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Learning Through Craft – Twilight Session

Learning Through Craft Thursday 24 January 2019 | 3.30pm to 5pm  Barncroft Primary School, Park Lane, Havant, Hampshire. PO9 3HN For queries, please email: admin@makingspace.org   Who is this event for? Teachers, teaching assistants and senior school leaders interested in the value of art and design in a broad and balanced curriculum. There are only 15 places, so […]

Posted in: Community Projects, Get Involved, Special Events,
Tags: Event for Teachers, Learning Through Craft,
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#CraftMatters – a new campaign by Making Space celebrating why craft matters to so many people.

Making Space was set up as a charity in 2005, our bespoke building opened two years later in 2007. With 2 inspiring learning spaces and 7 on-site studios Making Space was designed to be an inspiring creative hub for makers near and far, old and new, established and emerging! 23 people have had their professional […]

Posted in: Community Projects, Get Involved, Makers, Special Events,
Tags: #CraftMatters, Community, Craft, Craft Matters, makers,
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Spread the cost of craft

At Making Space, we appreciate that, occasionally, our customers might find that their financial circumstances mean they aren’t able to book on to a course or class all in one go. We certainly don’t want cost to be a barrier to enjoying high quality workshops with experienced crafters, so we have changed the way participants […]

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A Space To Make: Youth Project

Following the success of our popular ASTM sessions, we are launching a brand new ASTM YOUTH project funded by the Big Lottery Fund. These sessions will take place fortnightly at Making Space and we can take up to 12 young people per session. The sessions are suitable for local creative young people aged 10-14. ASTM […]

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Tags: ASTM, ASTM YOUTH, Big Lottery Fund, Community Project, FREE SESSIONS, Kids Project,
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A Space to Make

We’re really excited about this new initiative;  it’s been something we’ve been wanting to do for a while now. The idea is simple; we, as a creative venue will provide you with “a space to make” (or ASTM) The sessions will be free to attend, although as we are a charity we will welcome donations, […]

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Tags: A Space to Make, community craft, community outreach, creative sessions, free craft sessions,
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Community Project: Reach Out

  Reach Out is a successful ongoing collaboration with Face it Resources, a local autism support network. The Reach Out programme is an exciting and rewarding series of workshops and events, specifically designed for children and young people with additional needs (including autism, ADHD and asperger’s etc). As with all our workshops, the Reach Out sessions […]

Posted in: Ami, Community Projects,
Tags: Inspiring You, Reach Out, Short Breaks,
Maker Mondays

Maker Mondays is a brand new opportunity launching in January 2019, giving Makers a chance to informally get together throughout the year. Being a freelance creative is brilliant but it can also be quite isolating and so we hope these bi-monthly sessions will become a regular opportunity to get out to the studio and socialise […]

Posted in: Get Involved, Maker Event, Maker Events, Makers,
Tags: MAker Event, Maker Mondays, makers event, Makers Events, Networking,
Studio Stories – Agata Wojcieszkiewicz

Another entry from our blog series called Studio Stories where we hand our blog over to our lovely tenants giving them the platform to share their news and events. You can see all our current tenants online here. For this Studio Stories we’re handing over to Agata Wojcieszkiewicz, a fine artist based in Studio 11. Agata grew up […]

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Tags: Exhibition, Maker, Making Space Tenants, New work, Solo Exhibition, Studio Stories, The Spring,
Cosy Crafts to Warm Your Winter

Making Space has just the antidote to the colder weather and shorter days with a series of cosy craft workshops perfect for the winter months. As we stash our summer wardrobe for another year our thoughts turn to scarves and wraps, and if the high street isn’t tempting you, why not create your own with […]

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Tags: CRAFT WORKSHOPS, crochet, workshops,
Studio Stories – Kathryn Green

Another entry from our blog series called Studio Stories where we hand our blog over to our lovely tenants giving them the platform to share their news and events. You can see all our current tenants online here. For this Studio Stories we’re handing over to Kathryn Green, our resident textile artist in studio 17. Kathryn […]

Posted in: Studio Stories,
Tags: Craft Fair, Handmade Chelsea, Handmade in Britain, Kathryn Green, Maker, Makers Fair, Making Space Tenants, New work, Studio Stories,


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, 2 Bishopstoke Road, Leigh Park, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 5BN


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