Sorting Office Open Studios a Roaring Success

The Sorting Office Summer Open Studios were as popular as ever this year. The Open Studios coincided with Eastleigh Unwrapped Festival on Saturday 11th June, and opened over the Sunday for the first time. It was a rare opportunity for the public to see inside the studios and meet the artists.

Hundreds of visitors took the opportunity to look around the studios and browse the Makers Fayre. It was great to see so many new people there, many of them took the chance to buy directly from the residents and stall holders.

Sorting Office residents Biscuit Collective gave demonstrations, showing how they make their smooth Plaster of Paris ornaments, and their lino-cut printed lamp shades.

There was also the chance to try screen printing a tote bag with artists Claire Vine and Miesje Chafer. Don’t worry if you missed out on the workshops as there’ll some coming up where you’ll get the chance to print your own designs as screen prints or as lino cuts. Keep an eye on aspace’s facebook page for more details and dates or contact ria@aspacearts.org.uk for more details.

The next Open Studios will be in the winter, making it the perfect time to grab Christmas gifts.

Tower House: Studio Spaces Available

Located in Southampton’s Old Town area, Tower House offers a clean and affordable workspace in a growing creative community.

We currently have one resident space becoming available in January. Tower House offers a dry studio environment suitable for Designers, Writers, Film-makers and Digital Creatives.

Our package offers easy In-Out Agreements, 24/7 access, dedicated secure studio, Wifi environment and Access to Enterprise Space.

For more information click here or to download an application pack click here

Versatile Event & Project Spaces for Hire

‘a space’ arts offers versatile event and production spaces for hire at Production House in Eastleigh and Arch 04 in Southampton.

Our unique spaces are suitable for a range of projects and events including set-building, sculpture, costume making, crafts, woodwork and carpentry, workshops and masterclasses, conferences, talks, lectures, film screenings and more.

Our affordable rates allow the spaces to be hired from as little as three hours to over a month and hirers can benefit from a range of features and discounts on block booking.

Click here to find out more.

‘a space’ arts is a registered charity providing opportunities for emerging artists and engaging the local community with high quality artistic experiences.

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