have a go! Try something new!

Sixteen days of open exhibitions, free activities, workshops, demonstrations, talks and crafty conversation at The Forum, in Norwich.

Get Involved in the Festival

have a go! Try something new!

Sixteen days of open exhibitions, free activities, workshops, demonstrations, talks and crafty conversation at The Forum, in Norwich.

Get Involved in the Festival

Sat 8 to Sun 23 Feb 2020

The Norfolk Makers' Festival, at The Forum, in Norwich, is free to enter and the exhibitions, demonstrations and hands-on activities are free of charge. The Festival is your chance to have a go at weaving, printing, painting, knitting, sketching, crochet, crafting, spinning, sculpting, embroidery and much, much more. Plus, workshops, talks and fringe events around the county.

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Call to artists and makers

This is an opportunity for textile artists and makers in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire to be part of a unique exhibition of new and original work at the 2020 Festival. The theme is Picking up the Threads and the call to artists is open to both professionals and amateurs. Click below for details.

Picking up the Threads

About the Festival

The Norfolk Makers’ Festival is a free, annual event organised and funded by The Forum Trust, the educational charity which runs The Forum, in Norwich.

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About the Festival

The Norfolk Makers’ Festival is a free, annual event organised and funded by The Forum Trust, the educational charity which runs The Forum, in Norwich.

Find out more