Craft Shows & Exhibitions 2018Monday, 5th February 2018
Craft Shows & Exhibitions 2018
Take a look at this list of craft shows and exhibitions for the first half of this year. Whether you are in to crafts, fashion or antiques - there is something on this list for you.
Where: The Fashion Museum Bath
What: ’Royal Women’
When: 3rd Feburary - 28th April
Wives and daughters, sisters and mothers; none of the Royal women featured in the exhibition was monarch; yet each played a key role in the British monarchy.
Royal Women examines how these roles influenced their choice of dress. Exhibition highlights include Alexandra, Princess of Wales’ wedding dress, dating from 1863, on loan from the Royal Collection, generously lent by Her Majesty The Queen.
What: The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show
When: 1st - 4th March 2018
The Knitting & Stitching Shows are the definitive events for anyone with a love of textile based craft. The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show champions creativity with hundreds of workshops, demonstrations, interactive features on offer as well as 200 of our most loved exhibitors selling specialist craft supplies.
What: The Creative Craft Show
Where 1: NEC B’HAM - 15 - 18 March
Where 2: Excel London - 19 - 21 April
The Creative Craft Show is a haven for knitting, cross stitch, paper crafting, jewellery & dressmaking and stitching enthusiasts, offering all the very latest supplies, ideas and innovations in the hobby world! You’ll find everything from kits, charts and patterns to fabrics, yarns, threads and buttons plus opportunities to glean advice from industry experts.
Where: V&A London
What: Fashioned from Nature
When 21st April - 27th Jan 2019
This exhibition will present fashionable dress alongside natural history specimens, innovative new fabrics and dyeing processes, inviting visitors to think about the materials of fashion and the sources of their clothes.
Where: The Fashion & Textiles Museum London
What: Orla Kiely
When: 25th May - 23rd Sept
Orla Kiely is one of the UK and Ireland’s most successful designers. Her stylized graphic patterns are innovative, influential and instantly recognisable. With a global audience in thrall to the rhythms and repeats of her designs, this exhibition explores the power of decoration to transform the way we feel.
Where: Camberwell Arts London
What: ’All’s Well’
When: 16th - 24th June
Beside the arts market, and drawing even more people to Camberwell Green on Saturday 23 June, we will offer creative activities that you can drop in and out of, as your time and desires dictate. We are inviting dog owners to let their imaginations go wild in a 'doggy dress up' parade on the Green. And for those with a 'bake-off' talent we will run our 'Artist-inspired cake competition'. Last year's winner was a lemon drizzle cake in the style of Matisse cut out pictures.
Where: Olympia London
What: The Art & Antiques Fair
When: 20th - 27th June
Buy with confidence from an inspiring array of over 30 categories of beautiful, unusual and rare objects from antiquity to the present day.
From 20-24 June the Festival offers the definitive destination for stylish interiors, offering an eclectic collection of pieces ranging from antiquity to contemporary
House & Garden Festival incorporates a truly diverse collection of events including HOUSE, GROW London, Spirit of Summer alongside The Art & Antiques Fair
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