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 […]

Women In Tech

This year Liverpool MakeFest introduce a “Women in Tech” showcase. Held in the ground floor Atrium of Liverpool Central Library we will have a collection of cool women currently working in tech through many different mediums. Some will be showcasing their talents and sharing insights in to how they came to be in their chosen […]

Commissions for inclusive artists/makers

As part of the Culture Matters project, wehearttech are looking to recruit 2 x Artist/Makers to deliver inclusive workshops/activities aimed a young people aged 11 – 18 at Liverpool MakeFest 2017 on Saturday 24th June. The deadline for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 10th May. Applications should be emailed to hello@wehearttech.com. The workshops/activities can be […]

Handing over the reins…

  About this time in 2015, Caroline and I happened to be visiting the Central Library and nipped into the Discover Centre only to see kids building Chinese Lanterns on the little stage. We got talking to one of the librarians, Denise, and wondered if we could maybe build little robots with kids. Denise suggested […]