News

  • August Craft Month 2018 Audience Experience Survey

    30-Aug-2018
    August Craft Month 2018 Audience Experience Survey

    If you participated in August Craft Month 2018 we would appreciate your feedback.

    Please complete the survey and help us develop August Craft Month

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  • Closed notice

    17-Sep-2018
    Closed notice

    CRAFT NI / Space CRAFT

    will be CLOSED on Monday 17 September 2018 from 1pm

    and will RE-OPEN on Tuesday 18 September 2018 at 10.30am

    Apologies for any inconvenience.

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  • Bank Holiday Closure - August 2018

    21-Aug-2018
    Bank Holiday Closure - August 2018

    CRAFT NI  will be CLOSED on Monday 27 August 2018

    and will RE-OPEN on Tuesday 28 August 2018.

    Apologies for any inconvenience.

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Opportunities for Makers

  • Big Ideas 'Remember Together' programme

    18-Sep-2018 - Community
    Big Ideas 'Remember Together' programme

    The Big Ideas Company offers an expenses scheme for small-scale funding for community groups to participate in their projects.

    Deadline: Monday, 26 November 2018

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  • Call for Applications: LOEWE Craft Prize 2019

    17-Sep-2018 - Calls for Makers
    Call for Applications: LOEWE Craft Prize 2019

    Submit your work to be considered for the 2019 edition of the LOEWE Craft Prize.

    Deadline: Wednesday, 31 October 2018

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  • Opportunity for students and recent graduates: Urban Design Challenge

    10-Sep-2018 - Calls for Makers
    Opportunity for students and recent graduates: Urban Design Challenge

    Opportunity for students and recent graduates: Urban Design Challenge

    Belfast Design Week, in partnership with Destination CQ Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District and PLACE Built Environment Centre, is running an urban design challenge for local students and recent graduates. 
    Deadline: Friday 28th September at 5.00pm.

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Events

  • 'Old Bleach' Exhibition

    - Exhibitions
    'Old Bleach' Exhibition

    Local textile artist, Mairead McCormack, shows a collection inspired by paper documents including receipts, letters, envelopes and certificates among others originating from Randalstown and the Old Bleach Linen Company.

    Date and time: 7 December 2017, 7-9pm. 

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  • "The Joy of Gifting Handmade" Christmas Craft Fair 2017

    - Fairs
    "The Joy of Gifting Handmade" Christmas Craft Fair 2017

    Makers Market NI are offering you a spectacular 2 day Christmas Shopping Extravaganza. A chance to find the perfect Christmas present. Complimentary mulled wine, nibbles, live music and of course our 20 designer/makers all adding to a wonderful festive experience. We are supporting Tiny Life as our chosen Charity raising much needed funds through a handmade Christmas "Gift Box" raffle. Admission £2.50.

    Dates and time: Friday 8 December, 4-8pm and Saturday 9 December 10am - 3pm.

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  • Golden Thread Christmas Market 2017

    - Fairs
    Golden Thread Christmas Market 2017

    The Golden Thread Gallery will be hosting a Christmas Market to coincide with Late Night Art in December! We will have a number of stalls selling all manner of artisanal crafts and creations suitable for gifts for the whole family. Join us for a festive evening which will include a drinks reception, bucks fizz, festive treats for the kids and a great atmosphere! Stall holders will be announced soon and we will be treating you to glimpses of the treats available to purchase on the run up to the night!

    Date and time: Thursday 7 December 2017, 5 - 7.30pm

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Programmes

  • August Craft Month 2018 – Call for Event Registration

    08-Jun-2018
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    CRAFT NI invites you to register a craft-related event for August Craft Month 2018.

    August Craft Month is ‘An Annual Celebration of Craft in Northern Ireland’.

    For the past 11 years Craft Northern Ireland invited artist/designer/makers, craft organisations, craft retail outlets, galleries, museums, local councils, arts centres, cultural venues, further education colleges, universities, heritage organisations, amongst others, to consider putting on craft-related events and activities, during August Craft Month, which support and promote themselves and/or artist/designer/makers and of course Craft.

    Deadline: 5pm, Friday 30 March 2018

     

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  • NI Assembly Gift Shop

    08-Jun-2018
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    Call for Applications Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop - Retail Opportunity

    Continuing the successful collaboration between CRAFT NI and the Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop at Parliament Buildings, Stormont, the initiative now invites applications from Northern Ireland based Artist/Designer/Makers for the period 1 June 2018 to 1 December 2018.

    This is an opportunity not only for sales but to raise the profile of selected Artist/Designer/Makers and Craft in Northern Ireland. The Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop is located in Parliament Buildings, Stormont. It is open to members of the public from Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.

    Deadline - Tuesday 8 May 2018, 5pm

     

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  • CRAFT NI: The Art of Presenting Craft

    23-Sep-2016
    dfdgdfg The Art of Presenting Craft is a bespoke workshop programme aimed at mid-career designer-makers. It consists of four workshops focusing on personal and professional development as well as business development issues pertinent to more established craftspeople. The workshops will take place fortnightly in February and March 2017. Book in now.
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