Making Space creates opportunities for people to discover and develop their making skills. Raising the profile of craft through specially tailored projects, workshops and events they inspire, challenge, skill-up, engage and build new audiences for the sector. Home to seven individual studio spaces and two workshops, Making Space is the lead craft organisation in Hampshire, promoting excellence in contemporary craft, design and visual arts.
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Kathryn Green (textile designer) has been mentored by Lynne Dick (Director at Making Space) since March 2016. In this blog post they share some of what lies behind, and at the heart of, this arrangement. KG: When I joined Making Space I was lacking direction and confidence. Lynne offered the option of mentoring sessions and […]
Are you a local Artist/Maker looking for a space to grow your business from? Making Space is excited to announce that we have a vacancy for one of our seven Maker Studios. We are currently seeking a professional, creative and exciting new maker to join our creative community! The spaces are ideal for emerging makers […]
Here at Making Space, we’ve got a bit of an artist crush on the awesome Stella Harding. Working previously together on one off workshops and Making More, we can’t get enough of her gorgeous sculptures and incredible woven pieces of art. As you can imagine we were thrilled when Stella said she’d come and run […]
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Making Space is a great place to hold a workshop – the purpose built facilities have everything you need and the space is light and airy. You are always assured a warm welcome. Kate O’Connell is such an inspirational teacher, gently guiding us through the craft of Fused Glass whilst still challenging us to try new techniques and ideas.
Alice Du Port
I really enjoyed the Open Studios Weekend – What a nice change to spend time with creative friendly people in such a lovely environment.
Just had a T-shirt screen-printing party for my daughters 9th Birthday party and 9 of her friends. I was worried that the 2 hours we had would be far to long and that the kids would get bored but in fact the time went very fast and everyone had a fabulous time and they left with a t-shirt they had designed themselves.
Making Space Tutor
Out of all the venues that employ me as a freelancer, Making Space have always been the most professional, supporting and welcoming. I enjoy every experience I get the opportunity to teach there and their resources, space and team all add to the quality and uniqueness of the venue.
We had a fantastic team outing to Making Space, the workshop spaces and teaching were exceptional and we all loved our finished necklaces. I would recommend Making Space to any business for a great team building experience.
I have taken my children to a lot of workshops – this was by far the best. The teacher, the venue and the other staff were all FANTASTIC – we could have stayed for at least a week.