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Pin Badge Design and Make at MadFabLab (for ages 6+)

Tuesday 29th May, 1:00pm—2:00pm. £12

Ever wanted to design and create your own badges?

During this one hour fun, hands-on and creative workshop you can let your imagination run wild and create custom pin badges to take home with you. You will learn how to design badges using pens and paper before being shown how to craft your designs into your very own pin badges.

Who is this course for?

We suggest a minimum age of 6 for this workshop. If you’re not quite old enough why not see if an adult up can stay and help you during the session.

What you’ll learn

  • How to design badges using traditional pens and paper
  • How to prep designs for the production
  • How to use an industrial badge making machine

What you will leave with?

5 pin badges that you designed and made during the session. You will also receive a certificate and pin badge that shows you have successfully completed this workshop and you are a certified MakoCreater.

Equipment you’ll need

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

FAQ’s

Where is the MadFabLab?

MadFabLab is at PLANT NOMA. On arrival, just ask at the front desk if you need help finding it.

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

PLANT and the MadFabLab have full accessibility. Please get in touch if you have any questions regarding the space.

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

There are a number of options for getting to us by public transport. See below for all your options.

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

MadFabLab is less than 15 minutes walk away from Manchester Piccadilly station and across the road from Manchester Victoria train station.

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. Within a minutes walk of the building there is also Miller Street Car Park and Total Car Parks LTD.

By bike

We are currently looking into installing secure bike parking.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email us on fab@madlab.org.uk

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