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HRH visits The Cambridge Satchel Company


HRH The Prince Of Wales visits The Cambridge Satchel Company

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An immersive masters programme that explores the origin of traditional art-forms, centred on profound principles that are both timely and timeless

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The Prince's Foundation Live Build Projects

Each year the Live Build project at Dumfries House sees students team together to apply their newly learned craft skills to real-life scenarios

The Modern Artisan students with HRH The Prince of Wales

The Prince’s Foundation partners with YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP on The Modern Artisan project

The Modern Artisan project will expand on The Prince’s Foundation commitment to strengthen textile skills training within the UK

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The Prince’s Foundation to host inaugural Carol Concert

The Prince’s Foundation will host its first Christmas Carol Concert this December to celebrate the first full year of the Foundation

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Putting down Roots at Mile End

An exhibition celebrating the beauty of Islamic and Medieval European manuscripts was celebrated at The Art Pavilion this month


Sustainable Fashion Conference

The Prince’s Foundation partners with Swarovski and Fashion Council Germany for a conference about sustainability in the fashion industry

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This year’s Snowdon Summer School saw a select group of students inspired by expert tuition in marquetry and cabinet making

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Teaching children STEM skills on the Dumfries House estate

A pioneering educational programme at Dumfries House is helping children embrace the worlds of engineering and science

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For decades, The Prince’s Foundation has campaigned for mixed-use, environmentally sound, walkable, mixed-use housing developments, which encourage communities and local businesses to thrive

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This year’s Prince’s Foundation Summer School equipped a fresh intake of students with vital skills in building crafts and architecture



Celebrating The Carriage's one-year anniversary at Ballater

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Back To Nature Garden

The new Back to Nature Garden at Royal Hampton Court Palace features work by The Prince’s Foundation craftsmen Jonny Briggs and Jonny Anderson

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Geometry Summer School

This August sees the second Geometry Summer School held at Dumfries House, in Ayrshire, Scotland, taught by The Prince’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts.

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An interview with The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts alumna Lucy Morrish

The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts' graduate Lucy Morrish on her master's degree

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The history and preservation of stone carving

Former Building Craft student and now tutor Christian Accolla shares the heritage of stone carving and its modern-day uses

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6 months at the Health & wellbeing Centre at Dumfries House

Six months after it opened, Dumfries House’s Health & Wellbeing Centre is going from strength to strength

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The Prince’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts degree show

Lord Snowdon, Vice President of The Prince’s Foundation, attends the School of Traditional Arts annual end of year degree show

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Building craft alumna shares her insight into the heritage craft of wood carving and its modern day uses

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Future Makers

The prince’s foundation has launched a brand new training programme that will enable budding garment manufacturers to develop their production skills to the highest standards

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The Granary Lodge has opened after development managed by The Prince’s Foundation in a joint venture with the Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust


Paubhā painting at the School Of Traditional Arts

Traditional Paubhā painting master Dr Renuka Gurung shares the history behind this spiritual Nepalese art form


Islamic Calligraphy at the School of Traditional Arts

Islamic Calligrapher Nuria Garcia Masip gives an insight into the artistic handwriting technique

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A visit to Scottish scarf manufacturer Alex Begg's factory

Renowned scarf manufacturer Alex Begg has joined forces with Dumfries House to breathe new life into the local textile industry


Core disciplines at the Suzhou China Centre

We explore four of the disciplines at the heart of the China Centre’s illuminating new programme


China Centre in Suzhou

With specialist courses including garden design and Feng Shui, the China Centre in Suzhou is breathing new life into the Traditional Arts


The next steps for Craft Build student Esme Walker

The Prince’s Foundation student Esme Walker is cementing her career in Heritage Building Craft with a little help from Cliveden Conservation

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Preserving the British textile industry

The reshoring of the UK textile industry is in motion, but what does the future hold?

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An interview with Nansledan architect Hugh Petter

A new housing project in Cornwall is changing the way we approach sustainable developments, as master planner and lead architect Hugh Petter reveals


The Prince's Foundation partnership with MYB Textiles

Tech and tradition combine to revive the fortunes of the Ayrshire lace maker

Old is New

Utilising sustainable materials in modern architectural construction

Is the key to modern construction a return to vernacular architecture and sustainable materials?

