The Carousel

25 Hockley // Nottingham // NG1 1FH

Previously Nottingham Writers’ Studio

The most recent brainchild of print studio Dizzy Ink and local artists Farida Makki and Martin Rayment. Through a lively programme of workshops, talks, exhibitions, collaborative projects and events, The Carousel encourages everyone to engage with art in all its forms.

DJ Workshop with Mr Switch

First workshop: 13.30 – 14.30

Second workshop: 16.30 – 17.30

After smashing Young Hustlers in 2017, the absolute legend that is Mr Switch is back on the ones and twos to teach you how to DJ. He’s been crowned the best DJ in the world, not once, not twice, but four times. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn how to spin and scratch vinyl with the world’s greatest. This year, you can bring along your records to see them remixed and re-genred in front of your eyes. Reimagine your favourite song as a drum and bass track, a Disney theme tune, or something completely different. The possibilities are endless! Très cool bebes, très cool.

City Beat Radio Broadcast & Young Hustlers Podcast

From: 12.00 Till: 18.00

City Beat Radio Station will give you the inside scoop on all things radio. You’ll learn all about how a real-life studio works, have the chance to play some tracks, and even present your own show! You’ll be on the airwaves in no time and can have a chat with us about the soon-to-be-recorded Young Hustlers Podcast.

Beatboxing Workshop with Motormouf

First workshop: 12.15 – 13.15

Second workshop: 15.00 – 16.00

The mouthiest bloke in Notts will be stopping by for two workshops, teaching the little ‘uns how to beatbox like a pro. There’s no strict age limit on this one, so bring the whole family. Babies are right good at blowing raspberries, after all…

DIY Print with Dizzy Ink

From: 12.00 Till: 18.00
Dizzy Ink will be on hand to introduce different print processes, and teach you all you need to know about transferring artwork onto paper and material. You can create your own, personally designed tote bag or print, as well as work collaboratively on a large-scale paper piece. 

Water Bottle Design with Sarah Turner

From: 12.00 Till: 18.00

Award – winning eco artist and designer Sarah Turner hand makes beautiful artworks from waste materials. Come and join her in designing the Young Hustlers Water Bottle that we will make after the festival in an eco-friendly way.


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