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Make Believe Leeds

On April 29th as part of the tech strand of Leeds International Festival Playful Anywhere were commissioned to put together a day of arts, tech and imagination to inspire the next generation of inventors, makers & technologists. We were delighted to bring together a wonderful range of facilitators from across the UK to create a magical environment of playful, curiousity and creativity. As with all our creative tech events we blended elements of cardboard and code to stimulate young minds, and as usual we were happy to see parents and grand parents equally engrossed.

The event was fully booked and we met over 700 people during our day at the splendid Leeds City Museum

Code Zone Image Maria Spadafora

Pitops in the Code Zone led by Claire Garside of Leeds Raspberry Jam
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Grimm&Co inspire the imagination of young inventors Image: Maria Spadafora

Grimm&Co inspire the imagination of young inventors
Image: Maria Spadafora

Scrap inventions Image Maria Spadafora

Scrap inventors
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How did we do?

How did we do?

Many thanks to our amazing facilitators and to host Leeds Museum, Child Friendly Leeds, and 100% Digital Leeds

Leeds BID, Kingston Unity, Rabbit Hole Creative, Greyhound Boxes, Fred Aldous & Awesome Merchandise

Were already hatching plans for more Make Believe in 2017 and 2018 but in the meantime if you are interested in arts/tech/making here is a list of groups, places and online resources to tap into.

Buy kits and supplies from:

For more pictures from our Make Believe Photo Booth check out our Facebook Page

Pop Up Photo Booth Image Jonathan Peach

Pop Up Photo Booth
Image Jonathan Peach

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