2025 Festival Dates: 5 & 6 July

Future Makers Market

Blackburn Business Improvement District recognise the importance of promoting young entrepreneurialism and are hosting a special market for future creators, providing a free platform for anyone under 20 years old to sell their own created, curated, designed, or upcycled product line. Supporting the next generation of makers to use the festival as a test unit for their business ventures, expect a varied and diverse range of maker talents showcased across the weekend.



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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