Making Buildings Until 4 August. A Crafts Council exhibition at Centre North East, Middlesborough. Details 01642 358136.
Shona Illingworth: Pilot Until 26 August. An exhibition at Berwick Gymnasium Gallery, Berwick-uponTweed. Details 01289 304493.
Transformation to Sustainable Planning 29-31 August. An international conference at the Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne. Details 0191 227 3500.