Teri Howes Jewellery

hand-crafted fine jewellery

Based in Holborn, London at the famous Cockpit Arts Studios since 2006, Teri creates hand-crafted contemporary jewellery designs which feature her signature crochet techniques.

Goldsmith's Fair 2018 - Week 1
Sep
25
to Sep 30

Goldsmith's Fair 2018 - Week 1

Please join me at the famous Goldsmith's Fair for my third year at this prestigious annual event hosted by the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, one of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London, which received its first royal charter in 1327.

Each year, this unique Contemporary Jewellery event draws collectors, design lovers and luxury shoppers to the magnificent Goldsmiths’ Hall where they can browse the latest collections from this handpicked selection of craftsmen and women.

Taking place over two weeks with a halfway change of exhibitors - my space is in Week One - from Tuesday 25th September - Sunday 30th September, Stand Number 10.

I am working hard over the summer Cinderella-style to bring new work to life using gorgeous 18 carat gold and tiny grey, cognac and black diamonds, to feature at the show.

Opening Hours are 11am to 6.00pm, with a late evening til 8.00pm on Thursday 27th September. Show closes Sunday at 4.00pm

Entry is £12 for Advanced sales for one week entry, see www.goldsmithsfair.co.uk/visit/tickets/

Goldsmith's Fair, Week 1, 25th Sept - 30th Sept 2018

Goldsmith's Hall, Foster Lane, London EC2V 6BN

I look forward to seeing you there, please stop by Stand 10 for a first look at the new pieces…

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Summer Open Studios, Cockpit Arts, Holborn
Jun
8
to Jun 10

Summer Open Studios, Cockpit Arts, Holborn

Greetings!

I hope you will join me in Studio E2, Cockpit Arts, Holborn for fantastic shopping at the Cockpit Open Studio event.

This is a rare chance to see behind the scenes of one of the UK's most prestigious artists studios. Meet the makers and buy direct from Cockpit's master craftspeople and artist-makers. With over 100 makers in all disciplines including jewellery, glass, fashion & textiles, millinery and ceramics.

This twice-a-year Open Studio event is the only place where you can buy from my selection of archived and discontinued stock in the sale section of my display. Sale pieces are typically discounted by 40-50% of their original price. Sale pieces are limited and as such are sold on a first-come-first-served basis, so don't miss out!

Throughout the weekend at quieter times I will be demonstrating my specialist techniques, so come and see where the magic happens - and how it's made.

If you are interested in joining one of my classes I will have samples of all my projects on display and can address any questions you may have.

This year we open the show on the Friday evening - In Studio E2 we will start the party off with fizz and nibbles, so drop in from 5-9pm.

I will also be showing at the Deptford Open Studios the following weekend in Studio 203.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Teri

NB!! NEW OPENING TIMES AS FOLLOWS:

Summer Open Studios:

Cockpit Arts Holborn

Friday 8th June 5-9pm EVENING ONLY

Saturday 9th June 11-6pm

Sunday 10th June 11-6pm

Summer Admission is FREE - Cockpit Arts is a registered charity, your entry fee goes towards the professional development of the makers and the upkeep of our unique but slightly crumbly building.

For some lovely pics of last years show click here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/cockpitarts/sets/72157652413872580/page2/

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Wire Crochet Class - Level 2
May
19
10:30 AM10:30

Wire Crochet Class - Level 2

One-Day Class - £120.

Following on directly from my Beginners Level 1 Class - you will learn a series of new stitches which will enable you to create structures and patterns.

I have designed each project so you will have a finished piece of jewellery by the end of the day.

In this class we make a Crochet Cuff using 2 colours of wire to create a beautifully intricate crochet structure.

We will cover the following tasks on the day:

• how to cast on using 2 colours of wire simultaneously
• how to crochet new stitches including double, treble and half-treble
• how to cast off, crochet a clasp and add a vintage button fastening

Using 2 colours of wire simultaneously will accentuate these lovely patterns and give you even more design possibilities.

