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  • NI Makers in the News in September

    01-Oct-2014

    NI Makers in the News in September 1st October 2014 August Craft Month may have come to a close but September was another great month of activity for Northern Irish designer-makers. Here are just a few highlights of what's been going on.

  • NI Craft on Film

    02-Aug-2014

    NI Craft on Film 2nd August 2014 ‘Costumes, Props, Armour, Weapons and More...’ celebrating local artists/ designers/ makers’ contribution to Northern Ireland’s screen industry is a must-see exhibition for any fan of NI film.

  • First Rosy James Memorial Trust Award Winner Announced

    30-Jun-2014

    First Rosy James Memorial Trust Award Winner Announced 30th June 2014 Silversmith Stuart Cairns was unveiled as first recipient of the Rosy James Memorial Trust Award on the most recent BBC Arts Show (19th June). Administered by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, the new annual bursary, worth £15,000, gives makers the opportunity to develop exciting new work.

  • NI Makers in the News in June

    20-Jun-2014

    NI Makers in the News in June 20th June 2014 There have been so many great stories circulating about NI designer-makers making waves during last month. Here are just a few highlights of the exciting things that have been happening.

  • Derry City Council Craft Development Programme

    17-Jun-2014

    Derry City Council Craft Development Programme 17th June 2014 On the 20th of June, Derry City Council launch their Craft Development Programme. The programme is launched by new mayor, Brenda Stevenson, and Alan Kane, Chief Executive of Craft NI, will provide a presentation on the current status of the craft sector in Northern Ireland.

  • Face behind the Resource Space

    07-Jun-2014

    Face behind the Resource Space 7th June 2014 Craft NI would like to say a huge thanks and a sad farewell to Kasia Brown who has been on placement with us since March 2014 and who has played a key role in getting the our Resource Space launched and open to the public.

  • New Museums and Creative Industries Toolkit

    06-May-2014

    New Museums and Creative Industries Toolkit 6th May 2014 Across Northern Ireland museums and creative businesses - particularly craft and design - are increasingly working together, and the economic benefit of such collaborations is growing. The Northern Ireland Museum Council has created a toolkit to help these relationships grow and prosper.

  • IRUPA Nevin Spence Memorial Trophy

    04-May-2014

    IRUPA Nevin Spence Memorial Trophy 4th May 2014 Designed by renowned Northern Irish silversmith Cara Murphy, this piece was commissioned following the renaming of the IRUPA Young Player of the Year Award in memory of the Ulster centre, Nevin Spence. The piece was presented to Emma and Laura Spence at Ravenhill before journeying on to be awarded at the IRUPA ceremony (7th May).

  • Steensons New Collection Launches

    04-May-2014

    Steensons New Collection Launches 4th May 2014 Supported by the Creative Industries Innovation Fund, family goldsmiths Steensons are today (8th May) launching a new collection. 'Northern Reflections' which is inspired by Glenarm and its gorgeous surrounding.

  • Get the news in our weekly paper.li

    01-May-2014

    Get the news in our weekly paper.li 1st May 2014 Weekly on Wednesday, Unique Local Handcrafted - Craft NI's online social media digest dedicated to inspiring you to get out and celebrate Nothern Ireland's incredible culture of making, with news about craft related events, opportunities and advice for designer-makers and news about what's on in Northern Ireland.

  • Exporting Your Craft - Video

    30-Mar-2014
  • In the News: The making it Programme

    24-Mar-2014
  • Looking for Mother’s Day Gift Ideas?

    23-Feb-2014
  • NI Makers on the Move

    17-Feb-2014
  • New £500,000 craft bursary

    09-Feb-2014
  • Rural Networking Meeting in Strabane

    01-Feb-2014
  • NI Craft at CRAFT LONDON

    12-Jan-2014
  • NI makers Branching Out in January

    17-Dec-2013
  • Digital Programme for NI Craft Sector Update

    05-Nov-2013
  • Introducing Craft NI making it 2013-2015

    24-Oct-2013