Exploring Wonderland: Manchester Jewellers Network celebrates 150 years of Alice

21 Nov 2015 – 14 Feb 2016

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Mon-Sat 10am - 5.30pm
Sun 11am - 5pm

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An exhibition of craft and design to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the original publication of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.


The magical story of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has fired the imagination of children – and adults – for a century and a half. 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of its original publication and to celebrate, Manchester Craft & Design Centre has invited Mancheser Jewellers Network to take over their exhibition space this winter.

Exploring Wonderland is a showcase of work inspired by the imagination of Lewis Carroll and featuring 28 makers, including jewellers, glassmakers, printmakers, paper artists, furniture makers, ceramicists and more.

Alice in Wonderland remains as enchanting as ever and Exploring Wonderland will enchant you all over again.

FREE family-friendly launch event, 21st November, 2.00 -5.00pm

This family-friendly launch event marks the start of our Christmas season – join us for festive refreshments, live music, Alice-inspired activities and the perfect opportunity to start shopping for unique handmade Christmas gifts.

The exhibition continues until 14th February 2016.

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Manchester Jewellers Network

Exhibiting artists

Nina Rithalia

Fairy Made Paperart

Cathy Sutherland

Michelle Keeling

Jessica Thorn

Tom Phillipson

Rebecca Muirhead

Liz Whiteman Smith

Stephanie Mann

Rebecca Beyond

Claire Lowe

Gemma Truman

Nell Smith

Karin Sheldon

Martin Rees

Priscilla Jones

Toby Cotterill

Maggie McManus

Hilary Morel

James Daykin

Purnima Patel

Goldfinch Jewellery

Jillian Riley

Amanda Simmons

Charlotte Verity

Maja Piechocka


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