A scene from this past weekend’s Elephant & Castle Mini Maker Faire in London.

London’s first mini Maker Faire in the Elephant & Castle neighborhood went off without a hitch this past weekend. About 1,500 people showed up to see the more of more than 100 makers. Cory Doctorow gave the fair’s keynote presentation.

One of the most popular exhibits was ScreamGrab, a scream activated photo booth from the follks at TriggerTrap.Take a look at some of these Londoners screaming their heads offs. And if you curious how ScreamGrab works click here to read all about the project.

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3D Printing Industry posted this write-up of the event that focused on the UK’s Faberdashy.

[Thanks to Haje Jan Kamps for the ScreamGrab photos]


The Road to Maker Faire Challenge will award $2,500 to one winner to bring his or her project to World Maker Faire on Sep. 21 & 22, 2013 in New York. Use the funding for materials, transport, or anything else you might need to get to Maker Faire. Applications are due by 11:59pm PT on August 5, 2013.

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Stett Holbrook

Stett Holbrook

Stett Holbrook is editor of the Bohemian, an alternative weekly in Santa Rosa, California. He is a former senior editor at Maker Media.

He is also the co-creator of Food Forward, a documentary TV series for PBS about the innovators and pioneers changing our food system.

  • Rob

    Wow, looks painful, too!