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Workshops

Workshops

New for 2018! Pre-book and secure your place on one or more of our exciting family-friendly workshops, priced from £3 - £6 per person. Please note that limited places are available on workshops on site for any that do sell out in advance.

These are now sold out in advance. There are limited walk-up spaces available on site, please book at the INFO TENT.

The Making Rooms: Design and Make Your Own T-Shirts! – The wonders of digital making - helping you to make the future.
150 mins – Ages 6+ – £6 per person
Friday 20 July – 4PM [SOLD OUT - there will be places available on the day]
Sunday 22 July – 4PM [SOLD OUT - there will be places available on the day]

Science Made Simple: Keep Calm! I'm An Engineer! – It’s the end of the world argh! We need to think like engineers if the human race is going to survive. Come get stuck in, be creative, and have fun at this hands on workshop. This deaf-friendly event is supported by a BSL translator.
80 mins – £3 per person
Saturday 21 July – 10:30AM (Ages 9-14) [SOLD OUT - there will be places available on the day]
Saturday 21 July – 12:10PM (Ages 14+) [SOLD OUT - there will be places available on the day]

Practical Action: The Floating Garden Challenge – Join us at Practical Action for an exciting hands-on challenge for children to make a garden that floats and can stand the test of holding weight without sinking!
60 mins – Ages 6 - 12 – £3 per person
Saturday 21 July – 2PM [SOLD OUT - there will be places available on the day]
Saturday 21 July – 3:20PM [SOLD OUT - there will be places available on the day]

Ohbot: Robot Rap
– Ohbot is a programmable robot head. Join us in programming Ohbots to rap, move and sense a beat by arranging blocks in an easy to use programming application. Then stand by, click start and our robots will perform together. Perhaps they will be talent spotted for a slot on the main stage at bluedot!
60 mins – Ages 10+ – £3 per person
Saturday 21 July – 4:50PM [SOLD OUT - there will be places available on the day]
Saturday 21 July – 6PM [SOLD OUT - there will be places available on the day]
Sunday 22 July – 1:20PM [SOLD OUT - there will be places available on the day]
Sunday 22 July – 2:30PM [SOLD OUT - there will be places available on the day]

Practical Action: Ditch The Dirt – Join us at Practical Action for a hands-on workshop to make your own water filter to clean ‘dirty’ water.
60 mins – Ages 10 - 19 – £3 per person
Sunday 22 July – 10:30AM [SOLD OUT - there will be places available on the day]
Sunday 22 July 11:50AM [SOLD OUT - there will be places available on the day]
Extras
  • From the Fields
  • Ticketline
  • Tuned in Travel
  • BBC Sky At Night
  • MEN
  • CRACK Magazine
  • Attitude is Everything
  • Manchester
  • BBC Focus
  • Keychange
  • Practical Action
  • Amstel
  • Russian Standard
  • Strongbow
  • Portobello Road Gin
  • Wines Of Argentina
  • Roberts Bakery