Learn how to 'decode' Crochet Pattern diagrams and build a 'stitch library' to create your own fabulous designs.

All your materials are included in your fee: Steel Crochet Hook, large choice of yummy coloured craft wire or silver-plated wire, a vintage button or bead to form the clasp.

To see examples made in this class click here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/terihowesjewellery/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1300472313331766

Take home whatever you have left over to carry on making at home. 

All classes are held at Cockpit Arts Holborn, London.

Pre-booking is essential. Please email me for booking and payment by PayPal or Debit Card at teri@terihowesjewellery.com

 

 

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Wire Crochet Class - Circles
May
19
10:30 AM10:30

Wire Crochet Class - Circles

One-Day Class - £120 You must have completed Levels 1 and 2 to join this class.

Following on directly from my Level 2 crochet class, this Level 3 class is totally devoted to circles and is probably the most challenging class I run - so be warned!

Devoted to all things Circle we cover the following:

- how to crochet circles using slip-stitch and double crochet
- how to include beads
- how to add stitch variations
- how to cast onto and crochet around a closed ring

All your materials are provided, including crochet hook, lovely coloured wires and beads, ear hooks and your project book.

Information is given on materials, suppliers and suggested reading

All classes are held at Cockpit Arts Holborn, London.

Pre-booking is essential. Please email me for booking and payment by PayPal or Debit Card at teri@terihowesjewellery.com

 

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West Dean College - 3-Day Course
Apr
6
to Apr 9

West Dean College - 3-Day Course

So excited to be off to West Dean College in April for what has become my annual teaching course there - now in my eight year! I love it here so much and always leave invigorated and refreshed.

Covering all my specialist textile wire techniques - including Crochet, Knitting and French-Knitting, in an intensive but fun 3-day course.

Follow the projects or make it up as you go along - this class is suitable for beginners and intermediate levels. The only skills you will need are patience and nifty fingers...

The college is set in historic West Dean House in Sussex, former home of Edward James, poet, artist, designer and patron of the Surrealist Movement. It offers a truly inspirational setting for focused study, creativity and innovation.

Visitors come from all over the world to take courses here, returning again and again. Many of the tutors do not teach anywhere else so you will gain unprecedented access to some remarkable makers that will inspire and spark your creativity.

Click here to see what has been made in previous years: https://www.facebook.com/pg/terihowesjewellery/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1315109995201331

Follow the link below for more info and to book your place: https://www.westdean.org.uk/study/short-courses/courses/slw07775-textile-techniques-in-metal-for-jewellery

 

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Christmas Open Studios, Cockpit Arts Holborn
Nov
23
to Nov 26

Christmas Open Studios, Cockpit Arts Holborn

Season's Greetings!

I hope you will join me in Studio E2, Cockpit Arts, Holborn for fantastic festive shopping at the Cockpit Open Studio event.

A rare glimpse behind the scenes at the famous Cockpit Arts Studios, a chance to meet the makers, hear their story and buy direct from the people who make it.

With over 100 makers in all disciplines including jewellery, glass, fashion & textiles, millinery and ceramics, it is the ideal place to start that christmas shopping list and choose presents with character and charm, uniquely handmade with our love.

The christmas elves have worked their magic once again and bedecked the halls with decorations - it's beginning to feel allot like Christmas...!

In E2 we will start the party off with festive nibbles, so drop in for some christmas cheer on Thursday 23rd November from 6-9pm

I will also be showing at the Deptford Open Studios the following weekend in Studio 106.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Teri

NB!! OPENING TIMES AS FOLLOWS:

Christmas Open Studios:

Cockpit Arts Holborn

Thursday 23rd November 6-9pm EVENING ONLY

Friday 24th November 11-6pm DAYTIME ONLY

Saturday 25th November 11-6pm

Sunday 26th November 11-6pm

 

Admission £6 - Cockpit Arts is a registered charity, your entry fee goes towards the professional development of the makers and the upkeep of our unique but slightly crumbly building.

