Makers 2022

Here is a list of all the makers and projects we have joining us for Liverpool MakeFest 2022. There should be something for everyone. It’s packed!

ABX Labs

ABX Labs – what do you want to make?

” Cool Components and Boards…” Making cool stuff is easy (and cheap) if you know where to get the bits!

Analogue Adventures with Little Vintage Photography

Little Vintage Photography combines STEM subjects & creativity using traditional photographic techniques. Come and have a go at making a sunprint bookmark or pick up an ‘Analogue Adventures’ kit, containing lots of awesomeness to get you started in handmade photography.

Barbara Murray

Councillor Murray will be showcasing her artwork. A selection of artwork – post cards, A5 – A1 prints.

Brian Corteil

Brian Corteil: Maker and Amateur Robot Designer

Brian is the head meat bag of Coretec Robotics, designer of the Tiny 4WD robot kit, two times winner and runner up of Pi Wars, creator of Micro Pi Noon (idea nicked from Pi Wars And miniaturised), winner of a blue ribbon from the last UK Maker Faire. Micro Pi Noon is robot combat in […]

Brightbox Makerspace

Brightbox Makerspace

Our Maker-in-Residence are a group of 6 young people who have been learning to design makerspace activities. The came up with the following activities for MakeFest: Totes My Bag Design and embellish a tote bag with custom vinyl cut designs and embroidery. Participants will have a go at making their own designs on a vinyl […]

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By The Crook Of My Hook

Local Artist, Jacq from Bythecrookofmyhook, creates talismanic sculptures from air dried clay. Marrying the natural world, folklore & magic. At Makefest Jacq will be sculpting the iconic Greenman from ritually prepared air dry clay. Twitter: @ByCrookOfMyHook

Code Nation

Code Nation

At Liverpool MakeFest there will be coding bootcamps with @wearecodenation Our Mission. To help bridge the digital skills gap we will remain relevant and current by focusing on 4 key areas: Inspiring. Inspire more people, from all areas and backgrounds, to take that first step in Digital Accessible. Our courses will be accessible to all, […]

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Creative Stitch & Toy Hacker

We are a couple who love to create, modify and develop our ideas. We hope that by demonstrating our work we can encourage others to go away and develop ideas of their own. Creative Stitch is a collection of mixed media and textile pieces produced using both hand and machine stitches. Toy Hacker loves to […]

DOES Liverpool

DoES Liverpool – Co-working, workshop and event space

DoES is a co-working, workshop and event space in the heart of Liverpool.

Drawn To Science

Drawn To Science

Home of curious, creative, colourful science. Join Nicola Davies in exploring science and illustration. Great colouring activities for all the family.

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Electric Flapjack Guitars

When traditional guitar building meets modern digital fabrication – come see how one guitar builder is trying to take the best of both worlds to create new musical instruments. @EFGuitars http://instagram.com/electricflapjack

Extreme Kits

Extreme Kits

Extreme Kits (www.extkits.co.uk) is a supplier of Electronic, Acrylic and high voltage kits. All of our kits are constructed and packaged in house. All of our kits are safe for kids (over the age of 5) and are intended to inspire them to build and learn for themselves. Of course, kids come in all ages. […]

Gary Millar

Gary Millar is running a special business advice desk at Makefest on the ground floor from 11am for any makers and creatives who would like some business or intellectual property advice.

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Ignite

Ignite showcases Liverpool’s movers and shakers, creators, thinkers, tinkers, innovators and doers, makers and dreamers in a fast paced format designed to inspire.

Kettle Companion

Kettle Companion

The Kettle Companion is an assisted living product, that helps those who live apart to stay connected, by illuminating when a loved one activates their kettle at home. This is signaled through a monitoring plug and communicated via Wi-Fi to a paired Kettle Companion in another user’s home. Additionally, if there is a change in pattern of […]

Code Club

Liverpool and Wirral Code Clubs

Come and have-a-go at a range of our Code Club projects. Help co-create an epic Scratch platform game, make your own HTML robot, get physical with BBC microbit badges and much more. Liverpool Code Clubs and Wirral Code Clubs are a series of fun, free volunteer-led library sessions for kids aged 8 – 13 where […]

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Liverpool Astronomical Society

Sic Itur Ad Astra – Thus The Way To The Stars…

Made Invaders

MadeInvaders is a a live action computer game. 30 seconds of structured panic, as the players try to load nerf blasters, and hit the lighted targets as much as possible to see how many points they can score. Bragging rights for the day are on offer to the most successful player(s)!

