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9 May
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Rupert Bevan, designer, maker, finisher of bespoke furniture and creator of the RB Designed collection, gives a talk and demonstration on a variety of traditional skills including gesso, gilding & verre églomisé and their transfer to modern applications.

Rupert Bevan & Company...

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9 May
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10 May
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13 May
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Daylesford’s Pimlico Road Farmshop hosts a 3-part event exploring botanical crafts. Enjoy an installation of vintage herbiers, a pressed flower workshop with JamJar Flowers and a talk and demonstration by designer and printmaker Pia Östlund.

 

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9 May
1820

Morag Myerscough discusses Corita Kent (1918–1986), reflecting on why Kent’s approach to creativity resonates so much with her own.

‘I feel a deep connection to Corita Kent and her approach as she is about being REAL.’

Kent’s insistence that ‘creativity is based on close...

<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...

Create Event
10 May
1719

Origami artist Michael Trew hosts a unique workshop on the art of paper folding. Discover the magic of paper in telling a story, with the opportunity to take your artwork home.

With over 15 years of expertise working with creative agencies, Michael offers an insight into how to create...

<em>Edit Event</em> Protecting design: what exactly is “artistic craftsmanship”? A debate hosted by Simmons &amp; Simmons
9 May
1821

The law now grants increased protection to works of “artistic craftsmanship”. But what are they? Join international law firm Simmons & Simmons and a panel of designers, curators and commentators to help shape the future of product design law.

In 2017, changes to UK copyright law...

<em>Edit Event</em> Promote the Goat: From Tacos to Leather with Billy Tannery at Temper Soho
9 May
1719

Join Billy Tannery at Temper Soho for the ultimate goat masterclass. Watch, learn and taste as the Temper team prepare their signature goat tacos. Then discover how Billy Tannery turns a by-product into luxury kid leather goods. Also exhibiting at The Beaumont hotel during the week.

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<em>Edit Event</em> Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival 2018
8 May
1820
9 May
1820
10 May
1820

Discover filmmaking that has a craft story to tell with the third edition of Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival. Produced by the Crafts Council and Crafts magazine, it’s the first UK festival to highlight extraordinary craft talent and technique through moving image.  The Festival's opening...

<em>Edit Event</em> Meet the Maker: Illustrator Florence Balducci for Anthropologie

Anthropologie hosts a workshop with longtime friend and collaborator Florence Balducci, the illustrator behind their latest homeware collection. Florence runs a portrait workshop where she sketches your likeness onto a handmade Japanese Wasara paper plate – a keepsake for you to take home....

Kazuhito Takadoi

Inspired by the rich woodland surrounding his birthplace, Kazuhito Takadoi grows and hand picks grasses and twigs from his garden, sowing each blade through the paper, creating organic 3 dimensional opulent yet minimal shapes.Read more

Laila Diallo

Laila Diallo is a Canadian-born, Bristol-based dance maker. 

Alongside independently and collaboratively devising work for live performance, Laila often works as movement director/choreographer in theatre and opera. Recent works have explored notions of change, impermanence, remembering...Read more

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

<em>Edit Event</em> Rodin: Drawing, Dance and Sculpture at the British Museum
10 May
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Rodin was inspired by the art and cultures of Asia, Assyria and Egypt. In 1900 he was transfixed by a performance of Thai dance at the World Fair in Paris, drawing the dancers which then informed his sculptural practice. Enjoy a special dance performance and try capturing movement, gesture and...

<em>Edit Event</em> John Smedley Unveils Artistry with Robert Montgomery and Greta Bellamacina
10 May
1921

A drinks reception to celebrate John Smedley’s newly commissioned artworks by artistic couple Robert Montgomery and Greta Bellamacina. Each piece is inspired by John Smedley’s AW18 collection, which is also exclusively previewed. The evening begins with a talk from the artists.

The...

Create Event
10 May 19

House of MinaLima boasts four immersive floors of distinctive designs, from the graphic art of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films to a series of illustrated classic fairy tale books for Harper Collins. MinaLima hosts guided tours, workshops and a talk by Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima...

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9 May 19

Explore the world of cognac at a multisensory food pairing experience with Jack Charlton, Brand Ambassador of Rémy Martin. Guests are guided through a variety of Rémy Martin cognacs and signature cocktails, paired with chocolates from Hotel Chocolat.

Rooted in exception and family owned...

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10 May
1820

Join Miguel Smith, Brand Ambassador of Mount Gay Rum, to learn about the history and spirited stories of the oldest continuously-produced rum in the world, from sugar-cane extraction to a cocktail demonstration.

After spreading the rich story of the Mount Gay distillery, Miguel guides...

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12 May
1416

Join Bruichladdich Brand Ambassador Abigail Clephane for a whisky tasting and hear about the brand’s artisanal Islay single malt whiskies, for which terroir and authenticity is key.

After telling the story of The Bruichalddich distillery, Abigail leads guests through a vertical...

<em>Edit Event</em> Graffiti Artists The Glimmer Twins at Gladstone London
10 May
1218
11 May
1218

Gladstone London welcomes renowned graffiti artists The Glimmer Twins from Brighton to embellish personal pieces (by appointment only) and any in-store purchases, with a focus on your own design inspiration. Also exhibiting at the Beaumont hotel during the week.  

The Gladstone London...

Juliette Bigley

Juliette is an artist-metalsmith working in base and precious metals. She uses the vessel-form as a canvas through which to explore how we relate to objects and how we use them to understand our place in the world. She is particularly interested in exploring the threshold that lies between the...Read more

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