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15
Oct
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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,
02
Oct
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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 […]

Posted in: Classes, Get Involved,
09
Aug
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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 […]

Posted in: Community Projects, What's On,
Tags: ASTM, ASTM YOUTH, Big Lottery Fund, Community Project, FREE SESSIONS, Kids Project,
05
Jan
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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, […]

Posted in: Community Projects, What's On,
Tags: A Space to Make, community craft, community outreach, creative sessions, free craft sessions,
07
Mar
2
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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,
15
Oct
October Maker Networking Lunch – Liam Davis

We host Maker Networking Lunches 6 times a year. These sessions are exclusively for other makers (of all levels & disciplines) and involve a presentation, demonstration or talk from a maker or industry professional followed by an informal  networking lunch. You can find out more about the sessions by clicking here. Our October talk is […]

Posted in: Maker Event, Maker Events, Makers,
Tags: Liam Davis, Maker Networking Lunch, makers, Making Space Tenants, Networking,
04
Oct
Marcia Lanyon Pop-Up Gem Sale

On November 5th, Marcia Lanyon returns to Making Space for another pop-up shop, with many beautiful gems, beads and pearls for sale. Marcia Lanyon established her gemstone business in 1975, having started her career in London’s Hatton Garden. Over the next 42 years, Marcia Lanyon Ltd became well-known and well-regarded in the jewellery industry. Although […]

Posted in: Maker Events, Special Events, What's On,
27
Sep
Sophie: Guest Blog Post – “My Work Experience at Making Space”

Over the two weeks of my work experience at Making Space I have attended meetings, written up notes, completed some admin tasks and created examples of work for an upcoming kids workshop. I have very much enjoyed my time here and I’m so glad that I chose Making Space for my two weeks work experience. […]

Posted in: Get Involved, Job Opportunities,
Tags: Community, Sophie, Work Experience,
14
Aug
In Conversation event with Tessa Eastman

JOIN IN A CONVERSATION WITH AWARD-WINNING CERAMICIST, TESSA EASTMAN AND A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP. We have invited award-winning ceramicist Tessa Eastman to come to Making Space to deliver a special Makers Event. Tessa will be doing an in-conversation event with Making Space’s Director Lynne Dick, followed by a hand on workshop event where Tessa will be […]

Posted in: Maker Event, Maker Events, Makers, Special Events, What's On,
Tags: ceramics, In conversation event, makers event, Special Event, Tessa Eastman,

WHAT IS MAKING SPACE?

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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