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Profiles, friends, interviews, events and opinions from in and around the Factory Studios.

Christmas Market 2017

We’re hosting a Christmas Market on Saturday December 9th this year everyone and we’d love as many local makers and the community, to be...
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Adrian Merrifield

I was born 1968, in Bournemouth, Dorset. Despite having an interest in art at school, I never pursued it for many years doing various jobs, until...

The Factory Shop

Sister to the Factory Studios and run by a small team of creative freelancers who work onsite. We are: Illustrator – Bridie Cheeseman Costume...
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Neville Cooper

I have been a practicing artist for forty years. A profound and lasting influence of my work came in my formative years, in the Merchant Navy...

Maria O’Sullivan

Painting is not only my medium of expression but a way by which I explore my own relationship to the world surrounding me. It is an invaluable tool...
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Sofia Romero

I am a costume graduate from Arts University Bournemouth. I specialized in millinery and just started to be a freelance and start my professional...

Factory Market

Come down to our Pop-Up Market event. Browse our artists stalls featuring work for sale. Also have the chance to talk to some of our residents at The...
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Ricky Also

Ricky Also, a Graffiti Artist and Graphic Designer, from Bournemouth, has answered several questions on his business, to give you an insight into how...

TreeHouse Digital

Treehouse Digital, are a video production company, based in Bournemouth and they have kindly agreed to share their projects with us and give us a...
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A Thousand Monkeys

A Thousand Monkeys turns words into numbers. As writing specialists we combine the power of language with persuasive insights to help our clients...

Bridie Cheeseman

My inspiration can come from anything at all, it’s not something I really decide on. In particular though I have a fascination with the mysterious...
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Christmas Market

It’s The Factory Studios Christmas Market tomorrow people!! Come meet your local makers, take home a gift that’s all hand made for your...

Andy Jouan

Having a strong creative streak since a very young age and a “real feel for music”, it was whilst living in London that I found an added string...
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Glass Onion Creative

Glass Onion Creative brings together multiple skill sets and many years of experience, to provide expertise in the design of brand environments,...

South Hand Crafted

Founded in 2015, South Hand Crafted (SHC) is a workshop, handcrafting wooden surf craft such as Handplanes for Bodysurfing, Bellyboards and skate...
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F’d Up

A series of creative workshops and talks, held at The Factory Studios in Boscombe. Join us to gain new skills and socialise with industry...

Benjamin Collard

Inspired by greater understanding and the effective communication of that understanding, my work explores the human condition. Through my artwork, I...
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Toms Studio

I design and handmake tools for the modern craftsperson, designer or artist. I am inspired by the people I’m designing for. We spend most of...

Home Thrown Studio

Home Thrown Studio is a stone throw from the sea at The Factory Studios in Boscombe. Home Thrown ceramics are playful, irregular and simple. Drawing...
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Sally Spratley

I’m a seamstress and costume maker for theatre, film, tv and weddings and have been working in the industry for over 10 years now. I had...

Yunhee Chois

I’m Yunhee Chois, originally from South Korea and I have worked as a jewellery designer for some of the most popular high street jewellery...
Resident Profile:
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Christmas Market 2017

We’re hosting a Christmas Market on Saturday December 9th this year everyone and we’d love as many local makers and the community, to be...
Resident Profile:

Adrian Merrifield

I was born 1968, in Bournemouth, Dorset. Despite having an interest in art at school, I never pursued it for many years doing various jobs, until...
F* Buddies:

The Factory Shop

Sister to the Factory Studios and run by a small team of creative freelancers who work onsite. We are: Illustrator – Bridie Cheeseman Costume...
Resident Profile:

Neville Cooper

I have been a practicing artist for forty years. A profound and lasting influence of my work came in my formative years, in the Merchant Navy...
Resident Profile:

Maria O’Sullivan

Painting is not only my medium of expression but a way by which I explore my own relationship to the world surrounding me. It is an invaluable tool...
Resident Profile:

Sofia Romero

I am a costume graduate from Arts University Bournemouth. I specialized in millinery and just started to be a freelance and start my professional...
F* Event:

Factory Market

Come down to our Pop-Up Market event. Browse our artists stalls featuring work for sale. Also have the chance to talk to some of our residents at The...
F* Buddies:

Ricky Also

Ricky Also, a Graffiti Artist and Graphic Designer, from Bournemouth, has answered several questions on his business, to give you an insight into how...
F* Buddies:

TreeHouse Digital

Treehouse Digital, are a video production company, based in Bournemouth and they have kindly agreed to share their projects with us and give us a...
Resident Profile:

A Thousand Monkeys

A Thousand Monkeys turns words into numbers. As writing specialists we combine the power of language with persuasive insights to help our clients...
Resident Profile:
bridie

Bridie Cheeseman

My inspiration can come from anything at all, it’s not something I really decide on. In particular though I have a fascination with the mysterious...
F* Event:

Christmas Market

It’s The Factory Studios Christmas Market tomorrow people!! Come meet your local makers, take home a gift that’s all hand made for your...
Resident Profile:

Andy Jouan

Having a strong creative streak since a very young age and a “real feel for music”, it was whilst living in London that I found an added string...
Resident Profile:

Glass Onion Creative

Glass Onion Creative brings together multiple skill sets and many years of experience, to provide expertise in the design of brand environments,...
Resident Profile:

South Hand Crafted

Founded in 2015, South Hand Crafted (SHC) is a workshop, handcrafting wooden surf craft such as Handplanes for Bodysurfing, Bellyboards and skate...
F* Event:

F’d Up

A series of creative workshops and talks, held at The Factory Studios in Boscombe. Join us to gain new skills and socialise with industry...
Resident Profile:

Benjamin Collard

Inspired by greater understanding and the effective communication of that understanding, my work explores the human condition. Through my artwork, I...
Resident Profile:

Toms Studio

I design and handmake tools for the modern craftsperson, designer or artist. I am inspired by the people I’m designing for. We spend most of...
Resident Profile:

Home Thrown Studio

Home Thrown Studio is a stone throw from the sea at The Factory Studios in Boscombe. Home Thrown ceramics are playful, irregular and simple. Drawing...
Resident Profile:

Sally Spratley

I’m a seamstress and costume maker for theatre, film, tv and weddings and have been working in the industry for over 10 years now. I had...
Resident Profile:

Yunhee Chois

I’m Yunhee Chois, originally from South Korea and I have worked as a jewellery designer for some of the most popular high street jewellery...
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