Makendoo painting and making workshops are a fabulous activity for any event.  Children (and adults) of all ages can join in the fun, painting and making a huge range of masks, hats, puppet characters or small banners, all finished off with plenty of glitter to provide an instant carnival atmosphere whatever the occasion. Children leave the workshop carrying, wearing and waving their artworks, which are lasting souvenirs of a great day out.   

Makendoo have developed their unique style of interactive entertainment over many years to deal smoothly and efficiently with large numbers at busy events. The workshops operate on a 'drop-in' system, with up to 240 kids coming and going throughout the day (no booking needed). Makendoo arrive at events fully equipped (including tables if required), bringing child friendly materials and washable paint. The workshops are self-contained, well controlled and leave no mess. A standard day consists of 2x2 hour workshops. 

With a huge range of themes to choose from Makendoo will have the perfect workshop whatever your event. 

Popular Themes: Pirates, Mermaids & Seaside - Go Wild in the Jungle - Circus, Carnival and Celebration - Bugs World - Historical - Environment .

Seasonal: Halloween - Christmas  - Easter - Chinese New Year - Valentines Day - St Patrick’s Day - St George's Day etc.

Special Events - Makendoo are always happy to create a workshop for a specific event such as the Royal Wedding, Jubilee, Olympics, Literacy landmark celebrations, historical etc.

Bigger projects - Makendoo can work with fixed groups to create bigger projects such as parades, installations, lanterns and carnival floats.


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Makendoo Workshops

by Makendoo

Performance Styles

  • Workshops

Act Info

  • Can be Tailored to any Theme

Please pass on my heartfelt thanks to Makendoo for Saturday in Croydon.
They had welcoming smiles, some lovely ideas and plenty of glitter to draw the kids in! My own kids haven’t stopped showing EVERYONE their Makendoo masks!
I would not hesitate to recommend them to other programmers/festival managers

— Grainne Cook, Whitegift Foundation,

‘I just wanted to say a huge thank you for the workshops last week. They really added a lovely aspect to the events with plenty of children being spotted around the town clutching their creations! A great success!’

— Rebecca Etheridge, Sutton