News

  • August Craft Month 2017

    17-Apr-2017
    August Craft Month 2017 August Craft Month is an annual celebration of contemporary craft and the applied arts in Northern Ireland. We can't wait to celebrate the vibrant craft sector in Northern Ireland with you! Visit augustcraftmonth.com for the comprehensive, brand new digital guide.
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  • Craft NI Bids Farewell to Orla McGrady

    03-Jul-2017
    Craft NI Bids Farewell to Orla McGrady Orla McGrady was at the operational helm of Craft NI for 10 years and saw the organisation through many wonderful achievements. A cherished colleague and friend, a stalwart of the arts sector here in Northern Ireland, and a hardworking advocate for designer-makers across the region, Orla may have moved on from the organisation, but her efforts will not go unnoticed or uncelebrated as Craft NI continues to promote and support craft around the country.
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  • Wendy Ward Launches Retail Collection with Belleek

    15-Jun-2017
    Wendy Ward Launches Retail Collection with Belleek Having secured a year-long placement with Belleek through Craft NI's 'making it' Programme, Wendy Ward has launched a retail collection with the renowned Pottery. Wendy is the first person in the company’s 160 year history to have their own range launched under the Belleek brand. Craft NI would like to wish Wendy the best of luck!
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Opportunities for Makers

  • Call: LOEWE Craft Prize 2018

    29-Jun-2017 - Calls for Makers
    Call: LOEWE Craft Prize 2018 In 2016 the LOEWE FOUNDATION launched the LOEWE Craft Prize, an annual international prize recognising an outstanding work of craftsmanship that pairs an original artistic concept with a modern application of traditional methods. Apply for the 2018 Award by October 17th.
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  • Guildhall Craft Fair 2017: Call for Exhibitors

    10-Nov-2017 - Calls for Makers
    Guildhall Craft Fair 2017: Call for Exhibitors The return of the City’s ever popular Guildhall Craft Fair takes place from 10th – 12th November 2017 – and is a great chance for visitors to pick up the perfect handcrafted gift. The deadline for applications is 4pm, 28th of July.

     


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  • Call: The Bristol Artisan 2017

    16-Dec-2017 - Calls for Makers
    Call: The Bristol Artisan 2017 The Bristol Artisan is the newest addition to a portfolio of successful events organised by Designers/Makers in collaboration with cultural venues. They are holding a second event for 50 Designer Makers at Arnolfini on Bristol Harbourside - just in time for Christmas. Apply by 30th July.
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Events

  • July Children's Craft Month @ Flowerfield Arts Centre

    - Exhibitions,Workshops,Open Studios
    July Children's Craft Month @ Flowerfield Arts Centre July is traditionally Craft Month for Children at Flowerfield Arts Centre in Portstewart. To encourage potential makers of the future, they're offering children the chance to try crafts like Pottery, 3D Printing, Glass Fusing and Textiles, in five-day workshops, each week. Enrolment required.
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  • Mottainai Textiles Upcoming Workshops

    - Workshops
    Mottainai Textiles Upcoming Workshops Mottainai Textiles have lined up more of their popular indigo dyeing workshops this summer, as well as a new 'Dressmaking from a Pattern' workshop starting June 13th. 
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  • Upcoming Craft Workshops @ Millennium Court Arts Centre

    - Workshops
    Upcoming Craft Workshops @ Millennium Court Arts Centre There are a number of exciting craft workshops coming up in Millennium Court Arts Centre, including jewellery making and ceramics. Beginning 3 June.
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Programmes

  • Maker Profile – making it 2015-17: Malcolm Murchison

    12-Mar-2017
    dfdgdfg As Craft NI's making it Programmme comes to a close, and ahead of the Maiden Voyage exhibition celebrating the programme, we talk to some of the makers who've been involved. Next up, Malcolm Murchison guides us through his process, background, and more.
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  • Maker Profile – making it 2015-17: Andrew Cooke

    07-Mar-2017
    dfdgdfg As Craft NI's making it Programmme comes to a close, and ahead of the Maiden Voyage exhibition celebrating the programme, we talk to some of the makers who've been involved. Next up, Andrew Cooke guides us through his process, background, and more.
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  • Maker Profile – making it 2015-17: Wendy Ward

    28-Feb-2017
    dfdgdfg As Craft NI's making it Programmme comes to a close, and ahead of the Miaden Voyage exhibition celebrating the programme, we talk to some of the makers who've been involved. First up, Wendy Ward guides us through her process, background, and more.
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