Explore the creative you!

What's in store for Makers 2024?

We'd like to share a few highlights coming to the Festival this year, ahead of the full programme being released in March. From Norfolk's Queen of Knitting and her complete collection, to stunning costumes and garments of the past, there's something to inspire everyone.

Celebrate local talent

The theme for 2024's juried textile art exhibition is Under the Surface, featuring work from textile artists, both amateur and professional, living in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambs. A wonderfully eclectic and imaginative show of local talent.

Self portraits and life goals

Creative activity and linking up with people and projects in your community can help reduce the risk of developing dementia. The Festival has been working with groups in the Norwich area, exploring healthy life choices and creating new artwork for the 2024 Festival.

Three women discussing knitting

Have a go for FREE. Try something new. Meet the experts. Be inspired!

The Norfolk Makers Festival is a celebration of creativity for everyone, from the curious beginner to the expert enthusiast. It's free to enter and full of free opportunities to have a go and get hands on. The programme ranges from wood carving to weaving, from sewing to sculpting, from quilting to digital art. Most events are held at The Forum, in Norwich.