Upcoming Events

Bristol Photo Festival

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery Queens Rd,, Bristol

Bristol Photo Festival is a new and innovative festival that celebrates the power and diversity of photography. We commission and produce national, international solo and group exhibitions in a biannual festival across the city of Bristol. We also run an ongoing national and international programme of talks, events, workshops and training through a partnership model ... Read more

Jump Cut, Still Life, A Solo Exhibition by Fiona Curran

Broadway Gallery 2 The Arcade, Letchworth Garden City

Jump Cut, Still Life presents a series of works exploring landscape and the impacts of screen-based technologies on our sensory engagement with the natural world. The works in the exhibition developed from the artist’s experience of being in her garden during lockdown, witnessing plants growing, observing insects and birds visiting and noticing the subtle changes ... Read more

Monochrome at the Ruthin Craft Centre

Ruthin Craft Centre Park Road, Ruthin,, Denbighshire

Monochrome is a cross genre exhibition that highlights the subtleties of line, mark, form and texture. With work by over twenty contemporary makers the exhibition looks beyond colour and considers what we would generally term the opposite: all the nuances between the polarities of black and white. Exhibitors include QEST Howdens Scholar & knifemaker Leszek ... Read more

Living Crafts at Hatfield House

Hatfield House Hatfield Park, Great North Rd,, Hatfield

Living Crafts is a one-stop creative shopping experience, showcasing contemporary arts and crafts of an exceptional standard and celebrating the talents of our most highly acclaimed British designer-makers. When you visit Living Crafts, you will discover unique designs and beautifully hand-crafted work and be able to commission one-off pieces, personalised for you direct from the ... Read more

£5 – £12

Medieval Armouring with Graham Ashford

West Dean College of Arts & Conservation West Dean, Chichester

This course is aimed at beginners or those with some basic metal working skills; introducing everyone to the skills required to size and make a working 15th century Italian style gauntlet. The gauntlet you will be making was the product of approximately 150 years of near constant European warfare and represents, for many, a design ... Read more

£564

Artefact

Design Centre Chelsea Harbour Lots Rd, Fulham, London

Artefact, a new contemporary craft fair, is launching this summer at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, featuring an impressive rollcall of contemporary craft and visual arts galleries from the vibrant British craft scene. They include Cavaliero Finn, Candida Stevens Gallery, Jaggedart, Katie Jones, madeinbritaly, Ting-Ying Gallery and Vessel Gallery, with more to be announced. Artefact is both ... Read more

Landscape drawing with charcoal with Kate Boucher

West Dean College of Arts & Conservation West Dean, Chichester

Explore the expressive qualities of charcoal to represent the evocative landscape of the West Dean Estate. Develop your repertoire of mark-making techniques, working from direct observation and your photographs. Learn how to respond to the landscape as you explore the tone, composition and material qualities of drawing with charcoal. On the first evening, the tutor ... Read more

£387

Fragments of Five Fairground Females by Dr Amy Goodwin

Cecil Sharp House 2 Regent’s Park Road, London

This exhibition explores the historical lives of five historical females, who all worked in the travelling steam fairgrounds of the West Country, mostly since forgotten, and is on show at Cecil Sharp House, the London home of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, in June. Through a series of visual installations, traditional signwriter, fairground ... Read more

UnEarthed: Solo Exhibition by Eleanor Lakelin

Sarah Myerscough Gallery The Old Boathouse, 1 White Hart Lane, London

Eleanor’s new series of monumental sculptural columns embody a profound soulfulness in relation to time and nature; these towering edifices stand proud and poised in a crowded corner of the artist’s busy studio in Deptford. Eleanor whips around in a cloud of frenzied activity, stepping agilely from one piece to the next; all are in varied ... Read more

Knifemaking workshop with Leszek Sikon

Kingdom Forge Kingdom Forge, Manor Barns, The Street, Brundish,, Woodbridge

This knifemaking workshop is all about making your own kitchen knife in a professional and creative environment. No matter how much skill or knowledge you have, the workshop is suitable for everyone. Leszek has designed a comfortable program where all participants receive help according to their abilities, and by the end of the two days ... Read more

£350

Cockpit Summer Festival (Holborn)

Cockpit Arts (Holborn) Cockpit Yard, Northington St,, London

Taking place over two weekends, 25-27 June and 2-4 July, Cockpit Festival 2021 marks the first time in 18 months that Cockpit Arts will be welcoming customers and friends back to their studios. Meet and buy direct from 150 of London’s top makers based, including a number of QEST Scholars, at Cockpit’s studios in Holborn ... Read more

Knifemaking workshop with Leszek Sikon

Kingdom Forge Kingdom Forge, Manor Barns, The Street, Brundish,, Woodbridge

This knifemaking workshop is all about making your own kitchen knife in a professional and creative environment. No matter how much skill or knowledge you have, the workshop is suitable for everyone. Leszek has designed a comfortable program where all participants receive help according to their abilities, and by the end of the two days ... Read more

£350