UK NORTH EAST, YORKSHIRE & SCOTLAND Creative Resource Materials made from waste, Design Centre North, 11 Shambles Street, Barnsley T: 01226 771133 www.designcentrenorth.com Until 1 June Mon-Fri 10-5, Sat 10-3 • The Memory of Place Installation by Keiko Mukaide, York St Mary’s, Castlegate, York T: 01904 687687 www.yorkstmarys.org.uk 4 May-28 October • Kate Blee: the unpredictable life of a piece of cloth, Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street, Edinburgh T: 0131 558 1200 www.scottish-gallery.co.uk 4-26 June Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-4 • Folk Art & Fairy Tales The Hub, Navigation Wharf, Carre Street, Sleaford T: 01529 308710 www.thehubcentre.org 30 March-3 June Daily 10-5 UK NORTH WEST, WEST MIDLANDS & IRELAND A Coastal Archive MMU Graduate Award winner Leanne Bramall, Manchester Craft & Design, 17 Oak Street, Manchester T: 0161 832 4274 www.craftanddesign.com 6 April-23 June Mon-Sat 10-5.30 • Featuring Walls: Three centuries of wallpaper, Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, Oxford Road Manchester T: 0161 275 5450 www.whitworth.manchester.ac.uk Until 30 September Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 2-5 • Resurface Silk textiles by the Threadmill Group, Macclesfield Silk Museum, Park Lane, Macclesfield T: 01625 612045 www.silk-macclesfield.org 21 May-23 June Mon-Fri 11–4, Sat 11–5, Sun 12–4 UK EAST MIDLANDS & EASTERN REGION Ten Plus at Buxton Ten textile artists, Buxton Museum & Art Gallery, Terrace Rd, Buxton T: 01298 24658, www.derbyshire.gov.uk Until 24 June Tues-Fri 9.30-5.30, Sat 9.305, Sun 10.30-5 • Abstract Construction Five textile artists, The Beetroot Tree, South St, Draycott T: 01332 873929, www.thebeetroottree.com Until 10 June Daily 10-5 UK SOUTH WEST & WALES • Indigo: A blue to dye for, Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, Drake Circus, Plymouth T: 01752 304774 www.plymouth.gov.uk 19 May-1 September Tues-Fri 105.30, Sat & Bank Holiday Mondays 10-5 • Fashion and Bath: Until 2 January 2008 Pockets of History: 25 pockets, Museum of Costume, The Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street, Bath T: 01225 477173 www.museumof Gallery, Chapel Road, Worthing T: 01903 221140 www.worthing.gov.uk 23 March-26 May Tues-Sat 10-5 • Surreal Things Exhibition examining the movement’s impact on the world of design, V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 T: 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk 29 March-22 July Daily 10-5.45, Fri 10-10 • urbanFIELD Willow, Contemporary Applied Arts, 2 Percy Street, London W1 T: 020 7436 2344 www.caa.org.uk Until 2 June Mon-
Cockpit Arts Open Studios
It’s always hugely exciting to see art and artists in situ and to see where and how a work is produced. An atmosphere of earnest industriousness permeates studio spaces, the smell of dye and glue and fibre as we wander from little world to little world, makes us
Row Pinto Knitwear Designs, Cockpit Arts (Deptford)
Sat 10-6 • 6,000,000 impressions Handcrafting the book experience, St Bride Library, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4 T: 020 7353 4660 www.stbride.org 9 May-14 June Tues-Thurs 12.30-5 (9 on Weds) • LLIF Contemporary craft makers associated with Wales, Flow Gallery, 1-5 Needham Rd London W11 T: 020 7243 0782 www.flowgallery.co.uk Until 12 May Mon-Sat 11-6 • Wrapping Japan: The Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 T: 020 8699 1872 www.horniman.ac.uk Until 11 November Daily 10.30-5.30 • Dorza Hats from Ethiopia Joss Graham Oriental Textiles, 10 Eccleston Street, London SW1 T: 020 7730 4370 9 May-30 June Mon-Sat 10-6 • The Great Exhibition for the 21st Century Summer Show, Kensington Gardens and Royal College of Art Galleries, Kensington Gore, London SW7 T: 020 7590 4444 www.rca.ac.uk 15-28 June Daily 12-9 CONTINENTAL EUROPE Jean Paul Gaultier/Regine Chopinot Musée de la Mode et du Textile, 107 Rue de Rivoli Paris T: 33 (01) 4455 5750 Until 23 September Tues-Fri 11-6, Sat-Sun 10-6 • Beauty and the bead: beaded costume from every age, Tropen museum, Lineausstraat 2, 1092 CK Amsterdam
heady with desire. And if we buy, it’s not just a product that we take home but a treasured souvenir of that maker’s world with a context, a history. For a taste of such inspiration enter the celebrated studios of Cockpit Arts, Cockpit Yard, Northington Street, London, WC1 T: 020 7430 2949 www.cockpitarts.com Holborn 31 May-3 June 1-7; Also Cockpit Arts (Deptford), 18-22 Creekside, London SE8 T: 020 8692 4463 18 May 12-9 19-20 May 12-6
costume.co.uk Until 2 September Daily 11-5 UK SOUTH EAST & GREATER LONDON Made in the Middle Contemporary craft, Artworks-mk Parklands, Great Linford, Milton Keynes T: 01908 608108 www.mkweb.co.uk/artworks-mk 18 May-29 June Mon-Fri 9-5 • urbanFIELD Glass, metals and textiles contributions for major collaborative exhibition between three of the UK’s leading craft organisations, Until 2 June Muriel Rose: A Modern Crafts Legacy, Until 3 November Crafts Study Centre, University College for the Creative Arts, Farnham T: 01252 891450 www.csc.ucreative.ac.uk Tues-Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4 • Batik Transitions: Worthing Museum and Art
T: +31(20)568 8215 www.tropenmuseum.nl Until 13 May Daily 10-5 • 12th International Triennial of Tapestry Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz, Poland T: 48 42 683 26 84 www.muzeumwlokiennictwa.pl 21 May-31 October Tues, Wed and Fri 9-5, Thurs 11-7, Sat & Sun 11-4 NORTH AMERICA/CANADA Something Pertaining to God: The Patchwork Art of Rosie Lee Tompkins, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne Road,
Stroudwater International Textile Festival 2007 This annual festival celebrates the rich
textile heritage of the Stroud Five Valleys in Gloucestershire, focusing on our fragile connection to the land. Freddie
Robbins, Jenny Balfour-Paul, Sue Lawty, Dail Behennah, Laura Thomas and Jilly Edwards are all appearing in a host of exhibitions, talks and workshops. This year’s event premiers ‘Textiles in Performance’ at nearby Woodchester Mansion, Nympsfield, a site-specific dance performance and installation piece presenting textiles in a dynamic new way. Gloucestershire T: +44 (0) 1453 752682 www.stroudwatertextiles.org.uk 1-21 May
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