Category Archives: Design & Make

The Lewes Maker Space

A Maker Space for the 21st Century

Making Lewes is developing plans for an original and distinctive Lewes Maker Space.

With Lewes District Council’s rethink decision on the future of the Turkish Baths (see here), on thursday, 23rd February 2017, Making Lewes will be submitting a more detailed proposals for our envisaging of the Maker Space.

Download our first draft lewes-maker-space-v1 and let us know what you think. Email us if you want to get involved –

The Lewes Maker Space will be a community and educational hub for the town and environs while also acting at the national and international level.

Our aim is to create a distinctive, cross-disciplinary and individual Maker Space, reflecting and helping maintain Lewes’s great individual sensibility, identity and character. Continue reading The Lewes Maker Space


17-18th September, 10am – 5.30pm

VENUE: William Hardie Design forecourt

Get sawing, hammering and nailing and come and join MakingLewes’s first design & make workshop. In collaboration with Hands on Bristol & UWE.

The Brief:

To design, make, assemble and inaugurate [or launch] a unique mobile community structure.

The structure will be demountable and easily transportable. 

It will be usable in different areas of the community as a temporary pop-up space.

10.00am start on Wednesday 17th. Make Sure you wear appropriate working and making clothing

This is an accessible introduction to live design and build, welcoming newcomers and old hands, student architects, makers and non-students in a participatory, shared experience. To sign up or get more info email: