<em>Edit Event</em> Minerals, Magic and Memories: Anne Holian at Postcard Tea
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Postcards Teas hosts an exhibition of painted porcelain teaware by artist Anne Holian. Visitors also have the opportunity to watch Anne demonstrate a variety of the techniques involved in their illustration.

 

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Scandinavian design brand Republic of Fritz Hansen hosts a workshop on wicker. See the artisanship behind one of their most iconic furniture pieces, the PK22™ chair in wicker by Poul Kjærholm.

Founded in Denmark in 1872, the story of Republic of Fritz Hansen™ is a story of four...

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Danish silverware specialist Georg Jensen brings a master silversmith from their Copenhagen workshop to London. Visitors are invited to view demonstrations throughout the afternoon.

Georg Jensen is a Danish design house renowned for its creative collaborations with some of the foremost...

<em>Edit Event</em> Traditional British Leatherwork at The Cambridge Satchel Company
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Speak to the craftspeople behind The Cambridge Satchel Company and discover how their classic satchels and accessories are created. 

Established in 2008 with a simple mission – to bring back the traditional British satchel – The Cambridge Satchel Company is British through and through....

<em>Edit Event</em> Concept to Creation: Open House including Inlay and Marquetry Demonstrations at Clive Christian Furniture
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Celebrating 40 years of luxury British design for the home, Clive Christian Furniture opens their London studio to share the bespoke design and manufacturing process behind each of their statement rooms. Featuring live carving, inlay and marquetry demonstrations.

Pursuing a passion for...

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An exhibition bringing together the best of British millinery, showcasing the diverse styles and skills of makers and giving an insight into their design processes. The display includes pieces from Philip Treacy, Stephen Jones and Rachel Trevor Morgan.

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<em>Edit Event</em> An Introduction to The Room Service with Dan Cox
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An interactive evening with Dan Cox, Roux Scholar and former Executive Chef of Fera at Claridge's. Dan cooks and talks about the importance of all things ‘at the table’, including the ceramics he has...

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Visit Asprey’s flagship London store to see the brand’s in-house craftspeople demonstrate their specialist embossing and engraving techniques.

Established in 1781, Asprey defines British luxury through its core values of quality, refinement, and innovation. In addition to its silver,...

<em>Edit Event</em> Slipper Embroidery by Hand &amp; Lock at Edward Green
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Expert embroiderers Hand & Lock demonstrate the embroidery techniques used to create the ornate motifs and monograms seen on Edward Green’s customisable slippers.

Since their founding in 1767, Hand & Lock has become the embroiderer of choice for royalty, the armed forces and...

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Product & Marketing Director Simon Maloney gives a talk on the development of silk fabrics for luxury gowns and ties and the importance of this material to New & Lingwood. A tie-maker demonstrates the meticulous work involved in hand-finishing a tie.

 

<em>Edit Event</em> Burleigh Tissue Transfer Demonstration at Fortnum &amp; Mason

Burleigh tissue decorators demonstrate their unique skill in decorating a new Fortnum & Mason range. This traditional process takes years to master and is one of many skills that moved HRH The Prince of Wales to save Burleigh’s historic home, Middleport Pottery.

Established in Stoke...

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Watch glassblower Charlie MacPherson demonstrate his skill at London Glassblowing’s Bermondsey Street studio, turning molten glass into works of art. Charlie combines line and pattern within the fluid sculptural forms he achieves in glass.

Working in glass for over a decade, Charlie...

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An exhibition and masterclass showcasing metalsmith Adi Toch’s reflections on the material remnants of her metal-working process. In addition, ceramicist Sasha Wardell demonstrates slip casting and the decorating techniques involved in the creation of a complete bone china tea set.

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<em>Edit Event</em> Clay College at Maze Hill Pottery
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Leading studio potter Lisa Hammond opens her studio to host Clay College’s students in London. The weekend features demonstrations by Lisa, Darren Ellis, apprentice Dom Upson and Kevin Millward, with an exhibition by Maze Hill Pottery and Clay College.

Clay College was founded in 2017...

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Craftspeople from QEST and the Heritage Crafts Association demonstrate an array of skills, with opportunities for visitors to join in. Furniture maker and designer John Makepeace OBE also gives a talk on how he made the Master’s Chair for the Worshipful Company of Carpenters, followed by a...

<em>Edit Event</em> Discover the Heritage and Making of Engraved Signet Rings at Rebus
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An opportunity to explore the new Rebus workshop, a fully interactive craft and design experience where visitors can learn more about the making process, creative elements and heritage of signet rings. Watch live engraving and craftspeople developing designs.

Rebus creates unique,...

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Tapestry weaver Christabel Balfour creates a whole rug in the Barbican Shop over five days. Inspired by Yto Barrada’s Barbican exhibition Agadir, Christabel draws from Barrada’s multimedia practice, Moroccan textile traditions and the Barbican’s Brutalist architecture.

The completed rug...

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London-based manufacturer SCP presents a ceramic exhibition and workshop by longtime collaborator Reiko Kaneko. Additionally, live demonstrations take place courtesy of terracotta thrower Steve Harold, who is responsible for hand-making Kaneko's SCP Terracotta Collection.

SCP has always...

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The Han Collection exhibits a range of artists, celebrating three of Korea’s most loved traditional crafts: ceramics, embroidery and lacquerware. Guests are also invited to witness a Korean tea ceremony and participate in a tea tasting.

This exhibition aims to showcase the beauty and...

<em>Edit Event</em> Monkey Around at Skandium with Kay Bojesen
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Kay Bojesen’s iconic articulated Monkey comprises 31 parts in limba wood and teak, assembled by hand in Denmark. Skandium brings the workshop to life in its Marylebone store, hosting a master craftsman to demonstrate how each Monkey is made.

Designed in 1951, the Monkey is at the heart...

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