Tagged with arts and crafts

Resource: Crafts Council give 8 tips for fast-tracking your craft career abroad

The Crafts Council’s Talent Development team advises that you have a plan, research your potential buyers, markets and logistics and then prepare your business for the next steps. It sounds relatively straightforward, but exporting takes time and investment. Here is some useful advice to get you started. Read their tips at https://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/articles/thinking-globally-8-tips-for-fast-tracking-your-craft-career-abroad/

Opportunity: Trowbridge Weavers Market

This is a new market in Trowbridge and launches this summer. The first market is 13 July 2019 and will include a range of unique handmade products and an opportunity for musicians to perform. The markets take place on the 2nd Saturday of every month. Deadline for the first market in July is 31 May … Continue reading

Opportunity: Cloth Road Arts Week 2020

Opportunity: Cloth Road Arts Week 2020

Come and find out more at the Promotional Launch Party for Cloth Road Arts Week 2020. All welcome – there’s a representative exhibition, lots of cake and chat! A great introduction to the biennial art trial, how you can get involved and take part in 2020.  Friday 31 May 2019  from 6 to 9pm at … Continue reading

Funding: Winston Churchill Memorial Trust – Travelling Fellowships for artists/makers and arts in the built environment

The Winston Churchill Trust awards travelling fellowships includes an artists and makers award category and is currently open for applications. If you are inspired by the work of overseas designers, have a project in mind to support craft skills or want to work with overseas craft people/designers and have a project in mind to advance practices in the … Continue reading

Opportunity: Fun Palaces 2019

Fun Palaces is an ongoing campaign for cultural democracy, with an annual weekend of action every October. The campaign promotes culture at the heart of community and community at the heart of culture. The weekend of action uses the combination of arts, craft, science, tech, digital, heritage and sports activities, led by local people for … Continue reading

Funding: The Cockpit Arts Awards

Four Cockpit Arts Awards now open for applications. All Awards comprise business support provided by Cockpit Arts as well as subsidised studio space for one year. The Cockpit Arts/ Clear Insurance Award: Aims to support professional makers who have been in business for less than three years and have aspirations to develop their craft business. … Continue reading

Opportunity: Call for entries – International Craft Pavilion

The British Craft Pavilion has for the last 3 years been an exquisite gallery space dedicated to craft at the London Design Fair. In 2019 the pavilion will open its doors to global makers, becoming the International Craft Pavilion. The focus will be on functional and contemporary craft from around the world, and from across the full spectrum of craft disciplines, inviting both … Continue reading