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  • Golden Dawn (detail), Alice Kettle, 2014. Photo: Joe Low

CCHQ Weekly Round-up, 3 November 2017

Haeckel's drawings, Reptile Ceramics and Batterham on screen

What happened
 
Adi Toch at The Scottish Gallery, Hitomi Hosono at the Daiwa Foundation and Alice Kettle: Threads at Winchester Discovery Centre all opened.
 
Hole & Corner launched a lovely new website with features on not one but two Collect 2018 exhibitors: Sarah Myerscough and Forest + Found.
 
There’s a new book on scientist Ernst Haeckel whose beautiful illustrations inspire Woman’s Hour Craft Prize finalist Laura Youngson Coll.

A film of Richard Batterham, one of the last Bernard Leach apprentices, still practicing aged 81, has been released.
 
Northern Design Festival, Lustre in Nottingham, Elements in Edinburgh, Winter Art and Antiques Fair Olympia, London and SOFA in Chicago all started.
 
Our Maker of the Week is Reptile Tiles who are at Made by Hand in Cardiff this weekend. We talk to them here.
 
What was said

“Craft has a confident place in the world” Alison Britton as her Crafts Book Club podcast goes live.
 
What was made
 
An Admiral Sackbar puppet and lots of other brilliant Star Wars inspired craft creations.
 
What to look forward to
 
The winner of the Woman’s Hour Craft Prize  being announced next Wednesday. Who’s your money on?

And finally
 
The UK is fourth most micro-business dense country in the world - this and much more covered in our October Policy Brief.

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