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The Textures of Craft: Heritage Crafts Association Crafts Conference
Sat 6 May 2017, 10:00 – 16:30 BST
Kaffe Fassett, worldwide authority on textiles and colour will be speaking at the Heritage Crafts Association’s conference on Saturday 6th May, 10.45–4.30pm at the Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London W1G 0AE.
Kaffe kicks off a spectacular day when craftspeople and those interested in our rich heritage of traditional skills can hear from makers, celebrate the best in the country, and find out more about our research on endangered crafts - The Radcliffe Red List.
Tickets cost £25 for HCA members and £30 for non-members and include tea and coffee during registration (lunch is not included). A special discounted "bring a friend" rate of £50 is also available to members.
10:00 - 10.45 - Registration and tea/coffee
10:45 - 10:55 - Welcome, Patricia Lovett, MBE, Vice Chair of the HCA
10:55 - 11:55 - 'The Texture of Craft' - Kaffe Fassett, Patron of the HCA
11:55 - 12:40 - 'Cræft: On how traditional crafts are about more than just making' - Dr Alex Langlands, Patron of the HCA
12:40 - 12:55 - The Radcliffe Red List - Greta Bertram, Secretary of the HCA
12.55 – 13.05 - The National Trust, local ranges in shops – Genevieve Sioka (Buyer, Artisan and Craft)
13:05 - 14:30 - HCA AGM - all welcome (approx 20 minutes) followed by Lunch and viewing Instant Gallery
14:30 - 15:00 - Celebrating Excellence - The Heritage Crafts Awards and National Honours
15:00 - 15:25 - Lisa Hammond MBE, (Potter) - The 'Adopt a Potter' scheme in Middleport
15:25 - 15:50 - Florian Gadsby, (Potter) - Craft apprenticeships and beyond
15:50 – 16:15 - Greg Rowland (Master Wheelwright) – Training in traditional crafts
16:15 – 16:30 - Heritage Crafts Updates
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