Festival of Stuff: Pyrotechnics with Matthew Tosh
Wednesday 24 June 2015 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Institute of Making
Expert pyrotechnician Matthew Tosh will demonstrate and discuss the art and chemistry of making fireworks displays. Experience the sights, sounds, smell and tastes of a live firework demonstration - flashes, bangs, pops, fizzing, smoking, roaring and glowing colours - while Matthew talks about the chemistry and physics underpinning the range of visual, aural and olfactory effects, as well as the technology, engineering, maths and choreography used to create these enthralling displays. Matthew has been working in pyrotechnics for over seven years and his performance will have you on the edge of your seat with excitement, laughter and sheer fascination!