A tour of the London Maker Festival

The Workshopshed blog gives a look at the recent London Maker Festival.

The two day festival showed the best of the makerspace and its London makers.

The Makerspace is located in Herne Hill in South London, a short stroll from the railway station.

The arch was deceptively big and the large areas at the back had the tools such as the laser cutter which was being explained. The sewing space was running workshops making bags and the 3D printers were printing vases and batches of fidget rings for the visitors to take away. The hosts were friendly and clearly explained how you were given inductions to the tools before using them. I chatted with Brian who talked about some of the projects people were making in the space and he suggested I visit the second arch to see his giant sculpture.

Makerspace are a great place to share tools, ideas and skills and the South London MakerSpace is no exception. I would recommend it to anyone who’s looking to make and doesn’t have the space in their London house or flat.

Check out the rest and all the beautiful pictures here.


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