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Reach Out - October Half Term Workshops

Supporting people with:
  • Available for Gateway card holders

Join us this October Half Term for 2 fun crafty days: 


Monday 23 October
10-12noon | Exploring metal work – Get creative in our jewellery studio, experiment with texturing / stamping / rolling aluminium and copper shapes to make personalised designs.
1-3pm | Wire work and beading – Add to your creations made in the morning to make finished wearable / functional pieces or explore the possibilities of making mini wire and bead sculptures.

Thursday 26 October
10-12noon | Kurinuki Pumpkins - Simply put, kurinuki is a Japanese term referring to the hand building technique of starting with a solid block of clay and hollowing it out (just like you would carve a pumpkin!)
1-3pm | Skull marble runs. Inspired by the shape of a skull, design and create your own ceramic marble run!

Who to contact

Contact Name
Nathan Chapman
Contact Position
Studio Manager
023 9247 2491 023 9247 2491
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No refferal needed. You just need a Hampshire Gateway Card+

Where to go

Making Space
2, Bishopstoke Road
Leigh Park


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£12.50  per session
£25  per day
choose a morning or an afternoon session or stay all day.


Referral not required
Other notes

These workshops are specifically for young people with additional needs. You just need a valid Gateway Card+ to book. If it's your fist time a member of the team might call you to discuss your childs needs ahead of the session. Parents not required to stay. 

Local Offer


Activity for those aged 7-17 with a Hampshire Gateway Card+

Contact Name
Making Space
Contact Telephone
023 9247 2491
Contact Email
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What does your service do?

Provide high-quality creative experiences for children with additional needs.

Who does your service provide for?

Just book online, if you're new, we'll call you first to find out more about your childs needs and how we can help them 

How can I start using the service?

Just book online, if you're new, we'll call you first to find out more about your childs needs and how we can help them 

Where is it located and what areas does it cover?

At Making Space in Havant, although peple come from across Hampshire to use the services.

How are decisions made about who can use your service?

As long as you have a valid Hampshire Gateway card+ you can come

How do you communicate with service users and how are they involved in decision making?

Participants can tell us if there's something they'd like to do.

Is your service fully accessible?


What training are the staff supporting children and young people with SEN and Disabilities had or are having?

safeguarding / autuism and disability awareness training.

How will I know my child is safe?

we are a secure one level building. our class sizes are vey small (max of 6) with lots of adult support in the session. Parents are welcome to stay until their child is settled. 

Which of the following applies to your setting?
  • Secure environment
  • Disabled parking
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchair access
Does your service include children and young people with:
  • Autistic spectrum conditions
  • Challengine behaviour
  • Physical disabilities
  • Communication needs
  • Social mental and emotional healh
  • Complex health needs
How are parents involved in the setting/school/college? How can I be involved?

Ami Hyde, Outreach Project Manager on

Supporting people with:
  • Available for Gateway card holders


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Last Updated: 05 December 2023

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