Makers Market at National Festival of Making – Call for artists, Hopeful and Glorious

The Makers Market at the National Festival of Making

The first National Festival of Making will take place in Blackburn, Lancashire on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 May, 2017.

A key event within the Festival of Making is a weekend Makers Market situated in Blackburn’s King George’s Hall. The Makers Market is a collaboration between Festival producers, Deco Publique and guest curators, Hopeful and Glorious who bring their unique perspective to the market seeking out a great mix of makers and designers from across the region.

Hopeful and Glorious will curate a showcase of artists, makers and designers who have been selected for the quality and originality of their work. The Makers Market will be produced by Deco Publique, transforming King Georges Hall into a vibrant and engaging weekend celebration of brilliant art, craft and design.

For the first National Festival of Making, Deco Publique, working with a range of partners, will bring together a multi-facetted programme of making and creativity with residencies, workshops, exhibitions and business development sessions.

For more information and to apply for a stall see