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Lustre, Nottingham Buy or commission work from more than 80 emerging and established makers at Nottingham’s annual craft showcase (3-4 November) at The D.H. Lawrence Pavilion and Music Rehearsal Hall. One exhibition will showcase work by rising stars from last year’s crop of applied arts graduates, who will present cutting-age work and explain their practices. lakesidearts.org.uk

Cockpit Arts London For its celebrated winter Open Studios, Cockpit Arts opens up both its Holborn (29 November – 1 December) and Deptford (6 – 8 December) buildings, giving the public the chance to meet LAK E L I N

Top left: potter Margaret Gardiner at Blackthorpe Farm. Clockwise from above: works by Eleanor Lakelin, brooch by Ella Fearon-Low, and Grafton Saddler, all at Cockpit Arts some of the best craftspeople in the capital and support Cockpit’s work in fostering creative talent. Its residents include leather artist Fflur Owen, who featured in our Talent Spot (Crafts no. 279, July/August 2019), jewellery maker Ella Fearon-Low, and textile artist Richard McVetis, who was nominated for the 2018 Loewe Prize. cockpitarts.com

National Glass Centre, Sunderland The National Glass Centre celebrates Sunderland’s rich heritage of glassmaking, and its craft fair (Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 November) will put that on show, bringing together handmade work by local and regional artists working in the medium. sunderlandculture.org.uk/events/christmascraft-fair

Northern Star: Platform Gallery, Clitheroe Platform Gallery shows off contemporary craft from Lancashire and beyond, and its annual winter market (5 October – 24 December) gives you an opportunity to buy some of that work. It will also present awards to exhibitors, which visitors can vote for during the event. ribblevalley.gov.uk/platformgallery

Elements, Edinburgh Some of the UK’s most significant designer-jewellers and silversmiths will

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