News

  • August Craft Month 2016 Event Call

    21-Jan-2016
    August Craft Month 2016 Event Call August Craft Month is an annual celebration of contemporary craft and the applied arts in Northern Ireland. We are now calling for listings of all craft-related events taking place in August 2016.
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  • August Craft Month 2016 – Volunteer with Craft NI!

    20-Jan-2016
    August Craft Month 2016 – Volunteer with Craft NI! Craft NI is inviting new volunteers to support the work of our organisation during August Craft Month 2016. The deadline for registering is 25 April 2016. We look forward to hearing from you.
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  • Submissions Open for Creativity Month March 2016

    18-Jan-2016
    Submissions Open for Creativity Month March 2016 Event submissions are now open for 2016's month-long celebration of creativity and the Creative Industries in the north of Ireland. You can submit information online, but bear in mind the deadline is January 25th 2016. 
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Opportunities for Makers

  • Craft NI Business Development Programme 15-16 Module 4

    25-Jan-2016 - Seminars
    Craft NI Business Development Programme 15-16 Module 4 Booking is now open for the Module 4 (Financial Management & Planning) of Craft NI's Business Development Programme 2015-16.   It takes place on Tuesday, 23 February 2016 from 09:30 to 13:00 at Northern Regional College (Ballymena, Farm Lodge Campus), and features guest speaker Anna Collette Hunt.
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  • Spring Shibori Workshops with Catherine Quinn

    27-Feb-2016 - Classifieds
    Spring Shibori Workshops with Catherine Quinn Catherine Quinn (Mottainai Textiles) is offering three Shibori workshops this spring at her studio in Belfast. On February 27th, March 26th and April 23rd, you can book into learn indigo dying and make two unique Shibori cotton textiles.
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  • Armagh Artisan Food and Craft Market: Call

    05-Oct-2016 - Calls for Makers
    Armagh Artisan Food and Craft Market: Call Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council are once again hosting Armagh’sFood & Cider Festival from 5th October – 9th October 2016. They are currently receiving applications for traders for two Artisan Food & Craft Markets on Saturday 8th October, 6pm-9pm and Sunday 9th October, 12pm-5pm. The deadline for applications is Monday 29th February 2016.
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Events

  • The Essence of Design - Design, Craft & The Consumer 

    - Talks
    The Essence of Design - Design, Craft & The Consumer  Following on from the success of The Essence of Design 2015 The Leitrim Design House is pleased to invite you to The Essence of Design 2016 on Saturday 27th February, an exciting and relevant conference chaired by Eddie Shanahan, the well known expert in brand and product development for the fashion, craft and homewares industry.
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  • Documenting Your Work with Simon Mills

    - Workshops
    Documenting Your Work with Simon Mills Documenting Your Work with Simon Mills is a fantastic, free workshop where you can learn how to best capture your work from the renowned photographer. Taking place in VOID, Derry, this workshop takes place on Saturday 5th March, 1pm – 4pm.

     

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  • Craft NI Creativity Month Pottery Demonstration

    - Exhibitions,Open Studios,Community
    Craft NI Creativity Month Pottery Demonstration As part of Creativity Month, Craft NI will be hosting a Pottery Demonstration and Selling event at the resource space on March 3rd between 4pm and 7pm. We will open the doors to showcase a pottery demonstration by skilled ceramicists as well as offer the opportunity to purchase their work.
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Programmes

  • August Craft Month 2015

    27-May-2015
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    How lovely that the last weekend of August Craft Month 2015 is a long one. Check out what's on over the bank holiday weekend. We would love to hear your feedback on the festival. Fill in the short survey that you'll find by following the further information link (and you will be in to win £25 at Craft Map location of your choice). Keep in touch on social media with #augcraft15


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  • Business Development Programme 2015-16

    28-Sep-2015
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    Craft NI's new two-year Business Development Programme (2015 to November 2016) is made up of eight free half-day modules over the course of 18 months, and is facilitated by Francis Verling, Verling Consulting, and includes a range of guest speakers.

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  • Irish Design 2015

    10-Apr-2015
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    Irish Design 2015 (ID2015), a year-long programme exploring, promoting and celebrating Irish design, is now well and new items are being added to the programme all the time. ID2015 showcases the very best of Irish design; not just through signature events on the island of Ireland but also in prestigious partner venues in international capitals of design and commerce.

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