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In Refined Elements, one of the UK’s leading glassmakers, Layne Rowe, presents a body of new work reflecting his signature style of natural forms and colours.

Founded by Peter Layton in 1976, London Glassblowing has become the UK’s foremost studio and gallery for contemporary...

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Join Owen Wall to discuss his processes for creating bespoke restaurant tableware. Owen demonstrates his techniques, accompanied by a display of his ceramics.

Owen Wall demonstrates the techniques he uses to create bespoke tableware for restaurants around the UK, including the Level 9...

<em>Edit Event</em> Craftsman Demonstration at Purdey
8 May
1218

Watch a Purdey craftsman demonstrate gun-finishing techniques and have a go at chequering on a piece of Purdey walnut. This skill can be seen on the new Montblanc for Purdey writing instruments. A calligrapher is also demonstrating in store, on hand to personalise the Montblanc for Purdey...

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9 May
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Known for merging traditional Georgian techniques with contemporary design, diamond jeweller Jessica McCormack invites you to an evening of curated craftsmanship. Artisans demonstrate how traditional craftsmanship is still relevant today, allowing guests to relive a forgotten era of luxury....

<em>Edit Event</em> The Making of a Pencil: A Presentation by Caran d’Ache of Switzerland
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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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9 May
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Visit Carl Hansen & Søn as they introduce the Kaare Klint collection as part of their exclusive flagship store range. See weavers demonstrate part of the process of creating the iconic Faaborg Chair.

Kaare Klint inspired a new generation of designers, including Arne Jacobsen, Mogens...

<em>Edit Event</em> Cox London: A Passion for Bronze – Making the Mould
8 May
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Explore the making process of a sculptor, from concept to completion, at Cox London gallery. Drawings, maquettes and finished work are exhibited alongside a demonstration of mould making.

Cox London showcases the journey of making, from initial concept to realisation of a new design,...

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9 May
0916

The origins of lost-wax casting date back thousands of years. With little change made to today’s process, watch as Collier Webb’s craftsmen demonstrate this time-honoured technique, widely acknowledged as the best form of metal casting for fine detailing. Alongside this, a breakfast reception...

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Robert Kime hosts a custom upholstery event with a range of antique fabrics and trims. A selection of furniture is available, ready for you to choose the upholstery. Join for a live upholstery demonstration on Thursday 9 May.

Robert Kime hosts a five-day custom upholstery open studio...

<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> Engraving and Enamelling Demonstration with Harry Forster-Stringer
12 May
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Explore the ancient art of enamelling with goldsmith, engraver and enameller Harry Forster-Stringer. Harry demonstrates the techniques behind his creations, including engraving, preparation of enamel, enamelling and firing in the kiln.

Harry Forster-Stringer is a goldsmith, engraver and...

<em>Edit Event</em> Tactility: An Exhibition by Emma Lacey Ceramics and Jack Trench Bespoke Kitchens
9 May
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An exploration of tactility in design and fine craftsmanship as seen through the evolution of Emma Lacey’s Everyday tableware range and the JT Classic bespoke kitchen design by Jack Trench.

Emma Lacey and Jack Trench consider the importance of tactility in their work and how the...

<em>Edit Event</em> The Lettering Arts Trust Presents: How Do You Want To Be Remembered? at the Geffrye Museum
8 May
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An exhibition of surprising, varied and moving memorials commissioned from contemporary lettering artists, exploring the processes and techniques of the hand carver for both individual tributes and community memorials.

Presented by the Lettering Arts Trust, How Do You Want To Be...

<em>Edit Event</em> Bobby Mills at New Road Residence
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Join woodworker Bobby Mills as he brings his South Downs-based workshop to the New Road Residence. His handcrafted vessels and furniture are on show alongside a live demonstration of how he creates his pieces on a traditional woodturning lathe.

Blending both traditional and modern...

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Join award-winning independent wallpaper, textile and surface designer Daniel Heath for a wallpaper-printing demonstration. Guests are invited to watch as the wallpaper is created, with the opportunity to try yourself.

<em>Edit Event</em> Pheasant Feather Art Demonstration with Clare Brownlow at Purdey
8 May
1218

Clare Brownlow creates stunning artworks using just a pheasant feather and ink. Watch her demonstrate her fascinating techniques first hand, and have a go yourself.

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MacGregor & Michael has an international reputation as a designer and maker of fine, hand-stitched leather goods. Join Valerie Michael for a demonstration of the craftsmanship that goes into each piece of leatherwork, or enjoy one-to-one tuition during a ticketed workshop, coming away with...

<em>Edit Event</em> Engraving Demonstration at Purdey
10 May
1218

A Purdey engraver demonstrates the techniques that go into sketching and engraving the intricate patterns and details on Purdey’s shotguns and rifles. All of the engraving work is done by hand and by eye, making this a unique and exacting discipline.

<em>Edit Event</em> Stick-Whittling Demonstration with Robert McKergan at Purdey
10 May
1218

A rare opportunity to watch as Northern Irish craftsman Robert McKergan whittles one of his distinctive walking sticks for Purdey. Robert hand carves his sticks with a knife, including their detailed animal heads.

<em>Edit Event</em> Knife-Making Demonstration with Chris Matthews at Purdey
11 May
1118

Chris Matthews demonstrates the craft behind the handmade English knives he produces for Purdey. With a background in design and graphics, Chris produces functional works of art for hunters, chefs, bushcrafting enthusiasts and collectors.

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