The 2017 Design Week graduate show guide

If you’re planning to head to any graduate design shows this summer, here is our comprehensive guide to all of this year’s exhibitions.


Brunel University

15–18 June. Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, London SE1 9PH.

Camberwell College of Arts, UAL

17–24 June. Camberwell College of Arts, 45-65 Peckham Road, London SE5 8UF.

Cass at London Metropolitan University

23 June – 8 July. Cass at London Metropolitan University, Central House, 59–63 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7PF.

Central Saint Martins, UAL

21–25 June. Central Saint Martins, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London N1C 4AA.

Chelsea College of Arts, UAL

16–24 June. Chelsea College of Arts, 16 John Islip Street, London SW1P 4JU.

City & Guilds of London Art School

27 June – 2 July. City & Guilds of London Art School, 124 Kennington Park Road, London SE11 4DJ.

Goldsmiths, University of London

15–19 June. Various locations across London.

Kingston Graphic Show

15–18 June. Unit 8, Copeland Park, Peckham, London SE15 3SN.

Kingston University

3–9 June. Kingston University, Knights Park Campus, Grange Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2QJ.

London College of Communication (LCC)

7-22 June. Various locations across London.


21–23 June. Ravensbourne, 6 Penrose Way, Greenwich Peninsula, London SE10 0EW.

University of Greenwich

15 June – 2 July, University of Greenwich, 10 Stockwell Street, London SE10 9BD.

Royal Academy of Arts
22 June – 2 July. RA Schools Studios, Royal Academy of Arts, London W1J 0BD.

Royal College of Art

24 June – 2 July. Across the Royal College of Art’s Battersea and Kensington, London campuses.

The Art Academy

7–9 July. The Art Academy, Mermaid Court, 165A Borough High Street, London SE1 1HR.

University of Westminster

3–6 June. University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2HW.

Wimbledon College of Arts, UAL

15–24 June. Wimbledon College of Arts, Merton Hall Road, London SW19 3QA.

South East England

Buckinghamshire New University

10–16 June. Buckinghamshire New University, High Wycombe Campus, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP11 2JZ.

Cambridge School of Art

9–17 June. Arts Picturehouse, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3AR.

University of Bedfordshire

9-15 June. School of Art and Design, University of Bedfordshire, Guildford Street, Luton LU1 2PB.

University of Brighton

3–11 June. Various locations across Brighton.

University of the Creative Arts, Canterbury

17–30 June. UCA Canterbury, New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent CT1 3AN.

University of the Creative Arts, Epsom

16–24 June. UCA Epsom, Ashley Road, Epsom, Surrey KT18 5BE.

University of the Creative Arts, Farnham

8–17 June. UCA Farnham, Falkner Road, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7DS.

University of the Creative Arts, Rochester

9–23 June. UCA Rochester, Fort Pitt, Rochester, Kent ME1 1DZ.

University of Portsmouth

2–9 June. University of Portsmouth, Eldon Building, Winston Churchill Avenue Portsmouth PO1 2DJ.

University of Reading

June 5–9. Department of Art, University of Reading, 1 Earley Gate, Whiteknights Road, Reading RG6 5AT.

University of Suffolk

2–19 June. Various locations across the University of Suffolk, Suffolk.

South West England

Arts University Bournemouth

9–17 June. Arts University Bournemouth, Wallisdown, Poole, Dorset BH12 5HH.

Plymouth College of Art

10–22 June. Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place Campus, Plymouth PL4 8AT.

University of Plymouth

10–16 June. Various locations across Plymouth.

Winchester School of Art

16–24 June. Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, Park Avenue, Winchester SO23 8DL.

West England and Wales

Bath School of Art and Design

10–18 June. Bath School of Art and Design, Sion Hill, Lansdown, Bath BA1 5SF.

University of Gloucestershire

3–16 June. University of Gloucestershire, Hardwick Campus, Cheltenham GL50 4BS.

University of The West of England, Bristol

2-8 June. Various locations across the University of the West of England, Bristol.

Weston College of Creative Arts

14–23 June. Weston College of Creative Arts campus, Loxton Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 4QU.


Birmingham School of Art

12–23 June. Birmingham School of Art, The Parkside Building, City Centre Campus Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG.

Hereford College of Arts

10–17 June. Various locations across the Hereford College of Arts, Hereford.

DeMontfort University

16–22 June. DeMontfort University, Vijay Patel Building, 61 Mill Lane, Leicester LE1 9BH.

Loughborough University

10–18 June. Loughborough University, Edward Barnsley Building, Epinal Way, Loughborough LE11 3GD.

Norwich University of the Arts

27 June – 5 July. Various locations across Norwich University of the Arts, Norwich.

Nottingham Trent University

3–10 June. Nottingham Trent University, Arkwright, Barnes Wallis, Bonington, Newton and Waverley buildings, City site, Nottingham NG1 4BU.

Staffordshire University

2–10 June. Staffordshire University, College Road, University Quarter, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST4 2DE.

University of Northampton

10–16 June. University of Northampton Campus, St George’s Avenue, NN2 6JD.

University of Worcester

19-24 May. Various locations across Worcester.

Wolverhampton School of Art

9–21 June. Wolverhampton School of Art, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1LY.

North West England

University of Central Lancashire

9–16 June. Various locations across the University of Central Lancashire, Preston.

Manchester School of Art

10–21 June. Manchester School of Art, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6BH.

University of Salford

8–15 June. New Adelphi Building, University of Salford, University Road, Salford M5 4WT.

University of Cumbria

3–9 June. Vallum Gallery, University of Cumbria, Brampton Road, Carlisle CA3 9AY.

Yorkshire and North East England

Hull School of Art and Design

2–16 June. Hull School of Art and Design, Queens Gardens, Hull HU1 3DG.

Leeds School of Art, Architecture and Design

3–9 June. Broadcasting Place, Leeds Beckett University, City Campus, Leeds LS1 3HE.

Leeds College of Art

10–15 June. Various locations across Leeds College of Art, Leeds.

Newcastle University

3–10 June. School of Arts and Cultures, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU.

Northumbria University

15-30 June. Various locations across Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Sheffield Institute of Arts

10–23 June. Various locations across Sheffield.

University of Huddersfield

9-23 June. Various locations across University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 3DH.

University of Leeds, Fine Art

16–24 June. School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University Road, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT.

University of Sunderland

9–22 June. City Campus, University of Sunderland, Chester Road, Sunderland SR1 3SD.

Scotland and Northern Ireland

Belfast School of Art

2-9 June. Various locations across Belfast School of Art, Belfast.

Edinburgh College of Art and Design

3–11 June. ECA Main Building and Hunter Building, 74 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DF.

Glasgow School of Art

10–17 June. Various locations across Glasgow, Scotland.

Gray’s School of Art and Design

17–24 June. Gray’s School of Art and Design, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen AB10 7QD.

Collection Shows

D&AD New Blood Festival

5–6 July. The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QR.

Free Range

15–17 June. The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QR.

New Designers

28 June – 8 July. Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London N1 0QH.

Shillington College

20–21 July. On the Shillington College website.

If you’d like to add your graduate show to the listings, please email with details.

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