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Weekend Design Club
Lead or support a standalone Design Club workshop at an event or venue near you.
How to start a weekend club
1. Review our resources
Check out our
to see if Design Club is right for you. The Hub contains projects, delivery guides, worksheets and certificates. For pin badges and lanyards,
see our shop
2. Find somewhere to run your club
Find a venue to run a club at, or an existing event where kids are doing creative activities. See below for ideas of where to run a weekend club.
3. Make contact with the venue or event
Find out the best person to contact. Most events should publish contact details on their event website.
4. Recruit other mentors
Weekend Design Clubs usually work best run with others. Reach out to colleagues or friends in your network.
if you need help. If you're in London, come along to one of
5. Join our Slack
If you'd like support, Design Club HQ and our mentor community are usually happy to help. Register interest and ask
to join our Slack
6. Prepare to run your club
Get everything you need from our
. Give yourself time to get your head around things. Have fun!
Places to run a weekend club
Here are some place that have hosted weekend Design Clubs. Try one of these, or feel free to experiment.
are free coding clubs for young people. Volunteer mentors have run Design Clubs at Kingston Uni, John Lewis and Science Museum Dojos.
We've run Design Clubs at offices on a Saturday. We had two sessions at
(with Token Dad) and an afternoon workshop at
There are plenty of great events where young people get creative. Design Clubs have run at
Wired Next Gen
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