Loraine Rutt

Cartography has always been central to Loraine Rutt’s work.  Age 16, she joined Birkbeck University where she provided mapping services to the Geography Department then, in her mid-20s, she attended Central St Martins to study ceramics and has produced cartographic artworks in porcelain since...Read more

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8 May
1012

In this hands-on masterclass, designer James Shaw joins the Institute of Making to reconsider commonly used materials through surprising new processes. As part of the session, James explores the Institute’s Materials Library and opens up a conversation about our relationship to the made world....

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8 May
1415

Shahed Saleem and and Alex Sherratt, architects of Shahporan Mosque Hackney and Mildmay Shoreditch Tabernacle respectively, offer a visit to these buildings, sharing insights on how a religious site can capture community identity. A Barakat Trust event.  

 

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Learn the steps required to make a pair of spectacles by hand, using the traditional techniques once commonplace in Clerkenwell. Choose from a selection of materials and colours, and learn how to cut a front, file, polish and finish your frame material.

Discover London's remarkable...

<em>Edit Event</em> The Making of a Pencil: A Presentation by Caran d’Ache of Switzerland
9 May
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Meet one of the Caran d’Ache craftsmen as they showcase the making of a pencil. There is an ongoing animation during the sessions, as well as demonstrations of various techniques, applications and unlimited blending possibilities.

Discover the secrets behind the making of Swiss-made...

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10 May
1115
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An exhibition, film screening and drop-in workshop celebrating clay artist Katie Spragg and Lambeth Young Carers’ residency at the Garden Museum. There is an exploratory nature walk prior to each drop-in session.

Their project focuses on wild, opportunistic plants and the way they may...

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8 May
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1218

Step inside RÆBURN's unique studio environment and watch the team create new and exclusive items REMADE from 1950s Royal Air Force silk escape maps especially for London Craft Week.

Christopher Raeburn has established his eponymous brand RÆBURN with responsible and intelligent fashion...

<em>Edit Event</em> Sound & Vision: John Smedley x Luthier Tom Sands, Talk and Performance
11 May
1820

Join John Smedley and one of their ambassadors for the brand’s 235th anniversary celebrations, QEST scholar and luthier Tom Sands, for an evening dedicated to sound and vision, featuring a live performance by musician Will McNicol.

Beginning with a showcase of Tom’s craftsmanship and a...

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10 May
1819
10 May
2021

Explore the world of cognac through an interactive sensory tasting with Rémy Martin’s Brand Ambassador Jack Charlton. Rooted in exception and family-owned since 1724, Rémy Martin has become a globally recognised symbol of quality; celebrating nature, honouring craftsmanship and embracing the...

<em>Edit Event</em> A Journey Through Taste with Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse
9 May
1819

Discover Le Chocolat’s single-origin and flavoured ganaches, pralinés ‘à l'ancienne’, chocolate bars and more, traditionally made in Paris, during a unique presentation and tasting at the brand’s first store in London at Coal Drops Yard, the new Heatherwick Studio-designed retail district in...

<em>Edit Event</em> Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Lord’s Cricket Ground and Museum
8 May
1719

Go behind the scenes at 'The Home of Cricket'. With extraordinary architecture and a fascinating collection of art and memorabilia, a Lord's tour is not only a must for cricket fans but for anyone looking for a quintessentially English experience.

Lord’s is the most famous cricket...

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9 May
1316
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1316

Hear Matteo Menapace talk about his practice, play his latest game prototypes and learn how to use games to explore sociopolitical issues that you care about. Then, explore his research and work in progress in his V&A studio.

Matteo Menapace is a technology educator and designer of...

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Sake and green tea are synonymous with Japan. Explore the pursuit of perfection in crafting drinks of the highest quality through a series of tasting events in The Shop at Japan House. These include an introduction to sake, where guests can learn more about how it is made, what the labels mean...

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9 May
1821

Enjoy an introduction to the LANSERRING workshop in Riegersburg, Austria from the comfort of the brand’s Notting Hill studio. Using immersive VR programming, CEO Bernd Radaschitz showcases how LANSERRING is marrying a century of heritage and craft with today’s innovative technology.

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

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9 May
2023

We often pass over the everyday aspects of our lives, taking for granted where we live and how we eat. Step inside Walmer Yard for a Natoora supper of seasonal produce, and learn to recognise the craftsmanship that goes into creating both food and home.

Co-hosted by Franco Fubini (...

<em>Edit Event</em> Artisan Ice-Cream Tasting
8 May
1112
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Join Alex Fubini, MD at the Ice Cream Union, for a special ice-cream tasting. Learn how true artisan ice creams are produced, and how this differs from industrially produced varieties.

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8 May
1921
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1921

The craft of traditional cheesemaking is often overlooked in a sea of alternative production methods. In this tasting, discover examples from producers and maturers who work tirelessly to turn a variable raw ingredient (milk) into delicious cheese every single day of the year.

Whether...

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11 May
1213
11 May
1415

Discover new meaning behind the ‘Islay’ label with a guided tasting of Bruichladdich Distillery’s cult Islay Single Malts led by Brand Ambassador Abigail Clephane, all within the original 321-year-old shop at Berry Bros. & Rudd.

<em>Edit Event</em> Grow
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Tom Dixon host a series of workshops and activities to inform and inspire new ways of using plants at their showroom in Coal Drops Yard.

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