News

  • Craft NI - Buy Local Craft Campaign

    25-Nov-2020
    Craft NI - Buy Local Craft Campaign

    Craft NI is leading a #Made to Give/Buy Local Craft marketing campaign. To support the craft sector this challenging Christmas, we encourage all designer-makers and craft retailers to use the campaign badges across social media and on their own websites to signpost the importance of buying local, handmade craft.

     

     

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  • Creative Places and Faces Podcast

    26-Nov-2020
    Creative Places and Faces Podcast

    Created by Irish author, Jackie De Burca, the Creative Places & Faces Podcast features interviews with creative people with a focus on the importance of place for their creative output.

     

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  • Craft NI - Where to Buy CAMPAIGN

    29-Oct-2020
    Craft NI - Where to Buy CAMPAIGN

    In this crucial pre-Christmas period, Craft NI will be running a 'buy local craft' marketing campaign to direct customers to craft retailers and designer-makers across Northern Ireland - for unique Christmas gifts and to support our talented local makers at this challenging time.

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Opportunities for Makers

  • European Prize for Applied Arts 2021

    28-Oct-2020 - Calls for Makers
    European Prize for Applied Arts 2021

    Launched in 2009, in partnership with the City of Mons, WCC-Europe and supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, the European Prize for Applied Arts rewards contemporary works of applied arts and handcrafted design. A 5th edition which will celebrate the 40 years of the association.

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  • Commercial agent Germany

    28-Oct-2020 - Calls for Makers
    Commercial agent Germany

     

    The Enterprise Europe Network, based at Invest Northern Ireland, has been invited to forward details of any NI businesses interested in having an independent commercial agent to represent them to German buyers.

    The deadline is 29 October, and help is available to write your profile.

    Contact Louise Wallace on her direct line 028 9069 8174, or email louise.wallace@investni.com

     

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  • Call for Expressions of Interest

    22-Oct-2020 - Commissions
    Call for Expressions of Interest

    Fermanagh and Omagh District Council invites Expressions of Interests from artists, designers, architects and/or design teams for the design, fabrication and installation of public art that will form part of the £5.2 million Public Realm project for Enniskillen. In partnership with a range of stakeholders, the Council has identified four sites and opportunities for artist/designer led commissions across the town centre.

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Events

  • Pinned

    - Exhibitions
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    A unique selection of work by local jewellery collective: The Association of Contemporary Jewellery & Silversmiths NI will be on show in the Craft NI Exhibition space 2 November 2020 to 2 January 2021.

     

     

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  • Brilliant Silver: Making a Silver Sculpted Head Inspired by Rodin

    - Talks
    Brilliant Silver: Making a Silver Sculpted Head Inspired by Rodin

    Online talk hosted by Contemporary British Silversmiths in which Tony Bedford tells us the story behind creating the Jacques Cartier Memorial Award winning silver sculpted head

    Wednesday, 4 November 2020 19:30 – 20:30 GMT

    Tickets £10

     

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  • Retaissance Live

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    Retaissance Live

    Free 2-day virtual conference on 3 and 4 November 2020 to help European retailers and jewellery, footwear, gift, beauty, garden, homeware and clothing brands connect and overcome the current challenges.
     

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Programmes

  • Online Training with Sophie Rochester of Yodomo

    05-Nov-2020
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    Craft NI is delighted to be working with Sophie Rochester of online craft hub Yodomo to deliver two online workshops designed to help you make the most of the crucial pre-Christmas season and join in Craft NI’s campaign to buy local craft online.

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  • Sell Your Craft Online

    28-May-2020
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    Craft NI presents a series of five FREE training sessions for NI Makers, selected to help Sell Your Craft Online with limited time and resources.

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  • Orbit Update

    16-Apr-2020
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    This programme is fully booked and we’ve been working with Chris Murphy to re-configure it for on-line delivery via Zoom. If lockdown lifts before the last session(s) we’ll revert to face to face, and either way, we’ll have an in-person session at the end for everyone to get together and work through any remaining questions.

     

     

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