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Rambling. Jewellery & 3D exhibition

26th June - 25th September

Region: North East

A wonderfully eclectic show revelling in the pleasure of rambling. The path never trodden before: those tiny treasures picked up along the way: the ever-changing landscape. Makers from across the UK come together in this exhibition to offer their interpretation of the natural world through the mediums of jewellery, ceramics and mixed media.

Mastery. Women in Silver

24th July – 18th September

Region: Wales

This is the first exhibition to focus on the UK’s exceptionally talented contemporary women designer silversmiths. Fifty years ago, it would have been impossible to assemble an exhibition like this, as there were so few women working in the field. What was once a totally male discipline has been transformed within three generations.

Colour. Shape. Form.

2nd Sept- 18th December

Region: Midlands

The National Curriculum for the Art and Design Programme in England identifies how students should be taught to ‘evaluate and analyse creative works using the language of art, craft and design’. This exhibition invites the viewer to actively share what entices them to a crafted object; draw/circle/highlight/annotate the walls of the gallery to turn the space into an incubator of thoughts and ideas around what is so unique about craft.

Devon Open Studios

11th - 26th September

Region: South West

Devon Open Studios is a unique opportunity to meet artists in their studios in some of the most beautiful, unexplored parts of Devon. In addition to being able to buy art direct from the creator, many demonstrate, give talks or give you a chance to have a go.

Saltaire Makers Fair

18th - 19th September

Region: Yorkshire

Selected designer-makers working in a wide range of contemporary craft and design disciplines will be exhibiting at the Saltaire Makers Fair in September. Shop from a collection of ceramics, textiles, jewellery, glass, metal, artists’ books, paper, leather, wood, furniture, plastics, fashion textiles and accessories, printmaking and mixed media.

Beautiful & Useful

18th - 19th September

Region: South East

Beautiful & Useful will be at Sussex Prairies, just north of Brighton, this September – an award-winning garden planted with spectacular swathes of herbaceous perennials. A selection of some of the country’s finest designer-makers will be selling a wide range of handmade ceramics, textiles, basketry, jewellery and more.

The Slip Trail

2nd - 17th October

Region: South West

This exhibition will display over 300 pots and ceramic pieces by ten potters acknowledged internationally as shaping contemporary perceptions of British slipware. All displayed under one roof in Gallery 1673, the exhibition will be a kaleidoscope of colour, fluidity and energy reflecting the many differing techniques and possibilities achievable from earthenware clays and coloured clay […]

London Craft Week

4th - 10th October

Region: London

Celebrating outstanding British and international creativity, the festival brings together over 250 established and emerging makers, designers, brands and galleries from around the world.

The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

8th - 10th October

Region: North West

The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair returns to Manchester featuring over 150 of the UK’s leading designer makers from established names to new graduate talent. A must for the UK craft events calendar and often a great opportunity to see lots of madebyhandonline Makers as well.

Wizardry in Wood

13th - 16th October

Region: London

Wizardry in Wood 2021 will be the fifth exhibition held by the Worshipful Company of Turners to showcase the work of outstanding UK and international craftsmen. Wizardry in Wood was launched by the Turners’ Company in 2004 on the 400th anniversary of the granting of the Company’s Royal Charter in 1604. Wizardry in Wood 2021 […]

Goldsmiths’ Fair

28th September - 10th October

Region: London

Goldsmiths’ Fair is an annual selling event and exhibition showcasing a curated selection of work by some of the best fine jewellers and contemporary silversmiths creating and making in the UK Today. The emerging and established makers exhibiting at Goldsmiths’ Fair are chosen through a rigorous selection process which ensures the highest standards of both […]

Cockpit Arts Winter Makers’ Market

26th-28th November and 3rd-5th December

Region: London

Celebrate Christmas with Cockpit Arts by visiting their open studios Makers’ Market events in Holborn and Deptford. This is the perfect opportunity for visitors to meet 170 talented makers over two London sites and buy direct from independent craftspeople.

Make 2021: Contemporary Crafts for Christmas

27th November - 9th January 2022

Region: South West

Up to 50 exhibitors based across the UK are showcased in the Devon Guild’s main Jubilee Gallery, ready for the Christmas season. Support makers and find the perfect gift for yourself or a loved one.

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