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Makespace is Throwing a Summer Party!

We’re delighted to invite you to join us to celebrate Makespace Oxford’s 1st Birthday! We’ll be throwing a big Summer Party on Saturday 31st August, featuring open studios and guided tours, drinks by the canal, delicious barbecue from our local Deli, a bar stocked with local delights, exhibitions from our artists, makers and creators, cake competition, face […]

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Makespace Business Breakfast: Autumn Series

At Makespace Oxford we have a friendly and collaborative community of freelancers, social enterprises, small businesses and not-for-profit organisations. We’ve started monthly sessions to share experiences, challenges and learn from each other about how to make our organisations grow and work more effectively! At our Business Breakfasts we meet bright and early over coffee and pastries around […]

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Makespace Oxford are recruiting.

We are recruiting maternity cover for the Makespace Oxford Project Coordinator role. A little over a year since its launch, Makespace Oxford is the city’s first truly affordable community working and making space. We’ve built an environment in which the makers, fixers, thinkers and doers who work in our hub space on Aristotle Lane can thrive. We […]

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The Real Story of Makespace Oxford…

This is a guest post called ‘A Space Come True’ from our friend Marta Rossato of Transition Town Reading. Marta interviewed Emma Gordon, co-ordinator here at Makespace Oxford, telling the whole story of how different groups started collaborating to make Makespace Oxford happen.   People and ideas need the right space to thrive. Open, inclusive,  beautiful and […]

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We Need to Talk

Open House Oxford

When it comes to housing and homelessness, we need to talk. Oxford has a big problem with housing and homelessness. You don’t need to read the headlines to notice that there are more people sleeping rough in Oxford than ever before. 2017’s ‘street count’, the way the national government records the number of people sleeping rough found […]

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In-Spire Sounds are making a Christmas album with young carers from across Oxfordshire

Christmas has come early at Makespace Oxford as residents have been gently serenaded with Christmas carols coming from behind the doors of the Inspire Sounds recording studio. In this blog, Kingsley Pratt-Boyden explains why, and how you can support them. Recently, through local charity Be Free Young Carers, we’ve been working with an incredible group of young […]

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