From 9th - 13th May 2018, St James's is proudly hosting a programme of London Craft Week events, talks, experiences and demonstrations exploring craft with modern makers. Discover some of our unique retailers whose traditional techniques adjoin to make contemporary craft.
Capturing No. 3 St James's Street: Little Halstock at Berry Bros. & Rudd
Begin your Craft Week at the UK’s oldest wine and spirit merchant, Berry Bros. & Rudd. Together with Little Halstock, purveyors of grand bespoke interiors, they will present an artistic evocation of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s home at No.3 St James’s Street.
Discover how Luke Wycherley, master craftsman and the curator of this intricate box, captures the history and singularity of No.3 St James’s Street. The artefact pays homage to Berry Bros. & Rudd’s original shop, a London landmark, in St James’s.
9th May, 10:00 - 21:00. Booking not required.
The Goldsmiths’ Company at Fortnum & Mason
Throughout the week you can pop into Fortnum & Mason who are demonstrating their centuries-long commitment to supporting new talent and British craftsmanship by teaming up with the iconic The Goldsmiths’ Company. In partnership the pair have curated an exceptional selection of jewellery, contemporary silver objects and intricate accessories, displayed across three floors.
9th -12th May, 10:00 — 21:00. 13th May, 11:30 — 18:00. Booking not required.
1920s-Inspired Fragrance Workshop at Floris
Ever pondered how fragrances are inspired? Then head to the world’s oldest independent perfumer, Floris, who are offering London Craft Week guests a workshop of fragrance inspired by their latest launch ‘1927’.
With perfumers Edward Bodenham and Nicola Pozzani as your hosts, you will explore the art and culture inspiration behind the latest eau de parfum from their Fragrance Journals. You will be afforded the rare opportunity to explore the private Floris perfumery, while indulging in a spot of Pol Roger Champagne.
10th May, 18:30. Booking necessary, 20 places available (£30).
Exploring Elements of Silk at New & Lingwood
If you’re looking for worldly excellence in fine fabrics and apparel, New & Lingwood won’t disappoint.
Join Product and Marketing Director Simon Maloney as he delivers an exploratory talk on the development of silk fabrics, delving into the meticulous techniques used to produce luxury gowns and fine ties, and the importance of these rich materials to New & Lingwood.
10th May, 13:00 - 14:00. Booking not required.