Traditional Crafts Weekend

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 21ST JULY 2013

ADDRESS
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Richmond upon Thames, Barnes, London SW13 9WT 
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
20th July 2013 and 21st July 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
9.30am-6pm
 
PRICES
Check www.wwt.org.uk
 

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Shire horses and morris dancers join a range of skilled craftspeople demonstrating ancient crafts at the award-winning London Wetland Centre. Many of the craft demonstrations and talks over the weekend focus on wetlands and how they provide people with food, building materials and tools. Watch an unusual coracle boat being constructed and check out the fascinating eel display.

 

About WWT London Wetland Centre

A mosaic of created wetland habitats spread over 43 hectares, developed on the site of a disused Victorian reservoir, forms the site of the London Wetland Centre. Wander around and explore the wetlands, but also make sure you include The Peter Scott Visitor Centre in your trip. More about WWT London Wetland Centre

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Holiday Inn Express London Hammersmith London
Holiday Inn Express London Hammersmith
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £60  24% off
124 King Street, W6 | 21 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
The old Fuller's brewery forms the home of this stylish budget hotel, conveniently located halfway between Heathrow Airport and Central London. It's an easy stroll to ...More
 
 
 
Chiswick Rooms London
Chiswick Rooms
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £51  28% off
407 Goldhawk Road, W6 | 24 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
Chiswick Rooms is a contemporary-designed boutique hotel in west London, offering high quality four star accommodation and convenient access to the city. The hotel has a ...More
 
 
 
Novotel London West London
Novotel London West
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £75  42% off
1 Shortlands, W6 | 24 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
From just outside this hotel, the A4 can take you straight up to the Earl's Court Exhibition Centre, or Central London. It's also handy for the ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 8th August 2014 - 8pm
The Bull's Head, Barnes, 373 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | 13 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
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Sax Appeal London
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Sax Appeal
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 12th August 2014 - 8pm-11pm
The Bull's Head, Barnes, 373 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | 13 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
Saxophonist and composer Derek Nash leads his award-winning jazz fusion outfit....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 29th August 2014 - 8pm
The Bull's Head, Barnes, 373 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | 13 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
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The Bull's Head, Barnes London
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The Bull's Head, Barnes
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
373 Lonsdale Road, SW13 | 13 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
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Riverside Studios - Theatre London
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Riverside Studios - Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Crisp Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 17 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
Excellent small studio theatre staging innovative comedy and more serious productions. The Riverside's location on the Thames in Hammersmith makes it the local theatre of West ...More
 
 
 
Riverside Studios London
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Riverside Studios
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Crisp Road, W6 | 17 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
Riverside Studios has a little bit of everything under its roof, including a cinema, cafe and studio theatre. The cinema is one of the few in ...More
 
 
 
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WWT London Wetland Centre London
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WWT London Wetland Centre
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, SW13 | Same location as Traditional Crafts Weekend
A mosaic of created wetland habitats spread over 43 hectares, developed on the site of a disused Victorian reservoir, forms the site of the London Wetland ...More
 
 
 
7 Hammersmith Terrace London
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7 Hammersmith Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hammersmith, W6 | 18 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
One of 17 gorgeously preserved Georgian houses overlooking the Thames at the west end of Hammersmith's Upper Mall, 7 Hammersmith Terrace the former home of Emery ...More
 
 
 
Fulham Palace London
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Fulham Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bishops Avenue, SW6 | 19 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
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The Farmyard London
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The Farmyard
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
63 Barnes High Street, SW13 | 12 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
This very traditional little shop is packed with very special, unique toys for younger kids – they squarely target their market at newborns to eight year ...More
 
 
 
Circa Vintage Clothes London
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Circa Vintage Clothes
London > Shopping > Clothing
64 Fulham High Street, SW6 | 22 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
The total antithesis of mass-produced, high-street fashion stores, Circa Vintage is a real one-off. Stocking an impressive range of antique garments, from billowing 30s chiffon creations ...More
 
 
 
West Six Garden Centre London
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West Six Garden Centre
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Ravenscourt Avenue, W6 | 22 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
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Riva London
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Riva
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
169 Church Road, SW13 | 4 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
To say this restaurant is understated chic is to fall headfirst into the trap of pretension. While it might be true - it does have ochre ...More
 
