What's On

Our society events and members' exhibitions showcase the latest in contemporary design, craft and innovation.

Upcoming Events

Society member and textile artist Batool Showghi will be exhibiting with Jaggedart Gallery at Collect 24 - the leading international fair for contemporary craft and design.

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This two day workshop, taught by Charlotte Grierson FSDC at Cockpit, Deptford, is suitable for early stage weavers through to intermediate level.

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Learn how to make a felt bag in a day with Mandy Nash MSDC.

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Ongoing Events

A Contemporary Glass Society exhibition in Frome where Society member Wendy Newhofer is exhibiting.

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This exhibition at Two Temple Place, London brings together key regional collections, techniques and artists for the first time, and presents more than 100 glass artworks spanning 170 years.

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An event exploring 'Surface' for members of Printmaker's Council at the Barbican Library. SDC member and printmaker Sheila de Rosa is one of the artists exhibiting.

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Past Events

Online exhibition by the Contemporary Glass Society featuring SDC members Wendy Newhofer and Hannah Gibson.

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This is an exhibition of sculpture, jewellery, ceramics and paintings, inspired by the forces and results of tides: sea-tides, moon-tides, tides of opinion...

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Margot Eardley MSDC will be exhibiting her original prints with fellow printmakers Kay Brown and Gillian Owen.

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Society member Clara Hancock will be one of the artists participating in the Christmas Designer Market.

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Susannah Weiland is one of the local Richmond-based artists taking part in 'The Winter Show' at Orleans House Gallery.

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Solo exhibition of ceramic sculpture by Henrietta MacPhee, LSDC

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Winter show of beautiful gifts for Christmas and beyond from the Studio and Workshop of furniture designer and maker, Matthew Burt FSDC.

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This exhibition is the culmination of the Guildford House Open Competition. Society member, Susannah Weiland LSDC, will be exhibiting as part of this new annual art competition and exhibition which highlights outstanding artistic talent.

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Cockpit open studios is an opportunity to meet some of the world’s most celebrated craftspeople in their studios and buy directly from makers.

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Jan Beaney FSDC, Jean Littlejohn FSDC and Batool Showghi MSDC will be exhibiting in the Textile Galleries at the Knitting & Stitching show in Harrogate.

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Margate Ceramics Market returns to the Turner Contemporary, with over 40 new and established makers.

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Vivienne Beaumont MSDC will be one of over 40 artists taking part in this exhibition in Glastonbury, Somerset.

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Solo exhibition of paintings, porcelains and archival photographic prints by Joy Trpkovic, FSDC.

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Hannah Gibson MSDC is one of the 17 eco-conscious artists taking part in this exhibition in Louisiana, USA. All the artists create their work from materials that are usually discarded, including wood, metal, glass, plastic, textiles, paper and found objects.

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This annual ceramics exhibition which includes work by Ali Tomin MSDC, is returning to Morley Gallery in London this November.

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Halloween is coming, this is a perfect glass blowing course for beginners and great fun for children at half term.

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Society Fellows Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn will be exhibiting at the Knitting & Stitching show in London. In this exhibition you will see the pieces they created during lockdown up to the present day.

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Society member Batool Showghi MSDC will be exhibiting in the Textile Galleries at the Knitting & Stitching show in London.

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A solo exhibition of work by Society member Beverly Ayling-Smith MSDC.

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Society member, Tiziana Tateo MSDC, is exhibiting her fiber art work along with 43 other international artists.

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Aimed at weavers who want to further their knowledge and skills, this workshop explores ways of creating texture in weaving using yarns, structures and the role of colour.

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Exhibition of work by the British Society of Enamellers.

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The Society of Designer Craftsmen are bringing WONDER, their Summer Exhibition of exquisite designer craft to Oxmarket Contemporary, Chichester.

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Society Fellow and furniture designer-maker Edward Johnson FSDC will be running a range of short courses in July and August 2023 focusing on the art of steam bending.

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A solo exhibition of textile art by Society Fellow Wendy Dolan FSDC

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Co-curated by Society Honorary Fellow and leading textile artist, Alice Kettle Hon FSDC, Arnolfini launches its summer 2023 programme with Threads, a major exhibition featuring twenty-one contemporary international artists and makers, for whom textiles is their chosen medium.

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This is an online exhibition, featuring the work of Society member Anita Bell MSDC.

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This exhibition honours the exceptional talent that has studied on the textile courses at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA), Farnham over many years.

