News


Dazzle@OXO
Category: Exhibitions
17 Nov 2017 - Showing their mix of established, International designers and new makers spotted at the point of graduation including Sue Gregor and Miranda Sharpe
Hire Focus Gallery's ground floor gallery space
Category: Craft Centres & Art Galleries
10 Nov 2017 - The space can accommodate a sizeable group of artists.
Gifted 17 Contemporary Christmas Craft Market
Category: Craft Centres & Art Galleries
5 Nov 2017 - Join NCCD for a special advent weekend of high-quality craft, local specialist food and a family friendly programme of workshops a Christmas craft trail, activities, demonstrations, musicians and exhibitions.
Focus Gallery Festive Weekend
1 Nov 2017 - Join Focus Gallery for a weekend extravaganza.
Where to visit Design Factory members this Christmas
Category: Design Factory Member News
31 Oct 2017 - Buy from independent crafts people this Christmas
Design Factory's regional cluster groups November update!
Category: Design Factory Member News
31 Oct 2017 - Design Factory now has 9 cluster groups of members that meet regularly for networking, training and peer mentoring.
Member of the Month - Maxine Greer
Category: Design Factory Member News
31 Oct 2017 - We catch up with Maxine and find out about her design processes
Applications for Earth & Fire 2018 are now open!
Category: Exhibition Opportunities
29 Oct 2017 - Welcoming applications from studio potters at all stages of their career. Whether you are new to Earth & Fire or one of our long-term exhibitors.
Visit Design Factory members at Made by Hand
Category: Exhibitions
24 Oct 2017 - Made by Hand will showcase a highly selective group of 135 makers & artists set inthe sumptuous surrounding of Cardiff's City Hall. Made by Hand is part of Cardiff Contemporary.
Paper Flower Christmas Wreaths with Jennifer Collier
Category: Courses & Workshops
23 Oct 2017 - In this full day workshop you will be shown how to create decorative paper flowers from recycled papers.
Welbeck Winter Weekend
Category: Events
22 Oct 2017 - The annual Christmas event returns over 24-26 November 2017 to celebrate all things hand-made. 100 artisan makers bring you great art, great food and great shopping.
'Cup' at Unit Twelve
Category: Exhibitions
21 Oct 2017 - Celebrating the diversity of the humble 'Cup'
Silver Service is Made for the Table at The Harley Gallery
20 Oct 2017 - ‘Made for the Table’ is a glittering new exhibition of contemporary silver from the world-renowned Goldsmiths’ Company Silver Collection, showing at The Harley Gallery on the ducal Welbeck estate in Nottinghamshire
Naseem Darbey: We Are Saved By Loss
Category: Exhibitions
18 Oct 2017 - Naseem Darbey opens her Roof Gallery exhibition with a talk discussing the themes of her work.
In the Spotlight
Category: Exhibitions
15 Oct 2017 - The Craft Centre Leeds celebrates 35 years with a group showcase of stunning contemporary jewellery & small keepsake gift items
'Objects of Desire
Category: Design Factory Member News
15 Oct 2017 - A selection of some of the best contemporary craft from across the UK, including glassware, ceramics, jewellery, limited edition prints, textiles and accessories.
Christmas Craft Fair at RHS Garden Wisley
Category: Exhibitions
9 Oct 2017 - Craft In Focus is returning to RHS Garden Wisley from 22-26 November to stage the UK’s leading popular Christmas craft and design fair. The event will be bigger than ever with over 190 exhibitors!
Vessel by Gizella K Warburton given to the Fitzwilliam Museum
Category: Design Factory Member News
9 Oct 2017 - Adding to the accumulating collection of contemporary craft
Colour Mapping - Bluecoat Display Centre
Category: Exhibitions
8 Oct 2017 - This exhibition continues the tradition of print and jewellery over the festive season.
Banks Mill Winter Open Studio & Artisan Fair
Category: Craft Centres & Art Galleries
7 Oct 2017 - Visit Bank Mills Winter Open Studios and Artisan Fair event to buy locally produced original artwork, handmade products and creative services, all from the artists direct.