Get hands on with Young Makefest at Central Library

Young Makefest takes place at Central Library on Friday 23rd March, 11am-3pm.  This fun one day festival consists of hands on activities and demonstrations for young people interested making, crafting and creating with new and traditional technology.  

There'll be lots of hands on demonstrations and table top workshops to get involved in, including:

  • 3D printing with the Library Robox machines with 3D Primo.
  • ‘Mako Education’ Green Screen Stop-motion animation, digital badges and Code-a Drone.
  • Following an interactive fiction trail around the library with Domestic Science.
  • Find out about coding with Liverpool and Wirral Code Clubs and Code Club Northwest.
  • See circuit playground express in action with Def-Proc.
  • One Latin Culture music composition workshops.
  • How to make wearables and the fun application of technology from DoES Liverpool.
  • Little Sandbox Maker Difference Project and the Library Maker Carts.
  • Square Pegs horse box screen printing and arts and crafts.
  • Little Vintage Photography Sun prints and caravan darkroom.

Activities are suitable for young people in upper primary and secondary schools.

Additionally, take the opportunity to connect with Spark Penketh – Based in Penketh High School, Spark Penketh is an innovative new maker space located within a secondary setting with the mission of building making and digital creating into all sections of the curriculum.

Let us know you're coming

Groups, schools and individuals can register online to let us know you are coming.

Register with Eventbrite

If any schools or makers would to register for a showcase pitch then please contact Denise at

Young Makefest is a part of Liverpool Libraries' Maker Difference’ project funded by the National Libraries Taskforce’ Libraries innovation Fund for Everyone’ and delivered in association with Liverpool Makefest

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