Here are a selection of upcoming events recommended by us at The Creative Industries Council.
Advertising Week Europe returns in May 2021.
American artist Sheila Hicks has become known for her large-scale installations that pack a punch of colour and texture, but also her delicate woven drawings that – although much smaller in scale – are no less impactful.
London Design Festival celebrates and promotes London as the design capital of the world. The 19th edition of the Festival will take place across the city from 18-26 September 2021
Set against a backdrop of the infrastructure of the cotton industry in Pennine Lancashire, the British Textile Biennial returns in autumn of 2021, focusing on the global nature of textiles and the relationships they create.
British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) is the UK’s premiere contemporary ceramics festival that takes place in Stoke-on-Trent.
Rescheduled for 2021, the 9th Glasgow International biennial takes place in June, under the umbrella theme of ‘Attention’.
Erika Verzutti at Nottingham Contemporary Nottingham Contemporary presents the first solo show in a UK institution of the work of Erika Verzutti.
London Craft Week returns to the city in May, bringing with it a celebration of British and international creativity.
Arts and Culture, Crafts
Iran’s contribution to art history is monumental and yet remains relatively unknown. The Victoria and Albert Museum’s Epic Iran exhibition is looking to change that, with a show that explores 5,000 years of Iranian art, design and culture. Over 300 objects from ancient, Islamic and contemporary Iran will be placed across ten sections, set within an immersive exhibition design that will transport visitors to an Iranian city.
London Design Biennale is a global gathering of the world’s most ambitious and imaginative designers, curators and design institutions.
The UK capital's flagship games event is back in digital format for 2021.
Online exhibitions and galleries at Messums London, the West End outpost of the Messums Wiltshire brand founded in 2016 by Johnny Messum. It celebrates the best of artists, conceptual craft and the skill of the hand when applied to creativity across the ages.
Bringing together over 150 objects from makers spanning the globe, Crafting a Difference offers a beacon of hope and togetherness, after a year of being forced apart. Curator Brian Kennedy has selected works from five London galleries. The second part of the show, scheduled to begin in late February, will feature works that are part of the virtual Collect art fair.