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London Craft Week 2018

Turquoise Mountain & Pippa Small: Design for Development on the Silk Road

London Craft Week 9th – 13th May 2018

Events hosted by Turquoise Mountain and Pippa Small

At Pippa Small’s shop, we will be joint hosting discussions, demonstrations and talks from designers, artisans and thought leaders across a myriad of crafts including jewellery, tailoring and fashion, woodwork, illustration and calligraphy.

For more information about the events and to get your free tickets please use the links below.

Opening Evening

On the 9th May, Turquoise Mountain and Pippa Small will be hosting an opening evening that will begin a series of events¬†from 6 – 8pm at Pippa’s shop at 201 Westbourne Grove, London W11 2SB during London Craft week.¬†

Shoshana Stewart, CEO of Turquoise Mountain will talk about their special partnership and collaboration over the last 10 years.

This event has now sold out.

Design for Development
10th May
4 – 5pm

Turquoise Mountain and Pippa Small will be hosting a discussion on the importance of design in development with award-winning Pippa Small, Afghan woodworker Naseer Yasna (Mansouri) and Victoria Dabdoub architect and artist working for Turquoise Mountain in Jordan.

This event has now sold out.

Zarif Design: Fashion from Afghanistan
11th May
10.30am – 12pm

Turquoise Mountain and Pippa Small will be hosting a presentation by Zarif Design founder Zolaykha Sherzad. Demonstrating some of her designs, Zolaykha will be talking about her fashion label and the work she has been doing with female tailors in Kabul.

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Art Overcoming Conflict
12th May
1 – 3pm

Turquoise Mountain and Pippa Small will host a discussion presented by Samira Kitman, a calligrapher and miniaturist from Kabul. Samira is an artist who uses art to tell her story in a different way. Samira will also demonstrate live her skills in calligraphy.

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Syria: Recipes from Home
13th May
1 – 3pm

Turquoise Mountain and Pippa Small will host a talk from Itab Azzam one of the co-authors of the cookbook Syria: Recipes from Home. Friends and passionate cooks Itab and Dina met Syrian women in the Middle East and Europe to collect together the very best recipes from one of the world’s greatest food cultures.

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