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Left: ceramics by Jin Eui Kim, and right: Owl by The Cat in the Shoe, both at Craft Festival, Cardiff

Right: leather wall art by Janine Partington and below right: vase by Tone von Krogh, both at the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair. Below: Gabriella Casemore’s silver Crocus Ring inlaid with gold at MADE Brighton

90 November/December 2019 Crafts show work in the Elements fair, held at Lyon & Turnbull auction rooms in the heart of Edinburgh (8-10 November). Around half of the 50 exhibitors will be from Scotland, with work ranging from £45 to £15,000, including one-off pieces.

Craft Festival, Cardiff Now in its 16th year, the 2019 three-day Craft Festival will again take place in Cardiff ’s City Hall. Among the highlights will be demonstrations of skills included on the Red List of Endangered Crafts, a short film and demonstrations about the use of Welsh wool, and a display by online platform Jwrnal, which supports the creative community within Wales.

MADE Brighton Billed as a ‘down to earth, Village Hall, one day, table-top selling event’, MADE Brighton (Friday 22 and Saturday 23 November) takes place in St Bartholomew’s, a late Victorian Byzantine-inspired church, said to have been built to the same dimensions as Noah’s Ark. Some new ranges will be launched, including colourful kiln-formed glass pendant lamps by Aline Johnson and jewellery by Gabriella Casemore.

Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester Taking place in Upper Campfield Market (10-13 October), the 12th edition of the GNCF will bring together more than 160 specially selected designer-makers. Alongside the established professionals will be a curated show of graduate work, with 15 exceptional new makers from across the country and a show of work by the Craft Council’s Hothouse alumni.

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