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Conserving the Great Clock of Westminster: Big Ben. Photo: UK Parliament / Catherine Bebbington
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See London's talented makers showcase their creativity and craftsmanship during London Craft Week.

Meet artists, designers and engineers, and explore their studios and creative spaces. Take part in workshops with famous design studios, art galleries, award-winning restaurants and luxury fashion brands. Plus, get an insight into the creative thinking behind incredible items from the past and present.

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Vivienne Westwood’s boutique
Vivienne Westwood’s boutique

London Craft Week 2018 features more than 200 events across a wide range of disciplines, showcasing the skill and technology involved in modern making processes.


This year’s highlights include a ceramic handling session at the V&A (12 May), a celebration of Vivienne Westwood’s iconic shoe collection (10 May), and a woodblock pattern-printing workshop at the William Morris Gallery (12 May). 


There’s also the chance to join a discussion with the creators of the House of MinaLima (10 May), and go backstage to learn about the dazzling costumes used in Dreamgirls (10 May). Plus, meet the teams behind the conservation of the Houses of Parliament (11 May) and Battersea Power Station (10 May). 

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