A bag sits on a table in a sunny garden, the bag has a bright design.

Show your Commons Sense. £19.50.

A sock with a textile embroidered head protruding from the heel.

Meet the selected artists.

A view of the gallery space. I brightly coloured sculpture by Blackwater polytechnic is in the centre of the space.

Take a walk through our new touring exhibition and be inspired to become a commoner.

a beautiful necklace made of dried fruit peel

Be inspired by makers. Including how to make beautiful jewellery from waste peelings.

a video still of an artist waving

Learn craftivism skills with Seleena Laverne Daye on the Making For Change Expo site.

A line of people carry a very large knitted piece on their shoulders.

Touring Exhibition
Until 14 November 2021
Devon Guild of Craftsmen

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

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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 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.

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.

Betsy Greer

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

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

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

The artist Maggie Scott

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

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

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.

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