The Devon Guild of Craftsmen

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen Devon Guild of Craftsmen

A contemporary craft centre on the edge of Dartmoor with cafe, shop and galleries.

Riverside Mill, home of Devon Guild of Craftsmen, is the hub of contemporary crafts culture in South West England. Our galleries, shop and café in Bovey Tracey, Devon are free entry and welcome visitors 7 days a week throughout the year.

You will always find exciting, challenging exhibitions here - as well as lots of talks and workshops - part of our educational charity which seeks to encourage creativity and making at all ages and levels. Our extensive outreach programme in schools and colleges encourages innovative ideas, development of design skills and freedom of expression. Our professional development and opportunities for Members help to guide new makers into a sustainable, rewarding careers. One of our greatest aims is to invigorate the creative economy of the region.

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The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF
Open 10am-5.30pm daily. 01626 832223

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Devon Guild of Craftsmen

Riverside Mill, Fore Street, Bovey Tracey
TQ13 9AF

Telephone: 01626 832 223

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Devon Guild transforms gallery into Open Studios / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-08-05T00:00:00Z">Mon 05 Aug 2019</span>Devon Guild transforms gallery into Open Studios / Mon 05 Aug 2019

A premier craft centre transforms its gallery into working studios this September. 7 -29 September 2019 The Guild craft gallery in Bovey Tracey is to be a new venue for the annual Devon Open Studios this year. S...

Football&apos;s coming home - community craft exhibition / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2016-09-14T00:00:00Z">Wed 14 Sep 2016</span>Football's coming home - community craft exhibition / Wed 14 Sep 2016

Exhibition runs 17 Sept. - 6 Nov. 2016 An unlikely combination of football and craft have provided the inspiration for Souvenirs from Home, a new exhibition at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen. Gilded football boots and ...

Line-Up - Top stylist’s exhibition of design for the / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2016-01-05T00:00:00Z">Tue 05 Jan 2016</span>Line-Up - Top stylist’s exhibition of design for the / Tue 05 Jan 2016

Launch event: 6-8pm Friday 15 January 2016 Exhibition runs: Saturday 16 January - Sunday 6 March 2016 Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9AF Line Up is an exhibition of contemporary hand-made objec...

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A Good Age / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-09-21T00:00:00Z">Sat 21 Sep</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2019-11-03T00:00:00Z">Sun 03 Nov 2019</span> <span>(1 month)</span>A Good Age / Sat 21 Sep to Sun 03 Nov 2019 (1 month)

Devon Guild of Craftsmen and Libraries Unlimited have commissioned five UK-based professional artists, born before 1948, to make contemporary craft responding to a theme of age and change. They were asked to consider eit...

Devon Open Studios: exhibition and maker events / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-09-07T00:00:00Z">Sat 07</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2019-09-29T00:00:00Z">Sun 29 Sep 2019</span> <span>(3 weeks)</span>Devon Open Studios: exhibition and maker events / Sat 07 to Sun 29 Sep 2019 (3 weeks)

From 7 - 29 September, the Devon Guild’s Riverside Gallery is a venue for local Open Studios ’19 showcasing craftwork by 6 of its Members. Transformed to a workshop space, visitors can meet and watch makers in action, le...

The Summer Show / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-07-20T00:00:00Z">Sat 20 Jul</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2019-09-08T00:00:00Z">Sun 08 Sep 2019</span> <span>(2 months)</span>The Summer Show / Sat 20 Jul to Sun 08 Sep 2019 (2 months)

The Summer Show is the longest running Devon Guild exhibition, launched in 1955 to celebrate the skills and original work of long-standing Guild Members through to the newest faces. The exhibition is selected by the ...

My Opportunities

Office Administrator - Devon Guild of Craftsmen / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-01-21T00:00:00Z">Mon 21 Jan 2019</span>Office Administrator - Devon Guild of Craftsmen / Mon 21 Jan 2019

37.5 hours per week, 9am - 5.30pm. Full-time permanent position. Do you want to make a key contribution to our popular contemporary crafts venue and educational charity? We are looking for a full-time Office Adminis...

Methods Making Madness: Young Photographers Competition / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-12-31T00:00:00Z">Mon 31 Dec 2018</span>Methods Making Madness: Young Photographers Competition / Mon 31 Dec 2018

For young photographers, 14-21 year olds, living in the South West. A competition to select the best photographs capturing the essence and process of 'creation' - a maker, artist, or element of nature - the mess, the ...

A Good Age: 5 UK craft commissions available / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-09-03T00:00:00Z">Mon 03 Sep 2018</span>A Good Age: 5 UK craft commissions available / Mon 03 Sep 2018

A Good Age: Change in my Time – 5 craft commissions Devon Guild of Craftsmen and Libraries Unlimited are seeking to commission five, UK based, professional older artists (born before 1948) to make new contemporary cra...