Crafts & Makers Fellows' Story Collection

Author: Helen Aherne
Crafts & Makers Fellows' Story Collection

Read more about some of our Fellows' achievements in this area.

Norman Haddow, a master dry stone waller, was inspired to apply for a Fellowship in 2011 after hearing an archaeologist speak about the traditional shepherds’ huts across rural Slovenia that were falling into disrepair. Read more...

Jeremy Broun's Fellowship in 1979, involved a mad dash around Scandinavia, and a quick foray into Italy. This gave Jeremy a head start in modern furniture designs and technique. Today he's a well-known furniture designer. Read more...

Sian Evans is one of the few remaining decorative coppersmiths in this country. She was interested in connecting with similar craftspeople in other parts of the world. In 2011, she travelled to France, Greece and India on her Fellowship. Read more...

Keith Barley travelled to the Netherlands, Switzerland and Austria on his Fellowship in 1986. He has since become an Internationally acclaimed leader in developing preservation techniques for medieval glass. Read more...

David Snoo Wilson travelled to Germany, Latvia, Poland and Austria in 2014 to explore traditional bell casting. Read more...

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