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The art of the exceptional at Fortnum & Mason

In partnership with the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST),¬†Fortnum & Mason will be hosting a series of exhibitions in their Piccadilly store to celebrate the wealth of talent across food and crafts, culminating in a handmade unique one-off Platinum Jubilee … Continue reading

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Stave basket making in new QEST book

I’m incredibly proud to have been chosen as one of 100 QEST (Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust) scholars for their book ‘A Celebration of British Craftsmanship‘. Photographer Julian Calder and I talked over my craft and decided to highlight the endangered … Continue reading

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Wooden Spoons at the Hilton Hotel

At the beginning of the month I was invited to the Royal Warrantholders Annual Luncheon to receive my award as a Queen Elizabeth Craft Scholar and present my work in the Hilton Hotel on Park Lane in London. QEST is … Continue reading

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QEST Scholar

The news arrived last night that I have been selected for my Queen Elizabeth Scholarship. I am very excited. It means I have the funding to spend 3 weeks in Sweden working and studying with Fritiof Runhall¬†learning about greenwood carving, … Continue reading

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QEST interview for greenwood carving

Yesterday I was in London for an interview with the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust. The trust, which was established in 1990, gives funding to support practising craftspeople in gaining training or experience to further their careers. My scholarship, if I’m … Continue reading

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