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Friday 11 October Over the next three days One off: The Contemporary Craft Show takes place at the Royal Horticultural Halls.

Friday 11 October

Over the next three days One off: The Contemporary Craft Show takes place at the Royal Horticultural Halls. The show includes companies, individual craftspeople and designers such as Alan Craxford and Peter Browne exhibiting their work. All works are for sale and commissions are accepted. Until 13 October.

Venue: Royal Horticultural Halls, Greycoat Street, London, SW1

Details: 01428 684 494.

Friday 11 October

Alternatively, you could visit Inside the Visible, a view of work by more than 37 women artists. They cover twentieth century themes from the Thirties to the present day. The first theme is body and race, the second drawing and writing, while the third deals with abstract works and the senses. Until 8 December.

Venue: Whitechapel Art Gallery, Whitechapel High Street, London E1.

Details: 0171-522 7878.

Monday 14 October

For those of you in Bath there is still time to see the exhibition Set Pieces, the movie stills of Daniel Meadows. Meadows has shot publicity stills for British cinema production and television series including Channel Four’s Film on Four. Until 24 November.

Venue: The Royal Photographic Society, The Octagon, Milsom Street, Bath BA1 1DN.

Details: 01225 462841.

Monday 14 October

Taking place today is the 5th annual Own Label and Manufactured Brands conference. Topics include asking how brand owners can protect new innovations from “me too” copycats and how own-label pricing affects branded product sales. Among the speakers are those from Asda, Superdrug and SmithKline Beecham.

Venue: London Marriott Hotel, off Grosvenor Square, London W1.

Details: 0171-434 3711.

Tuesday 15 October

Once more it’s time for the Chelsea Crafts Fair 1996. This week hosts a range of crafts including ceramics, glass, furniture, jewellery and fashion accessories. The second week starts on 22 October with another cross-section of craft work. Week one until 20 October.

Venue: Chelsea Old Town Hall, King’s Road, London SW3.

Details: 0171-278 7700.

Wednesday 16 October

Starting today at the Design Museum is the exhibition Doing A Dyson which reveals how James Dyson has become a leading designer and entrepreneur. Of course, the show includes the evolution of the revolutionary cyclonic vacuum and the award-winning Dyson Dual Cyclone. Until 16 February.

Venue: Design Museum, Shad Thames, London SE1.

Details: 0171-403 6933.

Thursday 17 October

If that isn’t for you, how about the Rubens’s Landscapes exhibition at the National Gallery? The exhibition focuses on 40 landscapes by the Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens and how they were made and for whom. Until 19 January.

Venue: The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2.

Details: 0171-839 3321.

Future Dates

Friday 25 October

Make a note of Hong Kong – City of Tomorrow, opening in Edinburgh today. The exhibition will focus on the architecture of the city and the challenges of designing and living in Hong Kong. On display will be large scale photographs, architects’ models and plans, as well as special features such as traditional bamboo scaffolding and video accounts of life in a Hong Kong flat. Until 4 January.

Venue: City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 19E.

Details: 0131-529 3958.

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