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New craft skills workshop spaces at Trinity Buoy Wharf

A glimpse at two new workshop spaces dedicated to ensuring the future of traditional craft skills

Issue 04

The Prince's Foundation magazine issue 04

The latest issue of the magazine is now available

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Zouaq painting at The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts

Zouaq tutor Natasha Mann shares her love of the traditional Moroccan painting technique

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Icon Painting with The Prince’s Foundation: School of Traditional Art

Icon painter Aidan Hart shares his love of iconography and the inspiration behind his compelling works


Understanding food provenance

An awareness of the negative effects of industrial farming, the return of traditional agriculture and a growing preference for seasonal, sustainable produce, could help us rethink the way we eat: the future of food is on our hands.


The Prince’s Terrace Adelaide wins at the urban developer awards 2018

Continued industry recognition for the Australian sustainable development

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The School of Traditional Arts heads to China

The Prince’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts has been assisting conservationists in China to revive the treasures of the Mogao caves in Dunhuang

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Restoration of Coventry's Drapers' Hall

Thanks to The Prince’s Foundation and the Historic Coventry Trust renovation project, the city’s Drapers’ Hall is getting a new lease of life

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The Mey Games

The Prince’s Foundation will steward the Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust as of 2019 – the future of this historic building looks bright


Summer School students head to Antigua

Thanks to The Prince’s Foundation, new-found building skills may be the key to the completion of a heritage project in Antigua

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New restaurant arrives at Ballater

Thanks to The Prince’s Foundation, a bistro, cafe and tea room named The Carriage opens at Ballater train station near Balmoral Castle


A new pavilion opens at Braemar

This year’s Braemar Gathering saw the launch of the Duke of Rothesay Highland Games Pavilion

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Dumfries House Artists' Residency

The Dumfries House Royal Drawing School Artists’ Residency opens up to Scottish artists

The Prince's Foundation Magazine Issue 03

The Prince's Foundation Magazine issue 03

Paying homage to community, heritage and authenticity

Summer School

Traditional architecture, design and building skills at our Summer School

We speak to Australian student Alexander Dowthwaite about the valuable skills he has developed at The Prince’s Foundation Summer School


The Prince's Foundation Graduation

Education director jacqueline farrell reflects on the successes of this years’ students


Discovering buddhist art in china’s mogao caves

Artists from The Prince’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts visit a UNESCO World Heritage site in Dunhuang

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Managing rapid urbanisation in the 21st century

As the world’s cities continue to grow, so does the need for a set of tools to manage and plan for the effects on community and environment


Keeping traditional Islamic architecture alive in Saudi Arabia’s historic town of Jeddah

A pioneering partnership between The Prince’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts and Jameel House is helping ensure its heritage endures for future generations

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Restoring Gloucester’s St Mary De Crypt Church

The grade I-listed restoration project has uncovered some fascinating relics from the past


Unveiling Braemar's visitor centre

As the highland games get underway and Braemar’s anticipated visitor centre nears completion, we discover what makes the games such a cultural institution

The Princes Foundation Magazine Issue 02

The Prince's Foundation magazine issue 02

Focusing on craft, education and heritage skills

London Craft Week

London Craft Week

At this year’s London Craft Week, the Prince’s Foundation introduced woodcarving and stonemasonry to the next generation of makers


Glenside Farm on the Dumfries House Estate to welcome a pioneering arts centre

The Jameel House of Traditional Arts and Building Skills is set to open on Dumfries House farmland


The Ballater Old Royal Station in Aberdeenshire rebuild is underway

Just shy of three years since it was destroyed by fire, the station will shortly be restored to its former, former glory


Alchemy academy: the prince’s foundation school of traditional arts

The creation of colour is an age-old craft that has its roots in culture, commerce and religion

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Reviving communities across the uk

Considering local needs is at the heart of the prince’s foundation’s new regeneration projects

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Hands-on education at The Prince’s Foundation

Learning is more than just a classroom experience; we’re breaking down barriers with our innovative, skills-led vision for education