For some lovely pics of last years show click here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/cockpitarts/sets/72157652413872580/page2/

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Dazzle@Oxo
Nov
12
to Jan 7

Dazzle@Oxo

I am very pleased to have been selected to showcase my Diamond Collections at Dazzle London this year. 

This annual selling exhibition of Contemporary Jewellery showcases the work of over 80 world renowned jewellers invited from all across the UK.

Returning for the fifth year to this stunning riverside Gallery at the iconic Oxo Tower Wharf  is an exciting line up of designers at the forefront of UK jewellery, both established and recent graduates.

With its delicious mix of independent shops and galleries spread over two floors, Oxo Tower Wharf on London's famous South Bank is well worth an afternoon of exploring.

Dazzle London opens to the public on Sunday 12th November and closes on 7th January 2018.

Opening times: Monday to Saturday 10-7, Sundays 11-6. We are closed 25,26,27 December & 1 January. Early closing on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve at 4pm. After Christmas 11-6 daily.

For further info see http://www.dazzle-exhibitions.co.uk

Enjoy!

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Goldsmith's Fair 2017 - Week 1
Sep
26
to Oct 1

Goldsmith's Fair 2017 - Week 1

Please join me at the famous Goldsmith's Fair for my third year at this prestigious annual event hosted by the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, one of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London, which received its first royal charter in 1327.

Each year, this unique Contemporary Jewellery event draws collectors, design lovers and luxury shoppers to the magnificent Goldsmiths’ Hall where they can browse the latest collections from this handpicked selection of craftsmen and women.

Taking place over two weeks with a halfway change of exhibitors - my space is in Week One - from Tuesday 26th September - Sunday 1st October, Stand Number 11.

I am working hard over the summer Cinderella-style to bring new work to life using gorgeous 18 carat gold and tiny grey, cognac and black diamonds, to feature at the show.

Opening Hours are 11am to 6.00pm, with a late evening til 8.00pm on Thursday 28th September. Show closes Sunday at 4.00pm

Entry is £12 for Advanced sales for one week entry, see www.goldsmithsfair.co.uk/visit/tickets/

Goldsmith's Fair, Week 1, 26th Sept - 1st Oct

Goldsmith's Hall, Foster Lane, London EC2V 6BN

I look forward to seeing you there, please stop by Stand 11 for a first look at the new pieces…

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Dazzle@Dovecot
Aug
4
to Aug 28

Dazzle@Dovecot

We are pleased to be invited to exhibit for the first time at Dazzle@Dovecot, Edinburgh.

Part of the world renowned Edinburgh Festival, running throughout August until Monday 28th August. Open every day from 10am to 6pm.

Dovecot Studios Ltd, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LT

Dazzle Contemporary Jewellery Exhibitions is dedicated to showing the best of contemporary designer jewellery. They organise two exhibitions a year in Edinburgh and London showing work in a wide range of materials from gold and silver to paper and plastics. They are committed to showing young makers at the point of graduation alongside internationally renowned designers.

Originally established in 1912 by the 4th Marquess of Bute, Dovecot’s founding weavers John Glassbrook and Gordon Berry came from William Morris’ Merton Abbey Workshops.

Their ethos of arts and crafts ideals and weaving skills have been passed on to generations of Dovecot Apprentices to the present day. Dovecot’s Master Weavers continue to collaborate with artists and designers on tapestry projects and commissions ensuring that the skill of tapestry weaving remains vibrant in the 21st Century.

The light and airy gallery upstairs will be filled with our usual mix of established and new designers, showing the best of contemporary jewellery in a huge variety of materials.

for more info about Dovecot see: dovecotstudios.com/foundation/history/

And: http://www.dazzle-exhibitions.co.uk/Exhibitions/Exhibition.aspx?pageid=1639

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Textile Techniques in Metal for Jewellery - West Dean College - 2-day weekend course
Mar
10
to Mar 12

Textile Techniques in Metal for Jewellery - West Dean College - 2-day weekend course

I am off to West Dean College in March for what has become my annual teaching course there.

