Learn how to craft leather goods using traditional techniques with this three-hour workshop from STORE STORE, part of London Craft Week 2020.
Participants in this three-hour workshop will be introduced to crafting leather goods and given the opportunity to learn core skills in the practice. Taught by Kingsley Walters, a traditional leather-craftsmen and artist based in East London, each participant will be taught to make a Card Holder or a Leather Belt using only traditional techniques, and a range of practical skills including sewing by hand, cutting patterns and maintenance of leather.
STORE STORE is an innovative London based community project which have teamed up with the Barbican to organise a series of individual artistic workshops. Designed to explore new materials and processes, every day a different artist, architect or designer is invited to teach a new craft.
This event has a limited capacity of 15 participants.
The workshop will last approximately 3 hours.
The Barbican Shop is located over two levels on Level G at the bottom of the Silk Street entrance ramp, opposite The Curve gallery, or can be accessed from Level -1.
Silk Street, London
The Barbican is widely accessible by bus, tube, train and by foot or bicycle. Plan your journey and find more route information in ‘Your Visit’ or book your car parking space in advance.