We love doing workshops. From digital placemaking to future visioning sessions and how to use virtual reality. If it is creative and / or digital, then we want to be involved. Get in touch to design your own workshop or join one of ours.


Art, Augmented Reality and NFTs in the Metaverse

In March 2022, Dr Jessica Symons delivered a discussion on Art, Augmented Reality and NFTs in the Metaverse as part of the Digital City Festival. The event took place at Manchester Central Library. You can view our highlights in the video above!

Scientist in Residence at The Mount in Fleetwood

In 21-22, Visioning Lab’s Director, Dr Jessica Symons, was Scientist in Residence at a Victorian pavilion in Fleetwood, a seaside town in Lancashire. Over 6 months she ran events, workshops and dropin sessions exploring the theme ‘Where do we come from and where are we going?

Make your own augmented reality experience using PopupView

We teamed up with Creative England to run a free workshop series on augmented reality for Greater Manchester-based cultural organisations and freelancers starting next week 6th May for 6 weeks. This was a really good opportunity to get a better sense of how to use this technology to develop interesting and interactive experiences. Go to to see the new campaigns by the workshop participants.

Online Future Visioning Workshops for Wigan Youth Group

Working with the Turnpike Gallery in Leigh, we helped Wigan young people imagine future scenarios and then build their visions into 3D worlds using free software.

Visioning Lab sponsors The Chorlton Arts Festival

We made the Chorlton Arts Festival 2020 possible by curating a digital arts programme hosted in Mozilla Hubs and launched as a Fun Palace in Autumn 2020. We supported artists and residents to develop their own online art spaces using free online tools.

Visioning Lab run open air workshops in Salford

We worked with the University of Salford and the community organisation, Loaves and Fishes, to deliver a public engagement programme in Peel Park, Salford. We co-produced a short film combining the creative expressions of local people and students celebrating the park.

Digital Placemaking

Where the real and the digital elide

We have a workshop series exploring the digital assets associated with public places and using free tools to make 3D digital versions of these spaces with partners such as academics, planners, placemaking consultants, technologists and architects