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Hear London-based Japanese ceramic artist Miyu Kurihara discuss her career and try your hand at painting a piece of Miyu’s ceramics, handmade using traditional techniques.

Notting Hill concept store Couverture & The Garbstore is proud to host London-based Japanese artist Miyu...

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Blue Innovations highlights the creative potential and established craftsmanship of indigo textile-printing production in the Czech Republic. Designer and maker Alice Klouzkova talks about indigo printing techniques and leads a workshop using indigo-dyed material to create fashion...

<em>Edit Event</em> Emma Bridgewater Hosts a Talk Between Molly Mahon, Gabby Deeming of Daydress and Georgina Rowse of Myriad Antiques
9 May
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Following her recent visit to Jaipur, Emma Bridgewater talks to three designers about their shared love of Jaipur – the home of traditional block printing – and how it inspires them in their work.

This London Craft Week, Molly Mahon and Gabby Deeming are hosting a pop-up shop in Myriad...

<em>Edit Event</em> 10 Hands Crafts
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10 Hands Crafts is a celebration of contemporary Irish craft, based on a long tradition of craft and design. Discover the work of ten inspirational master craftspeople who share an enthusiasm for originality and innovation, making use of ten different materials and ten different skills...

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10 May
1821

Go behind the scenes at a working couture milliners in the run up to Royal Ascot at the John Boyd atelier in Knightsbridge. A drinks reception is followed by a talk and Q&A with John’s protégé, milliner Sarah Marshall.

John Boyd opened his shop in Knightsbridge in 1947 and quickly...

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9 May
1821

Enjoy an introduction to the LANSERRING workshop in Riegersburg, Austria from the comfort of the brand’s Notting Hill studio. Using immersive VR programming, CEO Bernd Radaschitz showcases how LANSERRING is marrying a century of heritage and craft with today’s innovative technology.

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9 May
1516

Join Miranda Lowe, Principal Curator of Crustaceans, and Elizabeth Welch, a glass artist as they discuss the intricate Blaschka glass marine animal models in the Museum's collection.

 

With over two decades of collections management and curatorial experience, Miranda cares for...

<em>Edit Event</em> In Conversation with Sascha Lobe at The Conran Shop, Chelsea
9 May
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Join The Conran Shop for a Bauhaus-inspired celebration, as they mark the centenary of the influential German design school with a design-led talk by Sascha Lobe, cocktails and music from DJ Ella Durston.

The Conran Shop presents award-winning designer Sascha Lobe as he reflects on...

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British master jeweller Theo Fennell opens the doors to the Gallery to give an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of his workshop and design studio, culminating in a talk on the creative process, his inspirations, the company's ethos and the ups and downs of his 40 years as a designer.

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<em>Edit Event</em> In Focus Tour: Ceramic Perspectives
9 May
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Join V&A resident artists Bridget Harvey and Sam Bakewell for this dynamic tour of ceramics across the V&A's collections. The tour looks at the interplay between creativity and intersecting factors such as repair, autobiographical influences and mental health. Guests can also visit...

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Unpicking the craft of repair since 2012, Bridget Harvey is examining repaired objects and related practices in the V&A. She will discuss her practice and relationship between making, repairing and the museum.

V&A Fashioned From Nature Resident Bridget Harvey gives a...

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Battersea Power Station hosts a large-scale woven installation made from repurposed construction waste materials by Monica Cass of par-avion co. and Claire Potter Design, which highlights the sustainable management of construction waste on their Phase II site.

Battersea Power Station...

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9 May
1114

Soane Britain displays a new commission by British artist Sophie Coryndon, whose intricate artworks are inspired by traditional crafts. Join Lulu Lytle in conversation with the artist as they discuss their keen interest in contemporary craftsmanship, followed by a demonstration.

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<em>Edit Event</em> Artisan Ice-Cream Tasting
8 May
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Join Alex Fubini, MD at the Ice Cream Union, for a special ice-cream tasting. Learn how true artisan ice creams are produced, and how this differs from industrially produced varieties.

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8 May
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1921

The craft of traditional cheesemaking is often overlooked in a sea of alternative production methods. In this tasting, discover examples from producers and maturers who work tirelessly to turn a variable raw ingredient (milk) into delicious cheese every single day of the year.

Whether...

<em>Edit Event</em> Shoemaking Masterclass
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Learn how to make natural raffia shoes with Miista during a masterclass in the brand’s Chelsea store. Explore the traditional art of weaving, begin to decode shoemaking jargon and discover the building blocks of modern craft.

Miista unites the nostalgia of founder Laura Villasenin's...

<em>Edit Event</em> Digital Craft
11 May
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Join the Design Museum and Today at Apple for a conversation on digital making and explore the role of craft in an age of digital tools. Speakers include London-based designer Yinka Ilori and specialists from embroidery house Hand & Lock.

 

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10 May
1820

Caroline Broadhead discusses her diverse and pioneering practice, as well as her current solo show, Surface Tension, at Marsden Woo Gallery.

Marsden Woo Gallery has shown innovative work from internationally recognised artists and talented newcomers since its founding in 1998....

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9 May
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The work and studio of globally-renowned set and costume designer Paul Brown are discussed by his design associates and collaborators, alongside a virtual-reality version of the studio created by filmmaker Jonathan Hamilton.

Explore the extraordinary world of grand opera design through...

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Curated by Oxo Tower Wharf and Coin Street, explore a carefully selected line-up of innovative and forward-thinking craft organisations, practitioners and collectives, including project collaborators Design-Nation and Future Icons. Amongst the curated displays, Bargehouse hosts talks, workshops...

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