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Call for applications! Don't miss this chance to show & sell your work in the elegant setting of Kew Gardens. Handmade in Britain's deadline is 31 March. #HandmadeatKew. Apply here:bit.ly/1NVhFCQ
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03/24/2017 at 16:21. Facebook
Head to Yorkshire Sculpture Park​ to view the biggest UK exhibition to date by leading sculptor Tony Cragg. New sculptures, drawings and works drawn from nearly five decades demonstrate the artist’s pioneering and continued mastery of materials. bit.ly/2m2kh7J

A Rare Category of Objects, installation view. Photo: Michael Richter.
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03/23/2017 at 15:39. Facebook
If you like compilations then you’ll appreciate the thought that’s gone into TextileArtist.org list of 10 Contemporary embroidery artists! Enjoy it here:bit.ly/2o8Mgnc #textileartist
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03/23/2017 at 15:25. Facebook
Where will you find Sheer Pleasure? In Walthamstow of course! Visit William Morris Gallery's ‘Frank Brangwyn and the Art of Japan’ exhibition - examining his love of Japanese art and his collaborative relationships with Japanese artists and patrons. 4 Feb-14 May. bit.ly/2jUvyqb #WMGallery
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03/23/2017 at 12:37. Facebook
Last few days to see 'Hanging by Thread'! A mixed media and textile exhibition at Heritage Courtyard Studios, Wells, Somerset.

Five fine artists respond to the title in this thought provoking exhibition, starting from a point of suspended animation - a delicate position where loss and gain hold equal sway. bit.ly/2lXC4js 4 - 25 Mar.
Image: Exodus by Charlotte Humpston
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03/23/2017 at 11:51. Facebook
Genie...ous! Ceramic Art London, the International Contemporary Ceramics event of the year. Buy work directly from 90 leading ceramic artist plus talks, events & demos. Tickets on sale here: bit.ly/2l5dFcq 31 Mar - 2 Apr. #ceramicartlondon

Image: Jeremy Nichols
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03/22/2017 at 14:08. Facebook
'The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful' is on at The National Centre for Craft & Design exploring the innovative, political, social and environmental aspects of 3D printing.... and for a bit of fun you can get involved with the pieces! bit.ly/2jGC5ro Until 23 Apr.

Image: Michael Eden 'Yellow Vortex', 2015, courtesy of Adrian Sassoon London.
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03/22/2017 at 10:20. Facebook
Outpost | Spring Fling. 25 March. Don’t miss the opening of Upland's flagship exhibition with new gallery partner New Brewery Arts. The Crafts Council and New Brewery Arts have chosen over 20 makers to showcase their work in the South West. bit.ly/2mrOQDW
Image: Myer Halliday Cermaics
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03/21/2017 at 15:13. Facebook
.#sussexmodernism: Retreat and Rebellion - major exhibition explores why radical artists and writers were drawn to the rolling hills and sleepy villages of Sussex in the first half of the 20th century. Over 120 works incl. surrealist collaboration of Edward James and Salvador Dalí. 28 Jan-23 April at Two Temple Place bit.ly/2k70Tcs

Edward James/Salvador Dali, Mae West lips sofa, 1938, Image...
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03/21/2017 at 12:39. Facebook
Oooh! We're looking forward to Ceramic Art London. It's the International Contemporary Ceramics event of the year. Tickets on sale here: bit.ly/2l5dFcq 31 Mar - 2 Apr. #ceramicartlondon

Image: Midori Takaki
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03/21/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
Buy British at BCTF – it’s the only trade fair in the UK that exclusively promotes British craft and design. Over 500 exhibitors showing their work in the magnificent halls at The Great Yorkshire Showground, 2-4 April bit.ly/2lCCDyS #Harrogate
Image: Libby Ward.
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03/20/2017 at 15:32. Facebook
The second show is about to begin! 22-25 March finds Tutton and Young Ltd's MADE LONDON at Canary Wharf with a completely new set of designer-makers. Don’t miss this one. bit.ly/2lgCDVz

Silk scarf: Cristina Sabaiduc
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03/20/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
Angels on Washing Lines!

Colourful sculptures, installations and linocuts inspired by folk art, outsider art, illustration and commercial art. David Jones at Oriel Myrddin Gallery presents the treasures of everyday life alongside glimpses of the whimsical and the fantastical. 18 Mar – 13 May
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Angie Lewin: A Printmaker’s Journey The printmaker walks visitors through her inspirations, showing paintings, ceramics and textiles by the likes of Eric Ravilious, Edward Bawden and Paul Morrison alongside her own work. 11 March – 30 April. The Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre, bit.ly/2mAOUBY

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"Ex-offenders face huge barriers… It’s a nonsense really. Obviously justice has to be done, but it’s an ineffective system as so many go back [inside], and can’t function properly after imprisonment."

In our latest issue, we spoke to Katy Emck, director of social enterprise Fine Cell Work about how they use embroidery and sewing skills to change the lives of prisoners and ex-offenders, and...
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Pioneering design in textiles, paintings and furniture by Swedish Modern designer - Josef Frank at the Fashion and Textile Museum. 1st UK exhibition from 28 Jan-7 May. buff.ly/2gD1mSq
‘We like to embrace small-scale manufacturing across the board, whether it’s brewers, woodworkers, anything to do with British making... And that includes ceramics and plates.’

From our latest issue, a chat with Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge about how he came to co-curate a new exhibition 'Dish' at Lotte Inch Gallery in York.

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Buy British at BCTF – it’s the only trade fair in the UK that exclusively promotes British craft and design. Over 500 exhibitors showing their work in the magnificent halls at The Great Yorkshire Showground, 2-4 April [ Bit.ly Link ] #Harrogate

Image: Acrylic jewellery by Snapdragon Designs
‘Water & Music’ Glass inspired by the 300th anniversary of Handel’s Water Music. Contemporary Glass Society members from around the world create pieces in response to Handel’s Water Music, first enjoyed by King George I from the comfort of his royal barge on the Thames. 18 Mar – 21 May at the Pyramid Gallery, York. #cgsuk bit.ly/2lrfMTZ

Piece: Catherine Hough
"It’s 50 odd years since Bob Dylan was famously heckled for introducing an electric guitar into his live sets to audiences he’d built on folk music. Recently, I’ve had friends playfully prodding this ‘going electric’ reference at me..."

In our latest issue, we invited furniture designer Sebastian Cox Ltd, best known for his coppiced work, to explain why he's warming to digital technology.

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