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9 May
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Join a masterclass in shirt cutting with Jermyn Street shirtmakers Budd London. Every shirt pattern is drafted and cut using traditional techniques in their unique on-site cutting room, located above the shop.

Budd has been situated in the Piccadilly Arcade since the company’s inception...

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11 May
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One of the UK’s heritage makers of leather bags, come and see Tusting’s skilled craftsmen in action during a masterclass.

In an age of fast, disposable fashion, it’s easy to forget there’s an alternative: timeless pieces that are made with love – and made to last. Bags that become ever...

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8 May
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Visit Asprey’s flagship London store to experience the brand’s in-house craftsmanship skills. Imagine and create your own unique design or watch the house’s artisans demonstrate their specialist embossing techniques.

Celebrating over 236 years of pioneering design and artisanal skill,...

<em>Edit Event</em> Church’s: Made to Last
8 May
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The majority of Church’s shoes are constructed using the Goodyear Welt method. Join Church’s skilled artisans in store as they demonstrate the key stages of repair. Watch as a shoe is stripped back to its upper and insole.

Of the 250 processes required to create a Church’s Goodyear shoe...

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8 May
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11 May
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Join Church’s craftsmen in store as they showcase the traditional techniques used to finish a pair of the brand’s made-to-order shoes. A curated selection of unique shoes and tools from the company’s archive is also on display.

<em>Edit Event</em> Unveiled – The Craft of Millinery
8 May
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This exhibition brings together British milliners, chosen for their diverse designs and skills, to give an insight into the particular workings and craftsmanship of each. Supported by Fenwick and The Worshipful Company of Feltmakers, and hosted by The Art Workers’ Guild.

Curated by...

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9 May
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10 May
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Danish silverware specialist Georg Jensen brings a master silversmith from their Copenhagen workshop to London. Visitors are invited to view demonstrations throughout the afternoon, learn about the process and ask questions, accompanied by Danish cinnamon pastries from Ole & Steen.

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<em>Edit Event</em> Craft Recoded
11 May
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Join Makerversity in exploring the ways in which digital making innovates upon, experiments with and helps preserve contemporary craft. Through demonstrations, workshops and tours, discover how their members are recoding the relationship between the digital and the handmade.

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<em>Edit Event</em> The Art of Making at the Art Workers’ Guild
12 May
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Master craftsmen and women from the Art Workers’ Guild showcase a variety of craft disciplines, from stone carving to textile design and calligraphy, demonstrating the specialist skills involved in the making process of each.

The Art Workers’ Guild was founded in 1884 by young...

<em>Edit Event</em> Drop into the World of Turkish Miniatures
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Discover the craft of Turkish miniature painting, an intricate art form from the Ottoman Empire, at a workshop with Fatoş Aslanoğlu. Learn how a miniature is composed, gain a practical understanding of the creative process and make one yourself.

Yunus Emre Institute (Turkish: Yunus Emre...

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In partnership with Contemporary British Silversmiths,  the leading association for contemporary silver, The Clothworkers’ Company hosts a day of events, shining a light on the fascinating process of commissioning and making silver. Watch demonstrations by award-winning silversmiths Miriam...

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Craft Central hosts Damage and Repair, a talk by Celia Pym, Woman’s Hour Craft prize finalist, followed by a community stitching event with Stitch School which runs throughout the week. Additional workshops, demonstrations and talks on wellbeing in craftsmanship also feature.

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11 May
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Join textiles designer Rebeckah Kemi Apara for a live demonstration of hand embroidery. Explore the textured world of surface design in clothing and lifestyle store Modern Society.

If you’re creatively curious about embroidery, come and see how textiles designer Rebeckah Kemi Apara...

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11 May
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Learn how to upholster a stool during the Shoreditch Design Rooms’ open weekend, taking home your finished piece. Sunday 12 May offers the opportunity to take part in a mass upholstery ‘make-a-thon’ to benefit a local charity.

Shoreditch Design Rooms is a busy and vibrant upholstery...

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11 May
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11 May
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Designer Bookbinders presents a week of events celebrating bookbinding and book arts in association with Lib-rary, including demonstrations, workshops and an opportunity to meet the UK’s finest binders.

On Saturday 11 May, a day of short workshops is led by top contemporary bookbinders...

<em>Edit Event</em> Crafting Japan: Materials and Techniques
8 May
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Watch artisans demonstrate traditional Japanese skills, including futon making, knife making, dyeing, bamboo carving, urushi lacquering and metalworking, and learn how these ancient techniques have evolved.

Kōgei is the Japanese culture of craftsmanship, which treasures the...

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10 May
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Explore work from a diverse range of practitioners at Sugarhouse, a creative workspace and wood workshop run by Turner Prize-winning collective Assemble in partnership with Workshop East. On Friday 10 May, Assemble and Thinking City explore the changing role of craft in our cities with a panel...

<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...

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