Last month, HCA trustees met with Solveig Torgersen Grinder (Norwegian Folk Art and Craft Association) and Liina Veskimägi (Estonian Folk Art and Craft Union) from the European Folk Art and Craft Federation, a European network of non-profit associations with the aim of protecting and supporting traditional and contemporary crafts. The HCA will join the EFACF has an observer member next year.
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Read our latest blog post as Robin Wood talks to Endangered Crafts Manager Mary Lewis about knitting her first Gansey, an endangered craft on the HCA Red List of Endangered Crafts. https://heritagecrafts.org.uk/knitting-my-first-gansey/ #endangeredcraft #heritagecraft #gansey #knitting #HCARedList
- MBEs for three heritage craftspeople in the Birthday Honours
- Craft skills under threat with 27 additions to the HCA Red List of Endangered Crafts
- Heritage Crafts Awards finalists announced
- President’s Award 2021 finalists announced
- Nine new grants awarded to help save endangered crafts from extinction