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  • DatesMay 2014
  • Participants200 creatives


Makegood takes decayed urban spaces and fills them with the most scintillating pop-up shops, people and products emerging from the creative startup community to create a festival environment for the creative community.

Each year we unleash the UK’s freshest and hottest new creative Startup talent in a festival of pop-ups over 3 days in the summer.

Makegood is one part cultural festival, one part immersive pop-up marketplace, one part start-up tribal gathering and one part networking event for the creative industries.

makegood is for…

  • Independent creative business owners and their communities
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs and creatives that want to learn how to live from their craft
  • The general public, shoppers and fans of contemporary culture
  • Investors, press & media
  • Buyers from the world’s leading brands and retailers
  • Leading consumer press from across the world of contemporary culture
  • 6500 festival visitors over 3 days.


the vast marketplace resides a thought-challenging conference & workshop programme featuring some of the leading minds and mavens of culture and business. It is a conceptual event designed to educate and inspire people to set up and sustain their own creative business


snapshot of speakers…

Rankin. Tatty Divine. Soho House. Secret Productions / Wilderness Festival. Cath Kidston. Matthew Hancock MP. The Guardian. The Supervet. Topshop. Urban Outfitters. Mark Nolan. Jason Bradbury (The Gadget Show). Harvey Nichols. We Are Popup. Harrods. John Lewis. Selfridges. Fortnum & Mason. Sainsburys. House of Genius. The Secret Emporium. Debenhams. Conran. Tilly & The Buttons. RockCorps. The Ribman. Innocent. Cleo Rocos. Pippa Malmgren. Michael Jacobsen (The Voice). Indiegogo. Rob Shaw (Jack Wills Founder). Bentalls. House of Fraser. Fenwicks. Paperchase. Victoria & Albert Museum. Jack Wills. Not On the High Street. Country Homes & Interiors. Etsy. Green & Pleasant. Liv Boeree. Paypal. Cobra Beer. Vitamin Water…..