Summer School 2018

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Making Space


Monday 13 August 2018 – Friday 17 August 2018
Opening Hours: 10am - 4.30pm
Admission Fee: Half Day £11 | Full Day £20 | Full Week £95
Booking essential
Book online or by phone

Every year, we host a week-long Summer School for children and young people (7 – 16) that takes place during the August summer holiday.

Over the course of the week, young people are given the opportunity to take part in nine different creative activities, as well as the chance to put on their own exhibition at the end of the programme. The Exhibition will stay up for the following week as we open our doors as part of Hampshire Open Studios!!

Those attending for the full week can also work towards achieving an Arts Award*.  Find out more about Arts Award here.

The 2018 Summer School will take place on the following dates

Mon 13 August with Peter Levy

10am-12noon – Collaged Creations

1pm-3pm – Clay Figurines

Tues 14 August with Kathryn Green

10am-12noon – Shibori Tie-dye Cushion Covers

1pm-3pm – Print-making on textiles

Wednesday 15 August with Ami Hyde

10am-12noon – Screen Printing

1pm-3pm – Basic Sewing (Totes & Bunting)

Thursday 16 August with Richard Walker

10am-12noon – Gilded Piggy Banks

1pm-3pm – Decorated Frames

Friday 17 August with Ami Hyde

10am-12noon – Macramé & Bead Workshop

1pm-2pm – Exhibition Preparation

2pm-3pm – Exhibition for friends and family.

(Exhibition will remain up for Hampshire Open Studios and work can be collected after 23 August)

Cost for full week is £95.

We’ll be hosting two workshops a day, with morning sessions running from 10am-12noon, and afternoon sessions from 1pm-3pm. If attending both sessions, there is the option to stay all day – just make sure to bring some money to buy lunch at The Hub community Cafe or a packed lunch.

If you’d like to book individual sessions (priced at £11 each) or just a day (£20) or two, please give us a call or email to specify your preferences.

Subsidised places for Havant children in receipt of free school meals. 

If you live in Havant and your child receives free school meals we are able to offer 5 subsidised places for the whole week for just £38.

60% of the course fee has been kindly paid for by The Arts Society; “ENRICHING PEOPLES LIVES THROUGH THE ARTS”

To claim one of these subsidised places please call or email us to book your children onto the course. You will need to be able to prove you live in Havant and your child receives free school meals and pay the £38, saving you £57.


Arts Award

*If you are interested in also doing the Arts Award there is an additional cost to cover our time assessing, moderation & postal fees and certificate costs.

Discover Award +£20 | Explore Award +£25 | Bronze +£30

Please email to confirm your Arts Award preferences. Will will be abel to do a card transaction over the phone for the correct fee.


Please note, as Making Space is a charity we require a minimum number of participants to make a course viable to run. In the run up to the workshop, Making Space will be in touch if numbers are too low to go ahead.

As spaces are limited, we do require advance bookings. Once payment has been made, you are guaranteed a place.

Please note that the online listing is for the full week!

If you’d like to book individual sessions or a day or two, email us at or phone 02392 472491 and specify your preferences.

Prices are £20 full day and £11 for half day. We accept cheques (made payable to Making Space), cash (if booking in person) or card payments over the phone/in person.


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