Making Space are thrilled to have been awarded a Culture Recovery Grant, which will enable us to pilot ‘Making A Start’ – a Maker Progression initiative to provide careers guidance, mentoring and business planning for those leaving or having recently left education, and those looking to work in the Crafts sector. If you are considering […]
One of our associate makers Mary Dalton has set up a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to transform the front room of her house into a print room!
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a professional maker to join our creative community and we are doing a call out to find the next Making Space tenant! Are you a local maker who’s looking for a space to work from? Have you outgrown your home office? Do you dream of having a dedicated professional […]
When Cabrini Roy arrived at Making Space in 2012 for her 2-week work experience placement, having her own studio and her work at London Fashion Week was the stuff of dreams! Now that dream is a reality and we’d like to use this blog post as a way of welcoming our newest studio and shining […]
GUILDED CONVERSATIONS is an opportunity to come together to explore the purpose and function of maker collectives, such as craft guilds, associations and studio groups and ask what role do they play in the contemporary craft infrastructure. The discussion will held at Winchester School of Art on Thursday 19 September 2019. We’ll talk about how these different communities relate to each other and how they can collectively contribute to the contemporary craft infrastructure in the region. We hope to connect individual makers and groups to enable their voices to be amplified and heard.
Maker Mondays are a brand new opportunity that launched 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]