<em>Edit Event</em> The Future of Craft
9 May
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Design-Nation, with partners Oxo Tower Wharf and Coin Street, have worked together to select and present an inspiring line-up of innovative and forward-thinking makers, including project partner Future Icons.

The curated displays at Bargehouse include new projects, products,...

<em>Edit Event</em> Gems, Threads and Stories – New Textiles and Jewellery from Six Master Makers
8 May
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This exhibition features Birth of Flowers, a retrospective of textile and jewellery artist Annie Sherburne, alongside new work from jewellers Jane Adam, Louise O’Neill, Suzanne Potter and Joanne Thompson. Plus, don’t miss a hands-on embroidery workshop and talk with textile artist Ekta...

<em>Edit Event</em> Penny Lecture and Craft Workshops at Morley College London
10 May
1821
12 May
1115

On Friday 10 May, writer and former Crafts editor Grant Gibson explores How craft got hip...and can it stay that way?, asking whether craft’s popularity is simply a moment in fashion or if it will prove to be genuinely long-lasting. Sunday 12 May sees a day of interactive craft...

<em>Edit Event</em> Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival
8 May
1820

Discover filmmaking that has a craft story to tell with the fourth edition of Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival at Picturehouse Central.

 

Real to Reel is the first UK festival dedicated to films about making. Now in its fourth year, the festival continues its mission to...

<em>Edit Event</em> An Annual Celebration of Modern Craft at Peckham’s Copeland Gallery
9 May
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A celebration of over 50 makers with three distinctive elements – a showcase, shop and series of workshops. Taking craft out of the market-stall setting, objects are exhibited in thoughtful still lifes, whilst workshops take place within the gallery. A private view is held on Thursday 9 May....

<em>Edit Event</em> A Journey of Artisanship
8 May
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Fine architectural and interior design company Secretcape, a maison de couture, curates an exhibition of bespoke pieces by artisans including Saint-Louis, Fromental, Fürstenberg, Silk Avenue, Fameed Khalique and many others.

In collaboration with some of the world’s most...

<em>Edit Event</em> TOAST New Makers
8 May
1921

TOAST New Makers is a programme that supports and mentors emerging makers who use sustainable materials, demonstrate skilled craftsmanship and incorporate thoughtful, functional design. Join their 2019 finalists Alexandra Hewson, Takahashi McGil, House of Quinn, Nicholas Shurey and Blue Firth...

8 May
1820
9 May
1820

Tiipoi explores The Object and The Craft in two panel discussions, with speakers including experts from the V&A, contemporary artists, designers and architects. The Varana store also hosts an exhibition of craft items informed by contemporary design, curated by Creative Director...

<em>Edit Event</em> India Craft Week Preview: Presenting Rare Crafts of India
8 May
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Craft Village presents the work of ten rare artisans and craftspeople as a preview of India Craft Week, celebrating India’s most traditional crafts – weaving, woodworking, embroidery, metal inlay, narrative art and pottery – with an exhibition, workshops, demonstrations and talks.

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<em>Edit Event</em> India Craft Week Preview: Explore Rare and Traditional Skills
8 May
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Craft Village hosts demonstrations of six rare crafts from India. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore traditional skills in weaving, embroidery, metal inlay, narrative art and pottery, evolved through a lineage of over 700 years.

This preview of India Craft Week showcases the...

<em>Edit Event</em> Blooming Print
9 May
1720

Fine printing and bookbinding company Barnard & Westwood offers guided tours of their Royal Warrant-holding print workshop and bindery, for an evening of craft with a floral twist. Exhibiting alongside them are floral artist Christina Kurtis, paper maker Amanda Brannan and ikebana...

Create Event
8 May
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May
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An exhibition showcasing experimental designs through pairings with the ILEA Collection (Inner London Education Authority) and the College, showcasing the latest in maker FastCraft experimental design and material practices. Works include fast pot-throwing techniques which test the limits of...

Create Event
10 May
1922

Studioilse opens up its Bermondsey studio to host a special dinner with master Viennese glassmakers Lobmeyr. Their collaboration, Drinking set no. 286, is designed to amplify and accentuate the experience of drinking. Dinner is accompanied by a wine tasting to understand the impact that subtle...

Create Event
10 May
2023
11 May
1016

Meet the makers, artists and engineers of South London Makerspace and join taster sessions and workshops including a midnight maker experience. Explore a variety of crafts, from wood turning to electronics, and demonstrations in 3D printing to prop making.

Nestled in a Victorian railway...

Create Event
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Watch a panel discussion exploring the ascent of ‘craft’ to what is now valued as a handing down of skills and dedication to execution. Additionally, enjoy multiple screenings of two films that follow the journeys of extraordinary makers Castro Smith and Esna Su.

Craft is everywhere in...

<em>Edit Event</em> Daylesford Explores the Craft of the Tabletop
8 May
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Daylesford hosts a series of workshops at their Pimlico farmshop, exploring the craft of the tabletop and exhibiting their latest homeware collections.

The workshops include:

Tabletop Calligraphy Workshop with Emma Block

Taught by illustrator Emma Block, this...

Create Event
10 May
1113

Chiswick Auctions, South Kensington hosts a programme of presentations, talks and demonstrations exploring sustainability, recrafting and recycling within the luxury and fashion industries.

Join Chiswick Auctions, South Kensington for an exclusive brunch event focusing on the topic of...

<em>Edit Event</em> 10 Hands Crafts
9 May
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10 Hands Crafts is a celebration of contemporary Irish craft, based on a long tradition of craft and design. Discover the work of ten inspirational master craftspeople who share an enthusiasm for originality and innovation, making use of ten different materials and ten different skills...

Create Event
11 May
1215

England and Japan both have a rich history of picnicking. Celebrate this shared tradition with a unique ‘craft picnic’ at Chelsea Physic Garden, organised by Japanese craftspeople. Guests are invited to bring their own favourite craft object, such as a cup or dish, to use during the picnic,...

9 May
1417

In 2018, Julian Calder travelled the UK photographing 100 of QEST’s Alumni for a new book, A Celebration of British Craftsmanship. A selection of these portraits is exhibited, with the craftspeople demonstrating and showcasing their skills.

In 2018, Julian Calder, renowned...

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