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Celebrating 25 Years of Contemporary British Silversmiths

Published: 27th August 2021

Celebrating 25 Years of Contemporary British Silversmiths

Contemporary British Silversmiths celebrates its 25th Anniversary this year and to mark this major achievement they are holding a two-day symposium at De Montfort University on the weekend of the 4th and 5th September.

There will be an exciting range of speakers and panellists who will be exploring ideas for creative ambition and developing practice for those working in contemporary silver and fine metalwork. We are delighted to say that there will be several silversmiths from Sheffield speaking at both the online and in-person event.

The symposium also offers an opportunity to reflect on the achievements of CBS and their work in the sector over the last twenty-five years and consider the challenges and opportunities for the next.

The symposium is generously supported by The Goldsmiths Centre and presented in partnership with De Montfort University. Full details about the symposium, the location and the COVID guidelines for the event can be found on the CBS website.

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