2024 Festival Dates: 6 & 7 July

Clayground / Remake a Memory

A tonne of raw modelling clay will be dropped off in Blackburn by the Clayground Collective in this FREE, drop-in event, suitable for all ages.

Come and help us fashion Blackburn’s biggest ever communal sculpture, capturing memories of your first ever makes. Will you recreate your first ever sandcastle, a mud pie or a family portrait?

Come along and contribute your memories to this extra-special festival event!

Clayground is kindly sponsored by our friends at the Townscape Heritage Project


and delivered with Blackburn with Darwen Borough CouncilDarwen Terracotta, and Potclays




2019 Trusts & Foundations

The National Festival Of Making Delivery Team

National Festival of Making is supported by the Arts Council England, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, Brian Mercer Trust and Foundations and Partners. This project is part-funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

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