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Porthleven

Maker City is a state-of-the-art community workspace for entrepreneurs, makers, designers, artists, and anyone with curious mind who wants to make something.

Our mission statement is to promote and encourage creative, technical and scientific skills through social collaboration and education; and to provide and maintain a shared community workspace and equipment in Porthleven Cornwall.

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Pre-register for 2020

What to Expect.

Community Workshop

Maker City will have a social community workshop in Porthleven. Catering for a wide range of activities, we have specialist equipment for members to learn, invent, create and play. The equipment ranges from sewing machines and crafting tools to 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC routers and metal lathes.

Learning & Classes

Maker City will host events, exhibitions, and provide workspace, training, courses, forum and classes for all ages. Acting as a showcase shop front for Porthleven’s communities of makers and creatives. We envisage including a repair cafe, a makers and materials library STEAM focus, and an emphasis on re-use and the circular economy.

Fabrication Services

Maker City can provide a variety of fabrication services for a small number of customers. Using our specialist equipment such as 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, CNC machining, Large Format Printing and Vinyl Cutting.

Business Incubation

If students or makers have an innovative build that they think could become an commercial product, then there are a number of avenues Maker City can help with support to help launch a businesses by offering design, web development and manufacturing services.

Maker Web Store

An online store for anyone to buy Makers creations and for Makers to buy equipment and materials. We can help with product photography and ecommerce solutions to help get your product to market

Tool Libary

Maker City tool library is a place where Porthleven residents can come and rent out tools and equipment to help maintain and fix-up their homes, start a garden or project, and improve their communities. In addition to lending tools out, we can also facilitate low cost high impact community development projects.

What is a Maker Space?

What is a Maker Space?

“What Is The MakerSpace?” It touches on the importance of creating a place where technology and ideas can be shared and experimented on together. The video has some of the best descriptions of what a makerspace is, and I am honestly a little inspired to go out and join one myself.”
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Learn, Create, Make

Fabrication&
Services
at Maker City.

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Fabrication Sevices

Maker City can provide a variety of fabrication services for a small number of customers. Using our specialist equipment and workshop.

Although we encourage all our users to become members, we realise you might need a quick turnaround, and can offer many of our services 24/7.

Our starting point can be a concept, sketch or a even a few words of description. We’ll meet with you and agree a concept then develop it to the finished product.

No project is too small and we strive on generating creative solutions for uncommon issues.

— CNC cutting
— 3D Printing
— Laser Cutting
— Workshop Hire

— CAD Design
— 3D Prototyping
— Web Development
— Raspberry PI & Arduino

Learn, Create, Make

Classes &
Workshops
at Maker City.

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Days of the year
access

Classes & Workshops

Maker City will host events, exhibitions, and provide workspace, training, courses and classes for all ages.

We envisage including a repair cafe, a makers and materials library with  STEAM focus, and an emphasis on re-use and the circular economy.

— Repair Cafe’s
— Digital Fabrication Techniques
— Workshop Hire for Makers
— Kids workshop’s

— Maker Craft Fayres
— Talks and presentations
— Open Access Days
— Private Hire

Limited availability register now

Membership
Sevices
at Maker City.

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Capped membership

Pre-register for 2021

Community Members.

Small

£9


Per Month

Limited to x 20 members, no hidden charges or fees.

  • 1 hour device reservation free of charge
  • Access during members opening hours
  • Free listings on Maker City Shop
  • Access to our community tools
Pre Register Interest Now

Medium

£19


Per Month

Limited to x 40 members no hidden charges or fees.

  • 2 hour device reservation free of charge
  • Access around the clock on a fixed weekday
  • Free listings on Maker City Shop
  • Access to our community tools
Pre-Register Interest Now

Large

£29


Per Month

Limited to x 20 members no hidden charges or fees.

  • 4 hours of device reservation free of charge
  • Daily access to Maker City around the clock
  • Free listings on Maker City Shop
  • Access to our community tools
Pre Register Interest Now

Member Opening Hours

  • Tue 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Wed 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Thu 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Devices requiring registration to use

  • CNC Machine
  • Laser Cutter
  • 3D Printers & Scanners
  • Cutters & Plotters

Please contact hello@makercity.co.uk

Please contact hello@makercity.co.uk

Main membership benefits

Priority access to workshop

Networking.
Making happens in community. We share and learn from one another. Whether in person or online, Maker City is a platform to connect with other makers.

Access to community tool library

Rent out tools and equipment.
Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced Maker, a membership to our space comes with access to amazing tools, and the training to use them.

Priority tickets to events.

Maker City aims to deliver event’s
and exhibitions, host workshops and deliver live demonstrations of the disruptive technology powering the 4th industrial revolution.

Made by Maker City Makers

Maker City
Store

Apply to sell on Maker City

We are currently inviting applications from high quality makers to sell their creations on our store

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