This event is part of the European Maker Week, an initiative promoted by European Commission and implemented by Maker Faire Rome in collaboration with Startup Europe. It's a celebration of makers and innovators all over Europe.
MAKLab's Mechanical Marvels and Delightful Dens
Saturday 4th of June
Make it Walk: This event will be a half-day workshop for kids dedicated to exploring the walking mechanisms used in Theo Jansen’s work> We will have a go at making some plantigrade machines out of cardboard whilst making use of both traditional tools new technologies.
This workshop is aimed at young makers from ages 8+
Sunday 5th of June
Den Making: Artist Charlotte Duffy, AKA Waste of Paint Productions, hopes to restore the den builder in all of us, challenging the way we look and relate to the spaces around us. To build something together whether it is a shelter, a sanctuary or a hideout is an empowering experience and the act of interacting with objects and the environment around us in a different, less mundane way is an important exercise to partake in.
Charing Cross Mansions,
30 St. George's Road