Final call to makers for Brighton Maker Faire

Developing Dreams is very excited about its involvement in the Brighton Mini Maker Faire 7-8 September 2013. We will help promote the biggest celebration of arts, crafts, science and technology in the South East which is in its third year running. We will also help organise a mini conference, running alongside the main event, with inspiring talks by local and world-renowned makers.

If you have a great project, skill or interactive installation you would like to exhibit, then hurry! The call to makers is open until 7th June.

Last year’s event was so popular with more than 7,000 visitors coming through the door that the organisers decided to extend the Maker Faire over two days this year and add a second day full of workshops.

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Brighton Mini Maker Faire Opens Maker Applications for 2013

Makers of all types – hackers, craftsmen and craftswomen, bushcraft artists, mad scientists, and wizards – are invited to apply to be part of the 2013 Maker Faire.

The Maker Faire, which is part of the Brighton Digital Festival, features live demonstrations and hands-on activities run by Makers whose projects range from traditional arts and crafts, to science experiments, DIY, electronics and more. The event, supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, is organised by local volunteers, and Build Brighton Hackspace.

Key dates:

Main event: Saturday 7th September 2013

Workshops day: Sunday 8th September 2013

Maker applications are now open at , with a deadline of 7th June. Applicants are asked to detail the nature of their project and how they propose to share it with visitors to the event.  All applicants will be contacted by 1st July.

Other volunteers and educators who’d like to be involved should get in touch herehttp://www.makerfairebrighton.com/volunteer/

About Maker Faire

Maker Faire was created by O’Reilly Media’s Make Magazine in 2006 to “celebrate arts, crafts, engineering, science projects and the Do-It-Yourself mindset.” Since then, there have been regular events across the US and in Newcastle, UK.

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