Dozens of traditional British crafts that have been practised for centuries are in serious danger of vanishing forever. Craftspeople, from flute makers to glass sign painters, and wagon builders to bell founders, are on the brink of extinction as fewer people are learning their skills, according to the Red List of Endangered Crafts.
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Well done @heritage_crafts for nominating our world class makers for national honours and congratulations to them on their success. https://twitter.com/heritage_crafts/status/1403500993669648386
Plaster worker Geoffrey Preston, basket maker Hilary Burns, and coppice worker Rebecca Oaks have been awarded MBEs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021, after being nominated by the Heritage Crafts Association. https://heritagecrafts.org.uk/mbes-for-three-heritage-craftspeople-in-the-birthday-honours.