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Brighton Mini Maker Faire is Back – and We Need YOU!

After several months of recovering from organising the last event, and another few of getting together to discuss the next one, we’re finally ready to announce a date for Brighton Mini Maker Faire 2012 – and to start taking applications … Continue reading Continue reading

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Brighton Mini Maker Faire – It’s All Over (Until Next Year)

After all the anticipation and build-up, the first Brighton Mini Maker Faire came to life last Saturday at the Dome, attracting more than 5,000 visitors for a day of creating, inventing, playing, participating, geeking out, learning and general overawed excitement. … Continue reading Continue reading

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Brighton Mini Maker Faire Live Blogging

Saturday 3rd September, Brighton Dome 11.04am We’re just over one hour into the first Brighton Maker Faire, and already it’s a hive of activity out there. People are flooding through the doors and throwing themselves into all of the activities … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mini Maker Faire Brighton – It’s Tomorrow!

After much excitable anticipation, we reach the eve of Brighton’s first ever Maker Faire, happening tomorrow from 10am to 5pm at the Dome. If by some miracle this is the first you’ve heard of it, you can catch up with … Continue reading Continue reading

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Meet the Maker #3: Cranks DIY Bike Workshop – How to Tighten Bike Brakes

In the last of our our Brighton Mini Maker Faire teaser videos from Larchmont Films, Julian from Cranks DIY bike workshop in Brighton demonstrates how to tighten your bike brakes by replacing the cable. It’s all very much in keeping … Continue reading Continue reading

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Play! An Evening of Maker-musicians at the After-Show Party

Guest post by Sarah Angliss, Therematrix and robot maker If you’re in Brighton for Mini Maker Faire and wondering what to do when the show closes at 5pm, then come along to Play! The Brighton Maker Faire After-show party. It’s … Continue reading Continue reading

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Maker Faire Brighton – One Week to Go!

This time next week, we’ll be in full swing at Brighton’s first Mini Maker Faire and right now we couldn’t be more excited. Everything’s coming together brilliantly and it’s set to be a fun-packed, totally mind-blowing day. The buzz is … Continue reading Continue reading

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Win the Latest Make Magazine

Since 2005, Make magazine has been inspiring DIYers, inventors and tinkerers all around the world with practical projects and ideas for building things with computers, electronics, robotics, metalworking, woodworking and more. In 2006, Make magazine organised the first Maker Faire … Continue reading Continue reading

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Meet the Maker #2: Jane Bom-Bane and her Mechanical Hats

If you’ve ever taken a wander down George Street (a little side street off St James’s Street in Brighton), you may have stumbled upon Bom-Bane’s, a tiny little cafe with a big personality. The proprietress, Jane Bom-Bane is also … Continue reading

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Brighton Mini Maker Faire – One Month to Go!

Today marks the beginning of our final countdown (cue cheesy 80s soundtrack) to Brighton’s First ever Maker Faire, with just one month left until the big event on 3rd September. Behind the scenes we’re squirrelling away – making preparations … Continue reading

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