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Arts and Crafts at The Greenland Fishery

It would be nice to say that The Greenland Fishery has a rich tradition of Arts spanning its 400 year history but really the best we have, historically, is its role as subject for Lynn’s artists. Notably amongst them is Walter Dexter. Now, in 2016, we’re into a period of creative activity at The Greenland Fishery, and things are being produced to reflect the house’s style and character.

Open Studios WhaleMaking Workshops 2018
7 months ago

Open Studios WhaleMaking Workshops 2018

Diana and Jędrzej spent the day at The Greenland Fishery, at one of the Open Studios WhaleMaking Workshops.  They write…

We had the pleasure to visit Jon and Vicky at …
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Whale-Making Workshops 2018
7 months ago

Whale-Making Workshops 2018

The Greenland Fishery Project – Whale-Making Workshops

After the success of the Open Studios Whale-Whorkshops, we’ll be doing more – showing how we make Leather Whales and offering Greenland Fishery …
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Open Studios at The Greenland Fishery
8 months ago

Open Studios at The Greenland Fishery

From 26 May – 10 June 2018 is Open Studio fortnight – an opportunity to see art, buy art and meet the artists, with over 250 studios to visit …
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Freaks, Geeks and… Uniqs!
1 year ago

Freaks, Geeks and… Uniqs!

The Greenland Fishery Project is big on creativity, originality and quality:  So it happens that sometimes we make some very special things, and we call them UNIQES.  They’re one-offs.  And …
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We’re looking at alternatives to leather for our whales
2 years ago

We’re looking at alternatives to leather for our whales

Vegan Whales… Why not?

Almost since we started making leather whales at The Greenland Fishery there’s been a worry about the environmental problems around the leather industry. And although the leather …
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Leather Whales: The Next Generation
2 years ago

Leather Whales: The Next Generation

We’re especially proud to announce the arrival of some tiddlers:

The Humpback mother and calf… Mother and young Orcas…

And an orphan…

Leather Whales – the Greenland Fishery Stores are open
2 years ago

Leather Whales – the Greenland Fishery Stores are open

Our leather whales can now be bought online at greenland-fishery.org.uk/stores – As every whale is unique you’re advised to see – and feel – before you buy.

Our Leather Whales can …
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(Leather) Fin Back Whale
2 years ago

(Leather) Fin Back Whale

With a nod to Cambridge University’s Museum of Zoology and the imminent arrival of their Finback Whale skeleton, we’ve made a leather version…

The Greenland Fishery Project’s Fin Whale is …
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(Leather) Humpback Whale
2 years ago

(Leather) Humpback Whale

In reality…

Once hunted to the brink of extinction, humpback whales now number about 80,000. Here are seven interesting facts about these baleen whales. 1. The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) …
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(Leather) Bowhead Whale
2 years ago

(Leather) Bowhead Whale

 

The Greenland Fishery’s Leather Bowhead Whale can be bought online at http://greenland-fishery.org.uk/stores/index.php?route=product/product&path=59&product_id=65

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