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Discover new meaning behind the ‘Islay’ label with a guided tasting of Bruichladdich Distillery’s cult Islay Single Malts led by Brand Ambassador Abigail Clephane, all within the original 321-year-old shop at Berry Bros. & Rudd.

<em>Edit Event</em> Female Founders in British Craft
9 May
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Female Founders Present hosts a pop-up and panel discussion on the opportunities for female founders in the context of sustainability, British manufacturing and luxury retail. Chaired by Phoebe Gormley, founder of Gormley & Gamble, Savile Row for Women and member of Allbright’s U30...

<em>Edit Event</em> The Heads Behind the Hats
11 May
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Leo Fenwick hosts an intimate panel conversation with iconic British milliners Rachel Trevor-Morgan, Noel Stewart and Edwina Ibbotson discussing the craftsmanship that goes into their Ascot creations.

From runways to racecourses, rock stars to royalty, the sought-after creations of...

<em>Edit Event</em> Head, Hand & Heart: A Celebration of Creativity and Making
9 May
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Join writer Charlotte Abrahams in conversation with Franco Ceccotti, founder of Ceccotti Collezioni. From its base in the Tuscan town of Cascina, discover how this world-renowned company creates pieces of furniture that are considered ‘functional pieces of art’. Followed by a Design Discovery...

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8 May
1819

Gieves & Hawkes presents a masterclass focusing on the bespoke women's suit. Head Cutter David Taub gives an introduction and demonstration of the unique elements involved in creating bespoke garments for women.

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8 May
1921

Home House and Goldsmiths’ Fair present jewellery expert Joanna Hardy in conversation with jewellers Julia Lloyd George and Disa Allsopp.

Goldsmiths’ Fair presents jewellery expert Joanna Hardy, who shares her insights gleaned from working with the world’s most distinguished gemologists...

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8 May
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Hosted by the Office of the Secretary of State for Wales, Welsh jean makers Hiut Denim break down the process of making a jean and discuss how they are bringing manufacturing back to Wales and getting their town making jeans again.

Cardigan is a small town of 4,000 people. 400 of them...

<em>Edit Event</em> Unearthing Nature's Treasures and Commercial Complexities with Annabel Davidson of Vanity Fair
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Jeweller Ruth Tomlinson combines traditional craft and contemporary design. Join her alongside Vanity Fair’s On Jewellery Editor Annabel Davidson, Grant Gibson and Janice Hosegood, for a discussion on the complexities of luxury craft and commercial jewellery design, tour the workshop and view a...

<em>Edit Event</em> Restoring a London Legend
8 May
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Visit Belmond Cadogan Hotel and join a dedicated tour to view many of the original pieces on display throughout the hotel, by mainly British artists. Discover not only the artwork but the craftsmanship and original details found throughout the historical property. 

The hotel, which...

<em>Edit Event</em> Grow
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Tom Dixon host a series of workshops and activities to inform and inspire new ways of using plants at their showroom in Coal Drops Yard.

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Design hotel Sea Containers London hosts an installation of sustainable furniture and accessories by Bethan Gray in partnership with Nature Squared, showcasing luxury craft pieces made from industry byproduct materials such as scallop shells and goose feathers.

‘Best British Designer’...

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10 May
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Join William McVicker, Organ Curator at London’s Southbank Centre, for an in-depth look behind the scenes at the Royal Festival Hall organ. Learn about its history and the craftsmanship involved in making this monumental instrument.

 

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10 May
1820

Artist-perfumer Paul Schütze presents a workshop in which he introduces rare and exotic materials, discusses the communication of olfactory concepts, the collaborative creation of bespoke fragrances and the elevation of your senses to giddying levels of decadence and excess. A cocktail is...

<em>Edit Event</em> In Conversation: Eleanor Lakelin and Alison Crowther
11 May
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Eleanor Lakelin and Alison Crowther are two female artists at the forefront of contemporary craft, working in wood. They discuss their practices and creative interests.

 

<em>Edit Event</em> In Conversation: Nic Webb and Wycliffe Stutchbury
9 May
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These two established makers share a strong connection with nature and enjoy a friendship with common interests in materials and process. Together they discuss the role of nature within their craft.

<em>Edit Event</em> In Conversation: Gareth Neal
8 May
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Gareth Neal is a leading innovator in the contemporary craft design world, combining traditional furniture-making skills with new technologies. He discusses the place of technology in contemporary craft.

<em>Edit Event</em> JIZAI by Haruo Mitsuta at Daiwa Foundation Japan House
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The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation hold an exhibition, JIZAI by Haruo Mitsuta, during London Craft Week at Daiwa Foundation Japan House.

Mitsuta is a contemporary artist who makes Jizai Okimono - flexible animal figures made from metal pieces - which replicate the movement of...

<em>Edit Event</em> Japanese Crafts and the Challenge of Translation
9 May
1820

Two specialists explore the fascinating world of Japanese crafts, looking at what makes Japanese crafts so special, discussing how they are viewed in an international context, and debating translation issues.

Japanese crafts are highly regarded and valued. However, translating specific...

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Master shoemakers Carréducker host a week-long programme of events. On Thursday 9 May,  hear Avant Garde shoemaker James Kearns tells his story, Join Riina O' to learn the traditional skills involved in handsewn glove making and in the evening shoemakers Carreducker host an evening of shoe...

<em>Edit Event</em> A Guide to Floriculture, Gardening and Botanical Activities at sketch London
9 May
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In anticipation of sketch London's fourth annual Mayfair Flower Show, the participating floricultural artist and craft artisans gather for a talk focusing on the craftsmanship behind the soon-to-be-revealed gardens. The panel will explore traditional printing techniques and their potential...

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