Call for Makers

Visitors to 2013 line up to test their potato cannons.

2013 visitors test the potato cannons they made with help from local maker James.

Call for Makers 2014 – Deadline 28th May 2014

The Call for Makers 2014 is open! 

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What happens after I apply?

Once your application has been submitted, you will get a confirmation email to say it has been received within a week. If you don’t get this email, please contact us on: info@makerfairemanchester.com
We’ll let you know if you’ve been successfully at the beginning of June.

How do I know if I should apply?

If you like to make, fix, hack, craft, or anything else creative, interesting or innovating. 

Here’s a table that has some great examples of the sort of projects we’d like to see at Maker Faire, it certainly isn’t exhaustive don’t worry if your project isn’t there.

Student Projects Robotics
Music, Performance and Participation Textiles,  Crafts – weave, felt, recycle or stitch it
3D Printers and CNC Milling Home Energy Monitoring
Rockets and RC Toys Sustainability and upcycling
Green Technology Radios
Vintage Computers and Games Biology/Biotech and Chemistry Projects
Hands-on electronics Electric Vehicles
Talks Puppets
Kites Shelters 
Unusual Machines How to Fix Things
Cycling Inventions Young Makers 
Hands-on Activities  Interactive Workshops 
Black Smithing  Software & Apps 

Materials and Transport
Some expenses will be available for makers to help with fuel, van hire or event related materials. Please enquire in advance if you need these. Expenses will be distributed at the discretion of the museum.

In other words, don’t let the cost of getting here or buying materials put you off applying. Talk to us!

Are you up for it? Fill in the form.


Talk to us
For a friendly chat,

e-mail: info@makerfairemanchester.com
phone: 0161 606 0109 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm).

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