2024 Festival Dates: 6 & 7 July

STEAM Pavillion with Blackburn College

Find out more about the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths at the Festival of Making STEAM Zone, with workshops galore delivered by Blackburn College

Want to make your own perfume? You can do that here. How about metal work? Come and give it a go! Drive a race car? They’ve got a simulator for that – sit inside and off you go!

This super family friendly area will get your hands working and your mind whirring.

Please note: to control capacity there might be a queue for this area at times.

Workshops include:


Crack the code – intro to cyber and coding
3D printing club
Take away scent
Metal turtle making
Robotic Arm Display
Keyring Engraving
Building a light sensor circuit
Badge Making
Greenpower Car & Kits
Soapbox challenge
Racing Rig
Copper Candle Stand
Wooden bird box



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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