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Opportunities for makers, designers and artists

Are you a maker, designer or artist? Are you looking to get involved in different projects or learn new skills? Here are our top picks for February! BIG: Selling on Etsy event Etsy are running multiple events across Greater Manchester to help those who have already set up a creative business or those wanting to…

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Great northern call for applications

MCAD Network Opportunities Digest

Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair 2017 12th – 15th October 2017 Deadline: Tuesday 18th April This year GNCCF celebrates their 10th Anniversary from 12th -15th October at their new home of Upper Campfield Market, in the heart of Manchester city centre. The GNCCF champions makers at all stages of their careers, from emerging graduates to highly collectible…

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Women’s Hour Craft Prize 2017

  The Woman’s Hour Craft Prize 2017 is a BBC, Crafts Council and V&A initiative. It aims to find and celebrate the most innovative and exciting craft practitioner/s or designer-maker/s resident in the UK today, in the most comprehensive prize of its kind. The prize will reward originality and excellence in concept, design and process…

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Apply for Hothouse 2017

What is Hothouse? Hothouse is a six-month business and creative development programme for emerging craft makers. Delivered by the Crafts Council in partnership with professional development and craft organisations across the country, the programme provides participants with the tools to grow a sustainable and successful craft practice and helps nurture a strong peer network. Apply for…

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Job Vacancy: Operations Manager

Operations Manager Manchester Craft & Design Centre 2 days per week £18,000.00 pro rata (14 hours per week) Fixed Term Contract until 31/3/2017 Manchester Craft and Design Centre (MCAD) offers a unique space for makers to create, present and sell the best of contemporary craft and design to the public and has done since 1982….

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Studio Vacancy

Are you looking for a supportive and creative environment to establish your business? Manchester Craft & Design Centre is a unique space in a City Centre location visited by 100,000 members of the public every year. We pride ourselves on supporting, developing and showcasing unique and talented makers, artists and designers. We champion original work, made by craftspeople and…

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Design Event MART

Design Event MART Open Call

Design Event is a not-for-profit design-led organisation existing to support and promote design in the North of England. Each year, Design Event run a programme of activity that promotes and showcases design and supports designers. Design Event MART Design Event MART is a curated selling exhibition showcasing the best in contemporary design from the North…

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Waterside Open: Call for Entries

Waterside Open, 2nd April – 2nd July 2016 Waterside Arts Centre, Sale M33 7ZF Waterside Open 2016 will showcase a wide range of high quality and contemporary art, craft and design from established and emerging artists, designers and makers from the North West and across the UK. CALL FOR ENTRIES Work can be submitted in…

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Product Photography Tips

Makers! Watch the two-minute vid below for 5 of Tristan Poyser‘s top tips on getting the best results from your camera Product Photography Tips from Tristan Poyser from Manchester Craft on Vimeo.

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