London Craft Week

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 - Sunday, 12 May 2019
at the Art Workers’ Guild

The Guild is holding two events over London Craft Week, between 8 - 12 May 2019.

Unveiled – The Craft of Millinery
Wednesday 8 - Friday 10 May


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. Curated by leading milliners and Brothers of the Guild, Rachel Trevor Morgan, Edwina Ibbotson and Noel Stewart, the exhibition draws on their experience and knowledge to bring together the best of British millinery, including hats from Stephen Jones, Philip Treacy and Bro. Bridget Bailey. Their aim is to highlight the very special craft of millinery and its varied techniques, both modern and traditional. A working gallery forms part of the exhibition, where you can see hats being made over the three days. There is also a display of winning hats from the annual Feltmakers’ Design Competition.

Included in the week are ticketed talks and demonstrations.  For more details, please see the website.


London Craft Week: The Art of Making at the Art Workers’ Guild
Sunday 12 May, 11am - 5pm

The Guild is holding a special one-day event to showcase the enormous variety of our members’ craft disciplines. Brothers will be demonstrating the specialist skills involved in the making process of each, featuring stone carving, textile design and calligraphy, to name but a few.
Entry is free and refreshments will be available.

Those taking part include:

Jane Cox - Potter
Wally Gilbert - Sculptor
Edwina Ibbotson  - Milliner
Paul Jakeman - Stonecarver
Mark L’Argent - Calligrapher
Sue Lowday - Leather work
Georgy Metichian - Woodcarving
Jeremy Nichols - Potter
Tom Samuel - Woodcarving
Annie Sherburne - Textiles

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