Exhibition

Exhibitions, shows and attractions.

Guild of Makers

Guild of Makers

The Guild of Makers is a membership organisation. It exists to encourage Makers to support, encourage and help each other. Definition of a Maker for the purposes of this Guild:A practical person who takes pride in creating physical items using their

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Earlier in the year, a work trip took me out to California. On the way back to LAX airport, we had to make a detour to avoid a traffic problem. As the cab passed over a railroad I spotted an

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Calbourne Water Mill

Calbourne Water Mill

Calbourne Water Mill & Rural Museum is located at the North East corner of the Isle of Wight. There’s been a mill on the site since before the Domesday Book was written in 1086. I had a chance to visit just

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History Makers

History Makers

This weekend I had the chance to watch the recording of the first two episodes of “History Makers” a new podcast from Design Spark. This light hearted show pits Dr Lucy Rogers against comedienne Bec Hill in a competition to

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Gods Own Junk Yard

Gods Own Junk Yard

At the weekend I visited Gods Own Junk Yard, a maker meetup kindly arranged by Dr Lucy Rogers of the Makers Guild. It’s an amazing collection of Neon signs made or salvaged by Chris Bracey along with movie props and

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Makers Central

Makers Central

Over the bank holiday weekend I made my way up to Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre for Makers Central. I arrived at Euston to find a load of football fans and a message saying my 8:45 train would likely not run

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Digital Art – Nye Thompson – The Seeker

Digital Art - Nye Thompson - The Seeker

This weekend I visited the Victoria and Albert museum. The V&A was paid for from the profits of the Great Exhibition of 1851. That exhibition showcased the latest developments in industry and art. So it seems fitting that the V&A

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Heath Robinson Museum

Heath Robinson Museum

Guest post by Catherine Jones. “That’s a bit Heath Robinson.” Is one of those phrases that you hear and might know that it means a machine or contraption that is a little bit strange,overly complicated or just looks plain dangerous.

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