<em>Edit Event</em> The COSMIMA Jewellery Collective and guests showing at 67 York Street
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The COSMIMA group curate a special exhibition featuring the work of jewellers Hidemi Asano, Chris Carpenter, Ulla Hörnfeldt, Daphne Krinos and Louise O’Neill, with award-winning metal artist guests Ane Christensen and Juliette Bigley.  On Thursday 10 May at 18.30 journalist Corinne Julius will...

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Contemporary craft furniture brand Another Country showcase objects from their Edition by Another Country collection in their Marylebone showroom. This showcase includes beautifully crafted objects designed and made specially for Another Country by Blenheim Forge, Michael Ruh and others....

<em>Edit Event</em> LOCAL HEROES: Clive Christian Furniture Celebrates Regional Design and Manufacture in Britain
11 May
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Clive Christian Furniture hosts an evening celebrating regional design and manufacture in Britain. The event features the reveal of a bespoke gentleman’s dressing room collaboration with Cordings of Piccadilly, as well as a question and answer session.

Advocates of regional British...

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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.

Supported by the Worshipful...

<em>Edit Event</em> An Introduction to The Room Service with Dan Cox
9 May
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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...

<em>Edit Event</em> Workshop, Tour and Talk at the Shaun Leane Atelier
9 May
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Go behind the scenes at London jewellery house Shaun Leane. Enjoy an informal lunch with champagne, followed by an introduction to the heritage of the brand. The afternoon is rounded off with an in-depth tour of the Atelier and Design Rooms. On Wednesday Shaun is in conversation with Caroline...

<em>Edit Event</em> Young Masters presents Jo Taylor, Lucille Lewin and Tessa Eastman at The Arts Club
10 May
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The Arts Club hosts Young Masters ceramicists Jo Taylor, Lucille Lewin and Tessa Eastman. In conversation with the Crafts Council’s Daniella Wells and collector and curator Preston Fitzgerald, these three contemporary makers discuss their practices and offer an insight into their processes of...

<em>Edit Event</em> The Future of Heritage in Modern Watchmaking at William &amp; Son
11 May
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In this panel discussion, CEOs and watchmakers from the finest independent watch brands debate the role that traditional crafts and methods have to play in an increasingly automated luxury industry, and how they can ensure their survival.

QP’s online editor, Chris Hall, will be hosting...

<em>Edit Event</em> In Conversation with Wallace Sewell
10 May
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An evening in conversation with British design studio Wallace Sewell. Hear more about their design journey, inspiration and diverse portfolio of collaborations, including Transport for London, Tate and west elm.

<em>Edit Event</em> Leather Braiding with Genevieve Bennett at Home House
9 May
1921

Award-winning leather designer Genevieve Bennett hosts a workshop exploring contemporary braiding and interlacing techniques using a palette of vibrant leathers. Genevieve showcases her process of blending unique geometric patterns and craft techniques to produce strap details and small leather...

<em>Edit Event</em> Hand-Embroidery with Geraldine Larkin at Kokoro
9 May
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Dawn Green and Geraldine Larkin collaborate on a range of rich and colourful limited-edition coats. The A-line coats are hand-embroidered by Larkin, inspired by Kokoro’s signature prints. Also exhibiting at the Beaumont hotel during the week.

Highlights include ‘The Garden Gate’ coat,...

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10 May
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Dreamgirls is the award-winning musical at the Savoy Theatre. In this talk, members of the wardrobe department and cast reveal how the costumes are vital to telling the extraordinary story. 

Gain an insight into the early stages of the Dreamgirls costume design, as well as an...

<em>Edit Event</em> Maison Trudon: 400 Years in the Making
9 May
1821

Travel back in time on a journey spanning over 400 years in the company of the world’s oldest candle maker. Join Cire Trudon CEO Julien Pruvost to learn about crafting in wax and discover the processes behind the brand’s eponymous candles, dinner candles, cameo candles and busts.

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<em>Edit Event</em> Alan Kitching: A Life in Letterpress
12 May
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Alan Kitching demonstrates the craft of letterpress. Utilising type from his historic collection, Alan designs, sets and prints expressive artworks. In association with The Lettering Arts Trust.

Alan Kitching is a man of letters: some are metal forms; others are wooden blocks. He has...

<em>Edit Event</em> Wearable Glass in Collaboration with the National Glass Centre at Studio Fusion Gallery
9 May
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View the only London showing of this touring exhibition, which showcases collaborations between glass artists and jewellers. Julia Stephenson, Head of Arts at the National Glass Centre chairs a talk with James Maskrey and John Moore, two of the artists in the exhibition.

Exhibition runs...

<em>Edit Event</em> White Cube Breakfast &amp; Tour of Beatriz Milhazes’ Exhibition with Atelier Pinton
12 May 09

Join a tour of White Cube’s exhibition of Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes, with special guests from Atelier Pinton, renowned weaving studio and makers of a monumental 17-metre tapestry forming the centrepiece for the show. Includes a light breakfast.

Milhazes' densely layered works...

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10 May
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An exclusive evening behind the scenes at The Department Store. Hear established and emerging creative collaborators in conversation with architects Squire & Partners, chaired by Grant Gibson: fashion graduate Isabel Fletcher, artist Based Upon, Pajaki maker Karolina Merska and Czech glass...

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9 May
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A morning of conversations hosted by curator Brian Kennedy, with Bill Amberg, Carréducker, Leah Jensen, Corinne Julius, Eleanor Lakelin, David Marques, Sarah Myerscough and Natalie Melton discussing working hand in hand to help makers succeed.

Hosted by Brian Kennedy and Cockpit’s Head...

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9 May
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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> Ben Day: How to Commission Jewellery at his Columbia Road Studio
13 May
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At his shop and studio, jeweller Ben Day talks about the creative process involved in the designing and making of his latest collection of one-of-a-kind pieces. The talk is accompanied by coffee and pastries.

 

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