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18th-26th April 2015 The Centre for Life Museum

as part of the International Makers Fair

Gloop Workshops and Makers Fair 25-26 April 2015

Centre for Life Times Square Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EP  
Entrance fee to the Museum Village will apply Email: info@life.org.uk for details


Life Centre
Maker Fair

MakerFair Highlights:

l Adrian Pritchard’s Osmosis Machine: art meets science in this stunning installation - expect glowing gloop and oozing multi coloured sculptures.
l Johnny White’s Human Machine: combining fire
and ice with spectacular results.
l Ian Russell, the ’Big Bubble Man’: marvel at these big, brilliant, beautiful bubbles.

Talks and
Be inspired by Maker musicians, artists and incredible speakers including:
l Cory Doctorow: blogger, journalist, science fiction author and co-editor of the brilliant blog Boing Boing.
l Vinay Gupta : futurologist, digital currency expert, inventor and self-proclaimed “global resilience guru”.

Maker Faire are adding to the programme all the time,
expect amazing Makers, musicians, crafters and robots. Check out our website for details of the full programme and all the latest Information: MakerFaireUK.com

Maker Faire UK is the greatest show (and tell) on Earth! It’s a two day family-friendly festival of invention and creativity, bringing together hundreds of hackers, crafters, coders, DIYers and garden shed inventors from across the globe - people who love to make stuff and who want to share their passion with the public. At Maker Faire UK, you can explore and create with the Makers and enjoy playful installations, drop-in workshops, magical Maker music and fascinating speakers. There’s something for people of all ages and interests: families, adults, teenagers - everyone’s welcome.



The Osmosis Machine "Glooptastick" art installations and workshops

"The Market Place" Bolton for British Science Week!


"Osmosis Machine" Is to tour the UK with support from Arts Council England in order to develop itself  with a focus on making the arts and sciences more accessible. Accompanying the art installations will be colourful and tactile workshops aimed at encouraging young people into science, engineering and the arts.

The Osmosis Machine's first stop is Bolton representing the North West as part of British Science week

The project will a see the commissioning of  a kinetic art installation displayed in the Market Shopping Centre. There will be two days worth of workshops displaying interactive drawing machines and presenting competitive live gloop making on Saturday the 14th and Saturday the 21st March 2015.

The Market Place, Bolton, BL1 2AL 13 - 22 March 2015


Lost Poster

Lost Inventions Fantastic Creations was a light hearted coming together of artists, inventors and engineers via open invitations and workshops aimed at those creative types of people who tinker about in garden sheds or sketch down those "next big thing" ideas.

"Inventors are a bit like artists They are creative entrepreneurs and often eccentric individuals with a special gift for seeing the world in new ways, problem solving and applying their practical skills and knowledge."  Adrian Pritchard Osmosis Projects

The festival offered plenty of interactive and educational aspects with hackers" and "Makers Groups" experiments with electronics and robotics, "Osmosis Machines" nuts and bolts Meccano workshops running in association with "Fun Palaces" weekend @ the Baseline Creative Space.

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gloop tower


"Glooptower One" was awarded the "Visitors Prize" for the Neo Art Prize 2013
"Osmosis Machine" Arts Meets Science Company was originally developed from the "Gloop Art Installations" that accompanied "Arts Council England" funded "Blackpool Culture Shops 2011" and more recently "The Royal Exchange Theatre" as part of the "Manchester Science Festival 2012". These kinetic installations are just one aspect of the artist Adrian Pritchard's portfolio. Osmosis Machine serves as a collaboration brand between Adrian Pritchard, Selected Artists, Scientists and Institutions.