Programmes

  • Subsidised Photography for Makers

    Subsidised Photography for Makers

    Craft NI is delighted to offer a series of subsidised photography sessions for makers in Spring 2021 to support your applications and promotions in the months ahead.
     

     

     

     

  • Getting Started 2021

    Getting Started 2021

    The Goldsmiths’ Centre has opened applications for Getting Started Online 2021, the one-week introduction to business course designed to support the most talented UK designers, designer makers and skilled craftspeople in the jewellery, silversmithing and allied industries.

    Getting Started 2021 Online is a free course, delivered for the first time completely virtually, and will provide up to 100 start-ups with the help to get practical guidance and advice on key aspects of getting their business started.

    Applications close on Sunday 14 February 2021.


     

  • Skills Intervention Programme

    Skills Intervention Programme

    The Department for the Economy is supporting over 3,000 free places on short courses, delivered by the local further and higher education providers.

  • Online Training with Sophie Rochester of Yodomo

    Online Training with Sophie Rochester of Yodomo

    Craft NI is delighted to be working with Sophie Rochester of online craft hub Yodomo to deliver two online workshops designed to help you make the most of the crucial pre-Christmas season and join in Craft NI’s campaign to buy local craft online.

  • Sell Your Craft Online

    Sell Your Craft Online

    Craft NI presents a series of five FREE training sessions for NI Makers, selected to help Sell Your Craft Online with limited time and resources.

  • Orbit Update

    Orbit Update

    This programme is fully booked and we’ve been working with Chris Murphy to re-configure it for on-line delivery via Zoom. If lockdown lifts before the last session(s) we’ll revert to face to face, and either way, we’ll have an in-person session at the end for everyone to get together and work through any remaining questions.

     

     

  • Orbit

    Orbit

    We are delighted to launch our new support programme developed specifically for NI makers by Design Strategist + Educator Chris Murphy. Bespoke content will be presented through a series of unique workshops which connect into an overall development journey: from the stories our products tell, to the realities of juggling portfolio careers, pricing, funding and marketing.

    Over 5 half-day interactive sessions at the iconic Ormeau Baths, Chris will use presentations, exercises, case studies and downloadable materials to cover a wide range of issues faced by independent makers right across the sector. While each session is designed to stand alone, you’ll get the most benefit by attending all five workshops and completing the (enjoyable!) homework tasks that accompany the workshop series.

    The Orbit programme places business acumen and creative development on an equal footing. It will equip designer-makers at various stages of their careers and from different craft disciplines with new and refreshed business skills and supports Craft NI’s mission to strengthen business development within the craft sector.

  • August Craft Month | Audience Experience Survey

    August Craft Month | Audience Experience Survey

    If you have attended an August Craft Month Event, please complete the Audience Experience Survey by clicking the survey link above.

    It will take less than 2 minutes of your time, but will be priceless to us in terms of learning lessons for next year, and persuading potential funders of the value that August Craft Month brings to the craft sector and to Northern Ireland.

  • Call for Applications: August Craft Month 2019

    Call for Applications: August Craft Month 2019

    CRAFT NI invites you to register a Craft-related event for August Craft Month 2019.

    August Craft Month is Northern Ireland's Annual Celebration of all things Craft.

    August Craft Month is a series of events (Craft exhibitions, workshops, demonstrations, fairs, festivals and more...) delivered by a partnership of individuals and organisations across Northern Ireland. It is co-ordinated by CRAFT NI on behalf of the Craft sector and is funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland through the National Lottery.

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

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

    Call for Applications: Northern Ireland Assembly Gift and Coffee Shop – Retail Opportunity.

    Deadline: Thursday, 8 November 2018, 5pm