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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.


Made In The Middle: Contemporary Craft from the Midlands

13th May - 8th July 2017

Region: North East

Made in the Middle, a recurring touring exhibition originated by Craftspace, is the Midland’s principal selling exhibition of high quality contemporary craft and applied art. Selected by an expert panel through open entry, it promotes the best of contemporary craft from makers living and working in the Midlands or with a strong regional connection. It […]


Off the Surface

20th May - 9th July 2017

Region: South West

A collaborative exhibition showcasing the art of hand embroidery, old and new. Degree students from The Royal School of Needlework have produced contemporary, hand-embroidered work inspired by treasured textiles from world renowned archives at Hampton Court Palace.


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.


Spring Fling

27th May 2017 - 29th May 2017

Dumfries and Galloway host an incredibly exciting open studios event where we’re invited to meet artists and makers whose doors are not usually open to the public, try your hand at a new skill or simply hop from studio to studio through some of Scotland’s most delightful scenery.


West Dean Arts and Craft Festival with MADE

2nd - 4th June 2017

Region: South East

Over 200 artists, makers, writers and performers gather together for the UK’s definitive arts and craft festival. Be inspired by an outstanding showcase of arts and craft. Enjoy the theatre of live demonstrations, get hands-on in taster workshops, drop in and have-a-go on the craft hut trail, and shop with MADE from 120 superb makers […]


North Yorkshire Open Studios

Sat 3rd - Sun 4th and Sat 10th to Sun 11th June 2017

Region: Yorkshire

Discover art and crafts in truly inspirational locations, following a trail of studios stretching from the majestic moors and dales to the beautiful North Yorkshire coastline.


The Contemporary Craft Festival

9th - 11th June 2017

Region: South West

A spectacular multi award winning craft festival – one of the largest and most highly acclaimed designer maker events in the UK. We’re thrilled to be sponsors of this event, which features many Makers found here on madebyhandonline, including Helen Brice, Marna Lunt, Hannah McAndrew, Tone von Krogh, Dionne Swift and Helen Noakes to name a few.


Cheltenham Open Studios

10th - 18th June 2017

Region: South West

Every two years, at the beginning of June, nearly 200 artists open their homes and studios to the public throughout Cheltenham and its surrounds. This is a great opportunity to meet artists and makers in their workshops, including madebyhandonline maker Sue Brown. Visit the website by following the link below to find a full list of […]


Flourish: 2 Day Crafts Council Conference

19th - 20th June 2017

Region: London

The Talent Development team at Crafts Council brings you leading industry experts so you can share, debate and network; providing you with a vital set of action points and links that will cultivate and shape your creative practice. The event is designed to ignite your creative ambitions by bringing together leading industry experts to help you […]


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