Tuesday 31 January 2012
This event aims to showcase art, beauty, skill and mystery. The exhibitors at this year's event will include over 20 of the UK's most skilled and creative woodturners, including Nick Agar, Ray Key, Staurt Mortimer, Joey Richardson, Carlyn Lindsay, Les Thorne and Rosemary Wright.
In addition to these fantastic demonstrators, there will also be a number of special exhibits, which will also be provided by the Turners' Company, AWGB, RPT, Society of Ornamental Turners, Association of Pole-Lathe Turners, the Theo Faberge Collection, plus many others. There will also be a collection and demonstration of historic lathes including one designed by Leonardo da Vinci.
Mary Rose Collection
Theo Faberge Collection
Tickets will be available via the website from 1 March. Tickets will also be available on the door throughout the exhibition.
There will also be a number of other special events including an evening reception for members of the Turners' Company on 16 October and an evening reception for City Livery Companies on 18 October.
When: 17-20 October, 2012
Where: Carpenters' Hall, City of London
Contact: Worshipful Company of Turners
Images, from top to bottom:
1. One of Joey Richarson's teapots
2. A piece by Bob Chapman
3. A piece by Gary Rance
4. A sculptural piece by Mark Hancock
5. One of Peter Archer's bowls
(PHOTOGRAPHS COURTESY OF THE MAKERS>
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