Past Events

Online Materials Library Yoga

Online Materials Library Yoga

Thursday 02 April 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm

We are running weekly online yoga classes on Thursday evenings. Victoria from Rice Yoga is an inclusive, friendly and enthusiastic teacher creating classes accessible to all. This class is by Zoom video link and open to everyone at UCL.

Materials Library Yoga

Materials Library Yoga

Thursday 12 March 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm

We are running weekly yoga in the Materials Library on Thursday evenings. Victoria from Rice Yoga is an inclusive, friendly and enthusiastic teacher creating classes accessible to all. This class is open to everyone at UCL.

Making Circle: Arduino & Knitting

Making Circle: Arduino & Knitting

Tuesday 03 March 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Bring your project our new Making Circle - fun social opportunity to problem-solve in a group of enthusiasts while working away at a longer-term personal project during your lunch break. If you have been wanting to make more use of your Makespace access but find it difficult to attend our Masterclasses and don’t know where to start in the Makespace generally, this is the session for you!

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My Research Makespace: Pancake Making for Glaucoma Surgery

My Research Makespace: Pancake Making for Glaucoma Surgery

Tuesday 25 February 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm

This month Dr. Yann Bouremel will be explaining the relationship between glaucoma surgery and cooking pancakes in honour of Pancake Day! Yann used the Materials Library to learn more on material properties for his research and now regularly uses its facilities.

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Member Masterclass: Textile Dyeing with Food Waste

Member Masterclass: Textile Dyeing with Food Waste

Monday 03 February 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm

In this masterclass, artist and designer Lauren MacDonald will teach the fundamentals of botanical textile dyeing with dyestuffs sourced from household food waste.  We’ll go over some basic notes on materials, process and best practice, as well as three recipes for botanical food waste dyes.

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Member Masterclass: Textile Dyeing with Food Waste

Member Masterclass: Textile Dyeing with Food Waste

Monday 03 February 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm

In this masterclass, artist and designer Lauren MacDonald will teach the fundamentals of botanical textile dyeing with dyestuffs sourced from household food waste.  We’ll go over some basic notes on materials, process and best practice, as well as three recipes for botanical food waste dyes.

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Big Make Merry: Pewter Decorations

Big Make Merry: Pewter Decorations

Tuesday 17 December 2019 10:30am - 12:30pm

Join the Institute of Making team to Make Merry. We will set up our pewter kit to indulge all the seasonal metal-casting urges you may have. The sessions will be very relaxed. Come along to make decorations or gifts from the materials provided.

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Member Masterclass: Enamelling

Member Masterclass: Enamelling

Wednesday 27 November 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm

Explore the process of enamelling and its historical context with our Maker-in-Residence, artist and metal worker, Helen Carnac, who will teach principles and methods of enamelling processes.

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