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We are a community-based craft organisation which supports makers, creating opportunities for people to develop design and making skills. We believe it increases people’s wellbeing by being involved in high-quality craft. Making Space is all about excellence in contemporary craft, design and the visual arts.

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£35.00

Open Access Fused Glass with Elisa Mott

January 20, 2022 10:00
Have you tried your hand at fused glass and are looking to do more? Work on your own projects with guidance at the New Open Access sessions. We will be…
£225

10-Week Silver Jewellery Course

January 24, 2022 19:00
Course Dates Mondays January 17th, 24th, 31st, February 7th, 14th, 28th, March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th 2022 Tuesdays January 18th, 25th, February 1st, 8th, 15th, March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd,…
£225.00

10-Week Ceramics Course Spring 2022

January 24, 2022 19:00
Course Dates Mondays January 17th, 24th, 31st, February 7th, 14th, 28th, March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th Tuesdays January 18th, 25th, February 1st, 8th, 15th, March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th…

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Maker’s stories

I’m registered severely sighted with a condition called retinas pigmentosa but I’m also a visual artist. I’ve done art all my life and I’m not going to stop because I’m losing my sight. I’ve used my creative practice in helping me deal with the condition.I…

Richard studied gilding at the University of Portsmouth and has now been gilding for over ten years. As well as teaching the fine art of gilding to participants of all levels he now practises a full range of professional gilding services including for internal and…

Julian is a Hampshire-based British milliner who specialises in handmade bespoke hats and headpieces.

Agata is a figurative artist, specialising in painting and drawing. ‘My art is something more than exact depiction of the reality. It is my personal expression of thoughts and feelings, resulting from a perception of surrounding world, ruled and filtered by unknown processes from the…

Cabrini Roy is a Fareham-based luxury ready to wear fashion designer. She creates innovative and bold silhouettes while staying true to her love of minimal style.

Francis Campbell is a couturier and costume maker. He has made couture pieces for Darcey Bussell, Katie Derham and Tracey Curtis Taylor and made for feature films such as Disney’s Cinderella, Exodus: Gods and Kings and Wonder Woman. He was also a member of the BBC’s…

Kathryn Green is a freelance textile designer and lecturer. Her life and work experiences are diverse; each one contributing to her development and personal understanding, which she draws on for her textiles. Kathryn is currently exploring the traditional Japanese process of Shibori, which is a technique that uses methods of resistance within the…

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Reach Out

The Reach Out programme is a series of creative workshops, specifically designed for children and young people with additional needs

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Craft Kits

Like so many other organisations, Making Space adapted to delivering online services during lockdown.  We got onboard with the Art Council’s

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