Essential Information

Type Daytime
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Date and Times Third Saturday of every month | 10.30am-12pm
Prices Free (+ £1.00 booking fee)

Join our community of makers at The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre.

Ever wondered how to keep your silver shining or how to mount a picture? Join us as we build a community of makers and menders.

This is a monthly club for all generations to come together and share skills. Our fantastic facilitator, Lucy-Anne will lead the sessions, showcasing a new specific skill or technique which could be used to look after your own objects at home.

Come and meet like-minded peers in a friendly environment, work on exciting team and individual projects, and learn new skills from each other.

Workshops last for 90 minutes and feature activities and demonstrations. Refreshments are included.

Upcoming themes and skills:

An uniform altered  bespoke with images of WRN's by Nigel Cheney

More Than a Uniform

Saturday 18th June

This months Make do and  maintain is all about Fashion, Textiles and History and  will be led by maker-historian Dr Jo Horton and textile artist Nigel Cheney .

Join us as we celebrate the  brave adaptable Wrens (WRNS) and  the part uniform played in the war effort . We will be doing this through a sneak peak at some original uniforms used by the Wrens, as well as a display of creative work by young designers from UK universities, who have responded to Wrens (WRNS) uniform in the context of changing society and experiences, during and after wartime. 

In this family friendly workshop, textile artist Nigel Cheney will lead an embroidery workshop, themed around stories of Wrens, their lives, and ambitions. Take inspiration from these brave stories and create your textile design.

This session has been kindly  devised by Caird Research Fellow  Dr Jo Horton FRSA 

Important information