HCA Patron and ceramics producer Emma Bridgewater was amongst our keynote speakers at our 2018 conference Crafts for the Future, held on 24 March 2018 at the Royal Society of Medicine in London. After lunch celebrated the winners and runners up of the Heritage Crafts Awards sponsored and funded by QEST, The Arts Society and the Marsh Christian Trust. In the afternoon session we heard from selected makers on the HCA/Radcliffe Red List of Endangered Crafts.

Keynote speakers

  • Emma Bridgewater, ceramics producer and HCA Patron
  • Sam Walton, Hole & Corner magazine
  • Paul Martin, TV presenter and HCA Patron

Afternoon speakers from the HCA Radcliffe Red List critically endangered category:

  • Martin Frost, fore-edge painter
  • Skelton Saws. saw makers
  • Wim Visscher, parchmenter
  • Jojo Wood, apprentice clog maker and wood worker
  • Jacob Moss, curator of the Fan Museum

Download the full programme here