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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Manchester Craft and Design Centre

Manchester, United Kingdom


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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

Maggie McManus

Purnima Patel

Maja Piechocka

Toby Cotterill

Karin Sheldon

Stephanie Mann

Tom Phillipson

Amanda Simmons

Rebecca Beyond

Goldfinch Jewellery

Cathy Sutherland

Martin Rees

Claire Lowe

Hilary Morel

Jillian Riley

Michelle Keeling

Gemma Truman

Priscilla Jones

Charlotte Verity

James Daykin

Liz Whiteman Smith

Nina Rithalia

Rebecca Muirhead

Fairy Made Paperart

Nell Smith

Jessica Thorn


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