Ceramics in the City: A three-day selling fair
Thursday 22 September 6 - 8.30pm (open evening)
Friday 23 - Sunday 25 September, 10am - 5pm. Free entry
Lisa Ellul - circle bowls - stoneware, exhibitor at Ceramics in the City 2016
Ceramics in the City at the Geffrye Museum is a popular three-day selling event which attracts potters, collectors, design and craft enthusiasts and museum visitors from across London and the UK. All appreciate the high quality and variety of work on display in the museum’s striking setting. Now in its 14th year, the show is also part of the annual London Design Festival.
55 potters will show their work and there will be a busy programme of events including potter demonstrations and craft activities for children and families.
Read the press release here
Part of the London Design Festival.
||Akiko Hirai Collingwood
Demonstrations by potters - free event
Friday 23 September, 2.15 - 3pm with Moyra Stewart
Saturday 24 September, 12.45 - 1.30pm with Yuta Segawa
Sunday 25 September, 12.45 - 1.30pm with Carlo Briscoe
Teenage Bedrooms: 'like a house inside of a house'
Tuesday 4 October 2016 - March 2017 (tbc)
Photograph by Kyna Gourley as part of a PhD research project by Carey Newson. This bedroom belonged to Georgia who was aged 15 at the time of the study. (c) Kyna Gourley
This display looks inside the bedrooms of London teenagers and explores how identity, memories and friendships are expressed in these spaces. Twenty-six teenagers invited guest curator Carey Newson and photographer Kyna Gourley into their rooms to research and record how they live in and feel about these homes within homes.
Christmas Past: 400 Years of Seasonal Traditions in English Homes
Tuesday 22 November 2016 - Sunday 8 January 2017. Free
Each year, authentic festive decorations, lighting, music and greenery transform the Geffrye’s period rooms, giving visitors an evocative insight into how Christmas has been celebrated in middle-class homes in England over the past 400 years. Step back through the centuries and discover the origins and meanings of some of the rich and vibrant traditions of Christmas past, from feasting, dancing and kissing under the mistletoe to playing parlour games, hanging up stockings, sending cards, decorating the tree and throwing cocktail parties.