EU Exit Mentoring from Belfast City Council25-Feb-2021
Belfast-based small to medium sized businesses can request free, in-depth mentoring support to deal with significant challenges or make the most of EU Exit opportunities.
ACNI announces £6.9m IERP funding25-Feb-2021
The Arts Council of Northern Ireland, on behalf of Department for Communities (DfC) and in collaboration with Future Screens NI, has announced details of 1,562 individuals working in the Creative Economy, who are set to benefit from £6,910,794 of emergency funding.
NI silversmith and the race that never was18-Feb-2021
Created by NI silversmith Cara Murphy, the trophy for the 2020 Randox Health Grand National – the race that never was – has finally been unveiled during the 2021 Weights event.
Innovate UK EDGE seeks pottery suppliers for Dutch distribution15-Feb-2021 -
Innovate UK EDGE is seeking to match pottery suppliers with a Dutch SME in pottery and kitchen trend products is looking for EU based suppliers of design pottery products under distribution services agreements (in this instance ‘EU’ relates to geography, so NI businesses are eligible).
Blanc de Chine International Ceramic Art Award20-Feb-2021 - Calls for Makers
de Chine International Ceramic Art Award focuses on contemporary art using white porcelain. Online entries open until 15 May for the Biennale exhibiton in China later this year (dates tbc).
Belfast City Council Cultural Support Programmes25-Feb-2021 - Funding & Grants
In recognition of the negative impact coronavirus (COVID-19) is having on the culture, heritage and arts sector Belfast City Council is pivoting their support programme to help the cultural sector and maintain their commitment to make 2023 a year of cultural celebration for Belfast.
Bounce Festival- Community
Bounce is the annual arts festival produced by University of Atypical that showcases outstanding new work by D/deaf and disabled writers, producers, actors, dancers, musicians, and directors.
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.
Brilliant Silver: Making a Silver Sculpted Head Inspired by Rodin- Talks
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
Advanced Social Media for Craft Businesses18-Feb-2021
In this advanced social media session on 23 March, Anne-Marie Shepherd, Marketing and Social Media Manager at The Design Trust takes a deep dive into three social media platforms: Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook and share what’s new on each of these platforms and how you can use them strategically to enhance your social media marketing.
Introduction to social media (for beginners)18-Feb-2021
In this practical online workshop on 16 March, Anne-Marie Shepherd of The Design Trust will look at what social media is, and how it can be used more effectively in your craft business. Anne-Marie has over 16 years arts/craft industry experience and is now Marketing and Socail Media Manager at The Design Trust alongside Director Patricia van den Akker.
Craft Kits and Delivering your Workshop Online18-Feb-2021
We’re delighted to welcome back Sophie Rochester of Yodomo for this FREE online workshop on Thursday 11 March 10am to 12.30pm.
Sophie is a craft entrepreneur using her online platform to help makers generate revenue from their skills and techniques, as well as from their work.