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Crafts Council

  • Events, International


    The International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design is at Somerset House from 27 February - 1 March, 2020. Receive 20% off General Admission when you book before 30 November.

  • News, Magazine

    Untold stories: The new issue of Crafts magazine is out now

    In our November/December issue we meet makers and artists using the narrative power of craft to potent effect.

Why cross-border movement is good for creativity

Crafts magazine's Glenn Adamson celebrates the mingling of US and Mexican culture

Magazine, Features

Glassblowing becomes a competitive sport on Netflix’s Blown Away

Crafts magazine's critic Teleri Lloyd-Jones watches the drama unfold

News, Magazine

8 Christmas markets to help you buy handmade this season

Crafts magazine recommends the best fairs around the country for original gift ideas

News, Magazine, Blog

Pledging support for the Durham Commission

By Nicky Dewar, Learning & Skills Director, Crafts Council

News, Features

15 craft exhibitions to see in the UK this November

From technicoloured textiles to mirrored mosaics

News, Magazine

Japanese artist Kazuhito Takadoi on weaving with nature

Ahead of his show at jaggedart, he talks about learning from the land

News, Magazine, Profile, Features

Research and Policy Brief October 2019

Research and Policy

Untold stories: Crafts magazine, issue 281

Maker of the Month: Tessa Eastman and nature’s ambiguities

With an indivisible connection to clay and glaze...

News, Features

15 craft exhibitions to see in the UK this October

From culture clashes in Cardiff to William Morris in Walthamstow

News, Magazine

Collect moves to Somerset House

2020 will see new home for leading craft fair


Candy crush: Joshua Kerley on experimenting with glass

The maker’s colourful creations are on show at Tiffany & Co

Profile, One to Watch

What can we say on Brexit?

Information for makers


Frieze fiesta: 12 craft-related shows to catch in London

London’s art world springs into action over the next few weeks, with the Frieze art fair

News, Blog, Features

Why you should know the craft of Catherine Blake

Once erased from history, the artist wife of the more famous William is finally being given her

News, Magazine, Blog

10 to watch: our pick of this year’s best craft graduates

Making everything from kinetic jewellery to pots fixed by bacteria

Magazine, Profile, Features

Maker of the month: Angus Ross on skill, sustainability and steam-bending

Angus’ practice consists of three fundamental pillars: design, craftsmanship and

News, Features

What I wish I’d known when I graduated: 11 craftspeople offer advice

Established makers – from Phoebe Cummings to Jochen Holz – give guidance