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Stark Naked Furniture

From personal project to burgeoning business “I was using down time between assignments to do stuff with reclaimed wood around the house, and eventually I made a kitchen table, just from old bits of scaffolding boards.” When Henry Wilkins began recycling scaffolding boards into pieces of furniture, he saw there was a niche in the market. Stark Naked Furniture was born, and he ...

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Open House 22+23 September 2018

We’re excited to be part of Open House London 2018 - the world’s largest architecture festival, giving free public access to 800+ buildings, walks, talks and tours over the weekend of 22nd + 23rd September. We will be opening our doors to visitors, revealing progress on our new workshop space and welcoming back Rachael Nee who created her exhibition Women At Work: Then And Now ...

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First Thursdays Arrive at BloQs Cafe

We are excited to announce the arrival of First Thursdays at the BloQs Cafe. Each month we will be exhibiting local emerging artists and hosting a Private View of their work in the BloQs Cafe. We'd love to see you on the 3rd of May from 6PM for a launch event to welcome artist Mathilda Oosthuizen. About Mathilda Oosthuizen, First Thursday Bones and breakable, lines are walka ...

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More than a workshop

In 2012 we were a bunch of soon-to-be-homeless housemates standing in a leaky Enfield shed. We didn't have friends in high places or broadsheet support. We had our skills, a bit of a vision and some very interesting years ahead. Building BloQs started with seven makers, craftsmen and artists. We had several thrifty, happy years cohabiting in a north London live-work space call ...

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Women At Work: Then And Now

Women at Work: Then and Now, Enfield Making History, is a Heritage Lottery Funded project. It is delivered by ACAVA, an educational arts charity and Building BloQs open access workshops with Rachael Nee as artist-in-residence. The project is researching women’s work in industry from conscription in 1916 to the present and reflecting on this for the future. Enfield has a rich ...

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