Linda Pilkington of Ormonde Jayne

Linda Pilkington of Ormonde Jayne

One of my all-time favourite books with the most intriguing characters, Jay Gatsby, the tragic hero,  Daisy Buchanan and an extraordinary entertaining story told through the narrator Nick Carraway.

The book was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald during a stay in Juan-les-Pins and it was here...Read more

Sarah McCartney

Sarah came to perfumery by an unusual route. For seven years, she organised events for the Guardian and Observer newspapers, then studied for a master’s degree in corporate strategy, going on to teach finance, research and information systems to marketing people at London Metropolitan University...Read more

Emmanuelle Moeglin

The passion of French perfumer Emmanuelle Moeglin is to demystify an art form often shrouded in secrecy.  After learning the science and secrets at the prestigious perfumery school ISIPCA, Emmanuelle Moeglin became a fragrance expert and perfumer with over 12 years’ experience in the fragrance...Read more

Paul Schütze

Paul Schütze has worked for over thirty years as an artist in the fields of photography, video, sound and installation. He was a founding member of Australian experimental band Laughing Hands and of Phantom City: an international collective of musicians working both live and virtually from...Read more

Edward Bodenham

Edward Bodenham is the perfumery director and ninth-generation family member of Floris, the family-owned British perfume house, established in London in 1730.

Edward grew up regularly visiting the perfumery to help blend fragrances with his grandfather and father. He would work on the...Read more

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Join Craft Central for a celebration of their female makers.

Textile artist Emily Jo Gibbs will be giving a talk on The Value of Making, an ongoing project celebrating makers in stitch. Emily will also be running a hand stitched silk organza appliqué workshop where you can learn her...

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Maya Njie

Self-taught perfumer Maya Njie Perfumes has created a range of five gender neutral fragrances, all inspired by her Swedish and West African heritage.

Past memories and her old family photographs play a big part in Maya’s inventiveness where she works in a multi-sensory way, combining...Read more