2024 Festival Dates: 6 & 7 July

Makers Market by Hopeful and Glorious

Building on the success of 2017, Hopeful & Glorious will bring together a bigger and better, incredible showcase of over 50 artists, makers and designers who have been selected for the quality and originality of their work. Come and shop hand crafted goods whilst getting to learn about making processes and the craft skills of makers.

Curated by Hopeful & Glorious with many of last year’s most popular makers, and a raft of fantastic newcomers, announced for this year, expect hand built ceramics by Anne Haworth, printed posters from Toucan Tango and baby clothing from Ida & Rudy




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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