Summer Expo ’24 – Call for Submissions

designermakers21 will be hosting our fourth Summer Open Exhibition from August 1st to 24th in the Upstairs Gallery.

Submissions are invited from artists over 18, professional or amateur. This year there will be a fee of £5 per entrant. The exhibition will remain free to visitors. This will be a friendly, fun and inclusive event celebrating local talent, so why not come and make an exhibition of yourself?!

Entry Requirements are:

  • 1 item per entrant (at the curator’s discretion)
  • First come first served, until we are full
  • Work is submitted at the artist’s own risk
  • Work must be delivered to designermakers21 between 25th and 27th July and collected after the exhibition on the 24th from 4pm, and before 31st August
  • All items must be clearly marked with the artist’s name or initials
  • A note must be included with your name, title or description of your work and your contact details so that your piece can be identified when you want it back!
  • We will sell your work for you if you wish
  • Payment for sales will be by bank transfer, less 20% commission (plus 2% for card sales)
  • Items for sale must be declared when delivered, with price and bank details included on your note
  • We aim to be as inclusive as possible but retain the right not to exhibit a piece that might be dangerous, offensive or simply not fit up the stairs!

Please register your interest via email to:


summer expo 2023 exhibition at designermakers21