The Workshop is home to charities, social and start up enterprises and artists all with creativity at their heart.
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Institute of Imagination
The Institute of Imagination believes imagination matters and we are creating space for children to re‑imagine the world.
Imagination Lab at The Workshop is an innovative and unique space that offers children and their families a range of immersive experiences and activities all aimed at exploring the power of imagination. Participants can explore new ideas, invent new products and build new skills for the future. Imagination has no bounds, so neither do we.

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Migration Museum
The Migration Museum Project is increasing knowledge and appreciation of how migration has shaped Britain across the ages through the creation of an authoritative and inspiring national Migration Museum, a far-reaching national education programme and a knowledge-sharing network of museums and galleries across the UK.
Their popular and acclaimed exhibitions, events and workshops have been attended by over 90,000 vistors and more than 3,500 school children over the past three years. Staging a dynamic programme of exhibitions, events and workshops at the Migration Museum at The Workshop, telling stories of movement to and from Britain in fresh, engaging and participatory ways. The Migration Museum at The Workshop is a major step towards our goal of creating a permanent Migration Museum for Britain, an essential enquiry into who we are, where we came from and where we are going.

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Progress London
Progress is a social enterprise, founded by Simon Ghartey in 2004, with the aim of educating and fostering communities through the regeneration of their urban space. 

Progress aim to improve the self esteem of people within their communities through work and responsibility in roles, growing their own food or redeveloping the green space around them, all with a focus on positivity.
As a result of their project work they see visible changes within both the participants and the physical spaces that they work with, leaving legacies that make a real difference to communities.

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Kidesign
Kidesign is a creative organisation that specialises in educational games and toys for children. Kidesign projects aim to teach creative thinking and problem solving skills and inspire the next generation of designers, architects and engineers.
Kidesign enables learning through making and uses technology such as 3D printing and CAD software as a creative tool to reconnect the digital and physical worlds by teaching practical 21st century skills. Since 2010 Kidesign pioneered creative 3D design workshops for children through which we have gathered invaluable research and experience. Thousands of boys and girls around the world who participated in Kidesign activities helped us develop a formula for an educational process that is collaborative, cross-disciplinary and fun. In 2015, we launched the first product for schools - Kideville, a city design project for children, with an innovative term-long 3D design curriculum developed for teachers and educators.
Much like a game, each kid is assigned a creative mission, based on their interests, that takes them through a full design and project management process. The teacher curates this journey that includes research, ideation, sketching, CAD modelling, 3D printing and presenting. Kidesign inspires students to obtain creative skills and knowledge and pursue careers in design, technology and engineering.

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Meanwhile Club
Meanwhile Club turns Londoners into the creators of beautiful things in their “meanwhile” time.

All of our horticultural therapy workshops can be booked for groups and are delivered across London in co-working spaces, bars, street markets, health care settings and community allotments. 
Meanwhile Club aims to improve mental health and wellbeing through simple horticultural therapy. Stress accounted for 45% of all working days lost to ill health in 2016.

Look out for us on Saturday lunchtimes in the front carpark with take away gardening activities or go to The Workshop website for dates and times.
Studio LfH
Studio LfH will house the professional practice of artist Luke Francis Haseler. This will include portrait painting, picture making and other experimentations in visual mediums. Look out for classes and an opportunity to have your portrait made.
MLBD Design
MLBD is a Design and Digital Fabrication workshop that offers a consultancy and a fabrication service for other Designers, Architects and private clients.
Mark Bennett is a Furniture and Product Designer with an aspiration to create honest, affordable and creative works using CNC machinery along with various manufacturing methods. MLBD design and make bespoke products for private clients or fabricate for Architects, Furniture designers, Interior designers and Set designers.
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Christopher Baxter
Christopher Baxter is a multi-disciplinary artist working in a variety of materials. His work focuses on traditional drawing and sculptural practice, using many different natural and man-made materials in unusual ways often playing with our preconceived notions of them. A key theme in Christopher's work is one of growth and decay, and our own impermanence. 
Barry Reigate
Barry Reigate is an artist working in various media and disciplines, including drawing, painting, animation and sculpture. Barry will be using the studio to make his large style, collaged, multi media paintings. He will be focusing on using the space together with community participation via workshops in the space. People will have the opportunity to make different elements of the paintings. 
Brunskill & Grimes
Brunskill and Grimes is a collaboration between Andy Brunskill and Jimmy Grimes working across theatre, parades, events, film, tv and veterinary research. We make work with animal perspectives as the starting point for narrative. Our work is devised and always has at least one puppet at the centre of our stories. We like strong visuals, epic music and work which everyone can enjoy and creating unique interactions and experiences with puppets.
We cemented our relationship working as Associate Director and Puppet Director of War Horse in the West End and since then we have created work for venues including The Young Vic, the Orange Tree and the egg at Theatre Royal Bath and created parades for companies including Longleat Safari Park and Meadowhall Shopping Centre.We like to develop work of all sorts of scale and ambition and when we're not making a show we're researching and developing a number of projects and ideas.When we're working together Andy directs and writes and Jimmy designs and directs the puppetry. We make our shows through a long, collaborative approach with designers, composers, academics, actors, puppeteers and a whole range of artists through our unique process. We always push our own creative preconceptions with every project. We also like working with new people and frequently train actors and puppeteers through our process.
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Matt + Fiona
How many young people look around them and feel like they have had a say in what they see?

We ask young people how their built environment might be improved and empower them to bring that vision to life. Each project has a clearpathway: Briefing • Design • Fabrication – with the children and young people at the centre of every stage.
MATT+FIONA is an award-winning collaborative venture between architectMatthew Springett and educator Fiona MacDonald, built on a long history of working together on architectural education initiatives. Projects vary in scale from imaginative model-making workshops to full scale permanent buildings and all have a genuine authenticity. Our most ambitious project to date is an outdoor classroom and den with Oakfield School - a school for students facing emotional and behavioural challenge - in Hull as part of the UK City of Culture 2017 celebrations.
Outside MATT+FIONA, Matthew runs architectural practice MSA Ltd. and teaches at the Bartlett School of Architecture. Fiona runs the national schools programme at the Royal Institute of British Architects and teaches at Chelsea College of Art.

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