Young People's Programme Launch Event

Aged 16 – 25 and interested in craft and making?

Join the Crafts Council at Machines Room as we launch our new programme for young people! RSVP here - craftscouncilyoungpeople.eventbrite.co.uk

Young People's Programme Launch Event

About this event

Starts: Thursday 25 May 2017 6:00 PM

Ends: Thursday 25 May 2017 8:00 PM

At: Machines Room, 45 Vyner Street, London, E2 9DQ

Organised by: Crafts Council

This new network of Londoners aged 16-25 brings together those who are passionate about craft and making to co-produce projects and events with us at the Crafts Council, and in doing so help shape the future of craft in the UK.

Come along if you love to make, or are just keen to find out more— all backgrounds and experience levels are welcome!

What's happening on the night?

Find out more about the Crafts Council and help shape the new young people's programme Take a tour of Machines Room Fab Lab and makerspace - be inspired by their vibrant making community and the latest social and environmental projects happening on-site Chat and (free) pizza!

Why get involved?

Join a new network of young people passionate about craft and making Be involved in shaping our young people's programme; work alongside staff and makers to co-produce programmes for other young people Take part in creative workshops and meet and collaborate with professionals working in the craft and creative industries Access opportunities, training and advice (including Arts Award) Learn new skills and develop your CV

Can't make it this time? There's more to come!

We'll be holding monthly get-togethers both at the Crafts Council in Angel and out and about at other venues.

To find out more about our young people's programme and to be kept informed of all upcoming events, workshops and opportunities for young people, please email [email protected]

What's happening on the night?

  • Find out more about the Crafts Council and help shape the new young people's programme
  • Take a tour of Machines Room Fab Lab and makerspace - be inspired by their vibrant making community and the latest social and environmental projects happening on-site
  • Chat and (free) pizza!

Why get involved?

  • Join a new network of young people passionate about craft and making
  • Be involved in shaping our young people's programme; work alongside staff and makers to co-produce programmes for other young people
  • Take part in creative workshops and meet and collaborate with professionals working in the craft and creative industries
  • Access opportunities, training and advice (including Arts Award)
  • Learn new skills and develop your CV

Can't make it this time? There's more to come!

We'll be holding monthly get-togethers both at the Crafts Council in Angel and out and about at other venues.

To find out more about our young people's programme and to be kept informed of all upcoming events, workshops and opportunities for young people, please email [email protected]


The Crafts Council is the national development agency for contemporary craft. The Crafts Council's goal is to make the UK the best place to make, see, collect and learn about contemporary craft.

Machines Room is a vibrant community of East London businesses, designers, architects, artists and engineers. Our Maker in Residence programme supports innovative organisations and businesses with positive social and environmental impact. We have a Fab Lab & makerspace with machines for laser & vinyl cutting, 3D printing and CNC.

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