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One of the UK’s heritage makers of leather bags, come and see Tusting’s skilled craftsmen in action during a masterclass.

In an age of fast, disposable fashion, it’s easy to forget there’s an alternative: timeless pieces that are made with love – and made to last. Bags that become ever...

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8 May
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Visit Asprey’s flagship London store to experience the brand’s in-house craftsmanship skills. Imagine and create your own unique design or watch the house’s artisans demonstrate their specialist embossing techniques.

Celebrating over 236 years of pioneering design and artisanal skill,...

<em>Edit Event</em> Church’s: Made to Last
8 May
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The majority of Church’s shoes are constructed using the Goodyear Welt method. Join Church’s skilled artisans in store as they demonstrate the key stages of repair. Watch as a shoe is stripped back to its upper and insole.

Of the 250 processes required to create a Church’s Goodyear shoe...

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8 May
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11 May
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Join Church’s craftsmen in store as they showcase the traditional techniques used to finish a pair of the brand’s made-to-order shoes. A curated selection of unique shoes and tools from the company’s archive is also on display.

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9 May
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Transform rescued leather into luxury for your home with Elvis & Kresse, hosted by The Room Service. Meet the founders and learn more about their sustainable luxury...

<em>Edit Event</em> Leather Workshop Tour
8 May
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Alfred Dunhill opens the doors of its leather workshop in Walthamstow, where its attaché cases, doctor’s bags and bespoke pieces are hand cut, sewn and finished in the traditional British way. The tour offers visitors exclusive access to Dunhill’s skilled team of craftsmen.

<em>Edit Event</em> Artisan Workshop: Card Case Making & Key Fob Making
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Meet the Alfred Dunhill bespoke leather craftsmen at their East London workshop. Discover the skills required to create a beautifully crafted leather card case and key fob, including hand stitching, cutting and embossing.

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11 May
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Master shoemakers Carréducker host a week-long programme of events. On Saturday visit the Shoe and Leather School based in Choclate Studios to see behind-the-scenes of shoemaking and an exhibition of students’ work....

<em>Edit Event</em> Mulberry: Craft and the Personal Touch
9 May
1921

Mulberry hosts a private cocktail evening at their global flagship store to showcase the design and craftsmanship of their newest bag, The Millie Tote, as well as offering insights on their latest approaches to personalisation. 

Mulberry host a short talk about the Made in England...

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9 May
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9 May
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MacGregor & Michael has an international reputation as a designer and maker of fine, hand-stitched leather goods. Join Valerie Michael for a demonstration of the craftsmanship that goes into each piece of leatherwork, or enjoy one-to-one tuition during a ticketed workshop, coming away with...

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9 May
1821

To celebrate the launch of the new Portucaba Tote Bag, the Christian Louboutin Mount Street boutique welcomes Portuguese historic paint and lacquer expert Pedro da Costa Felgueiras, in conversation with Tom Loxley from rakesprogress magazine, to discuss colour and Portuguese craftsmanship.

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See the brand’s in-house craftspeople demonstrate the intricate weaving technique used to create the Anya Hindmarch Neeson Collection. Attendees can weave their own design to take home.

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Bentleys, the vintage luggage specialist, hosts Britain’s finest traditional leather craftsmen, Neil Macgregor and Valerie Michael, as they recreate a Victorian Gladstone bag and reveal their techniques.

Neil MacGregor and Valerie Michael have an international reputation as designers...

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8 May
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Smythson invites guests to discover the brand's rich and rather curious craftsmanship history, from Frank Smythson's earliest designs to the traditional gold-stamping techniques used by their artisans to this day. Guests can enjoy a glass of champagne during the workshops.

Smythson...

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Experience a sensorial film, fabric and tools installation at the LPOL Shop. Showroom. Studio. to discover what goes into the design and craft of the brand’s modern British bags.

LPOL was founded in 2009 by former Central Saint Martins graduates Katy and John Maskell Bell with a unique...

<em>Edit Event</em> Shoemaking Masterclass
13 Mar 12

Learn how to make natural raffia shoes with Miista during a masterclass in the brand’s Chelsea store. Explore the traditional art of weaving, begin to decode shoemaking jargon and discover the building blocks of modern craft.

Miista unites the nostalgia of founder Laura Villasenin's...

<em>Edit Event</em> Battersea Power Station Presents: The Prince’s Trust Tomorrow Store – A Showcase of Trust-Supported Entrepreneurs
10 May
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Meet the makers behind the innovative brands of The Prince’s Trust Tomorrow Store. Learn about their craft and try something new in a variety of creative workshops, from candle making to print making.

The Prince’s Trust is delighted to be represented in this year’s London Craft Week by...

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California-based weavers Shizu Designs use traditional Japanese weaving techniques to make baskets and transform rocks into art. LOEWE hosts the mother and daughter duo for a series of demonstrations to showcase their unique process of knotting leather into tranquil forms.

To showcase...

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12 May
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Steppe into Sustainable Style, presented by the house of Tengri. Experience the art of traditionally handcrafted shoes with Tengri’s reinterpretation of the iconic Joseph Cheaney brogue. Explore shoe colouring with a bespoke concoction of natural pigments in a demonstration of the art of patina...

Candice Lau

Candice originally trained as a graphic designer, she left this previous career and acquired her skills as a leather worker by following a love for the art of traditional leather craft.

With these skills in hand, Candice established a brand of leather bags and accessories in 2014, as well...Read more

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