Browse our Makers Directory

Browse our Makers Directory

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

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 […]

President’s Award for Endangered Crafts

President’s Award for Endangered Crafts

The President’s Award for Endangered Crafts was established in 2020 by Heritage Crafts Association President […]

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 DCA Consulting and is one of a suite of awards and bursaries to support and celebrate craftspeople. Deadline: 13 December 2021, 5pm.

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Forthcoming online events

Will Kirk in Conversation
 
Join Heritage Crafts in conversation with Will Kirk, furniture restorer and star of BBC The Repair Shop and BBC Morning Live, exclusively for Heritage Crafts members as part of its 2021 AGM.

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Watchmaker Rebecca wins President’s Award

Craig and Rebecca Struthers. Photo by Richard Ivey.
 
Birmingham-based watchmaker Dr Rebecca Struthers has won the 2021 HCA President’s Award for Endangered Crafts. The prestigious award, and £3,000 bursary, was initiated by Heritage Crafts Association President HRH The Prince of Wales.

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Back from north Wales @Ruthin_Crafts a great exhibition all sorts of basketry on until 9th January. A real treat to have some of @JamesRavilious images of the baskets in use for the exhibition and as props for my gallery talk! Supported by @heritage_crafts
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