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Wild Young Things, Old Traditions


The documentary series Wild Young Things, Old Traditions’  accompanies the new generation of young, ambitious craftspeople preserving ancient knowledge and using their enthusiasm to shape the future of artisanal crafts. They set great store by their ties to their homeland and the rediscovery of old handicrafts, and can be found in settings from saddleries to bakeries to carpenters’ workshops. These wild young things don’t just work with traditional materials such as wood or stone, but also enjoy experimenting with modern materials, employing innovative techniques and giving their creativity free rein. This interplay between traditional artisanal techniques and brave innovation makes their products so unique and special. Embark on an exciting journey of discovery and see old handicrafts in a new light!