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Make plays host to a wide range of classes and events throughout the year. Classes range from helping you learn which end is the right end of a hammer, to the finer points of smithing beautiful silver jewellery.
We’re proud of our events calendar that in recent months have included networking events for Makers, exhibitions of the region’s most exciting artists, and tasting sessions run by Liverpool’s best breweries.
If you would like to book one of our space for your upcoming event, please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

EVENTS.

The Kinematic Cinema.

Third Thursday of every month
Make. North Docks

Every third Thursday of the month, the Kinematic cinema will be hosting a relaxed and laid back screening for members, at our North Docks warehouse. Think a movie night with your mates but with awesome extras! From live music and Q&As to quizzes and workshops.

Baz’s Humpday Quiz.

Monthly

Make. North Docks

It’s Wednesday and the weekend is in sight. Lets start the celebrations early with a hump day quiz, hosted by local funny – not so funny – man, Baz. You can expect the usual obscure questions and banter. Bring that mate that thinks they know everything.

Maker Meetup.

TBC
Free

Make. North Docks

A chance for makers of all types to talk, test and titter.

Featuring short talks from a variety of makers and creators. From illustrators to fabricators you are sure to find an inspiring story at our Maker Meet-up. This is a chance for the city region’s community of makers to get together every once in a while to showcase work and discuss the maker movement happening in the city.

Folken.

Various dates
Free

Make. North Docks

Three part series.

Folken started in summer 2016, offering a grassroots, street-level view of the some of the subjects that consume us when we talk about the city we live in. We’ve talked about access to money, meanwhile spaces and creative places; writing, starting a magazine and building a football club.
Make Liverpool is the temporary custodian of Folken for this three-part special edition. We’ve chosen three cracking topics to cover in this series, starting with ‘Gender Equity’, moving on to ‘How the arts are funded’ and finishing with ‘Gentrification’. Join us!

XXIX Presents, “Artist’s Role in Society”

May 16th, 2018, 17:00 – 21:00
Free

Make. North Docks

For one evening only, XXIX is hosting “A Discussion of the Artist’s Role in Society” at Make North Docks! This question has been asked repeatedly, but there is no singular correct answer. Artists, University students, and members of the wider public will gather together to tackle the artists’ purpose in our society. A panel of speakers will respond to the question, followed by time for audience participation and questions. Come join in the discussion!

COURSES.

An Introduction to Woodwork.

Various classes
£35 – £55

Make. North Docks

Join our introduction to woodwork class, part of Make Liverpool’s woodwork programme for beginners. A great way to hone your woodworking skills, or to learn a new skill from scratch, this four hour hands-on class will take you through the different skills and techniques needed to create your own masterpieces. All tools, equipment and materials will be provided on the day.

Needle Felting for Beginners.

Various classes
£35

Make. Baltic & Make. North Docks

In “Needle Felting for Beginners: Birds”, you’ll be shown the basics of how to create felted structures and mould wool fibers all while creating your very own dog or bird to take home with you! You’ll be shown step by step how to make the body, wings, tail and head using a felting needle and wool, then add colour, eyes, and details! At the end of the class, you’ll take your new felted friend home with you!

In “Needle Felting: Dogs” you’ll be shown how to replicate your favorite furry friend in felt, by learning the slightly more advanced (but still beginner friendly) skills of needle felting! The instructor, Katie Jackson, will guide you through the process of creating the body, head, legs, tail, and adding colour and eyes to your pup! At the end of the class, you’ll take your new felted friend home!

Mako Education:

Code-a-Drone & Lego Stop-Motion Animation

Various Dates

Make. North Docks

MakoEducation’s workshops are the perfect activity to get young people to discover and show off their creative talents.

Green Wood Carving.

Various Classes
£70

Make. North Docks

Explore the art of green wood work by learning the techniques of carving fresh ‘green’ timber. All of the skills learned in this course are the foundation skills for spoon carving, and the focus of the class will be primarily on the understanding of techniques used to create a spoon or a hand-carved bowl.

Anthropomorphic Mouse Taxidermy.

Various Classes
£54

Make. Baltic

During this workshop participants will be taken through the entire taxidermic process. All materials will be provided for the class and a small selection of props will be provided. The aim is for each attendee to leave with a finished piece they can be proud of.

Modern Calligraphy Workshop

May 12th, 2018

12:00 – 15:00

£45

Make. Baltic

Whether you’re a bride to be, or looking for a new hobby, with this workshop you’ll be well on your way to creating beautiful writing! We will start with practising warm up strokes, moving onto letter drills and then creating beautiful quotes. The course fee includes a starter kit with all you need to continue with this art.

Not Your Granny’s Cross-Stitch

April 28, 2018

£30

Make. North Docks

Learn the art of cross stitch under the guidance of Curious Twist’s Melody Rule. During this course, she’ll teach the basic skills of cross stitching while you create one of her own modern, snarky designs (of your choice) to stitch and take home with you! An introductory cross stitch kit is included in the course as well, so you can continue using your new skills after the course is finished.

Intro to Lino Printing

May 5, 2018

£45

Make. North Docks

In this workshop you’ll be shown the process of lino printing. You’ll will learn what tools to use, how to plan, carve and print a linocut, all while creating your own linocut and prints to take home with you. Come to the session with a design ideas in mind, and we’ll sketch it out at the beginning of the workshop and then adapt the drawings so they translate into lino.

Silversmithing Classes.

Various classes
£50 – £150

Make. Baltic

This hands-on silversmithing class is a great way to learn a new skill from scratch. The class will take you through the different skills and techniques needed to create your own masterpieces. All tools, equipment and materials will be provided on the day and you take your own product away with you.

PAST EVENTS & COURSES.