Events & Courses

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.

Summer Arkade 2022

Sunday 21st August
Free
Make North Docks

The summer season is fast approaching and we are excited to be running our Summer Arkade on Sunday 21st August 2022. Visitors to this summer shopping event can expect an abundance of independent stall holders, summery cocktails, tasty food, activities for the whole family, themed craft workshops and of course music and entertainment throughout the whole day.


Courses.

Free Motion Embroidery: Toadstool

Saturday 22nd October
£60
Make North Docks

Would you like to learn a new technique or develop your sewing skills? Bring along your sewing machine for a lesson in free-motion embroidery focused on a TOADSTOOL design!


Pun Pots at Summer Arkade

Sunday 21st August
£15
Make North Docks

Rachel from the Quirky Design Company will be at Make North Docks for the Summer Arkade this August, running her popular “Pun Pots” workshop!

Learn how to use fun and bold colours to create something unique for your home!


Intro to Beekeeping: Honey Harvesting

Saturday 3rd September (10am - 12pm)
£35
Make Hamilton

This workshop will take you step by step through the honey extraction process on our working hives in the Make Hamilton community garden

The bees at Make Hamilton have been working hard over the summer months, gathering nectar and pollen and building up stores of honey in their hives. The honey will be harvested at the end of summer, and this workshop gives you the opportunity to experience the harvesting first-hand.


Intro to Beekeeping: Honey Harvesting

Saturday 3rd September (2pm - 4pm)
£35
Make Hamilton

This workshop will take you step by step through the honey extraction process on our working hives in the Make Hamilton community garden

The bees at Make Hamilton have been working hard over the summer months, gathering nectar and pollen and building up stores of honey in their hives. The honey will be harvested at the end of summer, and this workshop gives you the opportunity to experience the harvesting first-hand.


Woodland Owl Workshops

Saturday 3rd September
£42
Make North Docks

Learn how to make this unique garden/door decoration that will delight visitors to your home or garden.

Twit Twoo – the call of the owls! This unique garden/door decoration will delight visitors to your home or garden.


Make a Summer Scrunchie @ Summer Arkade

Sunday 21st August
£12
Make North Docks

Nikki from Swings and Loungeabouts will be at Make North Docks for the Summer Arkade this August, running her popular “Summer Scrunchie” workshop!

Learn how to repurpose old clothes / materials to make a beautiful scrunchie.

This workshops is suitable for all abilities including complete beginners. Nikki will show you how to use a sewing machine at the start of the session (sewing machines provided).


Beginners Mosaic

Saturday 10th September
£35
Make Hamilton

Join us for an introduction to mosaic! Learn how to design and make a bespoke set a coasters, using mosaic techniques.

Join Alison, our resident mosaic expert for this beginners workshop exploring the relaxing and creative technique of mosaic.


An Introduction to Woodwork: Tool Box

Every last Saturday of the month | 27th August, 24th September
£50
Make. North Docks
woodwork

Join our introduction to woodwork class, part of Make 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 Tool box. All tools, equipment and materials will be provided on the day.


An Introduction to Woodwork: Wine Rack

Second Saturday of the month | 13th August, 10th September, 8th October
£50
Make. North Docks
woodwork

Join our introduction to woodwork class, part of Make’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.


Drink & Draw: Life Drawing at Make Hamilton

Thursday 1st September
£15
Make. Hamlilton

If you enjoy doodling and sketching and just want the chance to do some life drawing in a friendly relaxed atmosphere then come and check out our monthly life drawing class. The session will take place in our bar area so for those of you who are new to life drawing and maybe feeling a tad awkward or nervous having a complimentary glass of wine will help. And what could go better with wine and life drawing you ask? Cheese! Yes there will be cheese and crackers available during the break.

Please bring whichever materials you feel comfortable working with, from some charcoal to a biro, a small sketch pad to A3 sheets of paper.


Drink & Draw: Life Drawing at Make North Docks

Thursday 8th September
£15
Make. North Docks
Drink & Draw

If you enjoy doodling and sketching and just want the chance to do some life drawing in a friendly relaxed atmosphere then come and check out our monthly life drawing class. The session will take place in our bar area so for those of you who are new to life drawing and maybe feeling a tad awkward or nervous having a complimentary glass of wine will help. And what could go better with wine and life drawing you ask? Cheese! Yes there will be cheese and crackers available during the break.

Please bring whichever materials you feel comfortable working with, from some charcoal to a biro, a small sketch pad to A3 sheets of paper.


Beginner Sewing: Shorts or Pants

Wednesday 14th September - Wednesday 28th September
£95
Make Hamilton
Beginners Sewing

This beginners sewing course will take you step by step through the very basics of sewing. You will be taught over the space of 6 hours how to make your own casual men’s shorts or women’s flared pants, along with tricks and professional techniques to ensure the perfect finish to your garment.


Beginner Sewing: Make Your Own Kimono Style Robe

Thursday 15th September - Thursday 29th September
£95
Make Hamilton
Beginners Sewing Kimono

This beginners sewing course will take you step by step through the very basics of sewing. You will be taught over the space of 3 weeks how to make your own kimono style robe, along with tricks and professional techniques to ensure the perfect finish to your garment.