2024 Festival Dates: 6 & 7 July


The National Festival of Making works with a number of talented filmmakers to capture a programme of work that combines art, manufacturing, making and communities. 


The collection of films illustrates a wide breadth of work including the festival’s year-round programme of work and free family festival taking place in Blackburn annually.


Featured Films



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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