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Festival of Stuff: Morning - Concrete Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Concrete Masterclass

Tuesday 04 July 2017 10:00am - 12:30pm

Come along to explore the materiality of concrete with Leigh Cameron who has dedicated his life to working with this material. The masterclass will include casting, playing with the constituent materials and looking at different processes and formulations.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Textile-Moulded NSEPS Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Textile-Moulded NSEPS Masterclass

Tuesday 04 July 2017 10:00am - 12:30pm

In this hands-on master class participants will get the chance to work the creative geniuses from Silo Studio, an East London practice that explores industrial processes and materials. Silo Studio aim to discover possibilities that the production line does not see, developing the expressive potential in industrial materials.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Midday - Textile-Moulded NSEPS Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Midday - Textile-Moulded NSEPS Masterclass

Tuesday 04 July 2017 11:30am - 2:00pm

In this hands-on master class participants will get the chance to work the creative geniuses from Silo Studio, an East London practice that explores industrial processes and materials. Silo Studio aim to discover possibilities that the production line does not see, developing the expressive potential in industrial materials.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Textile-Moulded NSEPS Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Textile-Moulded NSEPS Masterclass

Tuesday 04 July 2017 2:00pm - 4:30pm

In this hands-on master class participants will get the chance to work the creative geniuses from Silo Studio, an East London practice that explores industrial processes and materials. Silo Studio aim to discover possibilities that the production line does not see, developing the expressive potential in industrial materials.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Concrete Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Concrete Masterclass

Tuesday 04 July 2017 2:30pm - 5:00pm

Come along to explore the materiality of concrete with Leigh Cameron who has dedicated his life to working with this material. The masterclass will include casting, playing with the constituent materials and looking at different processes and formulations.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Arduino Weather Station Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Arduino Weather Station Masterclass

Wednesday 05 July 2017 10:00am - 12:30pm

Join the Institute of Making’s technicians to put together your very own weather station, with fun visual features driven by servo motors. You will connect an atmospheric pressure sensor, a wooden station kit and motors to an Arduino compatible micro controller and write a program to control it.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Arduino Weather Station Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Arduino Weather Station Masterclass

Wednesday 05 July 2017 2:30pm - 5:00pm

Join the Institute of Making’s technicians to put together your very own weather station, with fun visual features driven by servo motors. You will connect an atmospheric pressure sensor, a wooden station kit and motors to an Arduino compatible micro controller and write a program to control it.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff talk: A Potato Mash-up and Chip Chat with Martin Conreen

Festival of Stuff talk: A Potato Mash-up and Chip Chat with Martin Conreen

Wednesday 05 July 2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm

The humble Potato has been an important part of our diet for over 7000 years but what other remarkable properties and uses are there for this marvellous tuber? Join Martin to explore the materiality of the potato with demos and tastings.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Linoleum Printing Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Linoleum Printing Masterclass

Thursday 06 July 2017 10:00am - 4:30pm

Maker Ruby Wright will guide participants to produce printed images that explore mark-making into linoleum as well as a two-colour image using a reduction process. You will learn about creating your own printed design, using the Materials Library for inspiration.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Papermaking Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Papermaking Masterclass

Thursday 06 July 2017 10:00am - 12:30pm

Join book artist and papermaker Mandy Brannan to discover the creative possibilities of combining two papermaking techniques; traditional style Japanese papermaking and recycled papermaking.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Paint Brushmaking Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Paint Brushmaking Masterclass

Thursday 06 July 2017 10:00am - 12:30pm

Join green woodworker Geoffrey Fisher to make a paint brush set. You will use wood hand-selected from Mop End Woods in Buckinghamshire and a cornucopia of different bristles.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Papermaking Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Papermaking Masterclass

Thursday 06 July 2017 2:30pm - 5:00pm

Join book artist and papermaker Mandy Brannan to discover the creative possibilities of combining two papermaking techniques; traditional style Japanese papermaking and recycled papermaking.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Paint Brushmaking Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Paint Brushmaking Masterclass

Thursday 06 July 2017 2:30pm - 5:00pm

Join green woodworker Geoffrey Fisher to make a paint brush set. You will use wood hand-selected from Mop End Woods in Buckinghamshire and a cornucopia of different bristles.

Part of Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Stool in a Day Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Stool in a Day Masterclass

Friday 07 July 2017 10:00am - 4:30pm

In this masterclass, led by furniture maker Emma Leslie, participants will make a stool in a day. The class combines hand and power tools, and you will learn techniques such as planing, sawing, routing, drilling, sanding and shaping.

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  

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: 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  

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.

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