We offer a range of artistic and professional development projects for artists who have an emerging or well-developed practice; These include providing creative studio space; professional development bursaries and co-ordinating exhibitions and events offering opportunities for local artists to exhibit and work alongside artists of national and international standing.


We don’t currently have any vacancies.

Designer/Maker Studio Spaces Available

We currently have 3 studios becoming available at The Sorting Office from January for Designer/Makers.

The Sorting Office is a creative hub launched as part of the European-funded initiative Recreate and opened in 2013 by Wayne Hemingway MBE.

Offering affordable workspace to designers and makers within a supportive environment The Sorting Office helps its residents develop their creative practices and grow their business.

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

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 as well as 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.

SOAP – Sorting Office Associates Package

If you’re a maker, designer or artist and want all the benefits that studio residents have but without the studio then this is for you.

Becoming a member entitles you to a wide range of benefits and welcomes you to be part of the Sorting Office creative community.

Along with the discounts and promotional offers you will be able to join us for free at quarterly events, talks, and workshops to meet a range of guest speakers along with Sorting Office residents.

Click here to find out more.