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‘(Surface) Pattern’

27th April- 26th August 2017

Region: Midlands

This exhibition will showcase work that celebrates the beauty of the material, the decorated surface, and the many and varied was of creating surface pattern.

Brilliance in Birmingham

22nd May - 23rd September 2017

Region: Midlands

Birmingham has been at the forefront of designer-maker craft production for over two centuries and is an artistic hub famed for the production of ‘manufactured arts’. ‘Brilliance in Birmingham’ will celebrate this rich tradition by showcasing the craftsmanship that continues to be practised to the highest standard by today’s local makers.

In Your Dreams

15th July - early Sept 2017

Region: South West

The Byre’s summer 2017 exhibition, In Your Dreams opens on Saturday 15th July. A vivid and vibrant collection of work from artists and makers both new and familiar to The Byre audiences will feature in the exhibition. This exhibition includes madebyhandonline makers Jessica Thorn (pictured), Tracey Falvey and Corrinne Eira Evans.

Devon Guild of Craftsmen Summer Show

22nd July - 10th September 2017

Region: South West

This year marks the 62nd annual Summer exhibition of work by Devon Guild Members and features a diverse range of contemporary craft from across the South West. You can also discover ‘what makers do all day’ with diary snapshots of Members’ everyday lives alongside exhibits.

Dish of the Day

22nd July - 26th August 2017

Region: North West

This exhibition will highlight the contemporary ranges of beautifully made, functional, practical tableware that is being produced by potters across the UK.

pachadesign open their studio – part of Welcombe Open Studios 2017

11th - 13th August

Region: South West

Our makers Sammy and Glenn of pachadesign are welcoming visitors to their new studio space in North Devon as part of Welcombe Open Studios. They’ll be showing a collection of their handmade furniture and beautifully designed and made objects for the home.

Art in Clay

18th - 20th August 2017

Region: South East

Now well established as one of the most important events in the ceramics calendar, the Art in Clay Pottery & Ceramics Festival returns to Hatfield House in August. The makers range from young imaginative students and relative newcomers to leading National and International makers.

Selvedge Fair, Edinburgh

19th August 2017

Region: Scotland

The team behind the cult magazine Selvedge bring a curated collection of fifty merchants and makers to  Edinburgh.  The exhibitors sell a range of rare vintage fabrics,  covetable haberdashery and skilfully handmade textile treasures. The fair offers the perfect opportunity to meet makers, catch up with old friends and find that special something.


31st August - 16th December 2017

Region: Midlands

This Christmas selling exhibition that will celebrates the diversity of the humble ‘Cup’ and will showcase vessels in all different types of materials and styles, from ceramic, to paper, to wire, to fabric, to wood… This exhibition includes work by madebyhandonline makers Jessica Thorn, Eluned Glyn (pictured), Julia Jowett, Jane Booth, Knit Me A Stitch […]

Nourish Festival

2nd September 2017

Region: South West

Nourish – Bovey Tracey’s festival of music, craft and food – will be returning for its fourth year this coming September.

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