This is the opening day of London Craft Week, an annual event that showcases exceptional craftsmanship through a journey-of-discovery programme featuring hidden workshops and unknown makers alongside celebrated masters, famous studios, galleries, shops and luxury brands.
This is a special week dedicated only to the beauty of arts and crafts, that aims to give visitors the opportunity of experience the magic of true creativity, see what real quality means, and meet some of the world’s most respected makers and artists and even have a try.
During this five days events, visitors will also see world-class fragrances being developed scent by scent, diamonds being cut & polished, porcelain being hand painted, silver being shaped, glass being blown and Chinese calligraphy being performed live.
“London has long had a Fashion Week and a Design Festival. Now there is London Craft Week. A magical combination of imagination, individuality, passion and skill found in the best-made of things” said Guy Salter, Chairman of London Craft Week.
Take a look at the video bellow and see what you can expect from London Craft Week: