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Kitchen Garden

6th September - 15th December

Region: Midlands

This Christmas selling exhibition celebrates the quintessential English Kitchen Garden. It will showcase lots of beautiful, affordable gift ideas both inspired by and for use in the kitchen and the garden.

Criminal Quilts

8th September - 27th October

Region: Midlands

Award winning textile artist and madebyhandonline maker Ruth Singer has been working with Staffordshire Record Office and Wolverhampton University exploring Victorian women criminals. The project is inspired by photographs and documents in the archives.

Plate Up

15th September - 4th November

Region: South West

Co-curated with Michelin-starred executive chef, Michael Wignall – Plate Up will showcase the work of selected UK practitioners who produce work associated with the making and serving of food. Michael has his own distinct way of creating and serving his dishes, tending to highlight contemporary craft as part of the presentation of his food.


1st October - 2nd February 2019

Region: Midlands

Inspired by the wonder and mystery of stars and space, this display is unashamedly focused on all things bright, twinkly and sparkly. It features jewellery in precious materials, ceramics with lustrous glazes, and textiles in plush fabrics. Every piece is handmade by a designer-maker and there are a range of prices. With Christmas approaching, this […]

Made London – Marylebone

18th – 21st October

Region: London

MADE LONDON will showcase the very best and most original makers of high quality contemporary craft and design, and is a must for all makers and craft-buyers alike! At madebyhandonline.com we are delighted to be sponsors of this event again.

Art of Glass

20th October 2018 – 20th January 2019

Region: East Midlands

Art of Glass will present the work of 15 leading and emerging glass artists. The National Centre for Craft & Design and National Museums Scotland have worked in partnership to bring Art of Glass to fruition and to examine the diverse work of established and emerging glass artists working in Britain today.

Makers Market

20th October – 29th December

Region: Wales

The Oriel Myrddin Gallery have invited some of the best individual makers, designers and artists from Wales and across the UK to join them for their winter exhibition. Beautifully crafted and carefully selected ceramics, textiles, clothing, wood and leather as well as small local food producers will be presented to give you a selection of considered Christmas gift ideas for 2018.

Art& York

26th – 28th October

Region: North East

Set over 3 days the art& show will present over 120 selected artists selling their work with a wide price range of £10-£20,000. It’s a chance to actually meet the artists, talk to them about their work and inspirations and buy and commission direct.

Festival of Crafts

27th - 28th October

Region: South East

The annual Festival of Crafts will present over 80 leading designer-makers showcasing bespoke and beautiful work. Contemporary crafts on show include ceramics, textiles, glass, metal, jewellery and wood. A great opportunity to buy something special: individual and original craft work created by skilled British craft makers.

Lustre Contemporary Craft Market

2nd - 4th November

Region: North East

This prestigious event in the contemporary craft calendar features top quality work by selected UK designer makers – a key diary date for anyone interested in discovering unique pieces of jewellery, textiles, ceramics, glass, wood and metalwork.

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