Claire O’Sullivan & Kitty Wilson Brown

Claire O’Sullivan & Kitty Wilson Brown


Claire O’Sullivan, co-founder of Contemporary Hempery is a studio jeweller with an MA in Entrepreneurship for Creative Practice. Her interest is in the place where art and commerce meet. Claire’s involvement with natural fibre sprung from her sense of place, living in what was the once the centre of a thriving and economically important hemp growing and processing industry.

Kitty Wilson Brown is a textile artist and weaver. Kitty graduated BA at Chelsea College of Art, UAL in June 2021 she has studied weaving in Tokyo and completed an internship at the Liverpool Weaving Company. Her work is focused on sustainability. Kitty grows flax, hemp and natural dye plants for her work and is co-founder of Contemporary Hempery.

Hemp Processing Demo

Safari Tent

Join Hempen, Contemporary Hempary and Julian Thompson for a hemp fibre hand processing demo and hemp seed oil tasting session. Hemp seed oil is full of vitamins A, B, C, E, essential fatty acids, and carotene, an ideal brain food. Julian will share some exciting developments in hemp construction including that of hemp wood. Founders […]