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Rethinking Housing Exhibition & Symposium

19-20th September
Lewes House, School Hill
(map)

An exhibition presenting a broad spectrum of new housing solutions, including Co-Housing, Self Build and Live-Work

With a micro Symposium on the 20th September, 13.30 – 18.30. £5 – £7 Suggested Donation

Speakers to include:

Lisa Baraitser – resident and Co-founder – and Ken Rorrison from Architects, Henley Halebrown and Rorrison on award winning Copper Lane Co-Housing project.

Cany Ash of AshSakula on their low cost self build LightBox House and other projects.

John Broome –  Pioneering self-build and community architect and founding member of Architype, the influential sustainable architectural practice.

Trygve Ohren of Nøysom arkitekter on their self build Svartlamon Housing project, Trondheim, Norway.

Frances Holliss – Architect and researcher on live-work design in buildings and author of Beyond Live/Work: The Architecture of Home-Based Work.

If you wish to reserve a place for the Symposium please make your donation here, and email us at info@makinglewes.org to confirm your attendance. 

Rethinking Housing Exhibition & Symposium is part of Make Lewes Festival 2015.

Rethinking Housing Exhibition & Symposium is supported by Lewes Town Council.

For more information email: info@makinglewes.org

Kinship II Design & Make Workshop

16th – 18th September
Studio Hardie Workshop

After a highly successful workshop last festival, Kinship design & make workshop will happen again at the Studio Hardie Workshop. Kinship is co-partnered by William Hardie of Studio Hardie and Sally Daniels of the University of West of England’s Architecture Department & Tangentfield.

Up to twenty five participants will be supported by Hardie Studios professional carpenters to design and build a portable community structure. Full brief available here.

The cost of the workshop is £50 (ticket includes full access to all other festival events)

The workshop is limited to 25 participants and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

If you would like to join us you can reserve your place by paying the £50 workshop fee below –

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To confirm your attendance please email: info@makinglewes.org

If you are travelling from further afield, please see our list of accommodation options for staying in Lewes.

Kinship II Design & Make Workshop is part of Make Lewes Festival 2015.

Kinship II Design & Make Workshop is kindly sponsored by Triton

Lewes Makers Events

Make Lewes Festival 2015 features a number of making and crafts focused events. These include:

COLLABORATIVE COLLISIONS

MAKERS TALKS EVENING

COOKED, BAKED & FIRED EXHIBITION

MAKERS OPEN STUDIOS


COLLABORATIVE COLLISIONS.

12-13th September

Lewes Phoenix Foundry

An improvisation over two days with cogs, wheels and hay.

For this years Festival we’ve invited local crafts people and makers to create a collaborative collision and come up with a joint completed work over the course of the first festival weekend.

Conversation, cogs, wheels, hay, ropewalks, wimbles with two rope making workshops for the public.

Public participation is happening Sunday 13th between 12.00 and 4.00pm, with all and everyone welcome. 
The open activities will include rope-making workshops and there will also be a cafe for refreshments.

Makers and Crafts people participating in Collaborative Collisions include the following:

Anne Marie ‘O Sullivan – Basket Maker

Jonathan Swan – Jeweler

Mike Pattison – Bicycle inventor

Tom McWalter – Designer & Maker

Photo credit: Alun Callender

Thanks to Diana at The Seamstress and Abigail from Abigail’s Drapery for supplying materials!


MAKERS TALKS EVENING

Friday 18th 19.30 – 21.30 Studio Hardie 1, (map)

Makers Talks evening with locally and nationally recognised makers & crafts people. Including The Collaborative Collisions team talking about their experience of improvising together over the previous weekend. Plus MakingLewes team member William Hardie of StudioHardie will be speaking!

Further speakers include:

Mary Butcher – Mary Butcher is one the country’s foremost Basket-Makers, and has exhibited both in Britain and internationally. She has conducted research into East Anglian basket making and was made an OBE

Charley Brentnall – Charley Brentnall has been at the forefront of the resurgence of oak and timber frame building carpentry during the last forty years. He was a founder of one of the earliest British new carpentry companies, Carpenter Oak & Woodland.


MAKERS OPEN STUDIOS.

Lewes Makers showing, talking and demonstrating their own particular craft and making.

Open Studios available at:

Guiliaume Lyons (map)

Mo Hamid Pottery (map)

Inglis-Hall Furniture Design (map)

Robin van Creveld Open Kitchen (map)

Nic Johnson Wood Sculpting – Studio 1, Vipers Wharf, railway Lane, Lewes BN7 2AQ

For times please see the schedule here
Lewes Makers Events are part of Make lewes Festival 2015.