Are you attending the Manchester Open? What, Where and Why?

The BCFA Open series continues this year with the second annual Manchester Open exhibition. This year the BCFA will be holding the exhibition at a fresh new venue and offering you the opportunity to meet with 27 of their esteemed members.

What is the Manchester Open? I hear you ask. Well this 2-day exhibition will bring you the best in contract furniture and furnishings from the UK, curated from a rich mix of market sectors. The Manchester Open is a celebration of the future of commercial interior design in the North.

For the first time, Manchester Open will be located at the iconic Museum of Science and Industry, in Manchester city centre. You will be able to visit on Wednesday 4th October between 1pm-8pm and on Thursday 5th October between 10:30am-4pm.

As well as showcasing the latest and best inspirational products the event will give you the opportunity to get creative with a full schedule of hand-on workshops.
Workshops include patternmaking with The Patternistas, Printmaking with Sheffield-based artist Samantha Groom, and the chance to create your very own Manchester Skyline book with exhibitors Newmor Wallcoverings.
The BCFA expect the workshops to fill up quickly and with only limited spaces, book your place now!

Exhibitors include; Abbotsford | Agua | Belfield Furnishings | Bisley | Brintons | Edmund Bell | Elite Contract Furniture | Ena Shaw Contract | Franklite | Gerflor Ltd | GP&J Baker | Gresham | Lincrusta | Johnson Tiles | Kobe | Maine | Loomah | Newhey Carpets | Newmor Wallcoverings | Orangebox | PS Interiors | Shackletons | iLiv Contract | Style Library Contract | Teal Living | Tektura | Waterbury Bathroom Accessories

For more information and to register to attend the Manchester Open please visit

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