Holiday opening times

Machines Room will close for the holidays from Wednesday 21st December at 6pm and re-open on Monday 9th January at 10am.

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2017 Classes available now

Just in time for an extra special gift idea or planning your new years resolutions we have released tickets for classes starting in 2017. 

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Sign up for yourself to learn a whole bunch of new skills like digital design, 3D printing or CNC or buy someone a ticket as a gift. If you want to gift a class we can create a bespoke laser etched plywood voucher. 

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Dec 14th - Christmas decoration workshop!

Come and join us for a drop-in workshop to make some festive decorations of your own. Either bring files of your own to be laser cut or vinyl cut or come and enjoy some freeform craft making - we have glitter and lots of offcuts to play with!

FREE!! (pay for materials only)
Wednesday 14th Dec 5pm-8pm

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Give the gift of making!

Give someone a bespoke maker's gift - a laser cut birch plywood voucher for your choice of Machines Room activities.

Select the option's in the below form you would like to include in your gift and we'll be in touch to make it and post it to you.

Call us on 020 8981 5810 if you have any questions. 

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Residency Opportunities for 2017

We are accepting applications for residencies starting early 2017. Deadline Sunday 18th interviews 20th 21st 22nd.

You can join us from January as a six month professional resident. Residencies are intended for professionals who would use Machines Room as their main place of work and are here full time. The six month residency is primarily for prototyping and taking your project to the next level. It is not suitable for projects already in a manufacturing phase as we do not have the storage for stock.

We are open from applications from two types of resident. Workshop & Desk. The fee is £150 per month. Residents get 24/7 access and are a key part of the Machines Room community. Workshop residents get priority access to the wood workshop and some storage for…

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Maker Project: Robin Shepherd for Raynsie

Check out what Robin Shepherd, one of our long-standing members, was hiding in piles of cotton wool, balloons, bicycles, and boxes piled up in a corner of Machines Room…

Robin turned it all into these swish demonstrations of a stylish new waterproof onesie! He has been busy fabricating this installation for the pop-up Amsterdam launch of Raynsie by 72andSunny, a very cool new waterproof onesie for fearless cycling in the rain! Thanks for pointing us…

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Code Liberation workshop at Machines Room!

Tiny alien friends that interact with your laptop by @_caroline6868

Such a great Saturday! Last weekend Machines Room hosted the final workshop in the Code Liberation series, a seven week collaboration between V&A, Machines Room, and Goldsmiths. The workshop was led by Phoenix Perry and driven by a great group of students, who will be exhibiting their finished projects as part of the V&A’s Friday Late, this Friday 25th November! On Saturday students were busy developing and polishing their work, moving seamlessly from laser cutter to soldering to silicon robots; it was a joy to see all…

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DisruptDisability: Makers In Residence

We were excited to interview Molly Gavriel, member of the DisruptDisability team, to get an update on how the project is going - it’s come so far since they started their residency at Machines Room!

Can you tell us a bit about your background as a maker, and your practice and areas of interest?

Interesting questions - I actually don't have a background as a maker at all! I have a degree in History, and worked in the public sector before joining DisruptDisability and taking up the…

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Makers In Residence

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Arduino Controlled Automation is coming to Machines Room! Get to grips with microcontrollers and electronics in this Intro to Making Level 2 workshop by making an Automaton truely autonomous using and Arduino, some code and a variety electronic…

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It was great to meet XYZ cargo yesterday - a great cargo bike system that you can build yourself.

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Our hugely popular @OpenDesk Make a Chair course is back! Over four evenings, this intermediate Into to Making Level 3 course will help you get familiar with the ShopBot and Open Making. At the end of this course you will understand how to…

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Need to rent some space for a meeting or an event? Discover our creative hub along the maker mile and come and be inspired. Available by the hour or per day. find out more:

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Assisted Making Available at Machines Room! If you need a refresher on a machine, or just need some help with a project, our technicians can assist you. Prices start at £ 40.00 for the first hour for the machine and technician. Find out…

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Experimenting with Precious Plastic Another step in the right direction for our plastic recycling system: honing our bowl-making techniques! After playing around with different melting levels and moulds, we managed to press-mould some stacking…

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This is very nearly full!! Join @BareConductive for a chance to experiment, design, and make your own electronics using Electric Paint. Bare Conductive’s Electric Paint is just like any other water-based paint, except that it conducts…

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*EDIT* This workshop is now completely SOLD OUT! Woop! The amazing @genekogan is coming from NYC to teach a weekend workshop of #machinelearning for artists on 18 & 19 Feb. This is going to be HUGE. Sign up now so you that you don't…

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Congrats to our member Zaynab Hamdi of ILM Projects ... we love seeing this project develop!

The London Muslim Lifestyle Show

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Let there be light! Join us for this fabulous Trispace Geometric lampshade making workshop tomorrow. Book here: http://buff.ly/2kMZtUS

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As a member of Machines Room you have access to all of our machines, but first you need to be trained to use them safely. We have the following machines: Epilog Laser Machine Laserscript Machine ShopBot CNC Machine 3D Printing Machine Desktop…

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Machines Room is the best ideal to start to work on your own projects. We offer access to the space to work on your projects with PAYG training and machine use. Find out more about membership of Machines Room. Join as an individual for just…

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GUK Architects

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