolutely! The Prince's Trust helped me to found Sublime Science with a £1,750 loan back in 2008. Now it's a great honour to support them and help to inspire young people to get started in business and take on their dreams.

I'm also passionate about play and children having fun and I serve on the board of trustees of East African Playgrounds. Giving children across Uganda access to playgrounds!

Princes Trust Marc Wileman

Do You Have Any 'Big' Clients?

Absolutely! We've had the great pleasure of working with the British Science Association, National Science Museum, Museum Of Childhood, Arsenal Football Club, the Discovery ChannelMercedes & Top Trumps to name but a few!

Can You Bring The Science Party To Me?

You can see exactly where Sublime Science is available on our Locations Map, here.

The following is a quick list of places to give you a good idea of where we love to bring our science party to:

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.

Top Trumps!

How Early Should I Get In Touch?

As soon as you possibly can! After more than 10,000 unforgettable Sublime Science Parties (at the last count!) availability is seriously limited!

Either call one of my helpful team on 0116 380 0750 or pop your details in the form below - we'd love to help you out if we possibly can!

Mad Marc Wileman

Can I See Some More Sublime Science Reviews?

Absolutely, it's not just the Dragons who've raved about the Sublime Science Party. Below is a small sample of what thrilled parents had to say. (There a literally thousands of reviews of of feedback page - just promise not to read them all!)

"Totally captivated my 4 year old son, Jack and 30 children up to the ages around 12/13 all of them were totally engrossed for the whole hour with great hands-on activities and learning things without knowing it!" - Unique Science Birthday Party

"a wonderful job of entertaining and educating the children, the parents whose children attended said they "raved" about the party afterward" - Unique Kids Birthday Party Review

"It just went so's just so lovely and I wanted to give some really positive feedback - couldn't have faulted it really - it was absolutely amazing..." - Alison Godwin raved about her science party...

"The children's favourite activities were the slime making, the sweets and the tornado race" - Science Birthday Party Review

"I liked the way that Oliver, the birthday boy, was made to feel special by being involved with the experiments" - Science Birthday Party

"I would recommend to anyone who wants an extra special party with memories to last and a great time to be had by kids and parents alike" - Science Party Feedback

"Clare was very professional. She arrived early and set up and cleaned up after herself. Such a nice lady, with a nice manner with the children" - Birthday Party Review

"Excellent value for money. We were extremely impressed at the presenters (Mike & Harriett) and how they kept 17 children's attention for well over an hour" - Children's Science Parties Feedback

"The children told their parents that they had had a great time and we were particularly happy that our son had a party that really appealed to boys and girls equally" - Children's Party Entertainers Review

"Kids enjoyed all the activities but overall making the flubber was cool. Also the Airzooka! We were so impressed at how the kids were engaged and absorbed for a full one and a quarter hours" - Children's Science Party Feedback

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3 Slimetastic Reasons To Get In Touch Right Now!

Slimetastic Reason No.1 You'll get a FREE copy my new book 'Don't Eat Your Slime' 

It's packed full of incredible experiments for curious kids you can do at home with 'stuff' you've already got, it normally costs £9.99 (it's 5 Star Reviewed on Amazon, you know!)

Slimetastic Reason No.2 You'll get your FREE copy of 'The Ultimate Kids Party Survival Guide' - Guaranteed to make your party planning easier.

Your Free Science Experiment Book
Your Ultimate Kids Party Survival Guide

Slimetastic Reason No.3 You'll get the best chance of getting the date and time that's perfect for you! 

(After Dragon's Den, Winning Her Majesty's Queen's Award and more than 10,000 unforgettable Sublime Science Parties we do book up fast!) You'll get personalised info about the best options and availability (depending on age, area and group size) all without a hint of any obligation or pressure of any kind.

Either Call our helpful team on 0116 380 0750 or pop a few details in the form above and we'll get all the info to you along with your 'slimetastic stuff',  guaranteed!

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