Events: June

By Stefanie Gerdes
May 30, 2019

David Adjaye: Making Memory
02 February – 04 August / The Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 6AG, London

The exhibition explores how buildings shape our perception of events and how can architecture can tell stories.


Anish Kapoor
16 March – 18 August / Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery, Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery, Mattock Lane, London, W5 5EQ

The inaugural exhibition presents a series of sculptures by Anish Kapoor within the newly restored gallery.


Useful/Beautiful: Why Craft Matters
23 March – 1 September 2019 / Harewood House

The exhibition aims to challenge preconceptions about the role craft can play in culture, identity and society.


Sandy Jones: Stepping into the light
14 May – 14 June

The selling exhibition celebrates the work of the carpet designer, set against a backdrop of the gallery’s collections of 20th century furniture, objects and works of art.


London Festival of Architecture / Various locations, London
01 – 30 June

With a diverse programme of over 500 events, the annual festival takes places across the city addressing the theme ‘Boundaries’.


Maximise Your Digital Marketing Impact
05 – 06 June / UBM Plc, 240 Blackfriars Rd, London, SE1 8BF

This BCFA two day, fast track workshop is suitable for junior to mid level roles and those wishing to gain a broad understanding of digital marketing. £260+ VAT


Craft Festival
07 – 09 June / Mill Marsh Park, off St John’s Lane, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AL

The Craft Festival is one of the south-west’s leading craft events with a wide range of makers and products.


Design Basel
11 – 16 June / Hall 1 Süd, Messe Basel, Switzerland

The fair has become a venue for collecting, exhibiting, discussing and creating collectible design.


Free Range Art & Design Show
12 June – 16 July / The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London E1 6QR

Art and design graduates from over 100 university courses from across the UK. See website for list of exhibiting colleges.


Designs From the Past, Inspiration for the Future
18 June / John Lewis Partnership Heritage Centre, Odney Lane, Cookham, Maidenhaead SL6 9SR

A CPD talk and guided tour on the origin and history of the Textile Design Archive.


RIBA + VitrA London Talk: Grafton Architects and Aleph Zero
18 June / RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD

Grafton Architects and Aleph Zero will be discussing their education projects in South America.


The House and Garden Festival
19 – 23 June / Olympia London, Hammersmith Rd, Hammersmith, London W14 8UX

The festival brings together three individual events: House Fair combined with Grow London, Spirit of Summer Fair and The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia.


Cockpit Arts Open Studios
21 – 23 June / 18-22 Creekside, London SE8 3DZ

The studios are holding an open weekend at its space in Deptford, offering the opportunity to meet and buy directly from emerging and established makers.


London Design Biennale Summit 2019
25-26 June / Google HQ, Six Pancras Square, Kings Cross, London, N1C 4AG

The Summit focuses on Resonance, the theme for London Design Biennale 2020. It will address the impact of design: its power to cross borders, bridge cultures, and alter behaviours and societies.


New Designers
26 – 29 June & 03 – 06 July / Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London N1 0QH

The UK’s leading showcase of design graduates from art and design courses, presenting the work of more than 3,000 creatives.


Masterpiece London

27 June – 03 July / South Grounds, The Royal Hospital Chelsea, London SW3 4LW

The art, design, furniture and jewellery fair offers work from 160 international exhibitors.


BIID Graduate Portfolio Afternoon

2 July / Poliform, 278 Kings Road, London, SW3 5AW

The educational afternoon of discussion and coaching from BIID Registered Interior Designers starts at the Poliform showroom then heads to Design Centre Chelsea Harbour then onto the Roca London Gallery.


Manchester Furniture Show
14 – 16 July / Manchester Central Convention Centre, Windmill Street, Manchester M2 3GX

The amalgamation of the two shows, Manchester Furniture Show and MidPoint represents a mid-season opportunity for furniture buyers.


RIBA Residential Conservation Course
15 – 20 July / University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester CH1 4BJ

The four day course, for architects and all other construction professionals, addresses the philosophical and practical requirements associated with the responsibility of working on a historic building.