Join us in the Spiegeltent for a series of fascinating conversations with some of Sheffield’s most inspirational makers. Throughout the festival, jewellery makers, silversmiths, toymakers, knife makers, milliners and theatre producers will be talking about their influences, their processes, and their products and part of Year of Making Sheffield 2016.
Friday 16 September, 1.30–2.30pm Sarah Sharp Theatre Delicatessen producer.
Monday 19 September, 2–3pm Giles Glover and Sophie Cooke When the milliner met the laserist.
Tuesday 20 September, 1.30–2.30pm Chris Boland and Keith Tyssen Jewellery and metalwork.
Wednesday 21 September, 1.30–2.30pm Steve Anwar specialises in sculptural furniture using industrial materials. Wentworth Pewter’s handcrafts are sold all over the world.
Thursday 22 September, 1.30–2.30pm Michael May (Portland Works) – speaker to be confirmed One of the new breed of Little Mester cutlers.
Friday 23 September, 1.30–2.30pm Brett Payne and Charlotte Tollyfield Leading contemporary silversmiths.
Festival of the Mind is part of Year of Making Sheffield 2016 which is hosted in partnership with Museums Sheffield and Culture Consortium; and supported by Arts Council England.