A very long line of people walk along a road carrying a very long knitted white piece of fabric on their shoulders.

Touring Exhibition
Launch: 26 March 2021 (Details TBC)
Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown

Betsy Greer

Visit the Making for Change Expo to hear renowned craftivist Betsy Greer talk about ‘connecting through craft’.

showing completed brooch kits as examples of what can be made from components made from acrylic, plywood and painted ply.

Support Craftspace and make your own jewellery with our craft kit, £8.

A silk dress covered with bright embroidery, some phallic motifs.

Watch: “A people’s art is the genesis of their freedom.”

a young woman works at a table with an artist making a silver chain.

Free resources for schools and home learning: Videos, makes and teacher’s packs.

A still from the video conversation showing the makers in their studios.

Makers discuss care, repair and shared resources at the Digital Craft Festival.

The drag artist holds a bright fabric 'medal'.

For Black History Month, we invited four early-career Black artists and one drag queen to make courage medals for a Black person they admire.

a row of 7 handmade fabric medals using various patterns and colours

Craft in Common: A series of five creative online workshops with artist Alinah Azadeh. Download instructions or watch and make along online.

a diagram showing how to fold a one page zine.

Visit the Making for Change Expo online exhibition for more makes to support your craftivism campaigns.

A naïve drawing of two people in front of a simple house with basic birds, trees and plants.

Collaborators Gelawesh Waledkhani and Lise Bjørne Linnert talk about “A room between the rooms”, highlighting the lives and voices of refugees in Oslo.

An artist sits at her modern loom, she is wearing a face mask.

Emily Higgs talks about her passions, inspirations and the challenges of being a new graduate in 2020.

The artist Maggie Scott

Maggie Scott talks about ‘Negotiations: Black in a white majority culture’ in the project archive.

A member of Shelanu helps a lady to make her brooch

Refugee and migrant women working with Craftspace to develop a sustainable craft social enterprise.

a young woman works at a table with an artist making a silver chain.

Working with young people, campaigning for social change through craftivism.

A participant concentrates on the fixings for her jewellery

Working with women facing social challenges in Birmingham.

stitched words HOME and arrow on a printed map on fabric

Updates of changes to our activities for 2020 and 2021.

Join us in making a positive difference. Your curiosity about craft helps us to bring extraordinary craft experiences to even wider audiences.

A small hand held camera obscura shows an image of the cathedral.

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