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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 […]

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 […]

Textile Traces: personal stories in cloth Ruth Singer

25th May - 20th July

Region: Wales

This exhibition brings together Ruth’s work exploring human experience expressed through thoughtful and emotionally engaged textile making. Her subtle and delicate work references loss, memory, fragility and damage in both the cloth itself and in our personal lives. Ruth creates pieces with a sense of history and a look of antiques but with a powerful contemporary story.

Earth & Fire International Ceramics Fair

21st-23rd June

Region: North East

Earth and Fire International Ceramic Fair is one of the country’s premier ceramic events taking place every year in North Nottinghamshire. For over twenty years, selected potters from across the UK and mainland Europe have come to sell direct to the public from outdoor market stalls.

Cockpit Arts Summer Open Studios – Deptford

21st - 23rd June

Region: London

Join Cockpit Arts for this perfect opportunity to buy direct from independent makers – from master craftspeople and artist-makers as well as a selected group of Cockpit Arts’ alumni, including madebyhandonline jeweller Emily Kidson (pictured). – Jewellers, weavers, ceramicists … and many other crafts – A curated display featuring makers participating in the Cockpit Arts […]

Yorkshire Sculpture International

22nd June – 29th September

Region: Yorkshire

Yorkshire Sculpture International is the UK’s largest dedicated sculpture festival, a series of exhibitions, international commissions, events and learning programmes not seen on a scale anywhere else – with sculpture in its broadest forms on display across four major galleries – the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds Art Gallery, The Hepworth Wakefield and Yorkshire Sculpture Park – and outdoors in Leeds and Wakefield. Read […]

New Designers

26th June - 6th July

Region: London

Every year over 3,000 of the most promising graduate talents from Britain’s leading design courses exhibit at New Designers in London. A great opportunity to be the first to discover new talent.

Clay: A Festival of Ceramics

Sunday 30th June

Region: South West

North Devon’s Festival of Ceramics returns for a 3rd year. This year there will be over 70 exhibitors from across the South West showcasing their work. There will also be demonstrations and lots of chances to get your hands dirty and play with clay. The location of the event is the stunning Victorian Pannier Market […]

Goldsmiths North

Friday 12th - Sunday 14th July

Region: Yorkshire

An international summer selling fair bringing the finest contemporary Silverware & Jewellery from the UK and Europe to the North of England, hosted in the magnificent Cutlers’ Hall in the heart of Sheffield.


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.

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