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Autumn at MCDC

Thurs 3rd Nov, 6-8pm
Studio Lates

Exclusive after-hours access to our exhibition and studio-shops, meet our resident makers, live music, drinks and a chance to make your own copper ring. Win tickets here…

Fri 9th Sept – Sun 30th October, Mon-Sat 10-5.30 & Sun 11-5, free
Exhibition: HAND CRAFT

We’ve joined forces with emergent British design studio HAND to capture the creativity of our Resident Makers and other creatives from across Manchester, and to celebrate craft, collaboration and the heritage of Manchester Craft & Design Centre in this exhibition. More info here…

Thurs 22nd – Sun 25th Sept
MCDC Makers on Tour: Buy Art Fair

Eight of our resident makers will be amongst the galleries and artists featured at this year’s Buy Art Fair at Old Granada Studios. More info here…

Weds 28th Sept, 1.30pm, free
Craft Unravelled: HAND CRAFT

Join our curator for a short talk and tour of our current exhibition, HAND CRAFT. Find out more here…

Thurs 6th – Sun 9th Oct
MCDC Makers on Tour: Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

We will be showcasing and selling work from a selection of our resident designer-makers at Old Granada Studios. More info here…

Mon 24th – Sat 29th Oct, 2-5pm, free
Scientific Studios – Part of Manchester Science Festival

Inquisitive visitors will get hands on with metal, glass, ceramics, textiles, plastics and ink – understanding how design and science can’t live without each other. More info here…

Sat 5th Nov, 10-4, £55
Make your own perspex necklace with WONDERHAUS UK

Learn how to design, file and use a handsaw to make a perspex necklace or brooch. More info here…

Mon-Sat 10-5.30 & Sun 11-5 – Oak Street Cafe-Bar

The menu changes daily but always includes a selection of sumptuous salads, moreish cakes, damn fine coffee, beer and wine. Find out more here…