Superbugs: The Fight for Our Lives

Science Museum Group, Guangdong Science Centre

Antibiotics have enabled us to combat diseases that were once untreatable. But bacteria have fought back, evolving into superbugs resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics. Superbugs: The Fight for Our Lives explores how society is responding to the enormous challenge of antibiotic resistance, featuring scientific research from across the globe and the personal stories of those waging war on the superbugs.

Maker Faire Shenzhen

MakerNet, Chaihuo Makerspace

Maker Faire Shenzhen is a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness - and a celebration of the Maker movement.

Game On

Barbican Centre, Blooming Investment

Game On is the first major international touring exhibition exploring the vibrant history and culture of computer games. The exhibition features more than 150 playable games, including Space Invaders, Sonic the Hedgehog and Rock Band, together with the ten most influential consoles. See the design process, from concept to packaging, and explore the influence of manga and anime games, as well as the influence of gaming on film.

Honey Park Children’s Day Fun Park


MakerNet presents the Children's Day Fun Park at Shenzhen Honey Park. With a variety of interactive activities for children and parents to participate in, these include Nerby Derby Car, Tapigami - tape art and Little Inventors by British designer and inventor Dominic Wilcox.

Living Research 2018

British Council, Arts and Humanities Research Council, MakerNet

Living Research 2018 will bring together four makers and four academics based in the UK to investigate maker cultures in Chengdu and Xi’an over the course of a two-week research trip. On 8 April, the researchers will share their insignts on UK/China maker ecosystems at the public sharing event at ALLAB, Chengdu.


TOPYS and Yino Land

Mindpark 2017 is curated by Topys and built around the themes of creativity, business and culture.The event includes a keynote speech by Benjamin Hubert, British award-winning design entrepreneur, and founder of creative agency, LAYER and Marcus Wendt, visual artist and Creative Director of digital art studio FIELD. Mindpark aims to bring together bright minds to give talks that are idea-focused, on a wide range of subjects, to foster learning and inspiration.

Shenzhen Makers@World 2.0 – Hello, Shenzhen!

The British Council, The Shenzhen Foundation for International Exchange and Cooperation

Shenzhen Makers@World 2.0 - Hello, Shenzhen! is a bilateral exchange programme connecting makers in the UK and China. The UK and Shenzhen makers will provide collaborative solutions and research on shared issues and interests, covering a variety of themes and challenges including urban sustainability, maker education, innovation and enterprise.

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