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The Summer Show

16th July - 8th October

Region: South West

The Summer Show is the annual exhibition from members of MAKE Southwest (formerly Devon Guild of Craftsmen). The show is open to all Full Maker Members of MAKE Southwest and the pieces are chosen by the Selection Committee (a group of Maker Member representatives from a range of craft disciplines and an independent panellist), alongside […]

Craft Sustained

23rd July – 13th November

Region: East Midlands

This exhibition explores the work of artists, designers and craftspeople working with the latest in sustainable material technology to develop objects, both one-off works and items developed for production. Craft Sustained includes artists, makers and designers cultivating wares from renewable natural resources, such as fungi, bacteria, and yeast, alongside those utilising waste from food production […]

Craft with Local Heart

3rd September - 5th November

Region: South East

The Autumn Craft Collection at the New Ashgate Gallery presents a curated range of unique, local and nationally renowned craft. Treat yourself to something new for your home or buy gifts for your loved ones. Pop in, browse and shop away from the crowds.


3rd September - 30th October

Region: Yorkshire

Vessel investigates the form and function of vessels through 2D and 3D visual art & craft, events and discussion. A collection of multi-media art works alongside two pop-up exhibitions which invite you to consider ‘vessels’ from a more conceptual viewpoint. This exhibition includes sculptural spoons by madebyhandonline maker Ann Povey.

Extraordinary Everyday

8th September - 17th December

Region: Midlands

Picture a day in your life… Perhaps that first sip of coffee to kickstart the morning. Consider reaching for your favourite mug, the one that brings a smile, the one that your hands curve around just perfectly, the one that is the perfect size for the perfect cup full.

Gloucestershire Guild at the Gardens Gallery

7th - 16th October

Region: South West

The Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen is very pleased to be representing the County during the prestigious Cheltenham Literature Festival again this year. Members of the Gloucestershire Guild will be exhibiting superb craftsmanship, including a range of ceramics, jewellery, textiles, knitwear, bookbinding, furniture, leather goods and rugs by its creative makers. The exhibition includes jewellery by […]

Curios – 40 Years in the Making

8th October – 7th January 2023

Region: Yorkshire

Featuring rare works made from vintage finds, leather, wood, wire, glass and paper, these exciting keepsakes, sculptures and curiosities will provide an opportunity to explore the very best of contemporary craft in the UK today. This exhibition includes selected works by madebyhandonline makers Jennifer Collier, Anya Keeley and Samantha Bryan (pictured).

The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

13th - 16th October

Region: North West

The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair is back. Manchester’s stunning Victoria Baths will be a fitting backdrop for the 200 designer-makers who have been specially selected to sell their work in this annual celebration of outstanding contemporary craft.  Expect to be wowed. A must for the UK craft events calendar and a great opportunity to see lots of madebyhandonline Makers as well.

Festival of Crafts

15th - 16th October

Region: South East

The annual Festival of Crafts will present leading designer-makers showcasing bespoke and beautiful work. Contemporary crafts on show include ceramics, textiles, glass, metal, jewellery and wood. A great opportunity to buy something special: individual and original craft work created by skilled British craft makers.


22nd - 23rd October

Region: Scotland

CLOTH#22 will be showcasing the skills and talents of those who use or make cloth as part of their creative practice and as in previous years there will be makers from across the UK, some of which have never exhibited in Scotland before. CLOTH#22 is timed to get you thinking ahead for the festive season […]

Goldsmiths’ Fair

27th September - 9th 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 […]

Elements Jewellery & Silversmithing Fair

28th - 30th October

Region: Scotland

Elements: A Festival of Jewellery, Silver & Gold is an annual celebration of the UK’s most significant designer jewellers and silversmiths, including madebyhandonline maker Corrinne Eira Evans (pictured). Elements is held in the stunning Lyon & Turnbull auction rooms in the heart of Edinburgh and is presented by The Incorporation of Goldsmiths and Lyon & […]

Oxford Ceramics Fair

29th - 30th October

Region: South East

One of the longest-running ceramics fairs in the UK. More than 70 ceramic artists are showing their work at this fair, alongside a program of talks and demonstrations organized by the Craft Potters Association. A great opportunity to see madebyhandonline maker Shirley Vauvelle. Please follow the link below to the Oxford Ceramics Fair website where […]

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair

3rd - 6th November

Region: London

UK’s biggest contemporary print fair will run from 3rd-6th November 2022 at the The Fireworks Factory in Woolwich. The fair will feature some of the world’s most renowned printmakers and best emerging artist talent, as well as talks & demonstrations.

Craft in Focus : RHS Wisley

9th - 13th November

Region: South East

A mixed discipline craft fair is being held alongside a Desire Jewellery & Silversmithing Fair featuring a diverse selection of fabulous contemporary jewellers and silversmiths at RHS Hilltop within the Gardens.

Craft Scotland Conference

17th - 18th November

Region: Scotland

The Power of Glass: Celebrating the essential role glass has, and will continue to have in society, 2022 marks the United Nations (UN)’s International Year of Glass. This year, the hybrid-format Craft Scotland Conference explores a key element of the UN’s celebration, the importance of art glass as a form of social and political commentary.

Handmade in Highgate Winter Fair

18th - 20th November

Region: London

A designer maker fair held at the Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution – perfect for thoughtful Christmas gifts. This popular, friendly event features jewellery, textiles, ceramics, wood and more.

Craft Central: Winter Market & Open Studios

19th - 20th November

Region: London

This is the perfect opportunity to buy special gifts for friends, family or simply just to treat yourself. The Forge’s creative residents will be opening their private studios to the public and the Winter Market will feature work by makers selected from Craft Central’s network of designer-makers. On offer will be handmade ceramic, interior products, […]

Yorkshire Artspace Open Studios

19th - 20th November

Region: Yorkshire

A rare opportunity to see inside Yorkshire Artspace’s two Sheffield City Centre buildings and see over 100 artists and makers from over 30 different disciplines at work. Home to over 160 painters, ceramicists, jewellers, metalsmiths, designers, woodworkers and more, there’s something for everyone at Yorkshire Artspace!

Oxfordshire Craft Guild Christmas Exhibition

19th November -30th December

Region: South East

The Oxfordshire Craft Guild is staging its centrepiece 6 week long exhibition at The Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock from 19th November until 30th December. Visitors can be assured of finding a range of quality handcrafted items to enjoy, and those looking to find unique gifts for Christmas will find a wealth of beautiful objects from which to choose from.

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