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Endangered Crafts Officer required. HCA

The Heritage Crafts Association (HCA) is looking for an ‘Endangered Crafts Officer’ who will be tasked with identifying and responding to the issues affecting the viability of the endangered and critically endangered crafts featured in the Red List. The Red List is an HCA report assessing the vitality of traditional heritage crafts in the UK and identifying […]

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Applications open for membership of 62 Group

Application for membership to the 62 Group of Textiles Artists (an artist led organisation) is now open. Those of any age, gender or nationality working in any textile media worldwide may apply. Since its establishment in 1962 some of the most highly regarded British textile artists have been members of the 62 Group. The membership is now international […]

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New Trustee Appointments at The Leach Pottery

The Bernard Leach (St Ives) Trust seeks to appoint two new Trustees with expertise in either Fundraising/ Income Generation, Legal/ Governance, or Comms & Marketing. They require Trustees who will share the vision of the Leach Pottery and work with a committed group of fellow Trustees to support the strategic development of the Leach Pottery and […]

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Ceramics Residency at The Victoria & Albert Museum

The Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) is inviting applications from UK-based studio ceramicists who wish to develop their practice in new ways by working with the V&A’s collections and developing public engagement activities. Applicants must have significant experience in professional practice (minimum 5 years) and be able to demonstrate ongoing development in their practice through […]

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Call for Applications to exhibit at Craft.Fair.Contemporary

Nottingham Contemporary is excited to announce the 2018 call for applications for its popular market Craft.Fair.Contemporary: “Our fair has gone from strength to strength over the last few years and is now an established event on the design calendar. We attract a variety of talented makers from the East Midlands as well as many brilliant […]

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Sustainable Fashion and Textile Design Residency at The Victoria & Albert Museum

The Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) is inviting applications from UK-based textile and fashion designers working with sustainable materials or methods (eg. circular economy, zero-waste design etc.) for a residency at the museum, coinciding with the exhibition ‘Fashioned from Nature’, which is asking the public think about the materials of fashion and the sources of their clothes. The residency will […]

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Call for Makers: Apply to exhibit at MADE LONDON St Mary’s

MADE LONDON – St Mary’s is a tabletop show for Christmas from Tutton & Young. This is a stripped back, pared down, table top selling event, enabling the quality and diversity of the designer / makers’ work to be simply and honestly showcased in the beautiful and characterful setting of the grade 1 listed Georgian […]

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Exhibition opportunity: MAKE 2018 – Contemporary Crafts for Christmas

MAKE, the Devon Guild’s annual Christmas selling exhibition celebrating the diversity of contemporary craft, is looking for makers who produce exciting and contemporary work. The exhibition focuses on selling handmade, high quality craftwork and connecting makers with our Christmas customers at this key time for sales. By highlighting one-off, unique pieces alongside small scale batch production we aim to offer a range of mediums and prices to suit all. MAKE 2017 achieved over 16,000 physical and more than 14,000 online visitors, and over £29,000 in sales.

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Call for Makers: Apply to be part of CRAFT at Top Drawer Jan. 2019

Now firmly established on the international calendar, Craft at Top Drawer has connected hundreds of makers with thousands of retailers. Now taking place bi-annually – in January and September – Craft satisfies increasing demand from retailers searching for high-quality handmade products; this gives you the chance to showcase your work to top buyers who are […]

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Studio Space at Craft Central’s The Forge

Studio spaces are available at Craft Central’s new home, The Forge on the Isle of Dogs, East London. “Craft Central has been running studios and shared workspaces for nearly 40 years and has a very good idea of what creative businesses need. We have housed jewellers, ceramicists, digital designers, costumiers, interior designers, watch repairers, weavers […]

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