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LEGO Comic Book Design at MadFabLab (for ages 8+)

Wednesday 11th April, 1:00pm—3:00pm. £20

Marvel or DC? You decide on this workshop!

In this workshop you’ll get to design your own comic book using LEGO. Using different characters and imagery, you’ll get to create and take home your own superhero world.

What you’ll learn:

  • Try your hand at photography, image editing, graphic design and typography
  • Use green screen and special effects to edit your images
  • Change backgrounds and locations to give the characters superpowers and travel out of this world
  • Take home a digital copy of your comic book and get your physical copy in the post

If you wish to bring any lego pieces to feature in your comic book, you are more than welcome to do so. Just remember to take them home with you!

We are offering two types of tickets for this workshop so please ensure you are purchasing correctly:

  • Comic Solo: Explore the possibilities of comic book design with your very own design station..
  • Design Together: Share your design station with a friend or sibling and design a comic book together.

Who is this course for?

No experience is necessary.

Children must be accompanied by an adult (ticket not required).

Equipment you’ll need

All equipment will be provided on the day, you just need to bring yourself.

FAQs

I have accessibility needs, what kind of physical access do you have?

Unfortunately, the MadFabLab is on a first floor with no lift. We are actively pursuing leads on future space which will have improved access, but in the meantime please get in touch and we will work creatively to try and accommodate you.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The MadFabLab is at

Plant NOMA, Redfern, Dantzac Street, Manchester, M60 0AE

There are a number of options for getting to us by public transport.

By tram

The nearest tram stop is Shudehill, on the Bury–Altrincham and Rochdale–East Didsbury lines. For other lines, Piccadilly Gardens is the closest and we are just 5 minutes walk away from here.

By bus

The nearest local bus station is Shudehill/Thomas Street, for visitors coming from North Manchester. For other local buses, Manchester Piccadilly Bus Station is located just 5 minutes walk away. The nearest national bus station is the Shudehill Bus Interchange, although Chorlton Street Bus Station is 20 minutes walk away.

By train

MadLab is less than 15 minutes walk away from both Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria train stations.

By air

From Manchester International Airport, there is a train station at Terminal 2 with regular trains to Manchester Piccadilly Train station which take approximately 35 minutes. Alternatively, taxis are available outside all terminals and will take roughly 30 minutes on a good day, costing around £25.

By car

If you are driving to reach us, there is limited on-street parking in the area. Alternatively, there is an NCP Car Park roughly two minutes walk away. Also, be warned that the Northern Quarter has a somewhat inscrutable one-way system so bring your sat nav.

By bike

Cyclists are always welcome and we have cycle storage next door at MadLab (36-40 Edge St).

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email us on fab@madlab.org.uk or call us on 07894 278487.

What’s the refund policy?

Please find MadLab’s Cancellation Policy here.

This course needs a minimum of 10 people to run. Why not sign up and encourage a friend to come too?

Book your place!

Any questions? Send us an email at office@madlab.org.uk