Festival Of Making returns ‘A new kind of festival for a new age of making’

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‘A new kind of festival for a new age of making’

The National Festival of Making returns to the manufacturing heartland of Blackburn, Lancashire over Sat 12 – Sun 13 May 2018, promising two more exciting days of innovative art installations, workshops, and markets throughout the town centre.

The first ever National Festival of Making in 2017 welcomed 30,000 people of all ages to the heart of Lancashire to experience thrilling street performance, buy the best in handcrafted fashion, sample the finest food and drink and get hands-on with over 100 FREE and affordable making experiences in the company of master makers, with more of the same promised for the second festival this spring. We hope you can MAKE it!



Make A Story – Spoken Word



Make a Move – Hip Hop Urban Dance



Make a Track – Music Production



Make a Mix – DJ workshop