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TweetAs with all our events, the spirit of this year’s Make Your Own Christmas Party will be all about the people who participate and share their skills. We talk to two of our makers about why they’re involved, what they’ll … Continue reading
TweetHello lovely people! Many of you enjoyed our last year’s Christmas Card making event, and hopefully even more of you will this year! It’s on 1 December, 3-7pm, more info coming soon – watch this space. If you have 1-2 … Continue reading
TweetMakerhood has a wonderful new partner – a local printing and design company Essential Local, founded by Richard Chumbley to serve small businesses in South London. It operates a co-operative system of freelancers to provide printing, web and graphic design … Continue reading
TweetAre you a maker living or working in Lambeth? Are you interested in selling your work locally, running workshops and learning more about setting up or developing your business? Makerhood is rolling out its Makers’ Club across Lambeth, and it’s … Continue reading
TweetUpdate: we are full for Brixton, Vauxhall, Tulse Hill & Streatham SG members. Now looking for 1-2 members from Norwood/Crystal Palace area and Waterloo/North Lambeth/Kennington area. If you follow this blog you probably know that we’re working to extend Makerhood … Continue reading
TweetAs you may know, having run projects in Brixton and Norwood, we’re working to expand Makerhood’s work to other parts of Lambeth. Key to how we do this is a definition of “local” – since Makerhood is all about promoting local makers … Continue reading
TweetMany of you who came to Making Uncovered in April said it was a special day – a community gathering to celebrate creativity and talent, full of laughter, beauty, and good cheer. It certainly felt like one of a kind – … Continue reading
TweetThis post looks at Makerhood’s progress to date, the Brixton Makers’ Club – and the plans for a new Makers’ community across Lambeth. Two years on… what a journey! Just over two years ago, a group of local volunteers launched … Continue reading
TweetSaskia spoke to Bruno and Karl from the London Beer Lab about the opening of their micro-brewery later this month, and about exciting local beer plans with Brixton Buzz. Why open a brewery in Brixton? Bruno: When I moved to … Continue reading
TweetRachel runs a letterpress business from her Brixton studio, is a member of our Makers’ Club, and volunteers on Makerhood’s events. Rachel explains what brought her to Makerhood, and why it’s been great for her social life and her business. … Continue reading