Upcoming Events

Crafting A Difference

SoShiro 23 Welbeck Street, London

Five London-based contemporary craft and visual arts galleries have forged an unprecedented relationship to bring together an ambitiously diverse selection of work in early 2021. ‘Crafting a Difference’ at SoShiro gallery, is a positively defiant act of coming together at a time when so many have been forced apart. Work in ceramics, wood, glass, metals, ... Read more

Folding for Design with Kate Colin

Online

This course is for anyone wishing to learn how to transform a sheet of paper into a range of three dimensional forms. It is advisable that participants have taken the ‘Introduction to Paper Folding’ class first, but not essential. We won’t be making products in this class but you will learn a variety of techniques ... Read more

£55

Introduction to Embroidery: ‘Imagination’

Online

This online class is split over two sessions (3 & 10 March) and is suitable for beginners who would like to try embroidery for the first time, or those who have not picked up a needle since childhood and who are looking for a new, exciting and rewarding hobby. The imagination design was inspired by ... Read more

£120

An Introduction to Paper Folding with Kate Colin

Online

In this popular ‘Introduction to Paper Folding’ class, you’ll be introduced to some basic folding techniques and be guided through the process of making three spectacular pieces to fold and keep. On booking, you will be sent a kit in the post containing all the tools and materials you’ll require for the workshop. The kit ... Read more

£55

COMPASS: Maker Journeys in Focus Workshop Series

Online

In this series, five Scotland-based designers and makers will guide you through their journey as a creative business. The featured makers are textile designer Laura Spring, silversmith Bryony Knox, jewellery designer Heather McDermott and ceramic artists QEST Johnnie Walker Scholar Frances Priest and Cara Guthrie. Over three online sessions, they will share insights into their ... Read more

£25

Folding for Design with Kate Colin

Online

This course is for anyone wishing to learn how to transform a sheet of paper into a range of three dimensional forms. It is advisable that participants have taken the ‘Introduction to Paper Folding’ class first, but not essential. We won’t be making products in this class but you will learn a variety of techniques ... Read more

£55

Katazome workshop with Sarah Desmarais

Online

The Japan Society is delighted to present an online katazome workshop with QEST Garfield Weston Foundation Scholar Sarah Desmarais. Japanese katazome (or stencil dyeing) is a centuries-old method of printing on cloth using paper stencils and a rice paste resist in combination with indigo or other dyes. Traditionally, it was often used to produce fabric ... Read more

£70

Ancient plaster: Casting light on a forgotten sculptural material

Online

Marble, bronze, and terracotta are all celebrated materials for sculpture in the round. However, plaster, another noteworthy material in antiquity, is understudied and often absent from the archaeological record. This British Academy conference will explore plaster as a sculptural material in its own right, as well as addressing the use of plaster models for the ... Read more

Spring Flowers Workshop with Su Blackwell

Online

Join paper artist Su Blackwell in this online class and learn how to create bright and bold spring flowers out of paper. The class takes place over two consecutive evenings (30 and 31 March, 5.30-7.30pm each day) and templates and wires will be sent to you in advance. To create your daffodil, tulip and iris, ... Read more

£90

Plant Support Workshop with Annemarie O’Sullivan

Make a large or small willow plant support from locally grown, freshly harvested willow. Using this beautiful native willow, you will learn one basic but very strong weave. You will create a spiralling weave. All the techniques used are helpful for other willow garden projects. These plant supports are great for supporting sweet peas and ... Read more

£120

Spring Flowers Workshop with Su Blackwell

Online

Join paper artist Su Blackwell in this online class and learn how to create bright and bold spring flowers out of paper. The class takes place over two consecutive evenings (10 and 11 April, 5-7pm each day) and templates and wires will be sent to you in advance. To create your daffodil, tulip and iris, ... Read more

£90

Windsor Chair-making with Jason Mosseri

Sussex

Over the six days, professional chair maker Jason Mosseri will teach you all the elements of chair-making and you will leave with a strong, elegant chair made by your own fair hand. You will learn how to select a suitable green ash log, cleave it into parts, and, using a wooden spring pole lathe, “turn” ... Read more

£550