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Alongside five fellow artists, Society member Harriet Ferris MSDC responds to the title ’Wandering’, exhibiting a variety of monochrome stoneware vessels finished with matt and gloss glazes.

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Returning to Compton Verney for its third year, this popular summer event is a highlight in every potter’s calendar

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Creating beautiful art from unwanted rubbish, this exhibition celebrates work which makes best use of things artists find – including newspaper, driftwood, old cutlery and tin.

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A week celebrating the interaction of words, art, music and faith

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Solo exhibition of Society member Vivienne Beaumont's soulful textile work, shaped by symbols and stories, archetypes and female transformation.

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An exhibition celebrating 21 years since the Maker and Practitioners (MaP) group was established.

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Printmaker, Tori McLean (MSDC), will be exhibiting with Ochre Print Studio at Adam's Gallery in Reigate.

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Society member and glassmaker Hannah Gibson MSDC will be exhibiting with the Contemporary Glass Society at Buckenham Galleries, Southwold.

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A one day practical workshop with Society Fellow Charlotte Grierson exploring how colour works in weaving. This workshop covers colour theory and then applies it in weaving.

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This duo exhibition at The Sentinel Gallery is jointly developed by Nicholas Rowe MSDC, featuring many of his recent woodturned works in gorgeously characterful woods, as well as some trademark forms.

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Winchester Print Fair returns with 25 fine art printmakers exhibiting a wide variety of work. This promises to be another vibrant one day event.

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To celebrate their thirteenth anniversary, Unit Twelve Gallery are showing the work of 13 of their very favourite makers they have worked with over the years including Society member and glassmaker Hannah Gibson MSDC.

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For this solo exhibition, machine embroiderer Vivienne Beaumont MSDC is sharing a new series of narrative stitched textiles inspired by fairy tales.

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Ceramic artist and Society member Sarah Core MSDC will be teaching a choice of mindful clay workshops at the Festival of Living Crafts in May

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Anglian Potters Exhibition in Pakefield, Suffolk

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‘Reflections’ is an exhibition of retrospective and new work by the Material Girls exhibiting group.

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Eleven crafts people across all disciplines who work with natural materials or have a nature/bluebell inspired theme to their art will be exhibiting at the festival.

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Society member Clara Hancock will be exhibiting with other members of the East Finchley Open Artists.

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Society fellow Sue Lancaster will be hosting a pop-up shop selling her work in the Gatehouse of Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire

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A textile and mixed media exhibition presented by Visual Marks textile artists

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Society member Wendy Newhofer is exhibiting new glass in the annual Oxford Art Society Members' Exhibition

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This is an exhibition of paintings, ceramics and glass at the Fountain Gallery near Hampton Court.

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Craft Festival Cheltenham brings together 100 leading designer makers from across the UK

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An exhibition of paintings, ceramics, sculpture and art jewellery concerned with the effects of climate change on our environment.

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Not Black or White is a new contemporary art, craft and design exhibition

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Society Member and ceramicist Claire Ireland (MSDC) will be running a two day workshop on 'Surface Decoration for Ceramics'.

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An exhibition by Terra Mater Art with paintings, collage, ceramics and art jewellery, appreciating the layers of the land we live on is touring to the Royal Cornwall Museum

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This is a solo exhibition by Society Fellow Sue Stone FSDC, showing how her inspiration comes from real and imagined journeys through time.

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Society Member Tiffany Scull will be holding a Christmas sale

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Society member Nicholas Rowe (MSDC) has his woodturned work for sale in a festive showcase with selected work for gifting from artists across the UK.

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Society member Clara Hancock (MSDC) will be selling her work alongside other artists.

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"Seam Collective" present a group exhibition of contemporary textile art: "A Visible THREAD" at AceArts, Somerton

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Society Printmaker Tori McLean MSDC will be exhibiting 4 aquatint etchings from her Architecture Collection at this year's Festival of Print in London.

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Society Fellow Adam Aaronson will be exhibiting his glass pieces as part of the exhibition in the Stone Hall at West Horsley Place.

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Society member Sarah Drew will be exhibiting her jewellery along with others at an exhibition of paintings, collage, ceramics and art jewellery appreciating the layers of the land we live on, from Terramater Art.

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An exhibition celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Cowprint, a group of Artist Printmakers.

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The Small Publishers' Fair is the the annual gathering of books by writers, artists, poets, composers, book designers and their publishers.

