Makers

We are looking for amazing makers!

Are you, or do you know an amazing maker? Makers come in all shapes and sizes from digital wizards to sculpture makers, from creative chefs to music composers. We are organising Halton's first MakeFest to celebrate creativity in all its forms.

We are looking for makers who would like to; run activities, showcase their work and engage with the community. We are really interested to hear from professionals and enthusiasts alike.

If you would like to apply to be one of our amazing makers, please fill out the form below. We will review all applicants and contact you to let you know if you have been successful.

MakoCreate will be flying drones, coding Spheros and letting you make a pin badge to keep ✈️

Widnes Men's Shed will be showing off their talents demonstrating what can be created with a Laser Cutter, 3D Printer & Potters Wheel 🍶

Spark Penketh Makerspace are showing you how to code a robot 🤖

Kitronik will be making funky Kaleidoscopes 👀

Cutie and the Feast (A.K.A Nicola Davies) will be creating Thaumatropes and displaying her fantastic illustrations 🖌

Old Town Blooms will be going green with some seed adoption 🌱

Deborah Partington illustration will be providing tips and demos on digital illustrations and drawing activities 🖌️

Hazlehurst Studios will be demoing digital embroidery, as well as providing some hands-on sewing activities and live self-portrait sessions 🖼️

Norton Priory Museum & Garden are hosting some free Arts & Crafts activities 🎨

Buttercupcakes will have delicious pre-made cakes for you to decorate 🧁

Halton Adult Learning will have a free drop-in Arts & Crafts workshop 🖍️

The Studio Widnes are offering a wide range of activities from creative writing (Ages 6 - 11) to an open mic 🎤