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Meet the makers: Pam Williams

TweetKnown for her ever-cheerful presence at Brixton Makers’ Market, and her slightly surreal cartoon strip Eric the Fish in Brixton Bugle, Pam Williams tells us about her nomadic life and all-night stints of drawing at Smithfield meat market.   Your work features … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Dumisami Nyathi of The Vegan Tart

Tweet The Vegan Tart delightfully challenged my preconceptions – I didn’t imagine that vegan cakes and savouries would tempt me, or that their  ‘Head Tart’, Dumisani Nyathi, would turn up sporting a beard, but after talking to him I’ll be pigging … Continue reading

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Meet the partners: Anita Thorpe, Diverse

TweetMakerhood has many partners and collaborators who work with us to promote the work of local makers and offer them special discounts or exclusive opportunities. So we thought it was time to shine a spotlight on some of them. Here, Anita … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Robyn Parker

TweetBrixton-based textile designer Robyn tells us how her great-grandmother’s notebook inspired her brand, and of the links between creativity and mental health. Tell us a bit about Archie Mac London, what do you make or do? Textile design. It’s all … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Christmas: meet the impresario (and find out the line up)

TweetMusician Andrew Clarke is Makerhood’s sometime impresario and was the brains behind the amazing entertainment programme at our Making Uncovered event last April. We’ve twisted his arm again to choose the musicians and performers who’ll be getting us into the … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Kaylene Alder

TweetKaylene Alder is a Brixton-based illustrator. Here she tells us how she came to create the banner for the Makerhood West Norwood website, and how you could share an aspect of Brixton with other local people and win one of … Continue reading

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Meet the makers: Ellie Laycock

TweetWhen Makerhood launched two years ago, Ellie Laycock of Hunted and Stuffed was one of the first makers to sign up – and her journey over that period has been as momentous as ours! So we thought we’d catch up … Continue reading

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Rachel Stanners: Why I am involved in Makerhood

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

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Meet the makers: Anna Jackson

TweetAnna Jackson of  Black Cactus London describes the delights of living in south London and producing one-off printed bags and purses 1.  Tell us how you got started in printing. I did a fine arts degree in printmaking and sculpture at … Continue reading

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Meet the makers: Clare Smith

TweetRachel Stanners meets Clare Smith of CAS at her flat on Clapham High Street, where she explains her unique painting technique and how she keeps painting around her fulltime job. 1. So when did you start painting, Clare? Well, I … Continue reading

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