This year Design Season has asked the city’s designers and design networks to takeover 4 spaces across the city and create 4 pop up exhibition, workshop and demonstration spaces across the city. Supported by Leicester’s High Street Heritage Action Zone. We invite visitors and residents in to learn skills, view exhibits and experience demonstrations from some of the city’s creative design talent.
Maker Village provides you with an opportunity to come and visit a complete designer-maker takeover with displays, workshops, demonstrations and shopping! You can buy stuff.
Our close friends and colleagues the super dynamic Churchgate Studios, home to a bursting-at-the-seams maker and artist community, and notable local maker selling brand We Are will be in residence with their friends and doing things their way in our Maker Village. See on display the totally bewildering array of maker styles from jewellery to metal to enamelling to working in textiles to upcycling to….
This pop-up exhibition/showcase is open Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm (tbc), free entry, with workshops on Saturdays 23 & 30 October.
Sign up at Eventbrite links for workshops:
Kristen Rollinson : Silver Ring Making Sat 23 October 11am-3pm, free
Christine Pearson : Jewellery Enamelling Sat 23 October 3-5pm, free
Wood Layering & Marquetry Workshops with Mohamad Aaqib and Adam Khalifa, Saturdays 23 & 30 October, five 3-hour slots on each date between 9.30am to 2.30pm, free