Events

Tributes and thanks to our volunteers in 2021

We wanted to say thank you to our volunteers who support Portland Works in so many ways – from restoring the fabric of the building to giving talks and tours on the history of the factory, helping out at events,…
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A roller coaster ride for Only Lucky Dogs Theatre

This year has been a roller coaster ride for our partners Only Lucky Dogs Theatre. The company has spent the last 12 months planning its first season at Portland Works and after all the ups and downs of lockdown is…
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Do you have a piece of Sheffield history?

Portland Works is to launch an international search for cutlery made at the Sheffield factory in the last century. In 1914, Portland Works (then known as Mosley’s) became the first place to make stainless steel cutlery. Its “Rusnorstain” cutlery became…
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Event Update: Lectures in Lockdown

In March 2020 the nation went into lockdown, which meant being creative in the way we reached out to our community. A big challenge for Portland Works was changing our Heritage Lectures from face-to-face talks held in our volunteer-created Maker…
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200 People Attend Inaugural Portland Works makers market

Portland Works held its first ever Makers Market recently with a couple of hundred people braving the December weather to attend. Thanks to our volunteers’ hard work the previous weekend, festive decorations adorned the Maker Space where the stall holder…
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Portland Works Xmas Makers Market

Visit our Xmas Makers Market on 7 December

On Friday 7 December, between 3pm and 9pm, Portland Works will open its doors for our first Xmas Makers Market. In addition to food, drink and a tombola, we will also have stalls from some of our independent craftspeople and…
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