Covering all my specialist textile wire techniques - including Crochet, Knitting and French-Knitting, in an intensive but fun 2-day course.

Follow the projects or make it up as you go along - this class is suitable for beginners and intermediate levels. The only skills you will need are patience and nifty fingers...

The college is set in historic West Dean House in Sussex, former home of Edward James, poet, artist, designer and patron of the Surrealist Movement. It offers an inspirational setting for focused study, creativity and innovation.

Follow the link below for more info:

https://www.westdean.org.uk/study/short-courses/courses/we6794-textile-techniques-in-metal-for-jewellery

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Dazera - VIP Party of Jewels
Dec
3
2:00 PM14:00

Dazera - VIP Party of Jewels

This curated Salon Privée style event features Jewels from the Oscars, crocheted Diamonds, and Stories from India - this is your opportunity to browse London's most creative fine jewellery with a glass of wine in hand.

Dazera is hosted at the home of one of our designers near Sloane Square in London's fashionable Chelsea district.

If you're looking for something special to give this Christmas or you just want to come and take a look, Dazera will be open from 2-9pm on Saturday 3rd December. Meet our talented designers, hear their stories, and try on their fabulous jewellery.

The 7 designers exhibiting at the show are Ana de Costa, Astratelli, Flora Bhattachary, Josef Koppman, Sanni Falkenberg, Teri Howes and Mike Joseph.

As this is held in a private home all tickets must be RSVP'd… I have 25 VIP tickets to give away. (I will need a postal address)

For more info see www.dazera.com/blogs/exhibitions

Email me at teri@terihowesjewellery.com if you are interested to attend and I can pop your invitations in the post…

 

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Open Studios Cockpit Arts Deptford
Dec
2
to Dec 4

Open Studios Cockpit Arts Deptford

Season's Greetings!

I hope you will join me in Studio 207, Cockpit Arts, Deptford for fantastic festive shopping at the Cockpit Open Studio event.

With over 50 makers in all disciplines including jewellery, glass, fashion & textiles, millinery and ceramics, it is the ideal place to start that christmas shopping list and choose presents with character and charm, uniquely handmade with our love.

The christmas elves have worked their magic once again and bedecked the halls with decorations. Enter your name in our Prize Draw to win Cockpit Shopping Vouchers worth £100.

Vote for your favourite makers display and the maker will win a cash prize of £175, so please vote for me!

In Studio 207 we will start the party off with festive nibbles, so drop in for some christmas cheer on Friday 2nd December from 11am - 9pm

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Teri

NB!! OPENING TIMES AS FOLLOWS:

**NO THURSDAY EVENING**

Friday 2nd December 11am - 9pm 

Saturday 3rd December 11-6pm

Sunday 4th December 11-6pm

Buy tickets at the door

Admission £3 - Cockpit Arts is a registered charity, your entry fee goes towards the professional development of the makers and the upkeep of our unique but slightly crumbly buildings.

For some lovely pics of last years show click here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/cockpitarts/sets/72157652413872580/page2/

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Cockpit Arts Christmas Open Studios
Nov
24
to Nov 27

Cockpit Arts Christmas Open Studios

Season's Greetings!

I hope you will join me in Studio E2, Cockpit Arts, Holborn for fantastic festive shopping at the Cockpit Open Studio event.

With over 100 makers in all disciplines including jewellery, glass, fashion & textiles, millinery and ceramics, it is the ideal place to start that christmas shopping list and choose presents with character and charm, uniquely handmade with our love.

The christmas elves have worked their magic once again and bedecked the halls with decorations. Enter your name in our Prize Draw to win Cockpit Shopping Vouchers worth £100.

Vote for your favourite makers display and the maker will win a cash prize of £175, so please vote for me!

