Make! Summer Workshops

in the Barbican Shop

On sale soon
Image of Botanical Inks workshops as part of Make summer workshops in the barbican shop

Rediscover traditional crafts with a modern twist, learn a new skill and meet the makers behind some of our favourite products.

The Barbican Shop are hosting an exciting new series of summer workshops on the theme of making and craftsmanship.

Make! is a celebration of innovation and creativity in craft. We're working with the creme de la creme of contemporary makers; those with a modern take on conventional crafts such as weaving, casting and bookbinding, and those redefining it entirely with groundbreaking processes and exciting new materials.

Following our Makers programme, Make! seeks to further the Barbican's support of up and coming design talent, challenge perceptions of craft and inspire you to try something new.

Tickets are now on sale here.

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photo of tapestry weaver christy balfour weaving in her studio

How to: weaving with Christabel Balfour

In the first of our series of 'How to' workshops focussing on traditional crafts, tapestry weaver Christabel Balfour invites us in her South London studio for a weaving demonstration.

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Watch: Silo Studios

Follow Oscar Wanless and Attua Aparicio into the studio as they use NSEPS (Not So Expanded Polystyrene) to create a coat rack.

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