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Battersea Power Station presents Walpole’s Makers of the Exceptional

9 May 10:00 — 13 May 18:00
Workshops, daily, various times

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Workshops, booking necessary

Exhibition, booking not necessary, free

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Circus West
entrance via Sopwith Way

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020 7501 0661

Battersea Power Station hosts alumni from Walpole’s Crafted: Makers of the Exceptional programme. The pop-up celebrates a decade of makers across various disciplines demonstrating their skills, talking about their inspirations and telling their stories.

Workshops (book via

Wed 9 May:

Sketchbook Sessions with Geoffrey Preston: a talk through the techniques and processes involved in creating his highly sculptural decorative plasterwork.

Times: 11:00am, 2.00pm, and 4:00pm, sessions are 30mins long

Thur 10 May:

Special Millinery Techniques Demonstration with Bridget Bailey:  a demonstration of her special techniques making velvet lily petals using embossing and wiring.

Times: 11:00am and 2.00pm, sessions are 30mins long

Fri 11 May:

Beauty & Function: Demonstration with Isatu Hyde: Potter Isatu will demonstrate sgraffito glaze techniques, flute a thrown piece of pottery, and discuss the essential philosophies and motivations behind her craft work.

Times: 11:00am and 2.00pm, sessions are 30mins long

Sat 12 May:

Artist and silversmith Miriam Hanid shares insights relating to the commissioning process with a talk and short demo focused on bespoke fine silverware.

Times:11:00am, 2.00pm, and 4:00pm, sessions are 30mins long

Sun 13 May:

Carving demonstration and talk on Japanese design principles, with studio furniture maker Hugh Miller.

 Times: 11:00am, 2.00pm, and 4:00pm, sessions are 30mins long