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Making a New Pathway for Craft in Northern Ireland

Tuesday 3rd October 2017 at 2pm 0 Comments Craft, Visual Arts

The Craft & Design Collective and Craft Northern Ireland, today (Tuesday 3 October 2017) announced their merger.  The two organisations, considered the cornerstones of the Craft Sector in Northern Ireland, are now working together for the benefit of Artist/Designer/Makers and the sector in a new body called Craft NI.

Stuart Cairns Image: Stuart Cairns
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10 of the best free arts events this August

Monday 7th August 2017 at 9am 0 Comments Literature, Craft, Visual Arts, Youth Arts, Circus & Carnival Arts, Music & Opera, Film & TV, Traditional Arts, Comedy

With just four weeks of summer remaining, there’s plenty still to do and see, right here on your own doorstep. Why not try your hand at a craft workshop, take the family for a fun day out, or soak up some live music? 

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Craft Makers encouraged to apply for the £15,000 Rosy James Memorial Trust Award

Wednesday 2nd August 2017 at 12pm 0 Comments Craft

An annual craft bursary, the Rosy James Memorial Trust Award, worth £15,000, is now welcoming applications.  This unique bursary aims to assist craft makers to develop their careers by creating a new body of work which would otherwise have been unattainable without the funding award.

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