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.

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Browse our Makers Directory

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

Accessing financial support during COVID-19

Gerald Monaghan, blacksmith (photo by Philip Utton)
 
The heritage crafts sector is going to be particularly hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, as retailers experience a drop in footfall and selling events are cancelled all around the country. This is a summary of the financial support currently available.

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President’s Award for Endangered Crafts

HRH The Prince of Wales has established a new award for endangered crafts through his patronage of the Heritage Crafts Association. Each year the President’s Award for Endangered Crafts will present £3,000 to a heritage craftsperson who will use the funding to ensure...

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This #TryItTuesday, why not try a traditional craft? @heritage_crafts have some great 'how to' guides to get you started with activities such as leatherwork and weaving. We're washing our hands every five minutes as it is so we're going to try felt work. https://heritagecrafts.org.uk/resources-for-teachers/

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