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The Capital of Craft

Mar 3, 2022

In the final episode of Season 2 of The Capital of Craft, Sarah James of Craft Festival and Find a Maker talks with weaver and educator, James Donald from Pick One. 

They speak from his workshop in Coburg House in Leith, Edinburgh.

James talks about his journey into textiles and his early life in Brechin in Angus, which...


Feb 17, 2022

This week on The Capital of Craft, Sarah James from Craft Festival and Find a Maker chat's with Dr Nicola Thomas from University of Exeter. 

Nicola Thomas is Professor in Historical and Cultural Geography at the Department of Geography, University of Exeter. Her research interrogates the ways in which geographical...


Feb 16, 2022

In this week's episode of The Capital of Craft Podcast, Sarah James from Craft Festival talks with Find a Maker member and jeweller, Tanja Ufer.  Based in Brighton, we chatted whilst Storm Eunice did it's worst. You might hear her in the background. 

Tanja's makes beautifully constructed and abstract jewellery. Born and...


Feb 10, 2022

This week on The Capital of Craft, Sarah James from Craft Festival and Find a Maker chat's with award-winning ceramic duo RAMP.

Based in Silverton, Devon, Make South West members and regulars at Craft Festival, they talk about their career in making. R.A.M.P, which stands for Roop & Al Make Pots, is a creative...


Jan 27, 2022

In this week's episode of The Capital of Craft, Sarah James from Craft Festival and Find a Maker talks with ceramic artist, Paul Wearing

We discuss his two year long project, Material Matters, an Arts Council of Wales funded project that originated from an invitation from Ruthin Craft Centre to deliver a solo...