In E2 we will start the party off with festive nibbles, so drop in for some christmas cheer on Thursday 24th November from 6-9pm

I will also be showing at the Deptford Open Studios the following weekend in Studio 207.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Teri

NB!! OPENING TIMES AS FOLLOWS:

Christmas Open Studios:

Cockpit Arts Holborn

Thursday 24th November 6-9pm EVENING ONLY

Friday 25th November 11-6pm DAYTIME ONLY

Saturday 26th November 11-6pm

Sunday 27th November 11-6pm

 

Admission £5 - Cockpit Arts is a registered charity, your entry fee goes towards the professional development of the makers and the upkeep of our unique but slightly crumbly building.

For some lovely pics of last years show click here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/cockpitarts/sets/72157652413872580/page2/

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Dazzle@Oxo
Nov
13
to Jan 8

Dazzle@Oxo

I am very pleased to have been selected to showcase my Diamond Collections at Dazzle London this year. 

This annual selling exhibition of Contemporary Jewellery showcases the work of over 80 world renowned jewellers invited from all across the UK.

Returning for the fourth year to this stunning riverside Gallery at the iconic Oxo Tower Wharf  is an exciting line up of designers at the forefront of UK jewellery, both established and recent graduates.

With its delicious mix of independent shops and galleries spread over two floors, Oxo Tower Wharf on London's famous South Bank is well worth an afternoon of exploring.

Dazzle London opens to the public on Sunday 13th November and closes on 8 January 2017.

Opening times: Monday to Saturday 10-7, Sundays 11-6. We are closed 25,26,27 December & 1 January. Early closing on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve at 4pm. After Christmas 11-6 daily.

For further info see http://www.dazzle-exhibitions.co.uk

Enjoy!

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Goldsmith's Fair - Week One - 27 Sept-2nd Oct
Sep
27
to Oct 2

Goldsmith's Fair - Week One - 27 Sept-2nd Oct

Dear All,

you are invited to join me at the famous Goldsmith's Fair for my second year at this prestigious annual event hosted by the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, one of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London, which received its first royal charter in 1327.

Taking place over two weeks with a halfway change of exhibitors - my space is in Week One - from Tuesday 27th September - Sunday 2nd October, Stand Number 20.

I have been working hard over the summer Cinderella-style to bring new work to life using gorgeous 18 carat gold and tiny grey, cognac and black diamonds, to feature at the show.

Opening Hours are 11am to 6.30pm, with a late evening til 8.30 on Thursday 29th September.

Entry is £12 for Advanced sales for one week entry, see www.goldsmithsfair.co.uk/visit/tickets

Goldsmith's Fair, Week 1, 27th Sept - 2nd Oct

Goldsmith's Hall, Foster Lane, London EC2V 6BN

I look forward to seeing you there, please stop by Stand 20 for a first look at the new pieces…

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Art in Action
Jul
14
to Jul 17

Art in Action

Very excited to be exhibiting this summer for the first time at the renowned Art in Action show in Waterperry Gardens, near Wheatley in Oxfordshire.

Every July up to 400 artists, craftsmen, performers and musicians gather together in this stunning venue to demonstrate their skills and show their work.

In 1977, 51 artists and musicians took part in the first Art in Action and 14,000 visitors arrived. Today Art in Action welcomes approximately 25,000 people over four days. Visitors come to learn, buy and enjoy the exhibitions, classes and performances.

In this unique show you can watch the potter pot, the painter paint and the sculptor sculpt. You can ask the masters of the arts of jewellery, textiles, woodwork and glassblowing about the secrets of their craft. In the ever popular Practical Classes section, you will be able to have a go yourself at the art or craft of your choice with the guidance of an expert teacher.

Show info:

Thursday 14th July - Sunday 17th July, 10-5.30pm

More info: To visit: http://www.artinaction.org.uk/visit/

*EARLY BIRD TICKET OFFER - BOOK BEFORE JUNE 12th for a 10% DISCOUNT*

http://www.artinaction.org.uk/tickets/

 

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Open Studios Cockpit Arts Holborn - FREE ENTRY
Jun
2
to Jun 5

Open Studios Cockpit Arts Holborn - FREE ENTRY

Hello All,

I hope you will join me in Studio E2, Cockpit Arts, Holborn for fantastic shopping at the Cockpit Open Studio event.

