Past Events

Festival of Stuff: Saturday Extravaganza

Festival of Stuff: Saturday Extravaganza

Saturday 07 July 2018 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 7th July to mark the finale of our Festival of Stuff.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Introduction to Glass Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Introduction to Glass Masterclass

Friday 06 July 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm

In this masterclass, participants will explore the remarkable material that is glass and will be able to try basic fusing, cutting, decorating and assembling techniques that can be practiced using the facilities of the Makespace.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Midday - Introduction to Glass Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Midday - Introduction to Glass Masterclass

Friday 06 July 2018 11:30am - 12:30pm

In this masterclass, participants will explore the remarkable material that is glass and will be able to try basic fusing, cutting, decorating and assembling techniques that can be practiced using the facilities of the Makespace.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Sand Mould Making for Bronze Tiles Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Sand Mould Making for Bronze Tiles Masterclass

Friday 06 July 2018 10:00am - 4:00pm

This masterclass provides an introduction to fundamental foundry techniques using readily available materials. Stephen Coles will show participants how to make moulds for sand casting in order to produce a bronze relief tile.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Introduction to Glass Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Introduction to Glass Masterclass

Friday 06 July 2018 10:00am - 11:00am

In this masterclass, participants will explore the remarkable material that is glass and will be able to try basic fusing, cutting, decorating and assembling techniques that can be practiced using the facilities of the Makespace.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - 3D Print Finishing Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - 3D Print Finishing Masterclass

Thursday 05 July 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Join jeweller and 3D Print expert Hannah Cameron to learn how to finish PLA prints in the Makespace or at home with various techniques for sanding, priming, painting and glossing. You will also receive an introduction to SLS printing, places from where to order these and best practice for dyeing.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Embroidery Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Embroidery Masterclass

Thursday 05 July 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm

This Festival of Stuff masterclass will explore texture and pattern through a combination of traditional hand stitching techniques with artist and embroiderer Richard McVetis.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Morning - 3D Print Finishing Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Morning - 3D Print Finishing Masterclass

Thursday 05 July 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join jeweller and 3D Print expert Hannah Cameron to learn how to finish PLA prints in the Makespace or at home with various techniques for sanding, priming, painting and glossing. You will also receive an introduction to SLS printing, places from where to order these and best practice for dyeing.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

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