CAA Present & Collect

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Handmade gifts and objects for the festive season 16.11.17 – 23.12.17 As the days are getting shorter and festive lights begin to illuminate wintertime, Contemporary Applied Arts, home to works from Britain’s leading craftspeople, launch their annual seasonal selling exhibition. Present & Collect offers a curated selection of meaningful gifts at accessible price points, as well… Read more »

The After Party by Evelina Dovsten & Kristin Larsson at Galleri Glas, Stockholm, Sweden

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These two talented women have created a beautiful exhibition in homage to Judy Chicago’s The Dinner Party. Theirs, The After Party, is an installation for 13 ‘invited guests’, each with their own table setting as sculptural objects made of glass. The women ‘invited’ by the artists have been their role models and inspirational figures and… Read more »

Borders Book Festival 2017

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17 June 2017 The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction will be announced by its sponsor, Richard Buccleuch, at the Borders Book Festival on Saturday 17 June. The 2017 shortlisted authors for the literary prize which includes a commissioned glass panel as well as £25,000 are Jo Baker, Sebastian Barry, Charlotte Hobson, Hannah Kent, Francis… Read more »

Glass Glamour Exhibition

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17 – 18 June 2017 The Glass Glamour exhibition curated by Fiaz Elson, is a private show set in a domestic setting in Quenington Old Rectory,  Cirencester at Lucy and David Abel Smith’s home. A group of 22 selected artists will be showing on Saturday 17th June, 6.00pm – 8.00pm, and Sunday 18th June 10.00 am –… Read more »

MAKE a celebration of craft

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18 February – 23 April 2017 Look out for the Gem Collection at Ruthin Craft Centre’s exhibition MAKE. A celebration of the work of some fifty applied artists, marking a return of several of your favourite makers along with some new faces. For the past two years Ruthin Craft Centre’s Paul Hamlyn Foundation funded What… Read more »

Simon Mawer Wins 2016 Walter Scott Prize

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Congratulations to Simon Mawer who has won the 2016 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for his novel Tightrope. The author received the £25,000 award from the Duke of Buccleuch at the Brewin Dolphin Borders Book Festival in Melrose. Simon Mawer was also awarded a glass panel, titled Borderlands, commissioned from Lindean Mill Glass. Borders… Read more »

Flooding update – Sunday

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The Sale continues today, Sunday 6th, from 11am to 4pm. A big thank you to everyone for their concern and well wishes yesterday. Luckily we stayed warm and dry and have decided to extend the Sale until Saturday 12th December from 10am to 5pm. Thanks, Annica