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Nearly Neon

17th January - 27th April

Region: Midlands

‘Nearly Neon’ will be sure to brighten up your Winter months and welcome in the Spring with vivid and vivacious pops of colour. This exhibition showcases the best in contemporary craft that celebrates the use of bright and bold colour.

Certaine Wytches Fear, Myth & Magic

23rd March - 6th May

Region: South West

Through a series of large and small-scale knotted tapestries, artist Anne Jackson explores the ideas of witchcraft and historic witch-persecution across Europe, both as commemoration and as a metaphor for our contemporary fears. The word witch often signifies an outsider who is seen as frightening or difficult. She is sometimes seen as the wielder of […]


16th - 28th April

Region: South West

Strange materials mixed with strange minds fuse into joyous, imaginative work expressing individual ideas of what precious could mean. An initial frustration with the lack of an ‘art-jewellery’ market in the South West led to Penryn based artist Lynne Speake setting up the ‘Precious Collective’. Now with over 120 Art Jewellery and Contemporary Jewellery makers from […]

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 […]

Hepworth Wakefield Contemporary Ceramics Fair

4th - 5th May

Region: Yorkshire

Celebrating a wide range of ceramic processes and styles, the Hepworth Wakefield Ceramics Fair is a perfect opportunity for anyone interested in contemporary and traditional ceramics, craft, homewares, interiors and jewellery to collect unique pieces, dress your home, buy gifts, research new practices or just find out more about what ceramicists do. This is a […]

London Craft Week

8th - 12th May 2019

Region: London

From 8th – 12th May 2019, the fifth edition of London Craft Week takes up residence in the capital. This annual event showcases exceptional craftsmanship through a journey-of-discovery programme featuring hidden workshops and unknown makers alongside celebrated masters, famous studios, galleries, shops and luxury brands. Follow the link below for details and their programme of […]

Masters of Invention

18th May - 7th July

Region: South West

Graffiti art meets contemporary craft in a ground breaking new exhibition opening this spring at Devon Guild of Craftsmen. This exhibition will challenge perceptions of graffiti writing culture, whilst expanding traditional definitions of art, craft and design. Masters of Invention brings together a new collection of artworks and installations by influential figures from the culture […]

Spring Fling

25th - 27th May

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.

Narrative: Contemporary Craft & Art Fair

25th - 26th May

Region: South West

A new collaborative event is coming to Cornwall involving students and some of the best makers and artists in the South West. This family-friendly, relaxed weekend has been designed to encourage people to meet and talk to makers and artists about their stories, processes and inspirations and relax and enjoy lunch on the campus lawns […]

The Craft Festival

7th - 9th June

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, Virginia Graham, Penny Little and Wolfram Lohr to name a few.

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