Tech is exciting!

Here at Liverpool MakeFest we’re always amazed by the variety of makers that choose to come to our festivals. Some makers work in similar fields or with similar technologies, apply them in different ways, or extend them to work with other technologies. That could be makers who’re using technology to run LED arrays for interesting […]

Liverpool FunFest 17

So we have made it to the eve of Liverpool MakeFest and we are so excited. Our makers are excited and so are our guests and we are not surprised. There is so much to see and do for all ages and it is all packed in to one Saturday. We thought we would put […]

Defining Craft

The word craft itself has many definitions, 8 in fact. Let’s look at a few. Craft an activity involving skill in making things by hand.  Craft food or drink made in a traditional or non-mechanized way by an individual or a small company (artisan chocolates & craft beer!).  These definitions are well known by all […]

STEAM the Dream Team

(Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Mathematics)  Over the past several years STEM has been merging into STEAM as a positive move forward in education that meets the needs of a 21st century world. Science, technology, engineering and maths alone miss several key components that many see as just as important for our children to take […]

Coding, Kids & The Future

Coding is the language of the here and now and the future and is globally used. It has become so important as a skill that in the UK the government put programming on the curriculum as young as primary age. There are multiple games available that teach the process of programming and coding. For older […]