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Apply for Goldsmiths’ Fair 2023

Apply now for the Goldsmiths' Fair 2023, celebrating 40 years as the primary destination for contemporary silver and fine jewellery. 

Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Application Criteria

Applicants must meet the following criteria for their application to be considered:

  • Not in full time education at time of application
  • Is a UK resident, spending 183 days or more in the UK in the tax year
  • Employing 6 people or fewer at the bench
  • Able to be always on their stand during the Fair
  • Applying with work that has been designed and made in the UK.
  • Applying with work where each piece includes precious metal(s)
  • Intending to exhibit goods that are compliant with the UK Hallmarking Act of 1973
  • Representing themselves and not solely acting as an agent for others
  • Is in agreement with all the Terms & Conditions and Rules & Regulations

To see the stand options and pricing for Goldsmiths’ Fair 2023 click here

Graduate Bursary Scheme

To encourage and support the next generation of jewellers and silversmiths, there are 10 free stands on offer each year at Goldsmiths’ Fair through the Graduate Bursary Scheme. There is no age restriction.

Winners of the bursary receive:

  • a free stand at Goldsmiths’ Fair
  • a £1,500 grant to help prepare towards the Fair
  • an optional interest-free silver bullion loan of up to £3,000
  • professional training with the Goldsmiths’ Centre

To be eligible you must:

  • meet all the standard eligibility requirements (listed above)
  • have graduated (from an HND/BA/MA or Goldsmiths’ Apprenticeship) in the last six years; and
  • have not exhibited at Goldsmiths’ Fair before

What to expect on the application form:

  • As part of the Fair application process, you will be asked to complete the Goldsmiths’ Fair Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Survey, because the Goldsmiths’ Centre wants to learn more about the applicants they are attracting and recruiting to the Fair. Completion of the survey is mandatory. Your Fair application will not be valid if you do not complete it. Please enter the application form for further information.
  • You will need to submit five professional-standard photographs of single pieces, on plain backgrounds (any colour) which best represent your collection. They advise that these pieces have not previously been used for application to Goldsmiths’ Fair.
  • Images submitted must be photographs of finished pieces and not digital renderings or drawings
  • If you have never exhibited at the Fair or not exhibited at the Fair in the last 4 years (i.e. exhibited in 2018, but not since), you must submit one of the pieces from your photographs for the panel to view. They encourage you to submit a major rather than minor piece from your collection.
  • You will need to include details of specialist trades used (E.g. casting/ polishing/ engraving)
  • You will need to answer questions about education and business in precious metals
  • You will need to provide an artist’s statement

What the panel will be looking for:

  • An authentic body of work with an original voice
  • Inclusion of hand-making skills
  • Excellent technical and finishing skills
  • A cohesive collection
  • Commitment, professionalism, and ambition

 

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Info

Opportunity provided by:
The Goldsmiths' Company
Venue Location:
The Goldsmiths' Centre
42 Britton Street
London
EC1M 5AD
02075667650
Main Contact:
The Goldsmiths' Company [javascript protected email address] Apply