Craft skills under threat with 27 additions to the HCA Red List of Endangered Crafts

Craft skills under threat with 27 additions to the HCA Red List of Endangered Crafts

New research by the Heritage Crafts Association has unearthed more traditional craft skills on the verge of extinction in the UK, in the latest major update of its pioneering project, the HCA Red List of Endangered Crafts, funded by the Pilgrim Trust.

President’s Award for Endangered Crafts

President’s Award for Endangered Crafts

The second President’s Award for Endangered Crafts, established by Heritage Crafts Association President HRH The […]

Watch our past online events

Watch our past online events

Throughout the COVID-19 lockdown we have been running a series of free online events on […]

Browse our Makers Directory

Browse our Makers Directory

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

MBEs for three heritage craftspeople in the Birthday Honours

Geoffrey Preston
 
Plaster worker Geoffrey Preston, basket maker Hilary Burns, and coppice worker Rebecca Oaks have been awarded MBEs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021, 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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President’s Award 2021 shortlist announced

The ten-name shortlist for the second President's Award for Endangered Crafts, established by Heritage Crafts Association President HRH The Prince of Wales, has been announced. The shortlisted craftspeople are (in alphabetical order): Duncan Berry, flintknapper and...

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