2024 Festival Dates: 6 & 7 July

STEAM Pavilion

Featuring robotic Arms, 3D pens, LEGO bridge building challenges and a giant tetrahedron, this year’s STEAM Pavilion promises cutting-edge activities for everyone.

Our ‘Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Design and Maths’ Pavilion is packed to the brim with hands-on activities with specialist equipment from the leading educators, apprentice schemes and manufacturers. Activites to be found in ther STEAM PAvilion include:

UCLAN Activities – Electronic circuit building sessions and Build a Tetrahedron

Blackburn College Activities – Copper Poppies Welding Sessions and Wheel Challenge.

St Bedes – Come and meet the pupils who have built their very own racing car. See for yourself and make your own bespoke paper model to take home.

Future U Activities – Showcase of 3D pens and robotic arm units.

Spiroflow – Demonstrating some of their conveyor systems including their famous flexible screw with engineering challenges and prizes for all ages.

Eric Wright Group – LEGO Bridge Build Challenge.

BAE – Ambassador Steam Challenges

Perfect for a budding Brunel or anyone with an itch to be an Einstein – STEAM inspiration is just around the corner!



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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