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The Making SpaceLearn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing are just some of the unusual skills on offer. The work space, close to Shoreditch and run by RADA-trained prop maker Simon Aronson, also offers seasonal workshops so at Halloween you can learn how to create a pumpkin face, and at Christmas, tree decorations are made with the help of a glass blowing expert so you can make your own baubles. All the workshops run by Making Space are suitable for all levels of artistic ability so even if you haven't picked up a paint brush in years you can still get involved. Check their website to see what specific events are coming up.

 

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Underground Stations

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Old Street Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Sclater Street Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  35% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 3 minutes from The Making Space
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  29% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 4 minutes from The Making Space
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £48  23% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 7 minutes from The Making Space
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to The Making Space
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 2.4 miles from The Making Space
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 7 minutes from The Making Space
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 31 minutes from The Making Space
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Making Space

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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 15 minutes from The Making Space
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from The Making Space
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 21 minutes from The Making Space
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
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MARSM: Photo & Design Exposition
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th to 25th February 2018 - Various Times
The Making Space, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 3 minutes from The Making Space
A showcase for Algerian art featuring satirical graphic designer El Moustach, as well as photographers Lola Khalfa and Oualid Khelifi....More
 
 
 
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Simon Roberts
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th January to 10th March 2018 - 10am-6pm
The Making Space, 82 Kingsland Road, E2 | 4 minutes from The Making Space
The work in the exhibition ranges across various projects, both commissioned and independently produced over the last ten years, from single photographs made around the time ...More
 
 
 
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Four Tet
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd Feb 2018 - 7.30pm-11pm
The Making Space, 54 Holywell Lane, EC2A | 5 minutes from The Making Space
The artist plays an intricately woven mix of beautifully warm house music, pulsating techno and sampling....More
 
 
 
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Near The Making Space
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Sonos Studio London
London > Entertainment >
21 Club Row, E2 | 3 minutes from The Making Space
High-end audio brand Sonos opens the Sonos Studio London, their new permanent cultural space, in late 2015. Building on their space in LA, which has been ... More
 
 
 
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Rich Mix Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Making Space
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different ... More
 
 
 
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Rich Mix Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E16LA | 3 minutes from The Making Space
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different interests with ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Making Space
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Rivington Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from The Making Space
The first newly built public art gallery in London since the Hayward Gallery opened in 1968, Rivington Place is a beautiful glass fronted building designed by ... More
 
 
 
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Iniva
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8-9 Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from The Making Space
Opened on 5th October 2007, this Rivington Place art gallery is a £8m public building dedicated to culturally diverse visual arts. It's a joint venture between ... More
 
 
 
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Limoncello
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
340-344 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E8 | 5 minutes from The Making Space
This cutting edge contemporary art gallery is run by director Rebecca May Marston, a graduate of the RCA's curating course who first took on the Hoxton ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near The Making Space
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Leila's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Calvert Avenue, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2 minutes from The Making Space
Leila's on Arnold Circus is a legendary coffee spot where they serve Monmouth coffee in an eccentric cafe setting that feels like you're in your own ... More
 
 
 
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Tatty Devine
London > Shopping > Jewellery
236 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E2 | 3 minutes from The Making Space
Quirky keyrings, trashy necklaces with your name on and records as earrings, Tatty Devine is the undoubted queen of kitsch. The creators of this Alladin's cave ... More
 
 
 
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Labour and Wait
London > Shopping > House and Garden
85 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 3 minutes from The Making Space
Shopping for doorstops, dishcloths, dusters and dustpans has taken on a whole new slant thanks to Labour and Wait. Another east London success story, this small ... More
 
 
 
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Rochelle Canteen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
The Canteen, Old School Building, Arnold Circus, Shoreditch, London E2 | 1 minute from The Making Space
Housed within an old Victorian bike shed, Rochelle Canteen is a unique dining concept and a must-visit for those in the know. To reach the restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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Boundary
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
2-4 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2 minutes from The Making Space
This Shoreditch project is the first from Terence Conran since he signed over his well known restaurants - Bluebird, Quaglino's and plenty more besides - to ... More
 
 
 
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Albion
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
2-4 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2 minutes from The Making Space
This Shoreditch caff, bakery and small shop is the first venture by Terence Conran since he sold his restaurant empire - Quaglino's, Orrery and the rest ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 7 minutes from The Making Space
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from The Making Space
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
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York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 17 minutes from The Making Space
York Hall Leisure Centre in Bethnal Green includes a gym, day spa, 33-metre swimming pool, Turkish bath and offers a wide range of exercise classes but ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London The Making Space.
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The Royal Oak
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 5 minutes from The Making Space
You might just recognise this pub off the telly - it has featured in the Kray's film, sitcom Good Night Sweetheart and even Blue Peter. The ... More
 
 
 
