Curated and organised by Handmade in Britain since 2007, Handmade Chelsea, an established high-end craft and design fair that celebrates the very best of British craftsmanship, returns in the form of a dual model. For the first time ever, those wishing to take part in our event will be able to do so both in-person at the beautiful Chelsea Old Town Hall and/or digitally through our dedicated online platform.
Featuring over 100 of the most exciting international and UK-based designer makers who work across a wide range of disciplines – from glass and ceramics, jewellery and fashion, prints and textiles, to sculpture and wood – Handmade Chelsea has unique, eye-catching craft to suit all tastes. This is an exceptional opportunity for designer-makers to make the most out of the Christmas gift-buying season by showcasing their work to an informed and craft-loving audience in the very heart of affluent London. For more information, and to apply, click here.
Hive mind required! I’m wondering if anyone has a space or knows of a place, that could be let on a Friday for a small day fee in Willowbrae/Northfield/Portobello area. It may be a community space or it might be someone’s outdoor room – open to all ideas
The room would be used by a piano/harp teacher and primary students would be visiting for their 1 to 1 classes. If there is space for storage of a harp and electronic piano this would be a bonus but it can probably be worked around (or perhaps a piano is already there).
We are looking for artists based in and around Edinburgh – VISUAL ARTS POETRY/WRITING MUSIC DANCE/MOVEMENT.
We have the pleasure to offer an exciting opportunity to take part in a collaborative residency followed by an exhibition/performance. You are invited to share your work, collaborate, inspire, explore and take your artwork to the next level.
*Project is funded by donations; any profits will be shared Following the above project, selected participants will be offered an opportunity to exhibit your work during the Autumn group show with Edinburgh Palette – all details will be provided in due time.
Handmade Oxford – The International Contemporary Arts Festival returns to the picturesque grounds of Waterperry Gardens from 16 – 19 September. With over 7500 visitors attending in 2019, Handmade Oxford is a popular consumer-led event that attracts both art collectors and craft-enthusiasts alike.
Those wishing to exhibit and sell their craft at this highly curated event should apply now via the link here.
The Thrive Archive’s curator Jan Bee Brown has been commissioned to create a creative ‘map’ celebrating Restalrig by TRACS (Traditional Arts & Culture Scotland) for their Parish Map Project.
Jan wants to hear your stories of Restalrig and discover more about the community initiatives like The Secret Garden and The Ripple Project and any projects you’ve been working on.
A series of postcards featuring Restalrig landmarks are available on the table in reception and Jan would love your feedback what the locals love, what they think the community needs more of and any stories or living or working in Restalrig.
The Bridge Pottery collective has set up a ‘seconds’ display in the drawing room on the third floor. All items for sale by donation (box on shelf), with proceeds going towards maintenance and equipment for the studio. We hope to open this up to the public in future but for now any tenants wanting to snap up a bargain piece of handmade pottery please come and take a look. We’ll be refreshing the shelves regularly in our efforts to reduce our environmental impact and waste.