Briefs

Saturday 13 July The exhibition Celebration of Calligraphy marks the 75th anniversary of the society of scribes and illuminators.

Saturday 13 July

The exhibition Celebration of Calligraphy marks the 75th anniversary of the society of scribes and illuminators. On display is a range of lettering from turn-of-the-century calligraphers to contemporary artists. Until 17 September.

Venue: Bolton Museum and Art Gallery, Le Mans Crescent, Bolton BL1 1SE.

Details: 01204 522311.

Saturday 13 July

The Viaduct sale continues with discounts of between 15 and 50 per cent on European contemporary furniture, lighting and accessories. Until 20 July.

Venue: Viaduct, 1-10 Summer’s Street, London EC1.

Details: 0171-278 8456.

Sunday 14 July

Pop in to the summer exhibition by the Hackney Contemporaries in the Orangery at

Holland Park. A selection of work by 21 designers and craftspeople is on display, including stained glass by Kate Baden-Fuller. Until 24 July.

Venue: The Orangery in Holland Park, off Kensington High Street, London W8.

Details: 0181-986 3649.

Monday 15 July

An exhibition of work by Roger de Grey, president of the Royal Academy until his death in 1995, is being held at the Royal Academy of Arts. The show includes work from the Forties and De Grey’s landscapes of France and Kent. Until 22 September.

Venue: Royal Academy of Arts,

Piccadilly, London W1.

Details: 0171-439 7438.

Tuesday 16 July

Or how about visiting Wire Works by Debbie Duffin, on show at the Barbican? Duffin makes objects from malleable materials such as wire, soft metal and plastics. Until 11 August.

Venue: Foyer Gallery, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2.

Details: 0171-638 8891.

Tuesday 16 July

Alternatively, you could visit Free Beer, an exhibition of work by 30 London artists who specialise in painting, sculpture and photography. Until 28 July.

Venue: The Shooting Gallery, Stephen House, Darnley Road, London E9.

Details: 0171-607 0209.

Wednesday 17 July

See Inside Bankside, an exhibition based around Bankside Power Station, the future home of the new Tate Gallery. Artists were briefed to record the interior of the power station before contractors moved in. Until 18 August.

Venue: South London Gallery, 65 Peckham Road, London SE5.

Details: 0171-703 6120.

Future Dates

Thursday 25 July 7pm

The Chartered Society of Designers talk this evening is by Dirk Schmauser, MD of design at Porsche. Schmauser will discuss all aspects of design at Porsche.

Venue: The Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore, London SW7.

Details: 0171-831 9777.

Latest articles