Upcoming Events

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2021

Royal Academy Burlington House, Piccadilly,, London

A celebration of contemporary art and architecture, the 253rd Royal Academy Summer Exhibition features work by icons and up and coming artists - there are over 1,000 pieces selected by coordinator Yinka Shonibare and a panel of artists, under the theme of Reclaiming Magic. Exhibiting artists include QEST Finnis Scott Foundation Scholar and hand embroiderer ... Read more

Basketry: Rhythm, Renewal & Reinvention

Ruthin Craft Centre Park Road, Ruthin,, Denbighshire

‘The exhibition Basketry: Rhythm, Renewal & Reinvention is a visual slice across contemporary UK basket making. There are some 35 maker’s work spilling over all three galleries at Ruthin Craft Centre. The exhibition shows what is being made today – and by whom – across basketry’s beautiful variety of shapes, materials and weaves.’ Jane Audas, August 2021 Alongside ... Read more

NGC Glass Prize

National Glass Centre Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL

The NGC Glass Prize is a European glass prize delivered by the National Glass Centre which features the work of over 40 artists who work in Europe, including QEST Scholar Effie Burns. The selected artworks on display were selected by a panel of judges including Sandra Blach, from Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Reino Liefkes, from the Victoria and ... Read more

Jeu d’esprit

Joanna Bird 19 Grove Park Terrace, London W4 3QE

Joanna Bird’s winter exhibition Jeu d’esprit describes the play of the spirit and wit, and features the work of a number of contemporary ceramicists including QEST Eranda Foundation Scholar Matthew Warner.

Re-formation with Joanna Manousis

Heller Gallery 303 10th Ave., New York, NY 10001

Re-Formation is a wearable art exhibition curated by Erica Rosenfeld and featuring work by QEST Scholar Joanna Manousis. The show includes sixteen artists whose practice employs glass and mixed media in sculpture, installation, performance and functional design.  Rosenfeld asked each of them to re-imagine their work as jewellery, looking at the function of material and ... Read more

Into The Dark Woods by Su Blackwell

Long & Ryle 4 John Islip Street, London SW1P 4PX

'Into the Dark Woods’ beckons us into the fantastic realms of Su Blackwell’s artistic imagination. Since graduating from the Royal College of Art, Blackwell has become widely known for her fragile and beguiling book sculptures that play on traditions of origami and shadow puppet theatre. Over time, she has perfected a form of rewriting through ... Read more

Crafted Collectables

This new iteration of Crafted Collectables, available from November 2021, presents small-scale works by gallery artists and the wider community of artist-designer-makers. These sculptural objects and wall pieces act as artefacts to be treasured over a lifetime, nurtured through family generations or gifted in an act of friendship. We believe that within the taxonomy of objecthood the ... Read more

Wilder than Wildness Itself

Make Hauser & Wirth Somerset Durslade Farm, Dropping Ln, Bruton

‘For me, garden design isn’t just about plants, it is about emotion, atmosphere, a sense of contemplation. You try to move people with what you do. You look at this, and it goes deeper than what you see. It reminds you of something in the genes — nature, or the longing for nature.’—Piet Oudolf Five ... Read more

Cockpit Arts Makers’ Market

Cockpit Arts (Deptford) 18-22 Creekside,, London

Cockpit Makers’ Market takes place in London over two weekends this winter: Holborn - Friday 26 November - Sunday 28 November Deptford - Friday 3 December - Sunday 5 December Friday 12pm - 8pm, Saturday & Sunday 12pm - 6pm Home to over 150 makers, Cockpit is a hotspot for discovering creative talent. Cockpit Makers’ ... Read more


An Introduction to Table Loom Weaving with Laura Thomas

Laura Thomas Studio Workshop Adjacent to Ewenny Pottery, Ewenny Road, Ewenny, Bridgend CF35 3AP

Ever fancied having a go at weaving, but don’t want to buy a loom yet? Then this is the workshop for you! Using prepared 4 and 8 shaft table looms, you will be introduced to the basics of table loom weaving.  You will be taught basic weave structures, hand manipulation techniques and encouraged to experiment ... Read more


Small Leather Goods Workshop with Candice Lau

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

This is a great starter workshop to you in the mood for leatherwork. The small leather goods workshop includes the passport holder, glasses case, cardholder and key lanyard. These small projects will teach you all the essential leatherworking techniques during a half day workshop. You will learn to: saddle stitch glue using non toxic glue ... Read more


Estate of the Arts Winter Fair

Estate of the Arts South Liberty Lane, Bedminster, Bristol

Late night Thursday markets in line with North Street's late night shopping and winter events, featuring work local makers and creatives including QEST Johnnie Walker Scholar and printmaker Jemma Gunning. In and around our arts estate the studios doors are open, plus: ✦ 25+ local makers stalls ✦ Live Acts ✦ Refreshments & Hot Beverages