Past Events

Festival of Stuff: Saturday Extravaganza

Festival of Stuff: Saturday Extravaganza

Saturday 25 June 2022 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 25th June to mark the finale of our Festival of Stuff.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Fermentation Masterclass (Online)

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Fermentation Masterclass (Online)

Sunday 19 June 2022 2:30pm - 3:45pm

In this online masterclass, fermentation expert Jelena Belgrave for a foray into the world of metabolic food-processing, organic acids, bacteria and yeast. We will explore what drives people to ferment, how to do it safely at home, and look at different fermentation types before settling on lactic acid fermentation and natural yeast.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Pigmented Clay Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Pigmented Clay Masterclass

Sunday 19 June 2022 2:00pm - 4:00pm

This two-hour workshop will introduce the process of colouring and inlaying clay to create experimental ceramics with playful designs, as well as teaching the basic techniques of clay preparation, using drape moulds and preparing pieces for the kiln.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Fermentation Masterclass (Online)

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Fermentation Masterclass (Online)

Sunday 19 June 2022 10:30am - 12:00pm

In this online masterclass, join fermentation expert Jelena Belgrave for a foray into the world of metabolic food-processing, organic acids, bacteria and yeast. We will explore what drives people to ferment, how to do it safely at home, and look at different fermentation types before settling on lactic acid fermentation.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Pigmented Clay Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Pigmented Clay Masterclass

Sunday 19 June 2022 10:00am - 12:00pm

This two-hour workshop will introduce the process of colouring and inlaying clay to create experimental ceramics with playful designs, as well as teaching the basic techniques of clay preparation, using drape moulds and preparing pieces for the kiln.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Session 4 - Blacksmithing Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Session 4 - Blacksmithing Masterclass

Saturday 18 June 2022 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Come and learn about what contemporary blacksmiths do: play with fire, hit things with hammers, and fettle some metal, with blacksmiths Richard Pace and Lizzie Hughes and their mobile forge.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Silver Ring Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Silver Ring Masterclass

Saturday 18 June 2022 2:00pm - 4:00pm

In this workshop, Bine Roth will teach the simplest and most important shape within jewellery making: the ring. Participants will spend the session learning how to cut, shape and file silver and will end up forming their very own piece of jewellery.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Session 3 - Blacksmithing Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Session 3 - Blacksmithing Masterclass

Saturday 18 June 2022 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Come and learn about what contemporary blacksmiths do: play with fire, hit things with hammers, and fettle some metal, with blacksmiths Richard Pace and Lizzie Hughes and their mobile forge.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

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