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If you are having difficulties signing up, please contact us by email and we will add you to our list.

If you would like to submit items for inclusion in either of the newsletters, please see the send us your news section below.

Our Newsletters

Craft NI circulates 2 monthly newsletters* to the craft sector, its stakeholders and public audiences:

1. News & events
Circulated at the end of each month, this newsletter provides updates on:

 - Festivals / Inter/national Exhibitions / Late Night Art Previews / Workshops & Courses / Demonstrations / Fairs & Talks -

2. News & opportunities
Circulated mid-month with updates for the craft sector, this newsletter includes information on:

- Awards & Competitions / Funding and Grants / Commissions / Residencies / Calls for makers / Classifieds -

A note about August

Each year, Craft NI promotes August Craft Month an festival of contemporary craft delivered by a wide array of programme partners. For the duration of August Craft Month all e-bulletin subscriber receive weekly e-ebulletings about August Craft Month events and activities. There is no opportunities e-bulletin during August. Find out what's on the August Craft Month 2014 programme here.

Send us your news

If you would like us to promote your news item, event or opportunity, please forward details to and include:

  • Brief description of the news item, event or opportunity
  • Key dates (deadlines, exhibition run times etc)
  • Contacts so that people can get further details (email / telephone / web link)
  • A good quality image with appropriate credit / permission for us to use on our website and / or e-newsletters. Please note that our system works best with images that are regular in shape.
  • Any supplementary documents, preferably in pdf format

Submission deadlines:

  • News and Events. This is circulated at the end of each month. Deadline for receiving entries for Craft NI's News and Events newsletter is the 15th of the month ie two weeks in advance of the newsletter being circulated.
  • News and Opportunities. This is circulated mid-month. Deadline for receiving entries for Craft NI's News and Opportunties newsletter is the 1st of the month ie two weeks in advance of the newsletter being circulated.

Please submit listings for both our newsletters to Craft NI / 028 9032 3059.