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The Turning Competition is nearly upon us!

Turning Competition, Apothecaries' Hall, Blackfriars Lane, London, EC4V 6EJ

28th and 29th October 2014

There is still time to enter the Turners prestigious Turning Competition.  If you would like to enter the competition, but are unable to attend, we have arranged a series of collection points.  Or if you would prefer to use the post, we have prepared some guidelines. Please click here for these details.

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Mary Rose Trust - Shortlisted for Award

On behalf of the Master, we are asking all Turners to support the Mary Rose Trust by voting for them through the suggested link.  The Mary Rose Trust made a wonderful contribution to Wizardry in Wood 2012, and to the incredible insight we now have of 15th Century Turning.  Click the title above to read more and to register your support.

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Read the latest 'Turner' Publication here

Photograph - Ashmead Burdett-Coutts and the Baroness

Find out what has been happening in the world of the Worshipful Company of Turners.  This latest edition includes some wonderful photographs from the Lord Mayor's Procession, a fascinating article in recognition of the centenary of the start of WW1, and a wonderful story about the unlikely romance between Ashmead Burdett-Coutts and the Baroness.  Click here to discover more....

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Warming up for Summer Open Studios!

The sun is shining and Cockpit makers are busy designing and making new work in preparation for Summer Open Studios.  Visit Matthew Corbishley (recipient of The Cockpit Arts/ Worshipful Company of Turners Award 2013 and the Bursary of The Worshipful Company of Turners 2013), and see him at work in his studio.  Chloe Robertson, winner of the award in 2012, and Eleanor Lakelin, winner of the award in 2011, and would also be delighted to show you their beautiful wood turned work at the Summer Open Studios.

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Liveryman and Turner Joey Richardson exhibits at 'Handmade in Britain', Chelsea Old Town Hall

Joey Richardson held an exhibition with fellow QEST scholars (Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust - The Royal Warrant Holders Charitable Arm) last week at the Chelsea Old Town Hall.

Her imaginative work goes from strength to strength and she does so much to promote turning around the world. 

Click here to see an extract from the exhibition catalogue.  You can find out more about her work and travels at www.joeyrichardson.com

Sarah Fabergé, Assistant

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