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Fronté at Holborn Cockpit Arts Open Studios

June 14 @ 2:00 PM - June 16 @ 5:00 PM BST


These open studios, after celebrating their 30th anniversary in 2016, are a great chance to support independent designer-makers and pick up unique gifts that you won’t find on the high street. With more than 140 designers taking part, there’s bound to be something here for your loved ones, including furniture, lighting, jewellery, fashion accessories, clothing, ceramics and silverware. Plus, of course, the chance to have a peek behind the scenes of the studios.

Please book ahead for these mini-taster sessions.
Most pre-booked workshops are £17.50 and tickets include materials.

Fri: 7 – 8pm, Sun: 1 – 2pm
Designing with colour with Ian Scott Kettle

A unique opportunity to gain an insight into the process of colour storyboarding for fashion and textiles.
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Sat & Sun: 12.30 – 1.30pm
Mindful Stitch Embroidery with Ekta Kaul

Slow down, learn to embroider and improve wellbeing through the calming movement of needle and thread.
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Sat & Sun: 3 – 4pm
Create your own artwork with Onome Otite

Using a fantastic range of colour and pattern from recycled wax print material, explore the art of personal and cultural storytelling.
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Fri: 6.30 – 7pm, Sat & Sun: 2 – 2.30pm, 4 – 4.30pm
Up-cycling workshop with Carréducker

Join shoemakers Carréducker for an adventure in up-cycling – help them to transform a box of leather off-cuts into a personalised, leather bracelet or cuff.
These sessions are free to attend but with limited spaces per timeslot and must be pre-booked.
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Each maker will share insights into their techniques and skills they’ve perfected to create their pieces. Drop-in – no booking required. Space is limited so please arrive promptly at the allotted times.

Sat & Sun: 2 – 2.30pm
Studio Candice Lau
Candice Lau will demonstrate the art of traditional leatherwork with her ‘Leather cardholder/purse kit’.

Sat & Sun: 2.30 – 3pm
Judy Bentinck

Judy Bentinck will create handmade flowers in silk and organza for a floral garland headpiece – the perfect accessory for a summer festival or wedding.



June 14 @ 2:00 PM
June 16 @ 5:00 PM


Cockpit Arts


Cockpit Arts, Holborn
Cockpit Yard, Northington Street
London, WC1N 2NP
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