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Madlab – Soldering Workshop

Learn how to solder and make a working electronic gadget to take home with you. We have lots to choose from including lie detectors, musical bagpipes, burglar alarms and steady-hand games. Suitable for ages 7 and up. Twitter: @ClubMadLab Website: http://www.madlab.org/

MCQN Limited

MCQN Limited

MCQN Ltd has been connecting strange things to the internet since 2005. Working on a range of projects and products that contribute to a playful, useful, ethical internet of things – using the technology to make people’s lives better. Website: https://mcqn.com/

Neston High School Makerspace

Neston High School Makerspace

Neston High Makerspace is a makerspace within a state school at Neston High School. Showcasing our injection-moulder from old milk bottles! We have embedded a maker education into the Neston High School curriculum across KS3, 4 and 5 and run popular extra-curriculum clubs after school to promote this even further. We believe in providing students […]

Plastic Tactics

Plastic Tactics

Get your hands on plastic and make your personalised packets (such as wallets & pencil cases) from bubble wrap, carrier bags and other soft plastic scraps – using household items so that you can make and repair things at home. We will be running a soft plastics workshop out the front of the library. Come […]

Project Linus

Project Linus donates patchwork quilts to local children who are ill or in distressing situations. The quilts are all made by volunteers and are given to children from premature babies up to teenagers: among the places we take them to are: Alder Hey Hospital, the Homeless Families Unit and Zoe’s Place. Come along and see […]

Quantum Technology

Quantum Technology Club

Young or old, whoever you are, if you have a technology interest then Quantum will help you share it. Young people (9 – 16) have code club where they can explore the likes of computer coding, electronics, wireless technologies and web design. They even get help from the senior section to give them experience in […]

Raspberry Pi Robots with Dr Footleg

Footleg is a hobby robot designer who builds Raspberry Pi based robots to engage young people in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Come and see some of the Footleg Robotics robots and have a go at controlling them. Can you complete some of the challenges set for this years Pi Wars robot competition? You can […]

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RC2014 – Retro Homebrew Z80 Computer Kit

RC2014 is a range of homebrew computer kits based on cutting edge technology from the late 1970s / early 1980s.  Featuring the Z80 CPU (The same CPU that your ZX Spectrum used), these kits are not only a fun electronics project to solder together, but are great to code in BASIC or Z80 assembly language.  […]

Roberts Workshop

Make hand made toys for children to explore STEM in a practical way .Our kits are all our original designs and work with key stage 2,3,4,5 and SEN.We also make the ROB BOT a crumble programmable robot.

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STEAM Engineers

We are Chris Huffee and Snoof Kattekop. Prior to the pandemic, we were part of a small community makerspace that sought to introduce people to making, and give them an opportunity to learn about digital making, coding and art in a fun, safe and helpful environment. COVID-19 put a stop to that, but we are […]

The Cassandra Complex

Cassandra is an interactive, electronic fortune teller machine.

West Lancashire Lacemakers

West Lancashire Lacemakers

We are delighted to be back at the Liverpool Makefest and can’t wait for the day! We will have an exhibition of lace made by our members, and some small items for sale – bookmarks, Christmas decorations etc. We will also have a ‘practice pillow’ for you to try your hand at making lace – […]

Western Spiral Art

Western Spiral Art will be bringing a magical making experience to this year’s Makefest with handmade magic wands, flowers and house scarves for you to decorate and personalise !! We specialise in Sci-Fi and Fantasy-inspired workshops and project ideas, focusing on creativity, sparkles and imagination. All children must be supervised by a responsible adult at […]

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Wifi Sheep

Wi-Fi Sheep the Youtube Tech Channel will be showcasing the lasted from their popular TinyBASIC Computers project. In which anyone can build a real programmable 8-bit computer from a small amount of relatively inexpensive parts and with next to no experience! Adding a PS2/USB keyboard and composite tv or monitor for video out, these tiny […]

Wirral Unplugged

We transform lives by creating opportunities for all and by empowering families to innovate, collaborate and unplug.

Yarnbombing Central

We are a collection of groups who are interested in making art and spreading happiness using yarn.