Every Tuesday 7-9 pm – Makerspace Open Evening

Do you know what happens in a makerspace? Drop in to Basingstoke Makerspace on any Tuesday evening to find out. At a recent Tuesday Open Evening. one individual was making a three-foot long dinosaur skeleton using a 3D printer. At the same time another was demonstrating how to use a […]

CrossRail Signaling – 5 March 2019 7:30pm

Where is my Train? – A talk by Kevin Roche The Elizabeth Line was supposed to be running through Central London by December 2018 but it isn’t. Many people are blaming the complex signalling systems. Are they right? Did a small problem in Mid Wales cause a more […]

7:30 pm Monday 15th October –   Photography Interest Group –  Water droplets! .

On Monday 15th October the photography interest group spent an evening photographing  water drops.   David who took the above picture said: “On Monday Basingstoke Makerspace held a ‘photographing drops’ session. I think this is my favourite shot of the night from my camera. It’s also given me […]

A typical open meeting at Basingstoke Makerspace

This weekly open evening carried on the theme of wood-turning. Our wood lathe now has a foot safety switch and improved personal protective equipment. A group of us, having been shown basic techniques last week, had a teach-in about the correct tools for specific applications and how to part […]

Basic Cosplay Helmet Making

Cosplay is a hobby that involves creating costumes taken from anime, cartoons, comic books, films, television and video games. The talk will show how to create a range of costumes. The bulk of the discussion will revolve around the Kylo-Ren helmet. We hope to build a helmet from scratch during the […]