Maker Faire returns to Tyneside

Maker Faire UK exhibition
RoboHand is an interactive art piece originally commissioned for the 2007 Robodock Festival in the Netherlands Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A giant robotic hand with hydraulically-powered fingers that give it the superhuman strength to crush almost anything in its grasp, is one of the headline attractions at the Maker Faire UK exhibition held at the Life Science Centre in Newcastle this weekend (26 & 27 April).

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Tyneside hosts major science show

Tyneside plays host to a major science and technology show. The Maker Faire UK exhibition at the Life Science Centre in Newcastle is billed as the greatest show and tell on Earth.