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Events Nottingham Hackspace are looking at attending during the warmer months.

Derby Mini Maker Faire - ATTENDED

Dates: Saturday, 2 June (maker focused)to Sunday, 3 June (general public)

Time: 11am - 4pm

Location: Derby Silk Mill

Cost: Free

Deadline for application: Already in

More info Derby Mini Maker Faire

Required Items

  • Marquee/shelter?
  • Table?

Possible Projects

  • LED Badge Kits
  • Bat Detectors?
  • Joule thieves?
  • Button corsage badges

Possible Exhibits

  • Andrew's Medic Props
  • Kate's epic Nyan Cat
  • Laser cut items?
  • RepRap machines?
  • Bubble bike?
  • Smoothie bike?

Sneinton Market - ATTENDED

Date: Saturday, 30 June

Time: Unknown

Location: Sneinton Market (next to Victoria Leisure Centre)

Cost: £15

Deadline for application: Up to 22/06, but the sooner the better

More info: Sneinton Market

Required items:

  • Marquee/Shelter
  • Tables/Chairs
  • At least one extension cord

Possible Projects

  • Pinhole cameras
  • LED Badge Kits
  • Joule thieves
  • ?

Possible Exhibits

  • Things with a "recycling" theme

Green Festival - ATTENDED

Date: Sunday, 10 June

Time: 10am - 4pm

Location: Arboretum Park

Cost: £10, if we go under a "Voluntary Group: Fundraising" stall)

Deadline for application: As soon as possible

More info: Green Festival

Required items:

  • Marquee/Shelter
  • Tables/Chairs
  • Power source

Possible Projects

  • Pinhole cameras
  • LED Badges
  • Joule thieves
  • ?

Possible Exhibits

  • Recycling/Green-themed exhibits

Riverside Festival - NOT ATTENDED

Dates: Friday, 3 August to Sunday, 5 August

Times: 6:30pm - 10:30pm (Friday), 12pm - 11:30pm (Saturday) and 12pm - 6:30pm (Sunday)

Location: Victoria Embankment

Cost: £162 for a 3m x 4.5m booth

Deadline for application: 31 May 2012

More info: Riverside Festival

Required items:

  • Marquee/Shelter
  • Tables/Chairs
  • Power
  • Light (if we stay past dark on Friday and Saturday)
  • Fire Extinguisher (required by Council)
  • Third Party Public Liability Insurance information

Possible Projects

  • LED badge kits
  • Pinhole cameras
  • Colouring diagrams
  • Button badges

Possible Exhibits

  • Laser-cut items?
  • Dr. Matt's bubble bike?
  • Smoothie-making bike?
  • Craft items?


Science in the Park

Date: 23 March 2013

Time: 11-4

Location: Wollaton Park

Cost: Free

Deadline for application: Applied and accepted

More info: Science In The Park

Maker Faire UK

Dates: April 27th - 28th 2013 (maker only day too?)

Times: All day!

Location: Newcastle

Cost: Free

Deadline for application: Applied and accepted

More info: Maker Faire

The Hackspace will have a stall - waiting on more information Kate

Nottingham Green Festival

Date: Sunday, 26 May

Times: TBA

Location: Arboretum (tentative)

Cost: £10 (TBA)

Deadline for application: TBA