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    • Christmas At The Royal Exchange

      ‘Tis the season. Join us for a month of Yuletide luxury: from mouthwatering markets to unforgettable gifts, we’ve got it all.

    • Christmas At The Royal Exchange

      ‘Tis the season. Join us for a month of Yuletide luxury: from mouthwatering markets to unforgettable gifts, we’ve got it all.

    • Christmas At The Royal Exchange

      ‘Tis the season. Join us for a month of Yuletide luxury: from mouthwatering markets to unforgettable gifts, we’ve got it all.

    • My City Life: Maya Njie

      WHERE IN LONDON DO YOU LIVE / WORK? I live on the Isle of Dogs and my studio is in Shoreditch.   WHAT’S YOUR EARLIEST MEMORY OF LONDON? Walking around Soho at night with my friend and getting lost very quickly; stumbling upon hidden gems and not being able to… read more »

      Makers in the spotlight: The Panama Hat Company

      IN A NUTSHELL, WHAT IS THE PANAMA HAT COMPANY?  The Panama Hat Company grew from the vision of my Ecuadorian mother over 35 years ago, when she recognised the quality of the straw that was coming from Cuenca in southern Ecuador. She fell in love with the weavers when she… read more »

    • Makers in the spotlight: Purling London

      IN A NUTSHELL, WHAT IS PURLING LONDON ?  Purling brings to life classic games with a vibrancy underpinned with tradition and quality. Our game sets utilise the finest materials and craftsmanship from across the globe, with a hand-finishing process undertaken in London to create beautiful and playable games which bring… read more »

      Makers in the spotlight: James Ince Umbrellas

      IN A NUTSHELL, WHAT IS JAMES INCE UMBRELLAS?  We are a family business and the UK’s oldest umbrella manufacturer. We pride ourselves on making well-made umbrellas in East London. We use traditional techniques acquired over the past 215-plus years, and the finest components to create good-quality umbrellas that will last.… read more »

    • Makers in the spotlight: Carréducker

      IN A NUTSHELL, WHAT IS CARRÉDUCKER?  Carréducker is a bespoke shoemaker and handsewn shoe-making school. We both changed careers to become shoemakers – from teaching English to business students in Barcelona (James) and marketing in London (Deborah). We met while training under master shoemaker Paul Wilson, James as an apprentice… read more »

      Makers in the spotlight: Jessie de Salis

      IN A NUTSHELL, WHAT IS YOUR CRAFT?  I am a textile designer, printing lengths of fabrics for curtains, throws and upholstery. It’s a labour of love but the process is so lovely. The nice thing about printing everything by hand is all the little imperfections you get – every piece… read more »

    • Makers in the spotlight: El Samms

      IN A NUTSHELL, WHAT IS YOUR CRAFT STYLE AND APPROACH?  Language is the origin of all my work. A word or a phrase can lead me down a rabbit hole, often tapping into pre-existing thoughts, feelings and concepts. As I start to read around a topic, for example, “Transology”, words… read more »

      Makers in the spotlight: Cassandra Sabo

      IN A NUTSHELL, WHAT IS CASSANDRA SABO DESIGNS?  I launched my brand in 2017 when my children went to school, as I wanted to create textiles that brought together my curiosity for fibre craft techniques with hand-weaving. Through this exploration I found new ways to adapt the forms and materials… read more »

    • Join us for an exclusive workshop for London Craft Week

      For the second iteration of The Makers’ Market at The Royal Exchange, in association with London Craft Week, we have introduced a series of workshops and masterclasses with our artisan stallholders, and we’d love for you to take part. Whether you want to get artistic by creating a bespoke painted… read more »

      The Makers’ Market returns to The Royal Exchange

      Following the success of last year’s edition, we are delighted to announce the return of The Makers’ Market at The Royal Exchange This celebration of all things crafty will once again take place on the mezzanine of our historic building. Over the course of four days, The Royal Exchange will… read more »