Event Type

Retail Opportunity with National Trust and The Crafts Council UK

Calls for Makers 03-Aug-2019 - 16-Sep-2019

National Trust has partnered with the Crafts Council to sponsor the 2019 National Trust Artisan & Craft Retail Open Call.

In addition to developing a range exclusively for the National Trust, the winner of the open call will receive a profile on the Crafts Council Directory for the best UK makers, the opportunity to develop their professional practice at a Crafts Council professional development workshop and a one year subscription to Crafts magazine

Deadline for applications: Monday, 16 September 2019

Retail opportunity

The National Trust is delighted to launch a retail opportunity open call for 2019 in search of talented makers of contemporary craft to develop a product range inspired by the special places in our care.

The product range of the successful maker will be launched on our online shop as part of our Artisan & Craft collection helping us to support British craft and continue to grow the nation's love of special places.

The definition of contemporary craft that we are choosing to use in this instance currently does not include photography, two dimensional fine art, candles, hand-made cosmetic/soaps or mass produced/ manufactured work.

Applications will be shortlisted against the below criteria:

  • Quality
  • Concept
  • Commercial potential
For more information and to apply click here