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5.15pm. Stand 8.5, First floor Hans Fischer (artist), Nele van Wieringen (head of the Ceramics Museum Westerwald) and gallerist Angelika Metzger talk about the ceramic work on the stand.

IN FOCUS: CERAMICS 11.30am. Talks Space, Second floor We explore the story of British studio pottery and the legacy of early 20th-century artists on ceramics today. Joanna Bird, gallery owner, curator and consultant, Alun Graves,

senior curator, ceramics and glass at the V&A, and Helen Walsh, curator of ceramics,

Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA), York Art Gallery, discuss the ongoing reinvention and global influence of British ceramists in a panel chaired by Helen Ritchie from

The Fitzwilliam Museum.

CRAFTS BOOK CLUB: ALEXANDER LANGLANDS, CRÆFT 2pm. Talks Space, Second floor Archaeologist, historian and TV presenter Alexander Langlands discusses his new book, Cræft: How Traditional Crafts

Are About More Than Just Making, with Grant Gibson, editor of Crafts. Through a series of mini-histories and personal anecdotes, Langlands mounts a passionate argument for the renewed importance of making in the modern world.

Hans Fischer, Galerie Metzger

BOOTH TALK: 50 GOLBORNE 5.45pm. Stand 6.5, First floor Bev Gibson, the co-founder of Ubuhle, on how to nurture female creativity in South Africa through the revival of the traditional and spiritual art of beading.

CRAFTS MUSIC CLUB 6pm. Talks Space, Second floor Unwind with a drink, music and conversation as Crafts editor Grant Gibson talks to luthier

Alex Bishop about the processes and philosophy behind his guitar making. Bishop will play a number of his instruments,

and demonstrate the fine craftmanship that goes into each one.


11.30am. Stand 7.3, First floor Carol Shinn discusses the ‘why’ and the ‘how’ of her photo-realistic fibre work.

BOOTH TALK: VESSEL GALLERY 12.45pm. Stand 8.4, First floor Elliot Walker talks about his journey from psychology studies into glass sculpture, with a guided tour of his Spotlight installation.

BOOTH TALK: ESH GALLERY 1.45pm. Stand 8.1, First floor Italian artist Domitilla Biondi explains the creative spark and the technical effort that led her to the successful exhibition at Collect 2017 of her astonishing ivory paper creations.

Grant Gibson, Crafts editor

BOOTH TALK: JAGGEDART 3.15pm. Stand 5.1, Ground floor Valeria Nascimento discusses her Rainforest porcelain installation.

Alex Bishop, Crafts Music Club


Domitilla Biondi, ESH Gallery


Valeria Nascimento, jaggedart

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