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  • Honorary Lifetime President – Uri Geller?

    Honorary Lifetime President – Uri Geller?

    Legendary Spoon Bender Uri Geller is thinking about possibly becoming our Honorary lifetime President so we recently interviewed him at his elegant home and questioned him about all things "Spoon". read more »


  • Spoon History: Titanic. A survivor’s tale.

    Spoon History: Titanic. A survivor’s tale.

    When the Titanic hit an iceberg on April 14th 1912, Chief Steward (2nd Class) Charles Joughin, was working in the great liner’s sumptuous Jacobean style dining room. He was holding this very spoon. read more »


  • Spoon History: The Great Escape. The spoon that got away.

    Spoon History: The Great Escape. The spoon that got away.

    The prisoner of war camp Stalag Luft III near the Polish town of Zagan was considered by the Germans to be escape proof. But they didn’t count on the indomitable spirit of the British Servicemen and a spoon. read more »


  • Spoon History: The Spoon that spawned a Dynasty

    Spoon History: The Spoon that spawned a Dynasty

    In a small hamlet in southern Prussia in late 1691, Catherine of Hanover, gave birth to her first son, Illegitimate George. As the midwife smacked his peachy, Prussian bottom a small, solid silver spoon shot out of his mouth read more »


  • Spoon technique: a masterclass

    Spoon technique: a masterclass

    On Friday week, the renowned chef Peter Smart will be giving a talk on spoon technique at the Cordon Bleu Cookery School in Chelsea. Peter will show how perfecting spoon technique can enhance culinary performance. Stirring, scooping, serving and drizzling techniques will be covered. For more information call the Spoon Council Events Office.


  • Spoons through the ages: a retrospective

    Spoons through the ages: a retrospective

    This Thursday, we will be holding an exhibition of Spoon photography at the Design Museum. Spoons from the 18th, 19th and 20th century will be featured and there will be a Q&A session with iconic cutlery magnate Godfrey Aspen CBE. For tickets, please contact us.


  • Should the government have a spoon strategy?

    Should the government have a spoon strategy?

    Policymakers, spoon designers and business leaders agreed that now would be a good time to develop a UK Spoon Strategy. Browse the coverage of the debate here.


  • Raising spoon standards

    Raising spoon standards

    How do we measure the cost and impact of spoon design? What are the metrics – or is understanding the value of spoon design a matter of faith? Would research into spoon usage help us to create better spoons and drive up demand? Have your say here.




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