What's On

Our society events, Rivington Street gallery space and members exhibitions showcase the latest in contemporary design, craft and innovation.

Latest Events

Furniture designer-maker Edward Johnson will be showing a selection of his work as part of the Sussex Guild’s Contemporary Craft Exhibition in Midhurst on 1st and 2nd December 2018

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A new book by MSDC ceramicist Jane White entitled "Alan Caiger-Smith and the Legacy of the Aldermaston Pottery" will be launched at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford in December, along with a book signing and weekend talk.

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Ongoing Events

The North Surrey group of the SDC was formed in 1993 with the aim of holding regular exhibitions called “The Makers’ Art” to showcase work within their different disciplines.

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Past Events

Ceramist Sarah Martin LSDC will be exhibiting and selling her work with Mudslingers at Walcot Street Chapel, Bath

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Tiffany Scull LSDC will be exhibiting and selling her ceramics at Festive Open Studios, Portland.

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An exhibition of Textile Art by Moira Searle MSDC & Diana Mckinnon LSDC at the Show Off Gallery, Whitstable.

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A group exhibition featuring woven textiles by Jacqueline James FSDC
Pyramid Gallery, York

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Solo exhibition by Kate Haywood LSDC of intriguing ceramics at Manchester Art Gallery

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Haf Weighton MSDC is exhibiting textiles at The Saatchi Gallery Education Rooms

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The North Surrey Group of the SDC will be exhibiting at Art Fund Prize Gallery throughout May.

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Richard Shock MSDC is exhibiting during Oxford Artweeks

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Art in the Garden Sculpture Exhibition 2018 at Hillier Gardens from Saturday 12th May to Sunday 14th October where Simon Burns-Cox LSDC is exhibiting his work.

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Over 60 artists and craftspeople exhibiting and demonstrating.

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Stephanie Guy (Honorary Fellow) is taking part in an exhibition of sculptures at Dartington literary festival.

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The Hand of the Maker - Celebrating 130 years, Chelsea College of Arts
12-21st July 2018, 10am-5pm daily (10am-4pm 21st July)
Free admission, £5 Catalogue

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Ceramic works by Sonia Lewis MSDC viewable on the weekends of July 21/22 & 28/29

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An annual event that brings the best of Scottish craft to Edinburgh during Festival season

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Tori McLean MSDC will be showcasing her designs at her first Hampshire Open Studios.

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A curated textiles event at Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh.

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Batool Showghi will be showing her new Artist's books at the London Book Art Fair 2018

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Members Marshal Colman (MSDC), Fay de Winter (MSDC), Ferri Farahmandi (MSDC), Sarah Martin (MSDC) and Joy Trpkovic (FSDC) will be exhibiting and selling their ceramics at a selected London Potters event in partnership with the London Design Festival at Battersea Power Station.

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Tactile Minds is a not-for-profit ceramics exhibition in support of the mental health charity Mind. 22 ceramic artists and makers have made pieces in response to their individual mental health journeys, emulating the full and unique spectrum of experience.

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Peter Lane, Honorary Fellow and SDC Silver Medal holder is a renowned potter, writer and teacher and is celebrating 60 years in ceramics with a retrospective of his work, examining his sources of inspiration and practice.

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An exhibition of textiles designed in response to the sounds of the Scottish landscape. Cally Booker MSDC is one of six designer makers participating in this collaborative project.

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A new exhibition of contemporary bespoke furniture organised by the Furniture Makers' Company and Design Centre, Chelsea Habour featuring the work of SDC member Edward Johnson.

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Society Members Richard Shock MSDC and Antonello Figlia LSDC are exhibiting at Handmade at Kew. Taking centre stage in the heart of the Gardens, this four-day event sees over 150 international and UK-based contemporary artists showcasing their work.

Richard will be showing a range of sculptural and functional turned wood pieces. Antonello will be on hand throughout the weekend to talk about the ideas and processes that shape his range of bold contemporary jewellery.

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Tiffany Scull MSDC will be showing her latest sgraffito ceramics at Cambridge Contemporary Art along side Margaret Gardiner ceramics and botanical paintings from Gael Sellwood.

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A one-person exhibition from Carol Naylor FSDC that showcases work from the 70s to the present day. To be held at the Knitting and Stitching Show this autumn.

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Renowned Design & Craft Fair taking place in the stunning Sir John Soane church.

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The Huguenot festival is currently underway in Spitalfields during the month of October 2018, Farah Qureshi MSDC will be taking part in the Huguenot Skills day.

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Furniture Makers and Society members Simon Jewell FSDC and Neal Crampton MSDC will be showing at art& York 2018.

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