Past Events

Member Online Masterclass: Fermentation with Jelena Belgrave

Member Online Masterclass: Fermentation with Jelena Belgrave

Monday 23 November 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm

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. This masterclass spans two Mondays in order to explore the two different lactic acid fermentation processes: brining and dry-salting.

Part of Member Events  

Technician Online Consultations

Technician Online Consultations

Monday 23 November 2020 10:00am - 6:00pm

Our brilliant technician team is here to advise on, discuss and trouble-shoot your making projects over video call.

Part of Member Events  

Technician Online Consultations

Technician Online Consultations

Monday 09 November 2020 10:00pm - 6:00pm

Our brilliant technician team is here to advise on, discuss and trouble-shoot your making projects over video call.

Part of Member Events  

Member Online Workshop: Materials Library Drawing

Member Online Workshop: Materials Library Drawing

Friday 06 November 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm

As part of our mission to help you get up close and personal with the fabric of your home, we have planned a Materials Library drawing session. Join us to draw and contemplate materials with Institute of Making Director Zoe Laughlin and Materials Librarian Sarah Wilkes.

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Knitting Circle for New Members

Knitting Circle for New Members

Thursday 05 November 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join the Institute of Making team at this friendly one-off knitting circle for new members. We will talk textiles, give knitting tips and answer questions about the Institute of Making. Participants will be sent information about future knitting circles and learn how to get involved in the Institute of Making community. No experience or skill necessary, all welcome!

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Public Online Workshop: CAD for Absolute Beginners

Public Online Workshop: CAD for Absolute Beginners

Friday 31 July 2020 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join technologists and technicians George and Josie for a 90-minute introduction to simple CAD design using the web-based software TinkerCAD. In the session you will get an overview of the programme and complete a drawing task on your own computer with support from our technicians via a video call.

Part of Public Events,  Best of Lockdown  

Public Online Workshop: Bags 4 Life Plastic Upcycling

Public Online Workshop: Bags 4 Life Plastic Upcycling

Friday 31 July 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Using just an iron and baking paper, technician and designer Josie will show you how to up-cycle those old plastic bags that we all have lurking under the sink to create durable and customised tote bags.

Part of Public Events,  Best of Lockdown  

Public Online Workshop: Photographing Ceramics

Public Online Workshop: Photographing Ceramics

Friday 31 July 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm

In this workshop, technician and potter Darren Ellis will show you how to simply but effectively photograph your ceramics from home.

Part of Public Events,  Best of Lockdown  

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