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2020 Exhibition Programme

PlatForm and Function: 20 January to 21 March 2020.

Set up: 6-19 January.
Launch: 25 January 2020

Craft Open 2020: 11 April to 28 June 2020

The Platform Gallery's annual exhibition, known for highlighting the wealth of talented craft makers surrounding the Platform Gallery. Connecting visitors with local contemporary makers and their crafts. Awards will be presented for a Selectors’ Prize, Ribble Valley Prize, Best Newcomer Prize and the People’s Prize. Visit the show and cast your vote on the exhibit that has inspired you the most.

If you are interested in applying to be in the Craft Open please complete the Craft Open 2020 Application Form.

Set up: 23 March – 9 April 2020.
Launch: 11 April 2020

Art and Craft stalls

27 - 28 March and 3 - 4 April - Spring Arts and Craft Fair Application Form

Connecting Crafts 13 July to 19 September 2020

An exhibition which connects two titans of Crafts, Printmaking and Ceramics. To demonstrate and celebrate the range styles from the traditional to the innovative. Established artists who are experts in their respective areas are coming together in this inspiring collaboration.

Set up: 29 June – 11 July 2020
Launch 18th July

Art and Craft stalls

3 - 5 July

Northern Star: 5 October to 24 December 2020,

Guiding you to the best of British craft talent this winter. Showcasing the best of British making, Northern Star provides inspiration for that perfect handmade gift or treat. Join us as we celebrate creativity this Christmas season.

Set up: 21 Sept – 3 Oct 2020
Launch: 17 October 2020

Art and Craft stalls

  • Art walk  11 - 13 September and 5 - 6 December
  • Themed exhibitions in the mix: Photography and Print


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