Workshops

One the most fun things you can do at Brighton Mini Maker Faire is to get hands on with stuff at one of our workshops. Many of our Makers will be running drop-in workshops throughout the day where you can pop along and try your hand at soldering, sewing, programming, felting and more. Just come along and have a go – no experience required!

We’re also running some more substantial workshops at set times during the day, which you need to book in advance. You can either pre-book tickets online using the links below, or if there are any spaces left on the day you can visit the Ticket Desk to book a place – we’d advise booking online in advance to avoid disappointment!

Please note that these workshop prices do not include entry to the Brighton Mini Maker Faire exhibition. You don’t need a ticket for the Brighton Mini Maker Faire exhibition to attend these workshops, but you will need to buy a separate ticket if you want to check out our other awesome Makers in the main exhibition area.

We’ll be listing these workshops here as they are confirmed, so make sure you check back to see the latest.

Curiosity Hub: ‘Hungry Alligator’ with Lego WeDo Robotics mini-workshop! (suitable for ages 7+)

Curiosity HubCuriosity Hub will be running 1-hour mini-workshops featuring Lego WeDo Robotics!

Children will use Lego Education WeDo robotics kits to assemble a ‘Hungry Alligator’ robot, then learn to create a simple programme using a visual, drag-and-drop interface on a computer to make it snap its jaws and play sounds! Please note children will not get to take home the robots but are invited to take photos/videos before we pack up.

  • Workshop times: 1:30-2:30pm, 2:45-3:45pm, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Suitable for: Children aged 7+
  • Price: £7

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Create a Comic Strip! (suitable for all ages)

Create a Comic StripEver wanted to make your own comic strip? Local cartoonist Jaime Huxtable will show you how, using just a set of basic tools! Your fantastic creations will be published online. All materials provided!

  • Workshop times: 10:30-11:30am, 12:00-1:00pm, 2:00-3:00pm, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Suitable for: All ages, although young children will need adult supervision
  • Price: Free!

Please sign up in person in the Brighton Dome Cafe Bar during the Brighton Mini Maker Faire.

Making with Tech – A Workshop for the Curious (suitable for ages 7+)

Making with TechWant to make something that does just a little bit more? Then you need this workshop!

Take craft materials and add tech and code to make a computer controlled witch’s hat or spinning flower wheel. (Other hats are available🙂 And it’s not just flowers!)

  • Workshop times: 11:00am-12:00pm, 12:30-1:30pm, 2:00-3:00pm, 3:30-4:30pm
  • Suitable for: Children aged 7+
  • Price: £2

Please sign up in person in the Brighton Dome Cafe Bar during the Brighton Mini Maker Faire.