Frequently asked questions



2 April 2019, IET London: Savoy Place

Ticket ballot open
until 21 December




Where is EngFest being held?
EngFest will take place at IET London: Savoy Place
Where possible we recommend travelling to IET London: Savoy Place via public transport. Detailed travel information can be found on the venue website.

What are the timings for the festival?
The event will run between 09:00 and 16:30, finalised timings will be included in your information pack if you are successful in the ballot.
What is the age range of EngVentures attendees?
EngVentures is aimed at children Key Stage 3 and 4.

What is the age range of FastForward attendees?
FastForward is aimed at school children aged 16-18 years.

The event was open to adults in previous years. Is this still the case?
No.  From 2019 the event will be aimed solely at 11-18 year olds as we believe this age group will benefit the most from the content. However, all the talks will be filmed and can be viewed online after the event via our site

Can I enter the FastForward and EngVentures ballots?
Yes each school is allowed one entry into the ballot for both FastFoward and EngVentures.

I am an individual and not a school can I enter the ballot?
The event is only open to schools; we cannot accept entries from individuals. If you would like to attend then please encourage your school/college to enter.

If I am successful in the ballot how many tickets will I be allocated?
If you are successful for the EngVentures ballot you will be allocated 15 tickets for students and 2 tickets for accompanying teachers.
If you are successful in the FastForward ballot you will be allocated 15 tickets for students and 2 tickets for accompanying teachers.

When does the ballot close?
The ballot closed on the 21 December 2018.

When will I be notified of the outcome of my ballot entry?
Ballot entrants will be notified via email W/C 14 January 2019.

What happens if I am not successful in the ballot?
If you are not successful in the ballot you will be allocated onto our waiting list in case of any cancellations.

Will the event be streamed online?
The event will not be streamed live but speaker presentations at the event will be recorded and published on post event, a link to the content will be sent to all ballot entrants.