‘Inspired’ is back! With its re-appearance in our annual Open Studios, Making Space is once again showcasing our very talented participants work! Alongside beautiful pieces from our tutors, participants from across our summer, autumn and winter courses will be invited to showcase finished pieces, work in progress and sketchbook designs. This term we have introduced […]
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 […]
Borrow a Box and discover the past and present in Leigh Park. As part of the 2011- 2014 On The Street Where We Live Project which was funded by The Heritage Lottery Fund, Making Space and the artist and local people involved helped to create a lasting legacy for Leigh Park. Making Space has four Memory […]
As part of the Make Do and Mend project Ami Lowman, who ran the ‘A Stitch in Time’ project in Havant made a short film showing the progress of the participants over the course of her session. You can view the film below.
On The Street Where We Live In 2011, the Heritage Lottery Fund awarded Making Space a grant of £50,000 for a project that explored and celebrated life in Leigh Park, from its early development as a housing estate in the 1940s, right up to the present day. The project included an ongoing programme of events […]
Make Your Mark was a partnership project organised by Making Space and Big World Impact, with support from Artswork, The Asda Foundation and The Police & Crime Commissioner. The project was focussed around a series of creative workshops for at risk and vulnerable young people in Leigh Park aged 9-19 from June – November 2015. The two-hour sessions […]
In the Summer of 2015 Making Space met with D-Day Museum to discuss a textile project which would inspire local communities and help raise awareness of D-Day Museum’s collections and The Overlord Embroidery. Director of Making Space, Lynne elaborates, “We’re very pleased that D-Day Museum, Portsmouth commissioned us to organise this project. The courageous story […]