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2012

  • Craft, art and design threatened

    Released: 21 December 2012

    Prior to the closure of the consultation the Crafts Council and many high-profile figures and national arts organisations including Cath Kidston, Grayson Perry, Sandi Toksvig, Sir John Tusa, Baroness Lola Young, Artquest, Contemporary Arts Society and...

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  • National Craft Skills Awards launch

    Released: 22 November 2012

    Winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony in late spring next year. The Awards are supported by His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales who is President of the Heritage Crafts Association. The Craft Skills Awards have been developed by...

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  • 40 new makers for Hothouse scheme

    Released: 22 November 2012

    Hothouse selects the brightest new craft talent from across the UK and provides them with a tailor-made six-month programme of creative and business support. In a marketplace where the bespoke and handmade is being recognised and celebrated by...

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  • Updates from Rosy Greenlees

    Released: 15 November 2012

    Around (part of) the world in sixty days: London to Hong Kong via Bath, Bristol, Bornholm and Chennai Autumn is always a busy time and the past couple of months have been a whirl of activity for me and Crafts Council colleagues both at home and...

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  • Hothouse London makers selected

    Released: 14 November 2012

    This autumn four regional cohorts will be selected for the third year of Hothouse; South West, North, East and London Jewellery & Metal. Hothouse London Jewellery & Metal is being run in partnership with benchpeg and ten makers were...

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  • Hothouse North makers selected

    Released: 7 November 2012

    This autumn four regional cohorts will be selected for the third year of Hothouse; South West, North, East and London Jewellery and Metal. Hothouse North is being run in partnership with Bluecoat Display Centre , Liverpool Hope University and...

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  • Hothouse East makers selected

    Released: 31 October 2012

    This autumn four regional cohorts will be selected for the third year of Hothouse; South West, North, East and London Jewellery & Metal. Hothouse East is being run in partnership with Smiths Row and University of Hertfordshire and ten...

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  • Response to the Museums 20:20 paper

    Released: 30 October 2012

    Crafts Council welcome the opportunity to respond to the Museum 2020 discussion paper and are keen to make a contribution to shaping the Museums Association’s vision. As you know, the Crafts Council is England’s national development agency for...

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  • Hothouse South West makers selected

    Released: 25 October 2012

    This autumn four regional cohorts will be selected for the third year of Hothouse; South West, North, East and London. Hothouse South West is being run in partnership with the Devon Guild of Craftsmen and Plymouth University and ten makers were...

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  • Assemble 2012

    Released: 28 September 2012

    Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries and Moira Sinclair Executive Director at Arts Council England both gave powerful introductory speeches to nearly 200 audience members. Ed Vaizey addressed the makers...

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  • Added Value launched at LDF

    Released: 24 September 2012

    Over 17,000 people visited designjunction in the Old Sorting Office where the Crafts Council presented six objects that questioned the value of contemporary craft within the present-day landscape of branding and luxury. Added Value? investigates...

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  • Watershed launch digital residencies

    Released: 20 September 2012

    Craft has always played an important role in society and culture worldwide, taking forms that can be challenging, beautiful, useful, tactile and extraordinary. But what could happen if there are more opportunities for contemporary makers to work with...

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  • Crafts Council appoints new Trustees

    Released: 19 September 2012

    Brigid Rentoul is Head of Legal at Winton Capital Management Limited, a scientific investment management company. Brigid started her career as an in-house lawyer for The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and then became a corporate finance...

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  • Updates from Rosy Greenlees

    Released: 7 September 2012

    IT’S SEPTEMBER, SO IT MUST BE LDF… The Olympic and Paralympic Games have ensured an extraordinary summer in London and at venues across the UK. Now September brings its own excitement through the London Design Festival and a host of other...

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  • Richard Review of Apprenticeships

    Released: 1 September 2012

    Our response draws on evidence from our own education and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programmes as well as extensive Crafts Council research investigating patterns of work and education, skills and training issues in the contemporary...

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  • Exploring craft and luxury

    Released: 20 August 2012

    Responding to current economic trends, Added Value? will question the value of contemporary craft within the present-day landscape of branding and luxury. Investigating differing perceptions of value, the exhibition will explore the increasing desire...

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  • Lord Heseltine Independent Review

    Released: 30 July 2012

    Our comments are specific to craft and cover value, skills and employment in the contemporary craft sector through responses to relevant questions in Sections 2 and 4. Our response draws on evidence from our Continuing Professional Development (CPD)...

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  • Updates from Rosy Greenlees

    Released: 20 July 2012

    Striking Gold and the British Business Embassy We’re delighted that we will be showcasing British contemporary craft through our latest online exhibition Striking Gold exploring the work and inspirations of makers David Watkins and Lin Cheung,...

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  • British Business Embassy

    Released: 16 July 2012

    The British Business Embassy, to be held at Lancaster House, has been developed by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and will provide a world-class creative showcase that will host over 3,000 UK and international business leaders over the course of...

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  • Updates from Rosy Greenlees

    Released: 1 June 2012

    The Wedgwood Collection: fears continue for historic collection In 1774, the first Josiah Wedgwood wrote: ‘I have often wish’d I had saved a single specimen of all the new articles I have made, & would now give twenty times the...

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