<em>Edit Event</em> An Annual Celebration of Modern Craft at Peckham’s Copeland Gallery
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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
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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...

<em>Edit Event</em> Varana Presents Tiipoi Talks: A Series on the Power of Objects and Craft-Based Practice
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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
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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
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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
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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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
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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...

<em>Edit Event</em> Recrafting Luxury
10 May
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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
8 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...

<em>Edit Event</em> UK-Japan Craft (Kōgei) Picnic at Chelsea Physic Garden
11 May
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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,...

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Join LINLEY at their flagship London showroom and discover the process of making bespoke products as well as the intricacies involved in creating their renowned marquetry.

Founded by David Linley in 1985, LINLEY has a world-renowned reputation for fusing innovative design with...

<em>Edit Event</em> Digital Craft
11 May
1415

Join the Design Museum and Today at Apple for a conversation on digital making and explore the role of craft in an age of digital tools. Speakers include London-based designer Yinka Ilori and specialists from embroidery house Hand & Lock.

 

Create Event
10 May
1820

Caroline Broadhead discusses her diverse and pioneering practice, as well as her current solo show, Surface Tension, at Marsden Woo Gallery.

Marsden Woo Gallery has shown innovative work from internationally recognised artists and talented newcomers since its founding in 1998....

Create Event
9 May
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The work and studio of globally-renowned set and costume designer Paul Brown are discussed by his design associates and collaborators, alongside a virtual-reality version of the studio created by filmmaker Jonathan Hamilton.

Explore the extraordinary world of grand opera design through...

Create Event
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Curated by Oxo Tower Wharf and Coin Street, explore a carefully selected line-up of innovative and forward-thinking craft organisations, practitioners and collectives, including project collaborators Design-Nation and Future Icons. Amongst the curated displays, Bargehouse hosts talks, workshops...

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