Cabaret Mechanical Theatre now has a Mechanical Making Space in Hastings, East Sussex, UK.
Our new HQ is home to our office, repair shop together with a flexible exhibition space to showcase some of our automata and to run workshops for artists and enthusiasts of all ages and abilities.
WHEN ARE WE OPEN?
Well, not all the time. We need a flexible space. At times we will be closed to prepare our touring exhibitions or for workshops.
We are usually open Mon-Fri during office hours (9-5) or by appointment. Please check in advance if you are making a long journey. We will also open on selected Saturdays & Sundays, these will be listed on this page and announced via our mailing list and social media channels.
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Visit the space where you can see automata, purchase kits & merchandise and tinker with mechanisms at our making tables.
Sunday 24th March 2024 – 10am-4pm
WORKSHOPS & EVENTS
22-23 June – Make a carved automaton with Carlos Zapata. Booking opens soon. Mechanical Making Space Members get priority booking.
We are located in Rock House, a part of Hastings Commons in the alley off Claremont, locally known as Gotham Alley.
Mechanical Making Space, Unit 1 Rock House, The Alley, Claremont, Hastings, TN34 1DT
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We are a Community Interest Company promoting the understanding of creative engineering through our exhibitions, workshops and automata making kits.
You can support us by making a donation here.
Or by becoming a member for £30 a year. You will receive 2 tickets for an event/2 hour workshop and get priority booking for all events.