COVID – 19 update.

Unfortunately, given the current situation we have made the difficult decision to cancel our Summer Classes at Benchspace. We however have began our plans to reopen for the public in August and will begin with a few Classes and Open Making sessions then. We're plan to...

3D Printed Faceshield for Irish Healthcare Workers

*** 26/6/2020 PLEASE NOTE THIS PROJECT IS NOW COMPLETED, WE SUCESSFULLY MADE 40,000 FACE SHIELDS AND DELIVERED THEM TO FRONTLINE STAFF *** (ARCHIVE) Due to the Covid 19 crisis we've had to close down the workshop to the public. We do however have a number of 3D...

Covid 19 & Benchspace Online Makerspace

The Benchspace Team has made the decison to cease all workshop based activity until April 1st (this may be extended depending on government recommendations) Our primary concern is for the health and welfare of all our members. Essential staff may be present in the...

Upcoming Classes

  You can sign up to be notified when we annouce new classes here, if there is a specific class you are interested in then email david@benchspacecork.ie and we'll notify you as soon as its scheduled.   Benchspace Bites, our Beginner classes for...

Autumn Classes

Autumn is a time of change and why not learn some new skills with us here at Benchspace. Benchspace Bites are running as follows Rustic Coat Rack (September 28th) Chopping / Serving Board (October 12th) Candle Holder (November 16th) Evening Courses are back in full...

Cork Craft Month

Cork Craft Month

We have a packed month this year for the annual Cork Craft Month Kicking off on August 3rd with Sean from Badly Made Books making a return to Benchspace with a Book Binding workshop Following on from this current Artist in Residence Adrien Segal is holding a Spoon...

The Peoples Parklet

The Peoples Parklet

The People's Parklet The People's Parklet on Douglas St will officially be opened this Wednesday, July 24th at 4pm. The Parklet is the first long term, purpose built in Ireland and is a space for people to sit, relax and linger. As an amenity combining elements of...

Dearcán Bursary

Dearcán Bursary

** APPLICATIONAL FOR THE BURSARY ARE NOW CLOSED ** BENCHSPACE BURSARY AWARD / CORK COUNTY COUNCIL ARTS / CORK LOCAL ENTERPRISE OFFICE GUIDELINES Cork County Council Arts Service and South Cork Local Enterprise Office in conjunction with Benchspace Cork offers a...