Case studies

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Makerspace: Unleash your creativity

What’s a MakerSpace? If you want the fancy answer, it’s a place where ideas are sparked into life, where collaboration makes inventions flourish and where all experiments are brilliant - with no right or wrong answers.

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Muse Hack Youth Club: Blending digital making with media arts

Hacking is all about a playful, experimental approach to life – and this digital making and media arts club for children and young people certainly does that.


Bloom – mini flower festival

Excited by the aims and objectives of Bloom, we realised this major new festival was the ideal opportunity to open up and raise awareness of the library lawn - a hidden gem in York’s city centre.

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Get Creative: Celebrating creativity and well being

The Get Creative Festival is an annual celebration of creative participation of all kinds and the many health and wellbeing benefits that taking part can bring to both individuals and communities.

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Artist in residence: Artists inspiring new art

World class York glass painters the Knowles family are still inspiring light-filled art in the city, thanks to Explore’s artist in residence Alun Kirby.