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The National Festival of Making 2022

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City Centre, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7DT

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The National Festival of Making 2022

THE FOURTH EDITION OF THE NATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MAKING WEEKEND WILL RETURN TO BLACKBURN, ON SATURDAY 11TH AND SUNDAY 12TH OF JUNE 2022!

The National Festival of Making is a unique celebration of making, from the kitchen table to the factory floor. Presenting a programme of work that combines Art, Manufacturing, Making and Communities, we commission international and national artists to create world class works, a year round programme and a participatory FREE FAMILY festival for all to enjoy.  

Whether you’re curious about craft; design; heritage; science, technology or art – we look forward to welcoming you back in June 2022 – put the date in your calendar and let’s get ready to MAKE!

National Festival of Making 2022

The event will take place in Blackburn town centre  11am - 5pm and will include:

Sustainable Fashion Bingo with Patrick Grant

Model Making with Aardman animations

KEITH BRYMER JONES IN CONVERSATION WITH WAYNE HEMINGWAY

BOLLYWOOD PERFORMANCE & WORKSHOP LED BY RI RI’S DANCE ACADEMY

TASTE LANCASHIRE MARKET

Hopeful & Glorious Makers Market,

Blackburn BID’s Future Makers Market and much more!

 

For more information, including the full events schedule click here https://festivalofmaking.co.uk/whats-on/ 

 

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The festival will be in various venues around the town centre - focussed on King William Street & Museum Street. Follow signs to Blackburn town centre where you will find a number of car parks. 

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Only a five minutes walk from the bus and railway station.  There are direct bus and rail services to Blackburn from Accrington, Clitheroe, Bolton, Burnley, Darwen, Chorley, Manchester and Preston. Contact Blackburn Visitor Centre for details of public transport from where you live 01254 688 040. Alternatively, for public transport information out of our normal office hours contact: Travel Line: 0871 200 2233 (for bus services around the Lancashire area) National Rail Enquiries 08457 48 49 50

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