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Ships Crests and Adventures at Sea

In celebration of World Book Day, we at Company of Makers (CoM) have launched ‘Dit Book’ and are supporting this year’s WBD goal to 'share a million stories across the UK’ on 5 March 2020. You see, behind every Royal Navy ships’ crest, there is the story of…

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Company of Makers featured on BFBS

British Forces Broadcasting Service visit the Company of Makers during one of our workshops at Fort Cumberland. Full article available here.

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Restoring Ships’ Crests

Ships Crests at the Veterans Outreach Support Drop-In. We're restoring the Ships' Crests that've been donated over the years to the The Royal Maritime Club - Home of Veterans Outreach Support. In addition, we're researching the stories of the sailors…

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Company of Makers on Crowdfunder

Update 20th February 2018 - We won! Massive thank you to all our supporters. Now the hard work begins.... Company of Makers give military uniforms a new lease of life by remaking them into cushions, bags and aprons. We're inspired…

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Soldiers’ Charity awards Company of Makers a grant of £8,000

We recently awarded the Company of Makers, based in the heart of Old Portsmouth, a grant of £8,000 towards practical ‘making’ workshops for Military personnel. Company of Makers design and make products inspired by the British Military’s influence on pop…

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Company of Makers wins UnLtd support and funding

UnLtd award Company of Makers has won an award from UnLtd, the UK’s foundation for social entrepreneurs, this summer. The funding and expert support from UnLtd will help the organisation make lasting social change in the community. We design and…

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Do It UnLtd Millenium Award

We've recently been awarded a Do It Award by UnLtd. This will enable Company of Makers to develop a prototype range of furniture and test the range's commercial viability. We'll be exhibiting the range in Portsmouth and London - Watch…

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Company of Makers awarded funding

We have successfully bid to the Armed Forces Community Covenant Fund to deliver ‘maker’s workshops’ at Shore Leave Haslar, Gosport; where unwanted furniture will be (re)manufactured by Veterans. Each piece will have an accompanying certificate detailing the story of the…

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Company of Makers awarded funding by Portsmouth CCG

We're delighted to announce that the Company of Makers has been awarded funds by Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group to "To survey the specific needs and requirements of veterans in the Portsmouth area in relation to accessing healthcare services – which…

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