 
 
Sonny's London
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Sonny's
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
94 Church Road, Barnes, , SW13 | 5 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
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Georgina's London
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London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art London
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 25 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
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16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 34 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
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Stevenage Road, SW6 | 13 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
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Dukes Meadows Golf Club London
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Great Chertsey Road, W4 | 15 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
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Rainville Road, Fulham, W6 | 13 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
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Brown Dog London
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Crisp Road, W6 | 17 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
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Munki
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12 Putney High Street, SW15 | 24 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
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Vinoteca Chiswick
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
18 Devonshire Road, W4 | 26 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
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Chiswick House London
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Burlington Lane, Chiswick House Grounds, Chiswick, W4 | 21 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
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High Road House
London > Business > Venue Hire
162 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4 | 26 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
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Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 33 minutes from Traditional Crafts Weekend
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WWT London Wetland Centre events

 
WWT London Wetland Centre Members' TalkWWT London Wetland Centre Members' TalkLearn about the water-living inhabitants of the Centre.2nd August 2014Saturday 2nd August 2014 Where:
WWT London Wetland Centre,   Queen Elizabeth Walk  Barnes    SW13 9WT
Category: event
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WWT London Wetland Centre Members' Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Saturday 2nd August 2014 - 1pm
VENUE  WWT London Wetland Centre 
Learn about the water-living inhabitants of the Centre.
Evening Wildlife PhotographyEvening Wildlife PhotographyWith Iain Green.14th August 2014Thursday 28th August 2014 Where:
WWT London Wetland Centre,   Queen Elizabeth Walk  Barnes    SW13 9WT
Category: event
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Evening Wildlife Photography
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES  Thursday 14th and Thursday 28th August 2014 - 4pm-8.30pm
VENUE  WWT London Wetland Centre 
With Iain Green.
Night Safaris (Over 7s)Night Safaris (Over 7s)15th August 2014Friday 22nd August 2014 Where:
WWT London Wetland Centre,   Queen Elizabeth Walk  Barnes    SW13 9WT
Category: event
On Soon
Night Safaris (Over 7s)
event > Kids Events
DATES  Friday 15th August 2014 at 6.45pm-10pm & Friday 22nd August 2014 at 6.45pm-9.45pm
VENUE  WWT London Wetland Centre 
Introduction To Wildlife PhotographyIntroduction To Wildlife PhotographyWith Iain Green.12th September 2014Saturday 25th October 2014 Where:
WWT London Wetland Centre,   Queen Elizabeth Walk  Barnes    SW13 9WT
Category: event
Ongoing
Introduction To Wildlife Photography
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Friday 12th September and Saturday 25th October 2014 - 10am-4pm
VENUE  WWT London Wetland Centre 
With Iain Green.
Wildlife Photography: Intermediate SkillsWildlife Photography: Intermediate SkillsPhotographer Iain Green leads this course for users of SLR cameras, exploring a number of advanced techniques.27th September 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
WWT London Wetland Centre,   Queen Elizabeth Walk  Barnes    SW13 9WT
Category: event
Ongoing
Wildlife Photography: Intermediate Skills
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES  Saturday 27th September 2014 - 10am-4pm
VENUE  WWT London Wetland Centre 
Photographer Iain Green leads this course for users of SLR cameras, exploring a number of advanced techniques.
Introduction To Birdwatching: WalkIntroduction To Birdwatching: WalkAn expert warden leads the practical introductory course to help identify the different birds around the wildlife reserve.11th October 2014Saturday 11th October 2014 Where:
WWT London Wetland Centre,   Queen Elizabeth Walk  Barnes    SW13 9WT
Category: event
 
Introduction To Birdwatching: Walk
event > Tours > Guided Tours - Sightseeing - Guided Walks
DATES  Saturday 11th October 2014 - 9.30am-11am
VENUE  WWT London Wetland Centre 
An expert warden leads the practical introductory course to help identify the different birds around the wildlife reserve.
UK Fungus Day WalkUK Fungus Day WalkDiscover and learn how to identify a range of fungi including Pleated Inkcap, Field Mushroom, Brown Birch Bolete and varieties of puffballs and waxcaps.12th October 2014Sunday 12th October 2014 Where:
WWT London Wetland Centre,   Queen Elizabeth Walk  Barnes    SW13 9WT
Category: event
 
