Norfolk Makers Festival

Event Date: 08/02/20 - 23/02/20

Saturday 8 February – Sunday 23 February 2020, The Forum and Countywide Fringe Festival

The Norfolk Makers Festival brings sixteen days of inspiring exhibitions, creative activities, workshops, demonstrations, talks and crafty conversation to the The Forum, in Norwich, and to venues around the county.

This year the festival is full of repair, up-cycling and reuse events and talks! Here are some of our picks:

Don’t judge a book by it’s cover – Free talk

Boro Cloth – Bookable workshop

Repair Cafe

Rag rug taster  – Free event

Up-cycled jewellery making – Free activity

The Norfolk Makers’ Festival is free to enter and the exhibitions, demonstrations and hands-on activities are free of charge. From Sat 8 to Sun 23 Feb 2020, you can have a go at weaving, printing, painting, knitting, sketching, crochet, crafting, spinning, sculpting, embroidery and much, much more. An inspiring collection of arts and crafts based displays will decorate The Forum and there are also bookable workshops, suitable for all age groups and abilities. Meet artists, makers and enthusiasts, keen to help you develop your skills, and find out about groups and workshops where you live. Check the Norfolk Makers Festival website to see what’s happening each day at The Forum and for details of the Makers’ Festival Fringe, at venues around the county. Plus you can follow the Festival on Facebook and Instagram.

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