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Into the Woods

2nd May - 31st August

Region: Midlands

The forest acts as a potent symbol of adventure and discovery; a place where the barrier between reality and fantasy begins to thin. This Exhibition seeks to capture the wonder and whimsy of these magical places, a whimsy that is subtly shaded with undertones of the sinister and macabre. This exhibition includes work by madebyhandonline […]


5th July - 1st September

Region: South West

An exhibition of mixed media craftwork by Devon Guild Members’ showing a riotous mixture of patterns, set against a vibrant feature wall of graffiti. To be found everywhere we look – pattern ‘repeats in a predictable manner’, as in wallpaper, but can be subverted or changed according to the whims of the designer. Creating a […]

The Summer Show

20th July - 8th September 2019

Region: South West

The Summer Show is the longest running Devon Guild exhibition, launched in 1955 to celebrate the skills and original work of long-standing Guild Members through to the newest faces. The exhibition is selected by the Guild’s Members’ Selection Committee, a representative from the exhibitions team and an independent craft professional, just a week prior to […]


3rd - 4th August and 17th - 18th August

Region: Scotland

CLOTH#19 comes to you in a new and expanded format spread out over two August weekends, Part I takes place on the 3rd/4th and Part II takes place over the 17th/18th. Like CLOTH#18, this years events take place in the stunning tapestry viewing balcony at the Dovecote in Edinburgh for this celebration of textiles, promoting makers who make cloth or work with cloth to a wider discerning audience.

Jessica Grady solo exhibition

13th August - 29th September

Region: North East

Jessica is a contemporary embroidery artist who works from her home studio just outside of Leeds, West Yorkshire.  Her colourful and contemporary work has been exhibited in various galleries across the UK and Europe and she is a a member of the Crafts Council’s Makers directory and renowned textiles group – Art Textiles Made in […]

Art in Clay

16th - 18th August

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.

Summer Open Studio at Ash Farm

17th – 18th August

Region: Wales

A fantastic selection of makers from across Wales will be showcasing a wide array of creative and beautiful items in Sian O’Doherty’s Summer Open Studio event, including madebyhandonline makers Alison Moger and Lynda Shell. Visit Sian’s beautiful farm, see her alpacas and studio and enjoy refreshments while you shop from high quality makers – a […]

Nourish Festival

31st August

Region: South West

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

Kitchen Stories

5th September - 20th December

Region: Midlands

The kitchen is often the heart of the home providing sustenance, warmth and nourishment, as well as hosting celebrations and welcoming visitors. This exhibition includes work made for use in the kitchen, as well as artwork exploring the narrative of it; inspired by kitchen utensils, folk art and the idea of sitting round the table […]

A Good Age

21st September - 3rd November

Region: South West

Devon Guild of Craftsmen and Libraries Unlimited have commissioned five UK-based professional artists, born before 1948, to make contemporary craft responding to a theme of age and change. They were asked to consider either personal change within their lifetime or change relating to the bigger global issues that surround us. Their responses will be exhibited […]

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