Teabags, aluminium ring pulls and rubber clips are just a few of the unusual materials used in the creation of bags featured at the selling exhibition, In the Bag. Shown left is a rubber bag by Rebecca Young. From 26 February until 4 April.
Venue: Angel Row Gallery, Central Library Building, 3 Angel Row, Nottingham NG1 6HP.
London Designers Exhibition is part of London Fashion Week showing from 22-25 February. Over 140 exhibitors will be displaying their collections of ready to-wear and accessories for autumn/winter 98.
Contact: The London Fashion Week Hotline on 01203 426412. Venue: Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7.
As part of the Olympia Fine Art and Antiques Fair, ModernGround is launched to give the fair a contemporary edge. Work by 25 British designers will include furniture, ceramics, sculpture, light and art. The fair runs from 25 February until 1 March.
Venue: Olympia, National Hall, Hammersmith Road, London W14.
The Modern Guide to Sunglasses exhibition will showcase just about every major brand from CÃ©bÃ© to Ray Ban. Contributors to the exhibition include product designer Geoff Hollington, who will be launching his own brand of sunglasses, and Inflate, which is developing cases and display systems. From 22-24 February.
Venue: Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London SW7.