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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
1820

Join Bremont Co-Founder Nick English at the brand’s flagship boutique to talk craftsmanship, engineering and the revival of British watchmaking.

Great Britain has a rich history in watchmaking, and has probably been home to more advances in horology than any other nation. Luxury British...

<em>Edit Event</em> In Conversation: Ceramic Artist Carolyn Genders at Contemporary Ceramics
8 May
1820

Join Contemporary Ceramics Centre as ceramic artist Carolyn Genders talks about individual works in her solo show, Sentience, an exhibition of over 40 works in clay.

The exhibition title refers to the action of feeling and Carolyn’s physical and intuitive response to her chosen...

<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.

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9 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> Sculptor and Ceramicist Lucille Lewin: In Conversation with rakesprogress Magazine
8 May
1820

Lucille Lewin is joined in her studio by Victoria Gaiger and Tom Loxley, editors of rakesprogress magazine, to discuss her life and work. Known for her organic sculptures, Lucille’s work is in demand all over the world, but much of her inspiration derives from her reverence for the natural...

<em>Edit Event</em> Meet the Maker: Hosted by Hatta Byng, Powered by HubDot
8 May
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Hatta Byng, Editor of House & Garden, hosts a panel discussion and Q&A with Petersham Nurseries' longstanding suppliers and craftsmen, with interactive demonstrations taking place after the talk.  A new Murano collection is also launched in the Covent Garden store.

Petersham...

<em>Edit Event</em> WOOD – The Living Material
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An exhibition and talk showcasing six artists and craftsmen who use wood to handcraft contemporary pieces that traverse function, art and design. Exhibiting artists and craftsmen include: Ted Jefferis, Wycliffe Stutchbury, Luke Hope, Max Bainbridge, Abigail Booth and Jane Crisp.

Through...

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The New Craftsmen presents Processing Lichen, an exclusive new collection of patinated bronze furniture by industrial artist and designer Charlotte Kingsnorth. 

Featuring bold, architectural forms, this new collection showcases Charlotte’s pioneering lichen patina finish...

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9 Feb
1819

Matt Smith and Lucille Lewin, winners of the Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramic Prize (2014 and 2017), in conversation with curator Stephen Feeke and Craft Council’s Natalie Melton. Moderated by Young Masters curator and judge Preston Fitzgerald.

9 May
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Founded by the Worshipful Company of Carpenters in 1893, the Building Crafts College has a long tradition of delivering high-quality education training in building crafts and conservation. Visit to discover the woodworking, stonemasonry, conservation and construction courses on offer and enjoy...

<em>Edit Event</em> Making it in London – Craft at Risk?
8 May
1112

With soaring costs and a squeeze on studio space, how do craft businesses keep thriving in London? Join Cockpit CEO Annie Warburton, makers David Marques and Majeda Clarke and Ed Bayes from the Mayor of London’s Office for a debate chaired by Katie Treggiden.

London’s creative economy...

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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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Master shoemakers Carréducker host a programme of events. Hear experts in conversation with avant-garde shoemaker James Kearns, discover shoemaking and leatherwork courses during an open house, view students’ work in The New Cordwainers exhibition and join a dog collar saddle-stitch...

<em>Edit Event</em> Trading in the Midst of War
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ISHKAR founders Edmund Le Brun and Flore de Taisne discuss the challenges and opportunities of building a business which trades exclusively with artisans in countries at war.

ISHKAR is an award-winning social enterprise which is proving that trade with countries at war is not only...

10 May
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Andrew Ziminski offers a unique account of his life as a craftsman and his work on some of the most significant churches and cathedrals in England, including St Paul's Cathedral.

St Paul’s owes much of its grandeur to the exceptional craftsmanship by which Christopher Wren’s designs...

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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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8 May
1820

FRONT London presents award-winning rug maker Lila Valadan. Join Lila as she talks to writer and author Emma Crichton-Miller about the production of her Iranian rugs: the women who make them, the natural materials they use and the philosophy behind their craft.

FRONT London is the first...

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10 May
1921

Senior Curator Charlotte Bolland is joined by artist-jeweller Silvia Weidenbach and jewellery historian Beatriz Chadour-Sampson to discuss Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver and the enduring appeal of portrait miniatures, their relation to the body as jewellery...

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