2021 May Open Day

Dates for your diary

Friday 18th June – Afternoon Lecture This lecture is a community event and as such forms part of the Great Get Together national event 18th – 20th June 21. The aim of Outreach and Education at Portland Works is to…
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Only Lucky Dogs Theatre

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…
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Art Taster Workshop

Three of our tenant artists are offering two Art Taster Workshop sessions on Saturday 14th of August. These sessions will be bookable on Eventbrite from this May Open Weekend. Places are limited to 12 per session at a cost of…
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Mini Lecture Series

Here you can choose from a series of newly recorded “mini lectures” which are short talks that you can dip into at any time. They’re all free to watch. All are produced by people connected with Portland Works we hope…
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Digital Student Reports

Scratching the Surface, Getting Under The Skin We are delighted to be showcasing this digital magazine produced by the Architecture Department at the University of Sheffield. You may know that we have been in partnership with the Department. Wei Shan…
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Celebrating the Chimney Renovations

Everyone at Portland Works is proud to be celebrating the completion of the renovations and repair to our magnificent chimney that stands in the smaller of the two yards. This chimney, made of red brick and octagonal in shape, must…
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Images of Portland Works

At our 2019 May open day, Erica Poot Paredes, one of our student volunteers, took a series of photographs to document the event. With her kind permission, these previously unseen images are shared in the slide show below. We hope…
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Global Cutlery Search

Launch of our Global Cutlery Search We are really excited to be launching our global cutlery search for items made here at Portland Works. In 1914, Portland Works (then known as Mosley’s) became the first place to make stainless steel…
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