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The annual Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery 2021 Exhibition to take place from 3 – 7 November at the Bargehouse part of the Oxo Tower Wharf. The annual exhibition and prize-giving event is a significant part of the London fashion calendar where industry professionals, designers and influencers gather to see the latest embroidery talent.

Each year the Prize finalists work for up to 12 months to create contemporary embroideries which are revealed at the exhibition for the public to see.

The exhibition is accompanied by a curated schedule of talks, events and workshops based around the preservation of contemporary embroidered arts and craftsmanship. Over the course of the exhibition. attendees will have the opportunity to book onto taster sessions, day long workshops and hear how embroidery practitioners are adapting to an increasingly technological and mechanised world.

A full schedule of events, classes and talks along with the names of guest speakers is available over at handembroideryshop.com.

Exhibition times: The event is open from Wednesday 3rd Nov – Sunday 7th November
11am-6pm daily(Thurs closed from 5pm)

Accessibility: Bargehouse is partially accessible. The venue has two disabled toilets and a STANNAH stair-lift which provides access for wheelchair users to the first and second floors only. The stair-lift is for standard manual wheelchairs and cannot be used with motorised chairs or scooters.

Embroidered Arts Exhibition tickets

Buy tickets for general admission, guided tours, classes and talks.

What to expect in 2021...