MAKE LEWES FESTIVAL 2016 24th Sept – 2nd Oct

Make Lewes Festival is back with its most ambitious Festival, expanding and extending our first two festivals, focusing on the crossovers between architecture, sustainability, design and making.

Once again we are hosting a lively schedule of Exhibitions, Symposia, Experiments, Workshops and more…

24th September – 2nd October

Full schedule of events available here 


EVENTS INCLUDE:

Making Digital Craft

29th September – 2nd October, 10.00 – 17.00 – Foundry Gallery, Lewes. (map)

Symposium and related exhibitions, demonstrations, workshops and events.

New Vernaculars for a New Century

29th September – 2nd October, 10.00 – 17.00, Turkish Baths, Lewes (map)

Exhibition & Symposium Including: Adam Richards, architect of the Ditchling Arts + Crafts Museum

Kinship III  Workshop

25th – 28th September

MLF’s design & make workshop returns with an ambitious new  challenge co-led by Studio Hardie’s William Hardie and tangentfield’s Sally Daniels

Kinship III – Geodesics Talk

25th September 19.30 – 21.30, Turkish Baths, Lewes. (map)

As part of the Kinship III workshop architect Kristoffer Tejlgaard will be giving a public talk on his use of geodesics in the 21st century context.

Collaborative Collisions II

24 – 25th September 10.00 – 17.00, The Foundry, Lewes. (map

MLF’s second Collaborative Collisions will mix up a new set of makers and materials.

Makers Talks Evening

Friday 30th 19.30 – 21.30, Studio Hardie 1, Lewes. (map)

Hosting locally and nationally recognised makers & crafts people, including Ewan Clayton, one of the country’s best known calligrapher’s.

Collaborative Conversations

Friday 30th September, 12:00 – 17:00, Studio Hardie 1, Lewes (map)

A regional crafts symposium organised in partnership with CraftNet and the Crafts Council.

World on the Move

1st October, 19.30 – 22.00, Turkish Baths, Lewes (map)

Humanitarian and Emergency architecture projects from Kigali to Calais. With Julian Belart French student architect working in the Calais Jungle and Nerea Eloyduy co-founder of Active Social Architecture.

Digital DIY Workshop

1st October 11am, Foundry Gallery, Lewes. (map)

This workshop is for anyone involved in making or creativity using traditional or digital tools, creative software for making music or graphics, websites for learning skills or sharing projects, such as Etsy, Youtube, or Instructables.

Making Ground Exhibition

29th September – 2nd October, Foundry Gallery, North Street, Lewes (map)

Making Ground is an Arts Council funded collaborative interdisciplinary project exploring site-specific making at a disused brickworks in Sussex.

Southbank Architecture Student Exhibition

29th – 2nd October, 10.00 – 17.00 – Foundry Gallery, North Street, Lewes. (map)

This exhibition highlights the results of second and third year architecture students from South Bank University whose 2015/16 project used Lewes as it’s context.


FULL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

 Thursday 29th September

10.00 – 15.00 – *Shelter Build at the Lewes New School with architect Ursula McGeoch.

* Children ages 7 and above welcome if accompanied by an adult. Contact the New School for further details T. 01273 477074

10.00 – 17.00 – New Vernaculars for a New Century at the Turkish Baths

10.00 – 17.00 – Making Digital Craft exhibitions at the Foundry

10.00 – 17.00 – Off Cuts by The Colour of Hair at the Foundry

10.00 – 17.00 – Making Ground exhibition at the Foundry

10.00 – 17.00 – London Southbank Architecture student exhibitionLewes at the Foundry

10.00 – 17.00 – Hands On Books – Book Binders and Book Artists exhibition at Lewes library.


Friday 30th September

10.00 – 17.00 – New Vernaculars for a New Century at the Turkish Baths

10.00 – 17.00 – Making Digital Craft exhibitions at the Foundry

10.00 – 17.00 – Off Cuts by The Colour of Hair at the Foundry

10.00 – 17.00 – Making Ground exhibition at the Foundry

10.00 – 17.00 – London Southbank Architecture student exhibition Lewes at the Foundry

10.00 – 17.00 – Hands On Books – Book Binders and Book Artists exhibition at Lewes library.

12.00 – 17.00 – Collaborative Conversations at Studio Hardie

19.30 – 22.00 – Makers Talks Evening at Studio Hardie


Saturday 1st October

10.00 – 16.00 – Star Brewery Open Workshops at the Star Brewery

10.00 – 17.00 – New Vernaculars for a New Century  at the Turkish Baths

10.00 – 17.00 – Making Digital Craft exhibitions at the Foundry

10.00 – 17.00 – Off Cuts by The Colour of Hair at the Foundry

10.00 – 17.00 – Making Ground exhibition at the Foundry

10.00 – 17.00 – London Southbank Architecture student exhibition Lewes at the Foundry

10.00 – 17.00 – Hands On Books – Book Binders and Book Artists exhibition at Lewes library.

11.00 – 13.00 – Digital DIY Workshop, research workshop into what makes makers tick

14.00 – 17.30 – Making Digital Craft symposium at the Foundry 

19.30 – 22.00 – World on the Move, Emergency and Humanitarian Architecture from Calais to Rwanda at the Turkish Baths


 Sunday October 2nd

10.00 – 17.00 – New Vernaculars for a New Century  at the Turkish Baths

10.00 – 17.00 – Making Digital Craft exhibitions at the Foundry

10.00 – 17.00 – Off Cuts by The Colour of Hair at the Foundry

10.00 – 17.00 – Making Ground exhibition at the Foundry

10.00 – 17.00 – London Southbank Architecture student exhibition Lewes at the Foundry

14.00 – 17.30 – New Vernaculars for a New Century Symposium at the Turkish Baths 

For more information email: info@makinglewes.org


Cover Image: Clem Blakemore’s Project Lacey Green. Photo: Guan Lee

 

 

 

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