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  • Coffee Cart No.1, Hugh Miller who is exhibiting in Contemporary Applied Arts' 'Present and Correct' as featured in Crafts magazine's 'Five of the Best Christmas Craft Fairs'.

CCHQ Weekly Round-up, 7 December 2018

Christmas fairs, decorative tiles and the Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter under threat

What happened
Forest and Found are one of 12 recipients of a 2019 Jerwood Award Max and Abigail were on our Hothouse programme in 2017 so we’re whooting hard at the news!
Makers in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter workshops have been told that the council plans to sell the building.
Abstract:Reality featuring talented emerging abstract and realist artists, opened at the Saatchi Gallery and includes Rayvenn Shaleigha D’Clark who featured in our Common Thread exhibition.  
Need help with your Christmas shopping? We take a look at five of the best Christmas Fairs.
Our Maker of the Week is textile maker Collingwood Norris who uses sustainable and natural fibres that  last well and biodegrade when they are finally no longer in use.
What was said
“The stories are just as important as the garments” menswear fashion designer Nicholas Daley is the latest creative to feature in our What’s Your Crafts series.
What was made
Rope. This film takes a look around Chatham Dockyard, the only remaining traditional working ropewalk in the world.
What to look forward to

Celebrating Ceramics – a new ceramics fair next July at Waterperry House in Oxford.  

And finally

Craven Dunnill Jackfield is the leading global manufacturer of traditionally-styled, decorative ceramics tiles. Founded in 1872 and based in Shropshire we’re loving their Instagram.