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Maker Faire 2013 was a blast!

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Huge thanks from all at Derby Museums to our sponsors, partners and visitors to the 2nd Derby Mini-Maker Faire! We had over 1100 people through the doors of the newly refurbished Silk Mill ground floor and it was a real … Continue reading

2013 Derby Maker Faire planning underway – watch this space

We will shortly be announcing our ‘call for makers’ for the 2nd Derby Maker Faire, planned to coincide with Derbyshire Discovery Days on the 26 October 2013 – please put this date in your diaries! More information will be posted over the next 1-2 weeks, in the meantime you can remember all the great stuff that happened at the 2012 maker faire by watching Faruq Fayaz’s film here – or visit the Silk Mill Tumblr site here, where you can see pics and videos from visitors and collaborators by clicking Archive and viewing May and June 2012.