Norfolk Open Studios 2021 | 25th September-10th October

This year Norfolk Open Studios returns in the Autumn, running from the 25th September – 10th October.

designermakers21 will be open Thurs-Sat 10am to 5pm during Open Studios, with additional open days on Sunday 26th September and Sunday 3rd October. Visit our galleries, Showcase Exhibition and 12 resident makers in their studios.

Come along to our FREE Drop-In Taster and Demonstration day on Saturday 9th October between 11am-3pm. Watch a Silversmithing demonstration by our resident jeweller Kate Heath, and try your hand at lino printing, ceramics, Saori weaving, mosaics and metal work with our studio members.

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Members pose outside Designer Makers 21 Shop and gallery

Textiles In Action – Demonstrations & Talks Saturday 22nd May 11am-3pm

*All artist talks on May 22nd are now fully booked.*

However, all exhibitions at designermakers21 and The Corn Hall are still free to access during the day, with some drop in demonstrations happening at designermakers21.  Please be aware that numbers are limited at both venues due to the current restrictions.  We look forward to welcoming you. 

In collaboration, designermakers21 and The Cornhall Diss are putting together 4 exhibitions in Constructed Textiles from 21 May – 26 June.

At The Corn Hall there will be exhibitions by Margo Selby, a celebration of Weave (a collection of artists practising weave) along with Yoshi Shionagawa, a photographer.
Open Monday – Saturday 10 – 4pm.                                                                      

At designermakers21 a vibrant and colourful exhibition by local SAORI weavers.
Open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10 – 5pm.
This exhibition unites SAORI weavers showing the boundless and creative potential that exists within and connects us all.

Details of Textiles in Action, a day of demonstrations and talks

Textiles in Action – Demonstrations and Talks