12th May – 12th June 2022

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The Turner House and The Heritage Crafts Association present an exhibition which celebrates the makers keeping traditional crafts alive in Wales.

This exhibition is made possible by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

An exhibition of heritage craft practitioners and members of Heritage Crafts based in Wales.

Documenting heritage craft skills from the critically endangered to the thriving, Shoemaking to Lithography, Basketmaking to thatching. This exhibition celebrates the people keeping traditional ways of working alive and highlights the Welsh context as hotbed for craft.

Heritage Crafts is the advocacy body for traditional heritage crafts. Working in partnership with Government and key agencies, it provides a focus for craftspeople, groups, societies and guilds, as well as individuals who care about the loss of traditional crafts skills, and works towards a healthy and sustainable framework for the future.

Visitors will see exceptional examples of handmade original crafts alongside personal accounts of changing craft landscape and a specially comissioned photographic series by Dewi Tannatt Lloyd which documents the makers in the studio environment.

This is a fabulous opportunity for visitors to see the the people that are keeping our crafting traditions alive in Wales.

“[We are] part of a movement which nurtures craft skills and the ethos of repairability, making smaller numbers of items to last and be loved for a lifetime” – Ruth Emily Davey – Shoemaker


This exhibition was made possible by The National Lottery Heritage Fund

Image Credits: Photography, Dewi Tannatt Lloyd

The Turner House
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