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Tickets released!

IMG_7942We know Summer is only just beginning but we think should be planning way ahead! Get your discounted voucher for the 6th Derby Mini Maker Faire over on our Eventbrite page. Book your ticket and save £1 on entry to Derby Mini Maker Faire (normal price £3, discounted price £2)

Enjoy your summer, but we look forward to seeing you in October!  


Come and be part of one of the biggest show and tell events in the world at the 6th Derby Mini Maker Faire.

Are you a craft club queen or (king!), kitchen table tinkerer, workshop whizz or shed enthusiast? Come and show off, share your skills and meet like-minded makers at Derby Mini Maker Faire.

Register your interest to take part in the Derby Mini Maker Faire here.

Deadline to take part is Monday 4 September.

Best Photos from the 5th Faire!

Here are some pictures of some of the highlights of Derby Mini Maker Faire 2016, from the T-Rex to kids making Morphs to knitting to printing, it was a truly magical day; enjoy!

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Who’s coming to Maker Faire..?

We know we say this EVERY year, but this year, Derby Mini Maker Faire is bigger than ever! We’re thrilled to be welcoming 100 makers to The Silk Mill for the 5th Derby Mini Maker Faire. To get yourself clued up on who’s who ahead of the Faire, take a look at some of the Makers who will be joining us this year.



We’ve got something ROAR-some coming to Maker Faire

We’re very excited to welcome Rex to this year’s Derby Mini Maker Faire. Although he looks a little scary, Rex is very well behaved and if you ask his trainer kindly, he may even allow you to walk him.

Don’t miss your opportunity to meet Rex, book your online ticket now.

Take part in the 5th Derby Mini Maker Faire

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Our CALL FOR MAKERS is now open!
We’re looking for shed dwellers, couch crafters and kitchen table tinkerers to share their passion for making and show off their home grown projects.

Register your interest to take part in the Derby Mini Maker Faire here.

Deadline to take part is Thursday 1 September.