Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Seriously good Craft in the UK's North West this December

Natural Makers, Touchstones Rochdale
A host of seriously good Craft exhibitions and events that span pondering the meaning of art, making, material, process through to brilliant possibilities for Christmas presents. And making stuff. Enjoy...

You can also see and (if you're an organisation) add new events in our publically available Google Calendar here

Opening this month

Modern Japanese Design at Manchester Art Gallery. 4 Dec to January 2017. http://manchesterartgallery.org/

The Pilcrow: launch. More about the pub that Manchester built (or is building, to be precise) here 4 December. http://www.thepilcrowpub.com/

Little Northern Contemporary Craft Fair. Altrincham Town Hall, Market St., 
 WA14 1PG (NEW venue!) 6 December.

Natural Makers at Touchstones Rochdale 12 Dec To 27 Feb 2016. Stuart Cairns, Laura Ellen Bacon, Adam Buick, Sharon Adams.

Sculpting Stories at Gallery Oldham, including studio ceramics from their collections. 19 Dec to Summer 2016

On now
Art_Textiles at the Whitworth. To 21 Jan

Back to Black. Contemporary jewellery at Manchester Art Gallery - extended to 31 January

Jarred: Ceramics from the Collection is on at Touchstones. To Spring 2016

'All Wrapped Up' & 'Esben and Wolfe Screen Prints' The Craft Shop at the Royal Exchange Theatre. To 3 Jan at   www.royalexchange.co.uk/craft-shop

All That Glitters at The Bluecoat Display Centre to 16 Jan 2016 www.bluecoatdisplaycentre.com

Exploring Wonderland at MCAD to 14 Feb

Coming soon
New gallery space opens in January 2016 at MMU MarketPlace Studios, Stockport. Keep an eye out here