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Posts by Kate Tolley

November Activities

It’s November already! That means fireworks, wrapping up warm, drinking soup from a mug round a bonfire, and another month of making! Our open nights are from 5.30pm every Thursday. You can come at any time after that, though we have structured sessions from 5.30-6.30 (aimed at kids) and 8-9 (aimed at adults). 5th November…

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Hallowe’en Extravaganza!


This Thursday (29th October) we’re having a day of Hallowe’en crafts and fun! We have two sessions: 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm, and it’s £2 per person per session. We’ll be making: pumpkin lanterns scary masks spooky food Hallowe’en decorations Hallowe’en jewellery Come in fancy dress if you like! Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

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Summer of Minecraft

Look at all the nice things! Ssss...boom!

We’re excited to announce our summer schedule and a HUGE project! During the school summer holidays we’re going to be open every Thursday from 9am onwards (starting next Thursday, 23rd July) and we’ll be doing all kinds of Minecraft-related things. Our really big project is “Making Bromyard” – we’re going to literally make Bromyard inside Minecraft and we…

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Makerspace to the rescue!

As well as the Scarecrow Festival, last weekend saw Brockhampton Primary School’s summer fayre. I was helping out with the raffle, so I was up there early to help set up. When I arrived, there was a bit of an issue – La Bonbonera’s gazebo was missing a four-way connector (pictured). It was about to…

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Open night Thursday 19/03/15

Tonight is open night at the space, and we have various plans! We’re going to do a few things with Makey Makeys (we planned to do that last week, but there was so much else going on that we didn’t get that far!); Nigel is going to be working on an access control system powered by a Raspberry…

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Open night this Thursday!

This Thursday night (5th March) is our first open night at the Heritage Centre. We’re there from 6pm and our main activity will be t-shirt/bag printing (using a vinyl cutter and heat press), but there’ll be lots of other things going on too and we’ll be showing off some of the equipment we’ve got and…

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Premises Confirmed!

At the council meeting on Monday night (16th Feb) it was confirmed that we will have the use of the Heritage Centre for at least the next year! Let the making commence! (and watch this space for further announcements – we don’t have the keys yet, so please don’t just turn up)

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