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College Supports Successful National Festival of Making

College Supports Successful National Festival of Making

Blackburn College has remained an integral part of the National Festival of Making for the third consecutive year.

Spread across various locations throughout the town, Blackburn College hosted a wide range of activities for members of the public to get involved in.

Highlights included a bricklaying masterclass, an activity where you could make your own lip balm, stalls featuring student-made merchandise and an entire marquee dedicated to creative arts and digital activities.

Annie Kerfoot, Head of School for Creative & Digital said: “We are really proud to have supported the National Festival of Making for the third consecutive year – especially with the launch of the brand new Creative & Cultural Skills Hub.

“Thank you to everyone that took part in our activities – it was great to meet you all.

“We really hope you were able to see why Blackburn College is the first choice for so many students each and every year.”

Earlier this year, artist and University Centre at Blackburn College lecturer Jamie Holman was appointed as a Non-Executive Director at the National Festival of Making.

Over the course of the weekend, Jamie – along with other Blackburn College representatives – were involved in a variety of industry talks organised by Creative Lancashire; showcasing the College’s strong relationship with the sector.

A Graduate Fashion Show also took place at Blackburn Cathedral featuring professionals modelling collections designed and created by Contemporary Textiles and Contemporary Fashion degree students.

Limited places remain on courses at Blackburn College. Prospective students are advised to visit immediately to secure their place for September 2019.

17 Jun 2019, 16:10 PM