Equilibrium: function & form

31st March- 25th June 2016 

A showcase of objects that are beautiful art works in their own right, but all of the work featured will be fully functional. The exhibition will feature exquisite and sculptural jewellery, ceramics, glass, furniture and textiles- this is not a case of style over function but style AND function.
With work by: Rachel Brown, Emily Kidson, Miriam Jones, Helaina Sharpley, Jessica Thorn, Tracey Falvey, Tammy Child, Kay Morgan, Curvalinea, Caroline Finlay, Isabel Moseley, Jo Davies, Jane Crisp, Hayley Beckey, Maggie Williams and Annemarie O’Sullivan.

A Group Gathering

30th June- 27th August 2016.

'A Group Gathering' is a vehicle for bringing invited artists together to work on collaborative projects with a textile bent.  Each year the project challenge and the group of artists involved changes- this exhibition showcases the first two of these- ‘Daphne’s Glove’ and ‘The Shirt Collar Project’. The project is curated and managed by artist Kathleen Murphy (Murgatroyd and Bean) and was initially based on creative relationships developed via social media: http://agroupgathering.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/gathering-group.html

This project includes the work of: Alice Fox, Angie Hughes, Anya Keeley, Cathy Cullis, Gentlework, Ella Robinson, Coo & Co, Nancy Nicholson, Hensteeth, Murgatroyd and BeanAli Ferguson, Caren GarfenClaire A Baker, Jeanette McCulloch, Karen Shapley, Mandy Pattullo, Mariette Voke, Curious Pip, Sharon Hall Shipp and Tamsin Abbott.    

Cultivated: Part II

1st-24th September 2016

charlie birtles rachel butlin kerry butterworth fiona cox

This exhibition showcases work made by Charlie Birtles, Kerry Butterworth, Rachel Butlin and Fiona Cox whilst undertaking the 'Cultivated' Programme at Unit Twelve. Cultivated is an exciting graduate support programme that acts as a bridge between university and independent practice, offering 6 months studio space and professional support to makers. Unit Twelve is a champion of contemporary craft and the programme aims to enable it's makers to develop practices that are both sustainable and have integrity. This exhibition will show the best of the work made whilst at Unit Twelve and how these four have grown as makers.


29th Sept- 17th Dec 2016

This Christmas selling exhibition will showcase a varied array of beautiful artist made spoons made from a large variety of materials such as wood, ceramic, glass, wire, silver, metal, enamel and even found objects and mixed media. With spoons by Justine Allison, Kathryn Campbell Dodd, Sharon Adams, Hamish Dobbie, Priscilla Jones, Sue Pryke, Laura Baxter, Emma Wells, Emily Stapleton Jefferis, Sue Brown, Liz Willis, Elaine Bolt, The Silver Duck, Ann Povey, Helena Emmans, Hugh Leishman, Ann Nazareth, Katie Almond, Julia Cowie, Louise Wilson, Louise Loder, Emma Louise Wilson, Sarah Malone and Rosie Brewer.