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The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from The Making Space
This bohemian boozer was an integral part of the Shoreditch explosion. Tucked away down a cobbled East End alley it was originally a mecca for local ... More
 
 
 
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Fanny Nelsons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
32 Horatio Street, E2 | 6 minutes from The Making Space
At risk of being converted into a block of flats when it closed, east London boozer Nelsons Head was saved by its beloved locals in 2016, ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Bar Kick
London > Nightlife > Bars
127 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Making Space
Fashionable Shoreditch drinkers from all around the globe are attracted to this cellar bar by its rickety old furniture, interesting imported beers, and a pricy, but ... More
 
 
 
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Callooh Callay
London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from The Making Space
Often regarded as one of Shoreditch's best cocktail bars, Callooh Callay is a popular venue with an ambitious, regularly changing cocktail menu. Examples include the Electric ... More
 
 
 
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BrewDog Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Making Space
The BrewDog bar in Bethnal Green Road caters for the Shoreditch hipsters with BrewDog craft beers and interiors decorated with antique tiles, reclaimed metal and a ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Making Space.
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 4 minutes from The Making Space
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 10 minutes from The Making Space
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
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The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 12 minutes from The Making Space
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Fried Sugar
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th March 2018 

Cargo 4 minutes walk from The Making Space

The finest resident DJs spin hip hop and R&B each week....More

The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | Until 30th March 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 8 minutes walk from The Making Space

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop pop-up this autumn, this time taking inspiration from Morocco for its theme. ...More

 
Igloos at Aviary
Igloos at Aviary
Seasonal | Until 28th February 2018 

Aviary 12 minutes walk from The Making Space

A high-altitude winter terrace pop-up, 10 floors above the City, Scandi styleigloos appear on the Aviary terrace, promising a rooftop ...More

 
Antonia Beck & Lucy Nicholls: The Death Show
Theatre | Until 22nd February 2018 

Toynbee Studios 14 minutes walk from The Making Space

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Dream On
Dream On
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

V & A Museum of Childhood 16 minutes walk from The Making Space

The V&A Museum explores the world of dreams and the unconscious with its new exhibition, Dream On. Playing with the ...More

 
Madeleine Waller: Sister Brother
Madeleine Waller: Sister Brother
Exhibitions | Until 20th May 2018 

V & A Museum of Childhood 16 minutes walk from The Making Space

Photographic portraits exploring sibling relationships and how they affect our sense of identity. The result is "a wide-ranging - and ...More

 
Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

V & A Museum of Childhood 16 minutes walk from The Making Space

The original puppet from War Horse will be on display at a free Museum of Childhood exhibition documenting the life ...More

 
Theatre Censorship: Still Alive And Kicking'
Exhibitions | On 21st February 2018 

Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama 17 minutes walk from The Making Space

Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More

Nils Frahm
Concerts | Until 24th February 2018 

Barbican Centre 19 minutes walk from The Making Space

The minimalist pianist and composer from Germany performs his latest works....More

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Alexandra Palace

The Manchester quartet, Everything Everything, praised by The Guardian for its "nerd-rock" and by the ...More

 
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Foodie Events | From 4th April 

The Ugly Duck

Tom Sellers is keeping himself busy while his Michelin-starred Restaurant Story is being refurbished (closed ...More

 
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Taking inspiration from the 1920s and '30s - the golden era of cocktails - The Bloomsbury Club Bar is an inviting Art Deco retreat serving delectable classic and contemporary cocktails. ...More

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Concerts | From 27th March 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy-nominated progressive rock musician and record producer Steven Wilson ("the most successful British artist you've ...More

 
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The Coral Room
Drinking 

A thing of beauty, The Coral Room breathes new life into The Bloomsbury Hotel with ...More

 
Stereophonics
Stereophonics
Concerts | From 2nd March 

SSE Arena, Wembley

Welsh rockers Stereophonics, led by Kelly Jones, known for their hits including Dakota, Maybe Tomorrow ...More

 
Paul Weller
Paul Weller
Concerts | On 3rd March 

The O2 Arena

The singer-songwriter and former frontman of The Jam and The Style Council - affectionately known ...More

 
London Landmarks Half Marathon
London Landmarks Half Marathon
Sporting Events | On 25th March 

Downing Street

A brand new half marathon through Westminster and ...More

 
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Exhibitions | From 23rd February 

House of Illustration

This February, The House of Illustration presents the UK's first ever exhibition of graphic design from North Korea. Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK draws ...More

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Exhibitions | On 23rd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

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Exhibitions | From 23rd February 

The O2 Arena

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Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean food is served against a backdrop of dusky pinks, ash wood tables and succulent greens at Amber, the all-day Aldgate East restaurant....More

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Foodie Events | From 17th March 

Olympia London

Returning to Olympia London for its second year, the Eat & Drink Festival brings together ...More

 
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