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

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 […]

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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Rose Uniacke supports HCA with new textiles range

Rose Uniacke
 
Designer Rose Uniacke has partnered with the Heritage Crafts Association to create ‘Remnant Weave’, a new fabric remnants collection, the profits of which will be donated to help safeguard endangered artisanal and craft skills in the UK.

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The Science of Making – part of London Craft Week

This panel event on 7 October 2021, organised by the HCA and Dr Rebecca Struthers as part of London Craft Week and sponsored by Smith of Derby and The Watch Club, will explore the invaluable and sometimes surprising links between science and making.

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The @heritage_crafts team loves to get stuck in with the crafts we support. This weekend we’ve been #coracle making at the iconic Ironbridge Gorge with @CoracleTrust. An unforgettable experience and reminder (if such a thing were needed) of the importance of what we do.

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