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<em>Edit Event</em> Atayal Weavers of Taiwan at the British Library
1116
May
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1216

The Atayal people of Taiwan are known for their ancient textile-weaving traditions. Join weavers Shu-li Lin and Hsiu-yu Chen for workshops and demonstrations exploring Atayal weaving techniques. In association with the Ministry of Culture, Taiwan.   

Weaver Shu-li Lin is based in Miaoli...

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9 May
0918
10 May
0918
11 May
0918

Rupert Bevan, designer, maker, finisher of bespoke furniture and creator of the RB Designed collection, gives a talk and demonstration on a variety of traditional skills including gesso, gilding & verre églomisé and their transfer to modern applications.

Rupert Bevan & Company...

A Celebration of Contemporary Makers at Maud and Mabel
1213
May
1213
13 May
1114

Maud and Mabel hosts a talk with Akiko Hirai, discussing our pull to the imperfection of handcrafted objects. In addition, ceramicist Sophie Cook exhibits a spring installation of her sculpted pods and vessels. Other demonstrations and exhibitions by renowned artists Yuta Segawa, Celia Dowson,...

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10 May
1417

The Guy Goodfellow Collection Showroom hosts an afternoon of interactive demonstrations by renowned wallpaper historian Allyson McDermott and her team.

Guests are invited to participate in demonstrations whilst Allyson discusses the techniques and technology behind her craft, tracking...

<em>Edit Event</em> Castanets: Making &amp; Performance at the Embassy of Spain
10 May
1820

Family company Castañuelas del Sur demonstrates castanet-making at the Embassy of Spain. Accompanied by a performance by flamenco artist and choreographer Elisa Pérez-Saponi de Worthington and guitarist Ramón Ruíz.

Castañuelas del Sur was established in Seville in the 1980s by brothers...

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10 May
1516

Turquoise Mountain Foundation and Pippa Small celebrate ten years of collaboration through a panel discussion exploring the importance of design in development. Learn about traditional crafts through a series of events with Afghan and Myanmarese artisans supported by the foundation, alongside a...

<em>Edit Event</em> Candle Making with Rachel Vosper
9 May
1315
10 May
1315
11 May
1315

Join Rachel Vosper, one of Britain’s leading candle chandlers, in her Belgravia studio for an insightful and informative demonstration on the history and artisanal craftsmanship of candle making.

In 2011, Rachel opened her flagship store in the heart of Belgravia, making and selling...

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12 May
1012

Join Petersham Nurseries and La Serra MK Textile Atelier for an exclusive natural dyeing workshop. Create your own apron with a combination of British and Italian traditional techniques including flower printing, painting by hand and stencil printing, using plants and flowers from the nursery...

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9 May
1218
10 May
1218

Bespoke interior decorators Dotti fly in their master wood carver from Italy for a wood-carving demonstration. With over 30 years’ experience, it’s an extraordinary opportunity to see a master at work.

Dotti Interior Decoration is a family-run business that crafts bespoke furniture...

<em>Edit Event</em> Basket Making at Sibyl Colefax &amp; John Fowler
9 May
0917
11 May
0917
12 May
1015

Interior design firm, Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler host a working exhibition with expert basket-maker, Annemarie O’Sullivan.

<em>Edit Event</em> Customising Traditional Upholstery at Dudgeon Sofas
10 May
1113

An upholsterer from Dudgeon Sofas demonstrates their craft, building a piece from raw beechwood to a finished sofa or chair.

Learn how each handmade Dudgeon piece can be customised in their Fulham workshop, whether through changing the dimensions, wood finish, custom leg shape or even...

<em>Edit Event</em> Handmade Bicycles with Helio Ascari and Bespoke Gloves with Riina Ȏun at Bentleys
9 May
1116
10 May
1116
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May
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12 May
1116

Vintage leather specialists Bentleys hosts two exhibitions. Helio Ascari showcases his signature handmade bicycles, alongside a range of leather-wrapped accessories. Riina Oun presents her collection of hand-stitched gloves and demonstrates her craft, hosting workshops on Friday 11 and Saturday...

<em>Edit Event</em> Weaving Rattan Lighting at Soane Britain
1017
May
1017

Soane Britain is proud to own the only remaining rattan-weaving workshop in Britain. Watch as their craftsmen demonstrate their skill, with particular emphasis on woven lighting designs, and experience the weaving process for yourself. Alongside this, Lulu Lytle talks about the transformative...

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9 May
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May
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12 May
1016

Cox London exhibits the latest piece of artwork produced in their London atelier – a sculptural screen fabricated from cast bronze and forged iron. A Cox London artisan demonstrates some of the processes involved in making this unique work.

Cox London, makers of unique and functional...

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9 May
1116

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act, which granted some women the right to vote in British parliamentary elections for the first time, Contemporary British Silversmiths invites two leading female silversmiths, Jane Short and Miriam Hanid to demonstrate...

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1018
May
1018

Learn how Robert Kime uses furniture and antiques that hold layers of history and resonate with the past. In conversation with Jeremy Langmead, Robert also discusses why looking to the past when furnishing is currently more important than ever, considering the carbon footprint of new high-...

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9 May
0820
10 May
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11 May
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12 May
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13 May
1016

Daylesford’s Pimlico Road Farmshop hosts a 3-part event exploring botanical crafts. Enjoy an installation of vintage herbiers, a pressed flower workshop with JamJar Flowers and a talk and demonstration by designer and printmaker Pia Östlund.

 

<em>Edit Event</em> The Global Market: Crafting by Design at The Conran Shop
9 May
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12 May
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13 May
1218

The Conran Shop welcomes Global Market to its flagship store: a five-day product exhibition including a day of live demonstrations with creators from across the globe.

Experience ceramic painting with Morocco-based LRNCE, intricate hand-weaving by Scandinavian manufacturer Carl Hansen...

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10 May
1720

Fine printers and bookbinders Barnard & Westwood offer guided tours of their royal warrant-holding print workshop and bindery. Exhibiting alongside them are calligrapher Gemma Milly, pen maker Tom's Studio and paper designers G . F Smith.

Royal warrant-holding fine printers and...

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