The Sound of Craft postponement notice

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, we are sorry to announce the postponement of the HCA event ‘The Sound of Craft’, due to take place on Thursday 30 April 2020 as part of London Craft Week. We will announce the new date for this event in due course.

We very much regret having to postpone the event, and for the undoubted inconvenience this will cause to our guests and demonstrators, but we hope very much to see you at the rescheduled event.

If you have any further queries please email mary@heritagecrafts.org.uk.


 

The Sound of Craft at London Craft Week 2020

When: Postponed until further notice
Where: St Anne and St Agnes Church, Gresham St, London EC2V 7BX

Hosted in the stunning Wren church of St Anne and St Agnes, this event, by the Heritage Crafts Association as part of London Craft Week, will be a celebration of the craft behind some of the most beautiful sounds.

Most handmade musical instrument crafts are now classified as endangered on the Heritage Crafts Association Red List of Endangered Crafts, including flute making, piano making, brass instrument making, percussion instrument making, Northumbrian pipe making, woodwind instrument making and harp making.

This free drop-in event will include both demonstrations of the knowledge and skills behind these heritage crafts, and the music and performance itself.

‘Performing arts’ and ‘traditional craftsmanship’ are two of the five domains recognised by the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Intangible heritage includes the forms of culture that can be recorded but can’t be touched or stored in physical form, including song, music and skills, and can only be experienced through someone giving expression to them.

We still have some places available for demonstrators at this event. If you are interested please email Mary.