Members Events

Ongoing Events

The work of Joe Szabo (glass) and Naomi Beevers (textiles) is now available at The Wisley Gallery in the fantastic newly opened Welcome Building RHS Wisley.

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Past Events

Open studio event & demos taking place on Portland Dorset

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Makers' Art 2019 - Society of Designer Craftsmen North Surrey Group

The Society of Designer Craftsmen North Surrey Group presents a rich, vibrant and varied exhibition including Ceramics, Textiles, Glass and Jewellery.
Meet the Artists: 2 - 4 pm Saturday 5th October 2019

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Come try your hand at throwing a small precious porcelain pot on a miniature wheel.

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Sarah Core Open Studios as part of Herts Visual Arts’ flagship county-wide annual event Herts Open Studios, taking place from 7th – 29th September 2019.

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The UK’s largest annual selling exhibition of contemporary, designer-maker furniture with selected work from other disciplines.
Around 300 exhibits from over 70 workshops!

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Surface pattern designer Tori McLean (MSDC) will be exhibiting her stitched and hand-coloured original chine-collé drypoint etchings at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens throughout July.

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SDC Furniture Maker, Ben Tcharny will be showcasing his work at New Designers One Year In

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MSDC member Batool Showghi, along with other artists in Harrow, are opening their studios to public in June

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Oxfordshire Artweeks is a county wide event. As part of this celebration of art Barbara Shaw (LSDC) will be exhibiting her textile art in Thame.

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Open Studio on Saturday 4th May, Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May, 10.30am - 5.30pm.

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An exhibition of 28 artists inspired by the natural world and the arrival of spring

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Selling exhibition showcasing both porcelain and wood fired stoneware

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Antonello Figlia's (LSDC) Optical Cuff is to be included in this this year Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council exhibition at Goldsmiths’ Hall amongst the 2019 competition winners.

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One Day Stone Letter Carving and Relief Course with Simon Burns-Cox at The Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

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Ctrl/Shift is a touring exhibition by the 62 Group of Textile Artists. It was developed in partnership with MAC, Birmingham and independent curator Liz Cooper. NCCD Main gallery.

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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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The work of Haf Weighton will be showcased at a special one off event alongside two other makers at the White stuff, Cardiff for three days only. (7-9 December)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Over 60 artists and craftspeople exhibiting and demonstrating.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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