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Alison Ellens Lockdown basket

Alison Ellen’s’ Lockdown

Alison Ellen’s’ Lockdown June 11, 2020 I’m writing this after a month spent isolating in lockdown and am settling into a new way of life. For me I think the worst time was the week before lockdown, as this was when all the planned work events were cancelled one after another. Teaching workshops, talks, an open

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Anna Cates Wood Turning

Anna’s life in lockdown

Anna’s life in Lockdown May 20, 2020 One month into lockdown and I was almost starting to question my place as a woodturner and whether I ought to perhaps become a gardener instead? I’m green fingered and the English love their gardens so I’d always have work! I must have been only nine or ten when

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Lockdown and Windsor chairs

Lockdown and Windsor chairs

Lockdown and Windsor chairs May 14, 2020 Like many businesses, I began the year with exciting plans. I had some great shows booked, my chair making courses were well-subscribed towards the middle of the year and tool sales were coming in steadily. I thought I could identify the main threats to my business. Number one on

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Adapting to lockdown by Sarah Cox

Adapting to lockdown by Sarah Cox

Adapting to lockdown by Sarah Cox May 5, 2020 A self-employed ceramic artist lives a pretty isolated life when you work from home, so these strange times haven’t really been that strange for me since we have been in lock down. The only time when I realise life is different at the moment is when we

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Linda Connelly wins Silver in Award 2020

Linda Connelly wins Silver Award in 2020

Linda Connelly wins Silver Award in 2020 March 1, 2020 Linda Connelly wins Silver Award at Goldsmiths Craftsmanship & Design Awards 2020 At Goldsmiths Hall award ceremony on the evening of 24 February 2020 Linda Connelly discovered that she had won the silver award. Linda says: “It is a tremendous honour and I was overwhelmed to

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Woodturning Anna Cates Penguins

Meet the members – Anna Cates Woodturner

Meet the members – Anna Cates Woodturner November 27, 2019 Meet Anna Cates woodturner. Anna graduated from the University of Brighton in 2004 with a BA Hons and was recognised with an award for “Outstanding Artistic Achievement”. Anna says: “woodturning is immensely satisfying and fun! The shavings fly as a form begins to take shape, from

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Rosi Robinson Bartlett Property

Exciting news! Rosi Robinson’s batik painting.

Exciting news! Rosi Robinson’s batik painting. November 5, 2019 Exciting news! Rosi Robinson’s batik painting, The Bartlett Property, has been hired by a film company for the film ‘A Good House’ starring Sigourney Weaver and Kevin Kline! The batik is of a property in Nova Scotia. ‘A Good House’ is being filmed at present and should

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Goldsmiths Fair 1-6 October 2019

Goldsmiths Fair 1-6 October 2019 September 18, 2019 Abby Mosseri at the Goldsmiths Fair I have been busy sourcing vibrant, characterful gemstones and working on new designs for my ever evolving  collection. So as Goldsmiths’ Fair draws closer I am ready to give you a sneak peek at some of the work that will be on show

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Sam Fanaroff

Obituary for Sam Fanaroff BEM

Obituary for Sam Fanaroff BEM March 4, 2019 Obituary for Sam Fanaroff BEM – coppersmith and founder of the Sussex Guild Sam Fanaroff, who was only recently awarded the British Empire Medal for services to the crafts, died peacefully at home in Westham aged 92 on Saturday 16th February. An inspiration to craft workers in Sussex, Sam

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