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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Back in August the Making Space team headed out on a little road-trip to Sway, to see the solo exhibition of one of our tenants Mary Dalton. Since joining our little creative community Mary had been working hard on creating work for her solo show ‘Into the Woods, Out of the Trees’ at the ArtSway […]
I wanted to create my next blog post around Pinterest and the positive and negative interest around this very useful (in my opinion) creative site. I first started “pinning” whilst in my final year of University studying Illustration. Those who used Pinterest said I would fall in love with the site, with the incredible amount […]
Making Space is looking to involve young people in planning, making choices and being part of a new creative project in Havant. We’d like to invite any young people who’d like to get involved to come to an ‘ideas session’ with Making Space and the Leigh Park Big World Impact project run by Active Communities Network. […]
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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.