UK Fungus Day Walk
event > Tours > Guided Tours - Sightseeing - Guided Walks
DATES  Sunday 12th October 2014 at 11am and 2pm
VENUE  WWT London Wetland Centre 
Discover and learn how to identify a range of fungi including Pleated Inkcap, Field Mushroom, Brown Birch Bolete and varieties of puffballs and waxcaps.
Winter Bird Watching WalkWinter Bird Watching Walk2nd November 2014Sunday 2nd November 2014 Where:
WWT London Wetland Centre,   Queen Elizabeth Walk  Barnes    SW13 9WT
Category: event
 
Winter Bird Watching Walk
event > Tours > Guided Tours - Sightseeing - Guided Walks
DATES  Sunday 2nd November 2014 - 9.30am-11am
VENUE  WWT London Wetland Centre 
Santa And His HuskiesSanta And His HuskiesExplore the wetlands in winter.6th December 2014Sunday 7th December 2014 Where:
WWT London Wetland Centre,   Queen Elizabeth Walk  Barnes    SW13 9WT
Category: event
 
Santa And His Huskies
event > Kids Events
DATES  Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th December 2014 - 10am-4pm
VENUE  WWT London Wetland Centre 
Explore the wetlands in winter.
PigglepogPigglepogA story about Pigglepog and his quest to find others like him.14th December 2014Sunday 14th December 2014 Where:
WWT London Wetland Centre,   Queen Elizabeth Walk  Barnes    SW13 9WT
Category: event
 
Pigglepog
event > Kids Events
DATES  Sunday 14th December 2014 - 2.30pm
VENUE  WWT London Wetland Centre 
A story about Pigglepog and his quest to find others like him.

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We're All Going On A...Summer Holiday!
Exhibitions | Until 4th September 2014 

Will's Art Warehouse 14 minutes walk from Wwt London Wetland Centre

Works in a variety of media....More

Riverside Studios History
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Riverside Studios 17 minutes walk from Wwt London Wetland Centre

An exhibition of 50 years' worth of previously unseen images from the photographic archive, featuring stars of stage and screen....More

Bill Bailey: Travel Photography
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2014 

Riverside Studios 17 minutes walk from Wwt London Wetland Centre

Photographs from the comedian's travels, together with stills from the filming of the multi-award-winning documentary on Alfred Wallace, Bill Bailey's ...More

Hamlet (Over 14s)
Theatre | Until 30th September 2014 

Riverside Studios 17 minutes walk from Wwt London Wetland Centre

Zoe Ford directs an adapted version of Shakespeare's tragedy performed by Hiraeth Artistic Productions starring Adam Lawrence and Collette Cooper....More

Drag King Richard III
Theatre | Until 3rd August 2014 

Riverside Studios 17 minutes walk from Wwt London Wetland Centre

Stance Theatre presents Terry Power's play, about a woman frustrated by being a woman, and the problems that creates with ...More

Qi Gong: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 26th September 2014 

The Apothecary Gallery 18 minutes walk from Wwt London Wetland Centre

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Leon Hendrix
Concerts | On 1st August 2014 

Half Moon 19 minutes walk from Wwt London Wetland Centre

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Theuns Jordaan
Concerts | Until 2nd August 2014 

Hammersmith Apollo 20 minutes walk from Wwt London Wetland Centre

The singer-songwriter from South Africa performs his pop-rock originals. With support from Juanita du Plessis, Bok Van Blerk, Riana Nel....More

Queen Anne
Theatre | Until 3rd August 2014 

Barons Court Theatre 24 minutes walk from Wwt London Wetland Centre

Historia Theatre Company presents Kate Glover's drama, set in the reign of the little-known Queen, whose achievements in an age ...More

Edges
Theatre | Until 30th August 2014 

Tabard Theatre 1.5 miles from Wwt London Wetland Centre

This musical follows four twenty-somethings' journey to self-discovery as they face love, loss, and everything in-between. A huge hit on ...More

 
 
 
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