home: event [ workshop roundup ]
If you have a desire to learn a new skill, or just like being creative, but not sure where to start, then fear not as today we look at some of the best workshops in London.
We found this great article at thenudge.com which shares 28 fab workshops, from embroidery to mosaic, life drawing to floristry with some of our favourites including Drink Shop Do, London Craft Club and Turning Earth.
Follow the link to have a read and be inspired.
home: event [ ceramics ]
Love modern ceramicists? Want to see the best collated under one roof? Visit the Contemporary Ceramics Centre, London.
63 Great Russell Street
London WC1B 3BF
Current exhibition : David Roberts /Evolving Forms
Future exhibition: Carolyn Genders / Sentience
Our Contemporary Ceramics Centre is open opposite the British Museum in the heart of Bloomsbury.
The Contemporary Ceramics Centre is dedicated to showing the best in contemporary studio ceramics and will continue to exhibit the work of members of the Craft Potters Association, the only national body representing ceramic artists and potters in the UK.
home: event [ plate making ]
Create something unique for your home with this plate making workshop at Token Studio, London.
Learn the techniques of pottery with out the wheel throwing, but instead hand building and using tools to make your desired plate.
A perfect workshop to create a personal item for your home or a gift.
‘Token studio’s philosophy is not just limited at the crafts is about creating a style of living, more creative, less waste, more sustainably by lots of fun way of creating everyday products, most importantly we promise that we made the experience full of joy and inspiration‘
To book your place head to tokenstudio.co.uk [ £28 ]
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London based, Italian ceramicist Virginia Balistreri, creates the most beautiful thrown pottery. Great homeware for every day use, would make perfect gifts or treat yourself.
Choose from a broad range of pots, bowls, hanging planters, plant pots, candle holders, tea pots, cups and more. All the range are in beautiful natural tones of greens, blues and beiges.
With prices from £15, head to her Etsy shop to discover more.
home: event [ In Design pottery exhibition ]
As part of this year’s Design Festival, the London Potters will be showcasing 10 designers work over two weekends. Explore tableware, decorative pieces and jewellery, on 13-16th and 20-23rd September at Grosvenor Arch, Circus Village West, Battersea Power Station, London SW11 8AH.
We’re delighted to be hosting two selected showcase selling events as part of this year’s London Design Festival. We’ll be open over two weekends with 10 different exhibitors each week. Explore a diverse range of ceramics from tableware to decorative objects, ceramic jewellery and striking one-off collectors’ pieces, all reflecting the wide use of clay in design.
Over the two weekends of London Design Festival, visitors to In Design @ Battersea can take part in an interactive ceramic activity to create a growing modelled installation, inspired by the surrounding cityscape area of Battersea Power Station. We hope the public will contribute and enjoy the creative experience, learning new clay skills and observing the surroundings in closer detail.
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Take part in superb classes to learn new skills in pottery and ceramic making with the experts at Turning Earth.
Courses are either 8 or 12 weeks long and are at their gorgeous East London studio.
Our beautiful studio occupies two large, glass-fronted railway arches on the Kingsland Viaduct, between Hoxton and Haggerston overground stations.
Courses are taught by professional ceramic artists Sharon Virtue, Tessa Barrett, Ben Sutton, Stine Dulong (designer at SkandiHus) and Sarah Hall.
Keep update with new course details and how to book here
Railway Arches 361-362, Whiston Road London E2 8BW
home: event [ The Potting Shed ]
Get creative on the 22nd or 23rd May by joining ceramic artists Fliff Carr and Matilda Moreton at Town House, Spitalfields, making unique floral decorated plates inspired by 18th century botanical prints.
Learn how to create impressions in clay and apply colour, as well as using a variety of textured floral fabrics, lace and rubber stamps to decorate.
Sessions last 45 minutes and cost £10, including all materials and firing [ Extra cost for plates to be sent to you, but you can collect free of charge two weeks later ].
The Potting Shed
5 Fournier Street
Get tickets from eventsbrite.co.uk