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Eastern Exchanges at Manchester Art Gallery

I had a splendid afternoon crashing the press preview of the newly opened Eastern Exchanges: East Asia Craft and Design exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery yesterday. More than a few standout pieces – as well as a chance to peek at a couple of other shows now on and to have a look at the gallery’s impression permanent collection – made my northward daytrip well worth the time on the train. Fans of design would do well to follow suit before the show closes at the end of May.Continue reading

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Handmade in Britain – Appreciating British Craftsmanship (CheapOair)

Opening the doors to the beautiful and historic Chelsea Old Town Hall for three days this May, Handmade in Britain will showcase the best of contemporary fine crafts across a range of disciplines. With innovative design to be on display … Continue reading

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Cookery School Pop-Up Cafe at Handmade in Britain

Just a head’s up to let you know Handmade in Britain’s “Spring Edition” is coming soon to Chelsea Old Town Hall. Of course, the event will be a fantastic showcase of contemporary fine crafts across a range of disciplines. It will … Continue reading

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British Ceramics Biennial at Stoke-on-Trent (OneTravel)

The British Ceramics Biennial returns this autumn to the English town of Stoke-on-Trent, the world capital of ceramics, with its biggest line-up to date. Set to run from Saturday the 28th of September to Sunday the 10th of November, the Biennial celebrates the best in contemporary ceramics and brings together 150 leading artists through a series of exhibitions, installations and events while drawing on the local area’s heritage and significance in the ceramics industry. Continue reading

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Wallpaper, Ketel One and VICE Want to Fund Your Modern Craft Project

Partnering with Wallpaper magazine, VICE and Ketel One are on a quest to find contemporary craftspeople who bring traditional skills into the modern day and striving to take their work, careers and talents to the next level. Folks keen to establish a craft … Continue reading

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