New Designers

School Visits

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With over 175 of the UK’s leading design courses represented, school trips to New Designers can open your students’ eyes to the wide range of design courses available across the country.

School students and teachers are invited to come and view the very best in UK graduate design, talk directly to college tutors and graduates and find out more about the courses on offer in higher education.

Guides and notes are provided for Teachers in advance which will give you all the information you need to prepare when visiting. Schools tours, hosted by the Saturday Club Trust, can also be booked in advance below.

Schools Tickets can be purchased for Years 10-13 only.  Spaces are limited and must be booked and paid for in advance.


New Designers 2017

When Should We Attend?
Part 1 Schools’ Days
Thursday 28 June 2018
Friday 29 June 2018
Design disciplines on show:
  • Textiles, Fashion & Costume Design
  • Jewellery & Precious Metalwork
  • Contemporary Design Crafts, Ceramics & Glass
  • One Year On
Part 2 Schools’ Days
Thursday 05 July 2018 
Friday 06 July 2018
Design disciplines on show:
  • Furniture, Product & Industrial Design
  • Spatial Design & Interiors
  • Graphic Design, Illustration, Animation, Motion & Digital Arts
  • One Year On

Schools Tours

Book a specialist tour for your school group to gain valuable insights into next steps in art and design education. New Designers 2017 tours were devised and delivered in partnership with the Saturday Club Trust, and were led by student ambassadors who are all studying creative subjects at college or university.  The tour guide introduced the students to the different areas of the show, highlighting the award winners and providing opportunities to meet the graduating students and their tutors.


Plan your school visit to New Designers with our worksheets, helping you guide your class around the show and get the most out of your time there.

2017 Schools Worksheet Part 1 2017 Schools Worksheet Part 2 2017 Teachers Notes

Visiting Information

New Designers takes place at the Business Design Centre, London, which is located on the edge of Zone 1 in Islington. The venue is a 5 minute walk away from Angel tube station. Alternatively, coaches can pull up onto the forecourt at the front of the venue.

Travel Information

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