Craft Uprising! – The Heritage Crafts Association Conference 2020

Craft Uprising! – The Heritage Crafts Association Conference 2020

Bookings are now open for our annual conference which will take place at Oxford Town Hall in Oxford on Saturday 4 April 2020. The conference will focus on craft as a tool for change-making and rebellion and feature keynotes from the Great British Sewing Bee’s Patrick Grant and the Craftivist Collective’s Sarah Corbett.

Winners of the 2019 Heritage Crafts Awards

Winners of the 2019 Heritage Crafts Awards

Handmade paper maker James Patterson has been named Maker of the Year in this year’s Heritage Crafts Awards. Maker of the Year was one of six awards presented at the Heritage Crafts Association’s (HCA) annual conference at Cecil Sharp House, London on 9th March.

Craft skills under threat with 37 additions to the Red List of Endangered Crafts

Craft skills under threat with 37 additions to the Red List of Endangered Crafts

New research by the Heritage Crafts Association has unearthed dozens more traditional craft skills on the verge of extinction in the UK, in the first major update of its pioneering project, the Red List of Endangered Crafts launched on Saturday 9 March.

Browse our Makers Directory

Browse our Makers Directory

Here are just a few of the wonderful items made by some of the highly […]

Craft Uprising! – The Heritage Crafts Association Conference 2020

Bookings are now open for our annual conference which will take place at Oxford Town Hall in Oxford on Saturday 4 April 2020. The conference will focus on craft as a tool for change-making and rebellion and feature keynotes from the Great British Sewing Bee’s Patrick Grant and the Craftivist Collective’s Sarah Corbett.

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Three MBEs awarded to heritage craftspeople

David A Smith
 
Three of the best heritage craftspeople from across the UK have been awarded MBEs in the New Year Honours List 2020, in recognition of their unparalleled craftsmanship and tireless work in ensuring their skills are passed on to current and future generations.

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Meghan sees us through our first ten years!

Meghan Purvis
 
In March 2010 we accepted our first ever member, Meghan Purvis, who remains a member to this day! Meghan said: “Each time I try a new craft, I’m reminded of the dedication and skill of heritage crafts, and I’m so grateful to the HCA and the people in it for sharing their knowledge and artistry.”

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