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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.

Training bursary for Black and ethnically diverse makers

Ray Clarke, upholsterer, photo by Jo Sealy as part of the Black Artisans project
 
This training bursary of up to £4,000 is targeted at Black and ethnically diverse makers, as this is an under-represented group in heritage crafts. It is sponsored by the City & Guilds Foundation and is one of a suite of awards and bursaries to support and celebrate craftspeople.

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New Heritage Crafts Ambassador Rose Sinclair

Rose Sinclair
 
We are delighted to announce that Rose Sinclair is joining Heritage Crafts as our new Ambassador! Rose is a lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London, and has passion for textiles and the stories that can be told through cloth,

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Woodworker of the Year Award now open

Richard Platt
 
Heritage Crafts and Axminster Tools have launched the inaugural Woodworker of the Year award as part of their new partnership, with a £2,000 prize for the winning entry to be presented at a gala reception this winter. The deadline for nominations is 2 September 2022.

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President’s Award 2022 finalists announced

Johanna Welsh
 
The three finalists for the third President’s Award for Endangered Crafts, established by Heritage Crafts President HRH The Prince of Wales, have been announced, including a pottery manufacturer, a split hazel basket maker, and a pargeter.

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Endangered Crafts Manager @maryeluned visited the wonderful @whitchurchmill today. Silk has been woven here since 1817 and trainee Olivia is one of two full time weavers who will continue the tradition and keep these looms alive.

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