2025 Festival Dates: 5 & 6 July

Podcast masterminds Arrest All Mimics meet Nicola Ellis

8th May 2018

The first of three specially commissioned podcasts covering Art in Manufacturing Season 2 with the amazing Arrest All Mimics 

Ben Tallon heads to Darwen’s Ritherdon, where artist and sculpture maker Nicola Ellis is collaborating with the staff, inspired by the rich heritage and responding to the workplace environment to create a bespoke artwork in a company with a truly unique history approaching 125 years.




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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