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Meet the Sponsors: Beta LAYOUT

Beta LAYOUT were one of a select few companies that contacted us directly when they heard about the Maker Faire. They’ve been supporting hackspaces for many moons now, and hearing that the Build Brighton Hackspace were organising this event and … 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

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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

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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

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(Re)Make, Don't Buy – The Green Ethos Behind Maker Faire Brighton

Surprising as it may sound the upcoming Brighton Mini Maker Faire is very much a Green event, and we’re delighted to have so many participants helping us to get a real focus on ecological issues.  It may sound a bizarre … 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 an … Continue reading

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Meet the Sponsors: Folksy

For many makers, getting their creations into the hands of others is part of the fun – whether that be at an event like Maker Faire or by selling the things they make. Online marketplaces have become vital hubs for … Continue reading

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Meet the Sponsors: Revolution Education & PICAXE

I first came across Revolution Education when we were planning kits for our Noise Toys workshop back in May – the Luna Mod kit in Make: 26 was based around their PICAXE microcontroller. The kit went down a storm (in … Continue reading

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Meet the Sponsors: Semantico

It’s with great pleasure that I write a wee blurb about Semantico, who are providing a great deal of financial support to our Maker Faire. They make innovative and award-winning web sites for the academic publishing industry. Semantico, and particularly … 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 and … Continue reading

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