2025 Festival Dates: 5 & 6 July

Pipes and Poo with One Tenth Human

Calling all young explorers, budding scientists and keen investigators! Have you ever wondered how the clean water gets to your tap? And what happens to dirty water when it flushes away down your toilet? Then this is for you!

Drop in and join award-winning theatre company One Tenth Human for some delightfully disgusting watery fun, as we decide how to solve some sticky problems. We need your help!

Most suitable for ages 4 and up.



One Tenth Human is on a mission to empower children with better stories about their own potential. With a team of brilliant artists, they create intricate, intimate, and wildly entertaining live imaginative events for children and adults to enjoy together.

Funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry, developed with Professor Siddharth Patwardhan, University of Sheffield. Supported by the National Festival of Making and Z-arts, Manchester.



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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