Past Events

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Flint-Knapping Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Flint-Knapping Masterclass

Tuesday 02 July 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm

In this Masterclass, visitors can learn to make prehistoric stone tools such as hand-axes, scrapers and possibly arrowheads from brittle flint with master flint-knapper, primitive technologist and archaeologist Karl Lee.

Part of Public Events,  Festival of Stuff  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - HDPE Plastic Waste Design Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - HDPE Plastic Waste Design Masterclass

Monday 01 July 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Designer James Shaw joins us to reconsider a ubiquitous material in our everyday lives; HDPE plastic, using the Institute’s wondrous Materials Library and a unique handmade HDPE waste pellet extruder.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Microwave Steam-Bending Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Microwave Steam-Bending Masterclass

Monday 01 July 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Join furniture maker Stefano Santili to learn about steam-bending and how to push the boundaries wood with both steam chambers and microwaves, and create your very own a fruit basket.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Morning - HDPE Plastic Waste Design Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Morning - HDPE Plastic Waste Design Masterclass

Monday 01 July 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm

Designer James Shaw joins us to reconsider a ubiquitous material in our everyday lives; HDPE plastic, using the Institute’s wondrous Materials Library and a unique handmade HDPE waste pellet extruder.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Microwave Steam-Bending Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Microwave Steam-Bending Masterclass

Monday 01 July 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join furniture maker Stefano Santili to learn about steam-bending and how to push the boundaries wood with both steam chambers and microwaves, and create your very own a fruit basket.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff

Festival of Stuff

Monday 01 July 2019 9:50am - 5:00pm

The 2019 Festival of Stuff runs during the first week of July. It begins with four days of brilliant bookable making masterclasses and culminates in a big drop-in Extravaganza of materials and making on Saturday 6th July.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Big Make: Enamelling

Big Make: Enamelling

Wednesday 05 June 2019 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Our ‘Big Make’ sessions are open to all members and teach skills from our specialist masterclasses in a casual drop-in setting during Makespace opening hours. In this Big Make session you can explore the process of enamelling with artist and metal worker, Helen Carnac.

Part of Member Events  

Member Masterclass: Enameling

Member Masterclass: Enameling

Wednesday 05 June 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm

Explore the process of enamelling and its historical context with artist and metal worker, Helen Carnac. Through a series of short demonstrations, participants will be taken through the basic principles and methods of fusing vitreous enamel to metal before trying techniques themselves and creating a small panel in the process.

Part of Member Events  

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