Our carefully curated market of food, fashion, arts and crafts returns for this year's festival.
Artists Exhibition Open Call
Artist Open Call
Relive a magical weekend of making
His exclusive piece for the National Festival of Making is now available to download
And they're BEAUTIFUL
The first in our specially commissioned podcasts!
Download the full programme now!
over 140 making activities announced for 2018!
Dismantle a virtual jet engine, wrestle with robotics or get hands-on with cutting-edge technologies
Dancing the night away - send us your memories, mementoes and music from Tony’s Empress Ballroom
The best in lovingly-made street food, fashion, arts and crafts.
for The Making of a South Asian Wedding
Vaiven Circo, The Urban Arts Experience and much more!
Following an incredible 2017, the second edition of the National Festival of Making will return to Blackburn, Lancashire, on 12 and 13 May 2018.
Blackburn town centre played host to the first National Festival of Making in 2017, but what impact did it have for the town?