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A preview of The Vanity of Small Difference, a look at class impact on taste, by Grayson Perry in the Manchester Art Gallery.
Mary Greensted, former curator at Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum and Chair of the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen reflects on the opening of The Wilson and the Guild's new shop, The Guild at 51.
From ethnographic examples to contemporary works of high craftsmanship, The Fan Museum's new exhibition goes on a world tour.
Formerly the largest industrial room in the world, The Spinning Room at Salts Mill in West Yorkshire provides the backdrop for an international exploration into Cloth and Memory.
Striking ceramics and colourful textile weaving from a pair of internationally acclaimed artists in a new exhibition at Cambridge's Lynne Strover Gallery.
The locally-born embroidery pioneer inspires a major triennial exhibition by the Northamptonshire Branch of the Embroider's Guild.
The set of tapestries made by Grayson Perry, inspired by meeting communities around the country, will start a national tour in Sunderland.
Jewellery inspired by the Lake District and textiles woven in one of the country's finest studios are among the highlights in the Shipley Art Gallery's annual exhibition.
The third year of the prize for emerging applied artists announces Olympic Torch craftsman Edward Barber in a trio of judged for the set of five £7,500 commissions.
Hundreds of contemporary artists gave judges - including representatives from Tate Liverpool and Chatsworth House - some tough choices for this year's Fair at Spinningfields.
In two new exhibitions in Newcastle, large-scale colour photographs survey a post-industrial landscape and the Laing celebrates a 35-year textile collection tradition.
An artist who found boxes of broken ceramics while spending a day exploring the archive collection at Trowbridge Museum has made a quiltwork inspired by them.
Workshops delivered by Weymouth based art group Artwey are helping people produce pictures of the Olympic athletes, local stars or ordinary people who inspire them.
Stitches and Hos, a group of "guerrilla knitters", have used 1,300 balls of wool to adorn the columns of Birmingham's main museum in yellow, red, white, blue, green and black.
Tufted rugs and wall hangings created from the colours and texture of local Herdwick and Swaledale wool are currently on show at Brantwood, Ruskin's former home in the Lake District.