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Brighton Mini Maker Faire Live Blogging

10.56am After an intense set up session last night that was made more enjoyable by the provision of ale and pizza, Brighton’s second ever Maker Faire has kicked off at the Corn Exchange this morning. We have over 60 makers … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is the Big Day

[View the story "The Night Before Brighton Mini Maker Faire" on Storify] The Night Before Brighton Mini Maker Faire As the buzz builds ahead of tomorrow’s Mini Maker Faire, we thought we’d share some of the excitement that’s bouncing around … Continue reading

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One Week to Go Until Brighton Mini Maker Faire 2012

Oh my. It’s nearly here. This time next week we’ll be inside a whirlwind of noisy, colourful, eye-opening, bonkers, brilliant, beautiful, bold and clever creations. We hope you will be there with us, too, getting inspired and involved. If you … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Nomadic Sound System

Last year at Brighton Mini Maker Faire there were a fair few musical makes dotted around the place, from the Blipbox to a subsonic submarine to a stringless ukelele. This year we wanted to do a bit more with the … Continue reading

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One Month to Go Until Brighton Mini Maker Faire 2012

I couldn’t let the date pass without sharing a little squeal of excitement as we mark the ‘one month to go’ point for this year’s Brighton Mini Maker Faire. As I write this, arrangements are busily being made for the … Continue reading

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Announcing the Lineup for Brighton Mini Maker Faire 2012

Drumroll please… After an intense few weeks of reviewing applications and contacting makers, the time has finally come for us to reveal our lineup for Brighton Mini Maker Faire 2012 (Sat 8th September 2012). If you came along last year … Continue reading

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Maker Faires of the World Unite!

With less than a week to go until we close the call for makers and start sifting through all┬áthe amazing applications that have come through, we thought it was worth taking afew minutes to take a look at what our … Continue reading

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Guest Post from Emily Wright, 2011 Maker

Quite a few people have said to me that they thought Maker Faire was all about technological inventions and digital geekery, but if you were at Brighton Mini Maker Faire 2011, you would have seen that we also had a … Continue reading

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Guest Post from Malcolm Napier, 2011 Maker

Brighton Mini Maker Faire is about all kinds of makes and makers. Last week we heard from Jay Kendall about her experience of running a felting workshop at the 2011 event; now here’s a guest post from someone whose creations … Continue reading

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Guest Post from Jay Kendall, 2011 Maker

If you’re contemplating applying to be a Maker at Brighton Mini Maker Faire 2012, but are not sure what to expect, here’s the lowdown from one of last year’s Makers, Jay Kendall. We’ll be featuring different Makers from last year’s … Continue reading

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