9th April 2018

Read on for news highlights and discover where to find Cockpit makers this month.

News from the studios…

Sally Lees has been commissioned by The Houses of Parliament to create the ‘New Dawn’ suffragette jewellery collection for the 2018 Vote 100 exhibition. Read more on Benchpeg

Congratulations to the three Cockpit jewellers who won awards in Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council Awards

Jessica Poole won four awards; The Boodles Award, the Silver prize for 3D Jewellery Craft, and both Silver and Bronze prizes for 3D Craft Setting.

Jacqueline Cullen was awarded The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (GEM-A) Award.

Ute Decker received the Precious Jewellery– Silver, Gold Award and the Precious Jewellery– Gold/ Platinum/ Palladium, Silver Award.

Cockpit makers out and about

Various dates
Learn the art of contemporary quilting and embroidery with Ekta Kaul
Cockpit, Cockpit Yard, Northington Street, London, WC1N 2NP
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12 April
Discover paper marbling with Lucy McGrath from Marmor Paperie
Cockpit, 18-22 Creekside, Deptford, London, SE8 3DZ
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13 – 15 April
Laura Ngyou, Lucy Martin and Yen Jewellery are exhibiting at Handmade in Highgate
The Highgate Literary and Scientific Institution, 11 South Grove, Highgate, London N6 6BS
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28 April – 24 May
Vanessa Hogge has a solo exhibition in the south of France.
Atelier des Artistes, Rue Lucien Gueirard Sanary-sur-Mer, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, 83110 France
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25 – 29 April
Jeweller Maya Selway is exhibiting at Made London Canary Wharf
East Wintergarden, 43 Bank Street, London E14 5NX
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28 April – 9 June
Alma Geller is presenting her work at European Connections
Bluecoat Display Centre, 50-51 College Lane, Liverpool L1 3BZ
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Image – marbled paper notebooks by Lucy McGrath, photo by Jamie Trounce