London Craft Week

What’s Hot | 6th May 2022 | 5min read

Get in touch with your creative side this spring with London Craft Week!

Happening from May 9 to 15 across different locations in London, the event celebrates outstanding British and international artistry, bringing together over 250 established and emerging makers, designers, brands and galleries all over the world.

Explore a curated selection of works, join workshops, attend talks and more exciting activities. This year, there are amazing featured projects in store for you with lots of events to choose from!

Artisan Chelsea

Chelsea was London’s original artists’ quarter of the 19th century and centre of the Arts & Crafts movement.

Today, it’s at the vanguard of contemporary technique and flourishes as a neighbourhood rich in creativity.

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Featured Project: Artisan Chelsea

From the dazzling luxury brands of Sloane Street to characterful independent stores on King’s Road and the gourmet specialists on picturesque Pavilion Road, Chelsea has got it all.

Learn more about fashion, printing, jewellery, leatherwork, embroidery and embellishment, Chelsea-style through these events:

Artisanal Ice Cream Tasting, May 9-13

Cassandra Goad’s Interactive Exhibition, May 9-14

Leading Leather: Luxury Dog Accessories by Mews London, May 9-14

Molly Mahon, the Modern Block Printer, May 9-15

Talk: “Is There a Future for Leather?”, 10th May

Celebrating 165 years of Tanner Krolle Trunks with Tabitha Simmons, 11th May

Sarabande Studio Takeover at Soho Home, May 11-15

Smythson Exhibits Artwork in Partnership with Lora Avedian, May 11-15

Introduction to 3D Hand Embroidery with Jung Byun, 12th May

Make, Do and Mend Fashion Workshop, 13th May

The Mills Fabrica

The Mills Fabrica is nestled within a three-storey Victorian warehouse designed by Barr Gazetas and restored by Untold Interiors.

It is home to Fabrica X, an experiential concept store and innovation gallery for sustainable brands; membership-led workspaces, a tech lab equipped with a laser cutter and 3D printer for prototyping and a powerful start-up incubation programme.

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Featured Project: The Mills Fabrica

Dedicated to building a community of sustainable innovators, The Mills Fabrica features a curated selection of events here:

Urban Fungariums by Rachel Horton-Kitchlew, May 9-15

Fabrica X at London Craft Week, May 9-15

Circulose®️ by Renewcell, May 9-15

ER, A Project by Eugène Riconneaus, May 9-15

Reinventing Linen by Flax London, May 9-15

Repurposed, Reused and Recycled, May 9-15

Creating Bio-Materials From Waste with BIOHM, May 12

Create Your Own Hand-Knitted Beanie From Upcycled Material by Joao Maraschin, May 13

Pimlico Road Series

Pimlico Road Design District in Belgravia is the apex of inspiring design and best-in-class interiors.

From sculptors to woodworkers, embroidery to antiques, textiles to crystals, it’s a melting pot for craft and design.

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Featured Project: Pimlico Road Series

The neighbourhood exudes a unique village feel, where inspirational interiors, food, drink, fashion and architecture can be found on every corner.

Discover the craftsmanship of Pimlico Road through these events:

Meet the Masters: Hand-Embroidery Demonstration at Chelsea Textiles, May 9-13

Celebrating 45 Years of Collier Webb, May 9-13

“Still, Quiet” — PINCH hosts Be Still Ceramics, May 9-14

The Drifter Light, May 9-14

The Family History Trail, May 9-14

The Easy Chair: The Edward Barnsley Workshop in Collaboration with Soane Britain, May 9-14

Margo Selby: Handwoven Geometric Art at 88 Gallery, May 9-14

The Finishing Touch: Tassels & Trimmings with Brian Turner, May 9-14

Unframing Art, May 9-15

Howe x Gaia Di Paola, May 9-15

Pots for Daily Use, May 10-14

Gio Ponti: A Conversation with Caterina Licitra-Ponti at Robertaebasta, May 11

London Craft Week Lates: The Pimlico Road Edition, May 11

Botanical Cloth-Dyeing Workshop with Cloth Collective, May 12

The Imperfect Nature Within Space: Well-Crafted Interiors, 20th Century to Present Day, May 12

Document to Design: The Robert Kime Collection, May 13

Coal Drops Yard

Coal Drops Yard is a shopping destination and foodie hotspot, where design meets fashion and craftsmanship is celebrated.

Discover some of the world’s most exciting fashion, lifestyle and homeware brands in an extraordinary canal-side setting, just a short walk from King’s Cross and London St. Pancras stations.

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Featured Project: Coal Drops Yard

While you’re at Coal Drops Yard, why not take part in these workshops, installations and experiences?


Experience Design, Technique and Materiality at Tom Dixon’s Coal Office, May 9-15

A Celebration of Craftsmanship at Cubitts with Christabel Balfour, May 9-15

Wherever I Lay My Hat, May 9-15

Natural and Recycled: The Sustainable Future of Fabrics, May 9-15

Weaving Residency with Maria Sigma, May 9-15

Bespoke Candle Making Workshop, May 12

Shoe Polishing and Aftercare Masterclass, May 14

Take part in these London Craft Week events and experiences by booking your tickets here.

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