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Tiffany Scull will be running an online slip making and sgraffito workshop taking you step by step through her slip making and sgraffito process

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Society member Aran Illingworth has a gallery space at the exhibition, along with the "62 Group" which includes Society members Sumi Perera FSDC, Jan Beaney FSDC, Jean Littlejohn FSDC, Debbie Lyddon MSDC, Sue Stone FSDC and Helen Banzhaf MSDC.

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SDC member Margot Eardley invites you to enjoy Portsmouth Printmakers Exhibition. Twenty eight fine art printmakers are exhibition a wide selection of fine art prints.

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Society member Julia Stone is taking part in a joint show with other members of East Anglian Potters

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Society Members Nicholas Rowe, Pam Schomberg and Jannette Lazell are opening their studios to the public during the annual Cuckoo Farm Studios Open Studios event this September.

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Society Member Mandy Nash will be featuring some of her work at Wool Works - an exhibition of wool focused contemporary textile design.

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A group of 7 curated artists and craftspeople, including Artist Woodturner Nicholas Rowe (MSDC), have created work in response to the title 'Power Of The Line'.

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Tiffany Scull will be showing work and demonstrating how she decorates her detailed sgraffito ceramics

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Fleur Andreas will be showing a piece of work alongside over one hundred members of the Society of Designer Craftsmen.

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Combining innovative approach with supreme craftsmanship, over 100 of the Society’s members will be showcasing original work in textiles, ceramics, glass, wood, paper, stone, base and precious metals. (Image: "Cube" by Euan Cunningham MSDC)

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Margot Eardley joins 14 Fine Art Printmakers for Winchester's first print Fair.

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Antonia Hockton MSDC is part of this year's annual Art for Cure - Fanfare exhibition in Suffolk. A high profile selling exhibition Saturday 30th April until Monday 2nd May

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Visit Society Fellow Edward Johnson at his forthcoming Open Studio event as part of the wider Chichester Art Trail.

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'Cutting a Fine Line - The Art of Printmaking' is a 10 year retrospective of printmaking by Cowprint Artists' Group exhibited at God's House Tower, Southampton.

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Cutting a Fine Line - the Art of Printmaking - Margot Eardley (MSDC) & Tori McLean (MSDC) join 18 fellow printmakers to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Cowprint Artists group.

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Fine Art Printmaker and Society Member Margot Eardley is currently showing a selection of her prints at Chalks Art and Craft Gallery, Lymington Hampshire

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A curated selection of original and affordable art and craft, exhibited in a contemporary home-gallery.

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Margot Eardley is currently exhibiting a smorgasbord of plant and sea life at the vibrant Brick Lane Gallery in East London. An eclectic mix of nine artists of various disciplines.

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An interactive exhibition of paintings, ceramics , sculpture and jewellery considering the effects of climate change

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Society Member, Janice Gunner, exhibits her piece "Buru a koete/Beyond Blue". A cube, each face in a shibori technique and hand stitch, pays homage to indigo dye masters in Japan.

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Society Fellow Adam Hussain will be working from his studio and exhibiting his kiln-formed glass artworks, including wall art, bowls, dishes, coasters and Christmas tree decorations. This is an ideal opportunity to see where and how Adam creates his handmade glass art. If you are looking for a bespoke piece of art, a special gift or you just want to see some stunning artworks, then please visit the gallery.

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Farah Qureshi is holding her first solo conceptual cutlery exhibition at the Waterman's Arts Centre in Brentford, West London.

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The Society's latest exhibition will showcase the best in contemporary craft from the members of the Society of Designer Craftsmen - the Voice of Craft since 1887.
(Image - Pam Schomberg FSDC)

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Tori McLean (MSDC) and Margot Eardley (MSDC) will be exhibiting their fine-art original prints at the Oxmarket Gallery, Chichester.

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Tiffany Scull will be showing a new collection of sgraffito ceramics with Cambridge Contemporary Art

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Society Fellow Fabrizia Bazzo welcomes visitors to her studio during Somerset Open Studios 2021

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Society Fellow, Fabrizia Bazzo, will be exhibiting her glass panel "Memories of the Sea" in the British Society of Master Glass Painters' Centenary Exhibition tour.

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The annual 'Open Studios' at Cuckoo Farm Studios returns but with an outside theme - Nicholas Rowe LSDC & Pam Schomberg FSDC participating...

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From the Society of Designer Craftsmen - the Voice of Craft since 1887

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See the work of the well-established alongside the up-and-coming, in an exciting mix of the sophisticated and the raw power of the next generation.

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