Makers Central have put together a selection of attractions and activates to entertain you throughout your makers weekend.
See below for more details
The 95Spider inspired from the famous 1995 Batman Forever Batmobile
Try your hand at making a pen
Get ready to play and learn
The 95Spider is inspired from the famous 1995 Batman Forever Batmobile and heavily influenced by the work of the artist H.R. Giger.
Multiple cars were used in the build including a couple of Smart cars but the main base was a Toyota MR2 Roadster.
The engine is a 1.8l 4 Cylinder engine which has been significantly modified.
The afterburner does work. It shoots out a 6 foot propane powered flame and can be remotely operated.
The main fins position can be altered from the vertical position.
the vehicle uses over 1000 LED’s and literally glows in the dark.
Yes it does have 8 wheels.
The 95Spider is 21 foot long and 8 foot wide and weighs in at 1200kg.
The 95Spider has an external retrofuturist styling and steampunk internal styling.
The Record Power team will have highly experienced woodturning demonstrators and tutors to help guide you to make your very own pen.
Record Power will have several lathes available throughout the weekend to allow as many people to try their hand at making a pen for FREE! People wishing to give this a go should head on over to the record power stand located next to the YouTube Makers Zone and put your name down on the list. Limited spaces available for turning your own pen so please get your name down early to avoid disappointment.
Safe use will be the priority with encouragement and support to try and ensure successful completion of the project.
The team at 3D Parrot will be at the show with their amazing life size 3D printer. This amazing piece of technology can create a bespoke full-colour 3D printed statuette of you and your loved ones. These capture moments in time unlike any photo you’ve ever seen before. These statues make brilliant mementos or gifts for any occasion. The 3D scanner we take over 100 photos from different angles in less than half a second to ensure we capture every detail of you and your outfit. These photos are then used to create a virtual model of you from which we can print a statuette. Come and see the 3D Parrot and get yourself printed!
The Makers Central team have got together with the Creation Station a professional company that will provide an amazing experience for your little ones throughout the whole weekend.
The Creation Station are multi-award-winning, five-star rated company who inspire over 15,000 children and families every week with their creative arts and crafts experiences across the UK.
Their friendly, nurturing and professional trained team of 130 Creation Station leaders are based right across the UK. The majority are mums so they empathise with children and parents alike.
All the activities they run are tried and tested. With their own warehouse of 12,000 art and crafts products they ensure all the products used are fit for purpose and have the appropriate safety documentation.
The kids workshop will allow your kids to try all arts and crafts and it’s our mission to inspire them into creating and making. The kids workshops will be located at the top of the hall near the food court.
We are Marble Art Originals Ltd. Trading as Marbling 4 Fun at exhibitions all over the United Kingdom.
Marbling is a mesmerizing, memorable and rewarding experience for teachers and pupils alike.
The designer and director, Craig Joubert has been marbling since 1992.
He inspires and empowers your marbling practice with free tutorial videos. His kits are exceptional quick drying formulated water based permanent paints.
Craig can be seen at various exhibitions giving demonstrations and workshop teaching this ancient craft to all ages.
Come and see this amazing art and take home your own piece of Marble Art. For more information go to www.marbling4fun.net
Elichems art resin has been formulated with the passion of the artists and creators need in complete focus.
Elichems art resin is completely uv stable 2 part epoxy resin & certified safe, As well as our clear resin we have a unique range of pigments that are colourfast and are specifically designed to hold there colour for many years to come we also have a stunning selection of metallics and glow in the dark.
Elichem is a UK company and proudly our range of resin and pigments are used throughout the world by the famous to hobby artist and creators within art jewellery and furniture design and much more...
We are very excited to be part of makers central where we will be holding workshops every hour for 10 people at a time to show you personally how you can use our product. Makers central is already booking up fast so please get in contact with us so we can book your space on our workshops. Please Email us on- firstname.lastname@example.org to book your workshop slot with your preferred times
Other ways of getting intouch with us...
Our Facebook page is ( https://www.facebook.com/elichem ) where you will be invited to be part of a 10,000 strong community of very committed artists and creators that love to help
Our website www.elichem.co.uk
Our Instagram : @elichemresins
Or please get in contact direct via or our email ( email@example.com )
Gary Lowe will be on the Chestnut Products stand located near the main entrance at Makers Central this year. Gary is a registered professional woodturner and has gained an enormous amount of respect in the turning world. Gary makes some fabulous pieces so pop on over to the Chestnut stand and watch Gary in action.
*Gary will be doing demos on set times during the weekend. Times will be displayed in the show booklet.
Come and take the Triton challenge, beat the buzzer and win a prize. Triton Tools will be hosting a ‘Beat The Buzzer’ competition throughout the weekend and if you beat the buzzer you will get a FREE gift. The competition is open to anyone at the show and will be running all weekend.
Come and watch Lee Stoffer carve a spoon or bowl. Lee has been carving for about 10 years now and carves a variety of British hardwoods. His skills are tremendous to watch so why not head on over to the Cover Craft stand and watch Lee and his team in action.
Glacial Art Ice Sculptors are proud to be the only ice sculpting company in the UK to have at its heart two international ice sculpture champions, a true indication of our passion for the craft. We will be at Makers Central for both days and will be showing you how to carve sculptures out of ice. You can even give it a go yourself…..
Come by and enjoy the flowers. Or better yet, stay and make your own.
CMarie has made paper flowers as decorations for her daughters, and friends, school events, proms, parties, weddings, etc. for longer than she cares to admit.
Always a decorative favourite, CMarie also holds workshops to spread the beauty and fun of paper flowers.
So come on over, take a seat and let’s make a flower.
Bob Neill will be hosting childrens workshops involving creating your own door plaque, coaster or key fob. A great recreational activity for the kids!