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11 craft exhibitions to see in the UK this July

Shows to enjoy as lockdown begins to ease


How galleries are adapting to a changed world

As lockdown squeezes the cultural sector, many are finding new ways to reach audiences


Supporting the craft community during the pandemic

Staying connected and supporting makers, craft businesses and organisations 

News, One to Watch

How can the craft world address its lack of diversity?

7 commentators give us their thoughts


Craft Graduate Shows Go Online

With graduate showcases affected by COVID-19 restrictions, many universities are turning to


Shawanda Corbett combines pottery, performance and personalities

The emerging artist is blazing a trail  

Magazine, Profile, Features

Textile artist Bisa Butler stitches portraits in patchwork

The artist's exhibition is opening amid a global pandemic and anti-racism protests

Magazine, Profile

Standing up to racism in the arts: what we can all do

Read, educate, listen, petition and donate


We believe in an inclusive craft sector


How the craft world is responding to the pandemic

Supportive initiatives, from digital quilting to charity sales

Magazine, Blog, Features

Let’s Create packs get art and craft supplies to those most in need of support

Crafts Council support national campaign


Hands-on making activities for home school, from Early Years to Key Stage 5

We have all you need for homeschooling craft activities


Pulse Survey: how have young creatives been affected by COVID-19?

Young people and students face huge uncertainty and disruption 

News, Blog

Hey Clay! at Home

Unleash your inner potter at home 

News, Features

Market for Craft Report launched

Commissioned by Crafts Council and partners 


The biggest research into the market for craft in a decade

by Rosy Greenlees, Executive Director, Crafts Council 


Six leading makers on how they are getting through the lockdown

Isolation inspiration for reading, working and simply passing the time


How you’re displaying your craft at home

9 highlights from our hunt for #craftshelfies

Magazine, Features