Build Brighton is a communal workshop and collective of over 70 makers, designers, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, artists and hackers who love to build stuff.

We’re part of a global network of hackspaces – places where like-minded people can geek out about electronics, technology, crafts, engineering… even food hacking! Our main purpose is to provide tools and a space in which our members can gather, collaborate and learn from each other. People can beaver away on their own projects, or take part in exciting group projects in a playful and friendly environment.

This video will tell you a little bit more about who we are and what we do:

About Hackspaces

Hackspaces – also known as hackerspaces or makerspaces – are community-operated places where like-minded people can meet up, collaborate and work on projects.

Despite the name, hackspaces have nothing to do with cyber-crime or malicious computer hacking. Rather, hackspace members are the type of people who love taking things apart to find out how they work… and putting them back together with a few improvements!

Build Brighton is part of a network of over 1,000 independently-run hackspaces all over the world – there are over 30 in the UK alone. To find out more about the hackspace network in the UK, go to


We are a not-for-profit community run entirely by volunteers. Our members pay a monthly subscription that goes towards paying for the workshop space and providing equipment, amenities and assets for the group.

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