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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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Workshops at Fort Cumberland

Starting Spring 2020 we'll be running a programme of workshops at Fort Cumberland. Workshops include: Art - DrawingComputingHistoric ResearchPhotographyPodcastingSewingWoodwork If you’ve served in the HM Armed Forces and are interested in attending please register you interest by completing this form.…

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New Workshops at Fort Cumberland

SewingDesigningMaking Company of Makers are delighted to announce that Casemate 37 at Fort Cumberland will be the new home for all of our Veteran workshop activity. As a result, we are expanding the range of workshops we offer to ex-Service…

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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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Fort Cumberland Workshops

3D Model of Casemate 37 Served in the armed forces ? Like Grand Designs? Like problem solving? Then read on...... We’re currently recruiting for our workshops at Fort Cumberland in Portsmouth. “Very inspiring, providing possible opportunities to work on a project with…

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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

Portsmouth based Company of Makers launch crowdfunding project to raise £2,000 for the purchase of additional sewing machines. Today, Company of Makers are launching a crowdfunding campaign as part of Crowdfunder.co.uk and Go Daddy’s ‘What’s Your Idea?’ campaign. They are…

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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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3D Design and Print Workshops

Discover more about the world of 3D design and print and its practical applications. Join us to help solve a problem presented to us by Bicycle Recycling, a Portsmouth based company that 'Recycle, Repair, Hire or Buy Secondhand Bicycles'. With…

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