Talks and Demonstration

Living Silver: Contemporary Silver for the Home

LIVING SILVER: CONTEMPORARY SILVER FOR THE HOME Augustus Brandt Gallery in Petworth from 16 November 2019 to 05 January 2020 in partnership with Contemporary British Silversmiths Augustus Brandt Gallery is very proud and excited to announce the launch of ‘Living Silver’, an exhibition dedicated to revealing the highly creative and technically skilled work of British… Continue Reading

London Design Festival 2019

TRANSFORMING TRAINING FOR SILVERSMITHS A free day of live silversmithing demonstrations by Contemporary British Silversmiths at the V&A Sunday 15th September 2019 | 10am to 5pm Room 66, Silver Galleries, Victoria and Albert Museum In partnership with London Design Festival and the V&A Free, Drop In Sponsored by The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office A commitment… Continue Reading

The Making of a Silver Commission

The Clothworkers’ Company hosts Contemporary British Silversmiths London Craft Week 2019 | Friday 10 May 2019 The Making of a Silver Commission: Demonstrations | Lunchtime Talk In partnership with Contemporary British Silversmiths, the leading association for contemporary silver, The Clothworkers’ Company hosts a day of events, shining a light on the fascinating process of commissioning… Continue Reading

Women in Silversmithing at the V&A | 9 May 2018

Women in Silversmithing at the V&A | 9 May 2018

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act, which granted some women the right to vote in British parliamentary elections for the first time, Contemporary British Silversmiths invites two leading female silversmiths, Jane Short and Miriam Hanid to demonstrate their exceptional craft at the V&A. Jane Short, one of Britain’s leading… Continue Reading

Contemporary British Silversmiths at London Design Festival 2016

Contemporary British Silversmiths at London Design Festival 2016

Contemporary British Silversmiths were delighted to take part in this year’s London Design Festival at the V&A. Alongside our Silver Speaks: ‘Idea to Object’ display in the Silver Galleries at the V&A, acclaimed silversmith Rebecca de Quin spent the day in the Galleries demonstrating her technique of quilting silver. We had an unprecedented interest and spent… Continue Reading

Elements Festival of Gold and Silver 2016

Elements Festival of Gold and Silver 2016

Contemporary British Silversmiths was delighted to partner with Elements in Edinburgh this year to continue to promote silver in contemporary life through its Silver Speaks programme. Many members were represented at the event and demonstrations were held by Hazel Thorn, Mary Ann Simmons and Hamish Dobbie. Elements 2, a festival of gold and silver held in… Continue Reading

Pamela Rawnsley Memorial Lecture 2015

Pamela Rawnsley Memorial Lecture 2015

Contemporary British Silversmiths introduces the inaugural Pamela Rawnsley Memorial lecture, celebrating her life and work   “INSPIRE” is the first in a series of lectures organised by Contemporary British Silversmiths in partnership with the Victoria and Albert Museum to commemorate and celebrate the life and work of silversmith Pamela Rawnsley (1952 – 2014). The work of… Continue Reading

Contemporary British Silversmiths exhibit and demonstrate at Art in Action 2012

Contemporary British Silversmiths will be participating, for the first time, at Art In Action 2012, in Waterperry, Oxfordshire. Members will be exhibiting and demonstrating in a dedicated marquee and will be joined by London Assay Office which will be promoting the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee hallmark and undertaking an ‘Antiques Roadshow’ style evaluation for the public.… Continue Reading

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