London Craft Week

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Explore all things crafty in the West End as London Craft Week kicks off this week and celebrate the tenth anniversary of the festival.

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Join in workshops and events hosted by the National Portrait Gallery, Fortnum & Mason, and Floris.

From engaging conversations with skilled artisans to hands-on DIY workshops and heritage tours.

The National Portrait Gallery

Explore the creations of talented makers selected for the National Portrait Gallery Shop to compliment the Gallery’s exhibition “The Time is Always Now: Artists Reframe the Black Figure”. Reflecting a diverse maker community, work includes handmade ceramics, homewares, accessories and jewellery.

Visit the Gallery Shop throughout London Craft Week for a display going into the detail of the maker’s stories and processes, drop-in ‘Meet the Maker’ sessions will run throughout the week.

Featured makers include leather artisan Kingsley Walters, ceramicists Ronaldo Wiltshire and Bisila Noha, jeweller Umutoni, candlemaker Goods Lifestyle Store, textiles artist Amechi Mandi, and chocolate artisan Lucocoa Chocolate.

Fortnum & Mason

Fortnum & Mason are renowned year-round for exceptional craft and beautifully designed, joy-giving gifts and treats.

For London Craft week this year, Fortnum & Mason are partnering with Create Academy to inspire the nation to discover their creative side. Hosting five incredible makers as they demonstrate their talents in a series of hands-on workshops themed around the dining table.

Get involved in creative workshops from Table Runner Printing with Molly Mahon, Tea-Dyed Silk Ribbons with Sian Cornish, Botanical Themed Menus with Katharine Amies and much more!

Please note, all the materials you will need for the workshops are included in the ticket price.


Experience an exclusive behind-the-scenes heritage perfumery tour and perfume-blending demonstration.

Visit Floris Perfumery and Museum, through the back of the flagship boutique and former family home on Jermyn St, St. James's.

View the archives, spanning almost 300 years of perfume making, and enjoy a perfume-blending demonstration while smelling accords selected for the creation of the recently launched ‘Wilde’, based on the personal fragrance made for Oscar Wilde.

Floris boasts a rich history dating back to 1730 when Juan Famenias Floris and his wife Elizabeth founded it. To this day, Floris is still run by their descendants. In 1920 Floris earned their first Royal warrant, serving HM King George IV. Since then, luminaries like Florence Nightingale, Winston Churchill, and Ian Fleming have all indulged in the luxurious scents of Floris.

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Fortnum & Mason


Since 1707, Fortnum & Mason has been home to extraordinary food, joy-giving things and unforgettable dining experiences. Situated on Piccadilly, it's the most luxurious department store in the world. Offering full range of luxury signature hampers and gift boxes, sweet and savoury treats, and gifts for every occasion.

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In 2018, Edward Bodenham, Perfumery Director and 9th generation family member of Floris became a proud member of the British Society of Perfumers, founded over 50 years ago, by perfumers, to help gain recognition and status in the fragrance industry.

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