London Craft Week returns in May for its fourth edition, and Cockpit Arts is delighted to be a partner once again. They have four exciting events planned:
Cockpit Arts and Fortnum & Mason present Form + Line
2nd – 19th May
Fortnum & Mason, 181 Piccadilly, London W1A 1ER
Explore a collection of hand-crafted pieces by Cockpit artists and makers as part of Fortnum & Mason’s Made in London season. Featuring work by Majeda Clarke, Ute Decker, Jo Hayes Ward, Leah Jensen, Eleanor Lakelin, Fflur Owen and Matthew Warner, using an eclectic range of materials each has distinctive take on line and form.
Making it in London – Craft at Risk?
Wednesday 8th May
Leathersellers’ Hall, 7 St Helen’s Place, London EC3A 6AB
London’s creative economy is a global success. Yet, with soaring housing prices and a squeeze on studio space, is it still realistic to run a craft business in the capital? Join Cockpit CEO Annie Warburton, ceramic artist David Marques, textile designer Majeda Clarke and Ed Bayes, Culture at Risk Officer at the Mayor of London’s Office, for a debate chaired by Katie Treggiden on how we keep creativity thriving at the heart of the city.
Free entry – booking is essential. Book tickets now.
Assemble – Contemporary Craft in Cities
Friday 10th May
Sugarhouse Studios, 19 Collett Road, London, SE16 4DJ
A panel discussion including Cockpit CEO Annie Warburton, Mat Leung from Assemble and Catherine Greig from architecture and design studio make:good, will reflect on the value of projects and spaces, as well as the current challenges for craftspeople in London and the changes we’d like to see.
Tickets £7.45. Book tickets now.
Luxury Craft in the Commercial Sphere
Saturday 11th May
Ruth Tomlinson, 10 Hatton Place, London, EC1N 8RU
A discussion exploring the complex relationship between luxury craft and commercial jewellery design, hosted by fine jeweller Ruth Tomlinson and chaired by Janice Hosegood, Head of Communications at Cockpit Arts, with panellists Annabel Davidson, editor of Vanity Fair ‘On Jewellery’ and Grant Gibson, writer and founder of podcast ‘Material Matters’.
Tickets £10. Book tickets now.