Opening Times

We have moved to Gateshead. Our new home is a 10 minute walk from our old one. We are opening slowly and will be adding more days soon.

Usual opening hours:

When the workshop is available – Members only Sessions:

  • Monday 6:30pm -10:00pm
  • Tuesday 6:30pm – 10:00pm subject to available keyholders
  • Wednesday 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Thursday 6:30pm – ~10:00pm (also see visitor nights below)
  • Friday – Sporadic evening , check the discussion list for updates.
  • Saturday – We are currently trialling regular  Saturday openings, which are usually 12pm to 6pm. But please see discussion list for opening announcements and exact  times, which are usually posted a few days ahead.
  • some weekday afternoons up until about 5pm – Please see “open status” to the right of the this page and email the discussion group to confirm before travelling.
  • occasional Ad-hoc opening on Sundays – See discussion list & Twitter  for announcements.

Visitor nights:

  • Welcome Wednesday – Every Wednesday 6:30pm-8:30pm.
  • 3D Thursday – 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. 6:30pm-9:30pm. Public night concentrating on 3D design and additive manufacturing.
  • Make it Sew – Currently on hiatus PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN HOSTING THIS NIGHT 2nd and 4th Thursdays. 6.30pm-9pm. Public evening workshop learning to make and alter clothes. Free to members, £1 donation requested from visitors to cover materials. 
  • Weekend Workshop – We try to put on a public  event on the “Last Saturday of  the Month” usually 11am-5pm – see discussion group for announcements.

Trends can be viewed via a heatmap to get a sense of when you can expect the space to be open.