Past Events

Member Workshop: Reflective Yarn

Member Workshop: Reflective Yarn

Wednesday 18 October 2017 10:30am

Our Maker in Residence, Lorna Hamilton-Brown, will be leading this workshop, which uses reflective yarn and finger knitting to illustrate the processes used by knitting machines.

Part of Member Events  

UCL Lunchtime Looks

UCL Lunchtime Looks

Tuesday 17 October 2017 12:30pm - 2:00pm

For one week only, every lunchtime, we will be throwing open our doors so all UCL students and staff can look around the Institute of Making. What’s more, you can use the opportunity to sign up to become a member.

Part of Public Events,  Member Events  

Maker in Residence – Lorna Hamilton Brown

Maker in Residence – Lorna Hamilton Brown

Tuesday 17 October 2017 10:00am - 5:00pm

For a whole week artist Lorna Hamilton Brown “The Banksy of Knitting” will be knitting a narrative textile about the Institute of Making in the Makespace, using her beloved collection of vintage as well as electronic knitting machines.

Part of Member Events  

Member Evening: My Research Makespace

Member Evening: My Research Makespace

Tuesday 10 October 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm

The inaugural edition of our new informal research event series. Each evening will feature a researcher and how they navigate the Makespace to develop their academic work, starting with Ben Oldfrey, PhD student at UCL CoMPLEX.

Part of Member Events,  Research Events  

Member Masterclass: Glazing Ceramics

Member Masterclass: Glazing Ceramics

Wednesday 19 July 2017 10:00am - 12:30pm

This hands-on Masterclass, led by our technician and acclaimed potter Darren Ellis, will show you how to mix glazes, how to use different application techniques and how to tidy a piece once glazed. At the start of the workshop Darren will introduce you to common glaze ingredients alongside their function.

Part of Member Events  

Festival of Stuff: Saturday Extravaganza

Festival of Stuff: Saturday Extravaganza

Saturday 08 July 2017 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us at the Institute of Making to celebrate the sheer joy of stuff as we host our greatest public extravaganza of the year on Saturday 8th July to mark the finale of our Festival of Stuff.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Bottle Joinery Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Bottle Joinery Masterclass

Friday 07 July 2017 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Join Micaella Pedros, social entrepreneur and product designer, to learn how to create joints with her unique technique developed while at the RCA; ‘Joining Bottles’ is an experimental wood-joining technique using shrunk plastic bottles.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Bottle Joinery Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Bottle Joinery Masterclass

Friday 07 July 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join Micaella Pedros, social entrepreneur and product designer, to learn how to create joints with her unique technique developed while at the RCA; ‘Joining Bottles’ is an experimental wood-joining technique using shrunk plastic bottles.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

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