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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MAKING SPACE SEEKS Marketing Assistant (Duty Manager) Casual £9 per hour Average of 7 hours a week for 30 weeks a year during term time, includes 2 evening shifts and 1-hour day time meeting. Making Space is a craft centre with studios and learning spaces based in Leigh Park. We are looking to appoint a self-motivated person […]
I did my work experience at Making Space and I really enjoyed everyday of it because I always had lots of interesting jobs to do and everyone was so lovely! I have definitely learnt some new skills, which I will use in the future, and what the world of work is really like. I enjoyed […]
Making Space has been working with Glenwood School on a project called Changing Shapes. The project enables pupils to make choices, shape ideas and learn new skills through a series of creative workshops with local professional artists and makers. The project will promote personal and social development through participation in the arts. Funded by the […]
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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.