News

  • The Royal Ulster Academy's 137th Annual Exhibition

    25-Oct-2018
    The Royal Ulster Academy's 137th Annual Exhibition

    Don't miss the beautiful range of local craft at the Royal Ulster Academy's 137th Annual Exhibition at the Ulster Museum in Belfast. 

    Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm.

    Dates: 19th October 2018 – 6th January 2019.

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  • CRAFT NI Seeks Retail & Administrative Support Assistant/s

    28-Sep-2018
    CRAFT NI Seeks Retail & Administrative Support Assistant/s

    CRAFT NI is seeking Retail & Administrative Support Assistant/s to work during November 2018 to 31 March 2019.

    The post is based at Space CRAFT, the organisation’s Retail Gallery, A7 Fountain Centre, College Street, Belfast, BT1 6ET.

    Closing Date for Applications – 4pm, Monday 15 October 2018

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  • The Linen Opera ‘Waking Beauty’ premieres in Lisburn

    13-Oct-2018
    The Linen Opera ‘Waking Beauty’ premieres in Lisburn

    Peter Morgan Barnes and Sean Doherty's chamber opera celebrating the beauty and bounty of flax premieres at Island Arts Centre Lisburn's Studio Theatre on Saturday 20 October at 7.30pm.

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Opportunities for Makers

  • Artists in Residence 2019 - Leitrim Sculpture Centre Open Call for Applications

    13-Nov-2018 - Calls for Makers
    Artists in Residence 2019 - Leitrim Sculpture Centre Open Call for Applications

    Exhibition Residencies

    Leitrim Sculpture Centre is offering five Exhibition Residencies to visual artist during 2019.

    Deadline for applications: Saturday 1 Dec 2018

    Notification by: Friday 14 December 2018

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  • Calling all Food and Craft Artisans: Could Your Artisan Workshop be the Next Enonomusee?

    30-Oct-2018 - Calls for Makers
    Calling all Food and Craft Artisans: Could Your Artisan Workshop be the Next Enonomusee?

    Causeway Coast & Glens Heritage Trust (CCGHT) wants to hear from artisans located within Northern Ireland who are keen to join the Économusée Network. Subject to funding, we aim to develop new Économusée workshops within the region, which will in turn help create socio-economic opportunities in rural communities and create new and enhanced tourism, visitor, employment and business development opportunities.

    The deadline for application submission is Monday 12th November 2:00pm.


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  • Call for Makers: Decor and More, Burn Upholstery Retail

    05-Nov-2018 - Calls for Makers
    Call for Makers: Decor and More, Burn Upholstery Retail

    Call for unique craft products - Retail opportunity with Burns Upholstery.

    Burns Upholstery are known for their passion and creative outlook on furniture and design. This knowledge and with the increasing interest in their service, they have decided to maximise the footfall overflow of customers and invest in a interior and service retail store.

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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

  • Call for Applications: NI Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop Retail Opportunity

    18-Oct-2018
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    Call for Applications: Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop – Retail Opportunity.

    Deadline: Thursday, 8 November 2018, 5pm

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  • 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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