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Brighton isn't just a destination; it's an emotion filled with distinct experiences that beckon. With The Indytute's diverse collection, dive into the heart of this vibrant city, whether it's through the lens of a camera, the spin of a pottery wheel, or the magical transformation of discarded plastic.

1. Plastic Up-Cycling Workshop: Redefining Waste

In today's world, the challenges posed by plastic waste are undeniable. But what if you could take this ubiquitous waste and transform it into a work of art?

The Plastic Up-Cycling Workshop in Hove, a short jaunt from Brighton's core, presents an incredible opportunity to view plastic not as refuse but as a raw material brimming with potential. Here, you're not just learning; you're making a statement.

The process is both enlightening and hands-on. Engage in an informative session about sustainable design, then pick your colors from pre-prepared discs and sheets of plastic. You're even encouraged to bring your own plastic, marked with ‘symbol 4’, commonly seen in bubble wraps, carrier bags, and packaging.

Behind this transformative workshop are Weez and Merl, artists who envision a world where beauty is extracted from the most unexpected sources. Their creations, from cheese boards to platters, echo the aesthetics of modern chic.

Why not master the craft of melting and molding? This is not merely about up-cycling; it's about engaging with the circular economy hands-on.


  • Location: Hove workshop.
  • Schedule: Classes occur twice monthly from September to November and January to April.
  • Duration: From 10am to 4/5pm.
  • Other: All necessary materials and protective gear provided.

2. Pottery Masterclass: Wheel Throwing: Embracing the Zen

Pottery isn't just an art; it's a meditative journey. The one-to-one Wheel Throwing class, under the guidance of the adept potter Kate Brigden, promises an immersive foray into the world of pottery.

Located in Kate's garden workshop in Brighton, discover the nuanced techniques of 'centering' and the profound zen of wheel throwing. It's a personal and intensive exploration, guaranteeing insights and skills that are both enriching and exciting.

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Though challenging, the rewards are deeply satisfying. Under Kate's supervision, you'll craft and retain up to four unique pieces - tangible mementos of your newfound skills.


  • Location: Kate's garden workshop, Brighton.
  • Duration: 3 hours.
  • Other: Wear old clothes and be ready for an engaging experience.

3. Landscape Photography Experience: Capturing Brighton’s Beauty

A walk in Brighton can be more than just leisure; it can be a visual exploration. With the Landscape Photography workshop, learn the intricate techniques to transform ordinary sceneries into mesmerizing photographs.

Photography Experience in Brighton

Led by the seasoned Dr. Eva Kalpadaki, this 6-hour workshop will blend theory with practical insights, guiding you on designated routes through urban and rural landscapes. The workshop welcomes all, from DSLR enthusiasts to smartphone photographers.


  • Location: Brighton.
  • Duration: 6 hours.
  • Other: Group sessions available six times a year during weekends.

With such an eclectic mix of experiences in Brighton, The Indytute promises a venture into the city's heart, letting you create, learn, and transform.

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