President’s Award for Endangered Crafts

President’s Award for Endangered Crafts

HRH The Prince of Wales has established a new award for endangered crafts through his […]

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 […]

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Ewan Clayton 
Throughout the COVID-19 lockdown we have been running a series of free online events on Zoom. Here you can find out what event we have coming up and re-watch the recordings for some of the previous events.

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Winners of the 2020 Heritage Crafts Awards

Paul Jacobs with master putter-togetherers Cliff Denton and Eric Stones of Ernest Wright scissor makers. Photo by Carl Whitham.
 
Sheffield scissor makers Ernest Wright have won the inaugural President’s Award for Endangered Crafts in this year’s Heritage Crafts Awards. The prestigious award, and £3,000 bursary, was initiated by Heritage Crafts Association (HCA) President HRH The Prince of Wales.

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An #EndangeredCraftsFund grant has been awarded by @heritage_crafts to a withy pot maker in Devon, who handcrafts #crab & #lobster pots from willow. The grant will help to preserve the #cultural heritage of the local #fishing community.

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https://heritagecrafts.org.uk/five-new-grants-awarded-to-help-save-endangered-crafts-from-extinction/

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