This is a rare opportunity for visitors to see behind the scenes, meet 170 talented makers and buy beautifully crafted work direct from master craftspeople and artist-makers past and present.

This year is Cockpit Arts 30th Anniversary - use this link to watch a short film about this hidden gem - and watch out for our CEO Vanessa Swann wearing a fabulous pair of Teri Howes Crochet Hoop Earrings in 18ct Gold. https://vimeo.com/156279965

In Studio E2, as well as my current collections, I will be having a small discount sale of discontinued stock and sample pieces - so pop in nice and early to bag a bargain!

As this is a working studio environment many makers will be making and demonstrating their techniques - myself included in the quieter moments, so come and see how it's done...

I will also be showing at the Deptford Open Studios the following weekend in Studio 200.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Teri

 

NB!!!!! PLEASE NOTE NEW/DIFFERENT OPENING TIMES AS FOLLOWS:

Summer Open Studios:

Cockpit Arts Holborn

Thursday 2nd June 6-9pm EVENING ONLY

Friday 3rd June 11-6pm DAYTIME ONLY

Saturday 4th June 11-6pm

Sunday 5th June 11-6pm

FREE ENTRY!

For some lovely pics of last years show click here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/cockpitarts/sets/72157652413872580/page2/

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Talk at MADE LONDON - Bloomsbury
Apr
30
4:30 PM16:30

Talk at MADE LONDON - Bloomsbury

I will be giving a talk and demonstration of my inspirations and techniques at the new MADE LONDON show in Bloomsbury this coming May.

I will be part of a series of talks by West Dean tutors featured in the West Dean College Creative Hub where visitors can enjoy free talks and demonstrations in arts and crafts. With short courses available in drawing, printing and jewellery, the Creative Hub provides details of art and craft subjects available at West Dean with some special show offers too...

Mary Ward House is a large, beautiful, grade 1 listed Arts and Crafts building financed by wealthy philanthropist Passmore Edwards and inspired by novelist Mary Ward. Read more at: http://www.marywardcentre.ac.uk/history

The show will take place in a number of stunning rooms including the old gymnasium, theatre, drawing room, library, dining rooms and classrooms. There will be a café in the walled garden.

The main show times are:

Friday 29th April 10-6pm, Sat 30th April 10-6pm, Sun 1st May 10-5pm

PLEASE NOTE - I am not exhibiting at the show just giving a talk - you will need to buy a show ticket to see my talk.

Find out more here: http://www.madelondon-bloomsbury.org

 

 

 

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Cockpit Arts Christmas Open Studios
Nov
26
to Nov 29

Cockpit Arts Christmas Open Studios

Season's Greetings!

I hope you will join me in Studio E2, Cockpit Arts, Holborn for fantastic festive shopping at the Cockpit Open Studio event.

With over 100 makers in all disciplines including jewellery, glass, fashion & textiles, millinery and ceramics, it is the ideal place to start that christmas shopping list and choose presents with character and charm, uniquely handmade with our love.

The christmas elves have worked their magic once again and bedecked the halls with decorations and a fantastic tree where all the decorations are made by us. You can win them in our prize draw as well as the tree!

In E2 we will start the party off with festive nibbles, so drop in for some christmas cheer.

I will also be showing at the Deptford Open Studios the following weekend in Studio 212.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Teri

 

NB!!!!! PLEASE NOTE NEW/DIFFERENT OPENING TIMES AS FOLLOWS:

Christmas Open Studios:

Cockpit Arts Holborn

Thursday 26th November 6-9pm EVENING ONLY

Friday 27th November 11-6pm DAYTIME ONLY

Saturday 28th November 11-6pm

Sunday 29th November 11-6pm

 

Admission £5 - Cockpit Arts is a registered charity, your entry fee goes towards the professional development of the makers and the upkeep of our unique but slightly crumbly building.

For some lovely pics of last years show click here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/cockpitarts/sets/72157652413872580/page2/

 

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Background image by Joel Degen