New Designers 2017

School Visits

Final Schools Tickets remaining! Book now to avoid disappointment.

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.

When Should We Attend?
Part 1 Schools’ Days
Thursday 29 June 2017: 10am-8pm
Friday 30 June 2017: 10am-5pm
Design disciplines on show:
  • Textiles, Fashion & Costume Design
  • Jewellery & Precious Metalwork
  • Contemporary Design Crafts, Ceramics & Glass
  • One Year On
Part 2 Schools’ Days
Thursday 06 July 2017: 10am-8pm
Friday 07 July 2017: 10am-5pm
Design disciplines on show:
  • Furniture, Product & Industrial Design
  • Spatial Design & Interiors
  • Graphic Design, Illustration, Animation, Motion & Digital Arts
  • One Year On
How to Book

Schools’ Tickets

  • Cost £10 each
  • For every 10 tickets booked, one teacher can attend free of charge.
  • A one-off £3.50 booking fee applies for the group.
  • Tickets available for Year 10-13 pupils, visiting as part of a supervised group of 6+.
  • Must be booked in advance and limited tickets are available.
  • Can be paid for by card at the time of booking, or an invoice can be raised for later payment by card or cheque.

Please call 0800 640 5002 to book now. Alternatively email

Schools Tours

Book a specialist tour for your school group to gain valuable insights into next steps in art and design education.

The tours have been devised and delivered in partnership with the Saturday Club Trust, and are led by student ambassadors who are all studying creative subjects at college or university.  Your tour guide will introduce your students to the different areas of the show, highlight the award winners and provide opportunities to meet the graduating students and their tutors.

Schools’ Tour Sign Up


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. 

Schools Worksheet Part 1

Schools Worksheet Part 2

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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