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Training and education in the craft of silversmithing

Bishopsland is an internationally recognised and accredited charity dedicated to the training and education of young people in the craft of silversmithing in the United Kingdom.

Off the Wall Art Fair at Bucks County Museum

Off the Wall Art Fair at Bucks County Museum

We are excited to announce that four of our talented alumni, Caitlin Murphy, Isabella Kelley, Yuyi Cheng, and Rebecca Oldfield, will be representing Bishopsland at an established art fair taking place at the Bucks County Museum in Aylesbury.

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Bishopsland Wins at GCDC Awards 2024

Bishopsland Wins at GCDC Awards 2024

We were so proud of all our Bishopsland winners at the @gcdcawards this week. Our cohort picked up no fewer than 7 awards between them and Bishopsland itself won second prize for the prestigious College Award 2024

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Art Society Invitation

Art Society Invitation

Please join us to view entries to The Arts Society Competition, a silversmithing design competition, and meet the emerging makers on our 2023/2024 programme.

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Oliver Makower 1937-2023

Oliver Makower 1937-2023

It is with great sadness that the Trustees of Bishopsland Educational Trust share the news that Oliver Makower, co-founder of Bishopsland, passed away peacefully on 4 December 2023.

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Jacobs Emerging Designer Competition 2023

Jacobs Emerging Designer Competition 2023

We are delighted to announce the 9th edition of Jacobs the Jewellers ‘Emerging Designer Competition’, supporting craft skills and talent with Bishopsland Educational Trust, the Goldsmiths’ Centre, and HS Walsh.

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Bishopsland Retrospective 2023

Bishopsland Retrospective 2023

Join us at Bishopsland for an afternoon event for family, friends and supporters to celebrate the graduating Bishopsland cohort of 2022-2023, with a special contemporary silver and jewellery exhibition and sale.

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Fellows of Bishopsland: Gina Burgess 2016-2017

Fellows of Bishopsland:
Gina Burgess 2016-2017

Bishopsland taught me a lot, from the smallest trick of the trade to executing a successful exhibition. It encompassed a unique way of living and working in one place, which focused and pushed my hand skills further than ever before.

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Fellows of Bishopsland: Theresa Nguyen 2007-2008

Fellows of Bishopsland:
Theresa Nguyen 2007-2008

Oliver and Pope have been so generous in sharing their invaluable wisdom, experience and advice with me, and I have learned so much from them; their tenacity, their integrity in work and life and always going the extra mile.

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Fellows of Bishopsland: Errin Chenoa Quinn 2014-15

Fellows of Bishopsland:
Errin Chenoa Quinn 2014-15

For me, Bishopsland really kick-started my career as a jeweller silversmith and it’s where I met some of my best friends. At Bishopsland, I gained a much clearer understanding of what it would take to be a jeweller with my own business.

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