Derby Mini Maker Faire On The Road - Derby Days Out Event

Derby Mini Maker Faire On The Road | 27th October 2018

Saturday 27 October, 10am-4pm

Eagle Market, Derby City Centre

Suitable for all. Entry is FREE!

We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness for young and old alike. Come and meet makers from across the country as they show off their amazing creations and discover what you can make!

After six fantastic Faires at Derby Silk Mill, Derby Museums is taking Derby Mini Maker Faire ‘On the Road’ until 2020, when it will return bigger than ever at the new Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill. This year the Faire is being generously hosted by the Eagle Market in Derby City Centre.


Entry to Derby Mini Maker Faire is FREE with lots of things to see and do. There will be a fantastic range of drop-in and pre-bookable workshops on the day, including the popular Aardman Animations model-making workshop. To find out more and pre-book, please visit

Tickets for bookable workshops may also be available on the day from our information hub, although we advise you book in advance to avoid disappointment.

★ augmented reality ★  pen-racing ★  crocheting ★ robotics ★ clay-modelling ★ mini computers ★  printing ★ soldering ★ woodworking ★  jewellery-making ★  electronics ★ sewing ★ building ★ 3D printing puppetry...

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