This unique event draws collectors, design lovers and luxury shoppers to the magnificent Goldsmiths’ Hall where they can browse the latest collections from this handpicked selection of craftsmen and women. Goldsmiths' Fair will be held at Goldsmiths' Hall from 24 to 29 September, and 1 to 6 October.
Joey Richardson- ARE YOU WITH ME? Solo Show
This is the first ever solo show for the UK’s most renowned female wood sculptor, wood turner and artist working with wood. An exclusive for Lincoln! To be held from 5th to 15th September at the Sam Scorer Gallery, Lincoln.
Guildhall Symphony Orchestra Concert
In the first concert of the academic year, new Guildhall School musicians perform together for the first time on the Barbican Hall stage in an eclectic programme of orchestral, choral and jazz works. The concert will be held at the Barbican Hall on the 27th September at 7:30 PM.
Exhibition of the AWGB Ray Key collaboration
After Ray Key passed away, his wife, Liz, with some help from Reg Hawthorne and Paul Hannaby, found a number of part-turned items in his workshop. These pieces have been sent to a number of internationally renowned turners to finish in their own style, and can be viewed at Nature in Art, Gloucester.
‘Wood’ at The Scottish Gallery
Wood is an exhibition at The Scottish Gallery showcasing a number of artists who primarily use wood to make beautiful, sensitive and expressive work. Bursary award winner Eleanor Lakelin will be showing her work at the show which is open from 3rd April to 27th April 2019.
Join thousands of arts lovers at Handmade Oxford – The International Contemporary Arts Festival for a celebration of craft, design, fine art, sculpture, slow living and artisan food, to be held at Waterperry Gardens, Oxford from 27th to 30th June.
Lent & Easter at St Bride’s Church
You are warmly invited to join us at St Bride's Church, either by coming to our special services, or by participating in one of the other suggested activities that we have on offer this year. You can read a Lent Book, or simply listen to beautiful, thought provoking music.
Strictly Trial and Error
This is the fifth-year performance of 'Strictly Trial and Error' the ever-popular theatrical fundraising Revue for the benefit of the Sheriffs’ & Record’s Fund and Pan Intercultural Arts. The Shows are being organised for the 3 nights of Mon-Wed 12th-14th March 2018 at the Central Criminal Court.
Evensong at St Paul’s Cathedral and presentation of the Torchères
To commemorate the Company’s involvement with the restoration of the bells of the St Paul’s Cathedral, Master in Turning Stuart Mortimer, was commissioned to make a pair of prayer torchères for presentation to the Cathedral. The presentation will take place during Evensong at 5pm on 26th February.
Poetry in Practice
The first event for Poetry in Practice, is 'The Bigger Picture' a collaboration between the Royal College of General Practitioners and the Faculty of History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy to be held on 30th January at Apothecaries Hall, featuring Simon Callow CBE.
Make a spatula by London Green Wood
Time to make your own cooking utensils! Hone your knife skills in this workshop with one of London's best woodworkers and create a spatula and a butter knife to take home with you. Suitable for complete beginners or those who want to practise their knife skills. 12th January 10 - 15.00
Christmas Day Family Eucharist at St Bride’s Church
Amidst the whirl of excitement on Christmas morning, with stockings, presents, and the aroma of a wonderful Christmas Dinner, it is so important that we take the time to reflect on what it is that we are celebrating. Join us at 11am in St Bride's on Christmas morning for a joyful festive service.
Craft Central Winter Market At The Forge
Join Craft Central from 16th to 18th November for their seasonal craft makers-market being held in their new home, recently renovated The Forge. Commended for a New London Award, The Forge is a glorious, Grade II listed building with immense historical significance.
Armistice Centenary Events
With the Armistice Centenary on November 11 coinciding with Britain's Remembrance Sunday, the traditional ceremony at the Cenotaph will conclude with an expanded march-past. As part of the day’s commemorations, Britain and Germany are joining in a call for bells of all kinds to be rung globally.
Cockpit Arts Open Studios
Cockpit Arts Open Christmas Studios is a perfect opportunity to buy direct from independent makers, from craftspeople and artist-makers as well as a selected group of Cockpit Arts’ alumni. The Holborn studios are open from 23rd to 25th November, and Deptford from 30th November to 2nd December.
Darren Appiagyei to Showcase at The Forge
Over London Design Festival Darren Appiagyei, Cockpit Arts Turners Award Recipient and one of a new generation of wood turners, will be showcasing a range of his work at Craft Central. There will be a special preview night on 15th September, then the exhibition will run daily from 16th to 23rd.
Handmade in Britain, Business Development Workshop
Handmade in Britain provides outstanding workshops addressing all aspects of a designer-maker’s career. The next workshop will take place on Thursday 27th September at Lift, London N1, where you will be able to find out how to market and sell your products in the most effective way.
Eleanor Lakelin selected for Homo Faber, Venice
Turners' Cockpit Arts Award winner, Eleanor Lakelin has been selected by The Michelangelo Foundation for Homo Faber in Venice. This is an inspiring exhibition of rare craftsmanship, encounter master artisans and discover their multifaceted know-how through live demonstrations and virtual technology.
New Mills for Turnabout
This is the latest salt and pepper mill designed by Louise Hibbert, Wizardry In Wood 2016 exhibitor and competition winner. If you are travelling to the States between January and March next year, you will be able to see her work on display at the Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, Tennessee.
Joey Richardson exhibits at Society of Designer Craftsmen
The Society of Designer Craftsmen are celebrating 130 years with their Summer Exhibition, Hand of the Maker, to be held at Chelsea College of Art and Design, from 12th to 21st July 2018. Liveryman and QEST Scholar Joey Richardson, renowned for her delicate and richly hued wood forms, is exhibiting.