London Craft Week: Engraving Demonstration

London Craft Week: Engraving Demonstration

date: May 10

12.30pm-6.30pm

A Purdey engraver demonstrates the techniques that go into sketching and engraving the intricate patterns and details on Purdey’s shotguns and rifles. All of the engraving work is done by hand and by eye, making this a unique and exacting discipline.

Demonstrations will run throughout the afternoon.
Booking not necessary, free.

Upcoming Events

London Craft Week: Knife-Making Demonstration

date: May 11

11am – 6pm Chris Matthews demonstrates the craft behind the handmade English knives he produces for Purdey. With a background in design and graphics, Chris produces functional works of art…

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London Craft Week: Shoemaking demonstration with Carréducker

date: May 11

3pm – 5pm Carréducker demonstrates its methods of bespoke shoemaking. Available to purchase at Purdey, their products include slippers, walking shoes, and hunting boots made from tweeds, leathers and canvas,…

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London Craft Week: Engraving Demonstration

date: May 10

12.30pm-6.30pm A Purdey engraver demonstrates the techniques that go into sketching and engraving the intricate patterns and details on Purdey’s shotguns and rifles. All of the engraving work is done…

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London Craft Week: Stick Whittling Demonstration

date: May 10

12.30pm – 6.30pm A rare opportunity to watch as northern Irish craftsman Robert McKergan whittles one of his distinctive walking sticks for Purdey. Robert hand carves his sticks with a…

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London Craft Week: Leather Demonstration and Workshops

date: May 09

MacGregor & Michael has an international reputation as a designer and maker of fine, hand-stitched leather goods. Join Valerie Michael for a demonstration of the craftsmanship that goes into each…

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London Craft Week: Craftsman Demonstration

date: May 08

12.30-6.30pm. Audley House Watch a Purdey craftsman demonstrate our gun-finishing techniques and have a go at chequering on a piece of walnut. This is the same skill that can be…

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London Craft Week: Pheasant Feather Art Demonstration

date: May 08

12.30pm – 6.30pm Clare Brownlow creates stunning artworks using just a pheasant feather and ink. watch her demonstrate her fascinating techniques first hand, and have a go yourself. Booking not…

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Past Events

Safari Club International 2019

date: Jan 09 - Jan 12

Sparks Convention Centre, Reno, NV – Booth 2525. Purdey will be showcasing a selection of new best London guns, including the new Trigger Plate gun and the new Bolt Action…

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Dallas Safari Club 2019

date: Dec 17 - Dec 20

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Centre, Dallas, TX A Purdey representative will be joining our Houston-based partners, Gordy & Sons, at their booth. Gordy & Sons have a large stock of…

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Eat Game Awards Ceremony

date: Oct 09

Voting for the inaugural Eat Game Awards closes on the 30th September. The winners will be announced at a gala dinner at Boisdale Canary Wharf on Tuesday 9th October 2018. The directors…

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Purdey at ADIHEX 2018

date: Sep 25 - Sep 29

James Purdey & Sons are proud and delighted to be attending ADIHEX 2018 – The International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition for the 5th consecutive year. This wonderful event, held in…

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Eat Game Awards 2018

date: Sep 01 - Jun 15

The Eat Game Awards The Eat Game Awards is an exciting initiative set up by James Purdey & Sons, Boisdale Restaurants and Taste of Game. Its main aim is to…

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Purdey at The World Gunmakers Evening, 2018

date: May 17

James Purdey and Sons is delighted to return to the annual World Gunmakers Evening, hosted by GunsOnPegs. An engaging evening of fine guns, hospitality and demonstrations by master craftsmen. This…

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London Craft Week: Knife Making at Purdey

date: May 12

As part of London Craft Week Chris Matthews will be demonstrating the craft behind the handmade English knives currently available in store at Purdey’s Audley House shop and online. With a…

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London Craft Week: Gunmaking at Purdey

date: May 09 - May 11

As part of this years London Craft Week, an engraver, and gun finisher from the Purdey workshop will be in Audley House demonstrating the intricate detail that goes into making…

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Bespoke Shoemaking with Carréducker and Leather Hand Stamping with Bill Manley at Purdey

date: May 10

As part of London Craft week, Purdey will be hosting a bespoke shoemaking and leather hand stamping event. Carréducker will be demonstrating their methods of bespoke shoemaking using tweed, leather…

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Purdey at SCI 2018 Las Vegas

date: Jan 31 - Feb 03

James Purdey & Sons are delighted and proud to continue their attendance and support of the annual SCI Convention which, this year, is being held 31 January through to 3…

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