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Artie is on the BolognaRagazzi Digital Shortlist!

Some exciting news dropped into our email box last week, from none other than the team at Bologna Children’s Book Fair. The BCBF is a highlight of any book publisher’s calendar. However, it has also drawn attention recently for introducing a dedicated digital element into its annual award ceremony. Last year, we were so excited […] Read More

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Explorer’s Fair 2018 Highlights!

Last year’s inaugural Explorer’s Fair showed us just how much enthusiasm children have (whether in a school setting or not) for space. We arrived with just a couple of the Astro Cat books and some devices, and were rushed off our feet all day. This year, we arrived with everything little explorers would need to […] Read More

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5 Exciting Edtech Trends from BETT 2018

What do you get when you bring 41,000 square metres of innovative, educational tech into one place? For a start, you get the Bett 2018 Show at London’s Excel Centre! And secondly, you get a hub of excitement and drive to bring more useful gadgets into schools and the lives of children. We spent two […] Read More

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7 Highlights of our Kids’ #AppDev Journey this year!

It’s been another year of change and growth at Minilab. We’ve taken our apps up and down the UK to bring them to new audiences, and we’ve been fortunate enough to receive some awards along the way. In this post we’re looking back on some of the best events of the year, as a handy […] Read More

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Minilab returns to South Ken Kids Festival!

We had a super day at South Ken Kids Festival last year (check it out here!), and when we heard that this year was the 20th anniversary of the yearly festival, we couldn’t wait to return. This year, South Ken Kids took place from the 13th-19th of November, and saw thousands of little artists descend […] Read More

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What we learned at Pop Up Lab 2017…

Can we galvanise the decision-makers in education into bringing visual storytelling to more classrooms? Last week we set off for Peterborough with our sister company, Nobrow Press, to take part in Pop Up Lab 2017 and try to find an answer to that question (as well as telling our own story of turning a beautiful […] Read More

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Minilab’s Big Weekend at Broadway Cinema! 📚📱✏️

This autumn is proving a busy season for us here at Minilab! Between updating Artie’s World with 2 new map packs, and working on some exciting new projects, we’re travelling around the UK with our apps. On the 27th-28th October, we started our event season with something very special: our first takeover! We had free reign […] Read More

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