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Introducing New Talent: Ara | the altar

Written by Sophie Holt.   Here at Manchester Craft and Design Centre we love supporting new, emerging talent – after all we know how hard it can be to get your feet off the ground. At our recent March Maker Meet-Up we invited makers from all disciplines of craft and design to chat with us…

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Introducing New Talent: Harriet Shooter-Redfearn

Written By Sophie Holt. Here at Manchester Craft and Design Centre we love supporting new, emerging talent – after all we know how hard it can be to get your feet off the ground. At our recent March Maker Meet-Up we invited makers from all disciplines of craft and design to chat with us about…

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Future Makers 2018: From the Studios

Written By Sophie Holt.   Here at Manchester Craft and Design Centre we are passionate about supporting and nurturing new talent and our annual Future Makers exhibition does just that! This year our Resident Makers have selected seven new makers, all with their fantastic work on display in selected studios around MCDC. Each makers work…

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Meet our Future Makers 2018: Rachael Allcoat

Written by Alicia Eccleston.   In support of new, emerging talent, each year our resident makers hand pick promising ‘Future Makers’ to showcase their work here at Manchester Craft & Design Centre. These new designers are either currently studying, recent graduates or newly emerging and this opportunity will bring their beautiful work into the spotlight….

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Meet our Future Makers 2018: Lois Jane Wiseman

Written by Sophie Holt.   In support of new, emerging talent, each year our resident makers hand pick promising ‘Future Makers’ to showcase their work here at Manchester Craft & Design Centre. These new designers are either currently studying, recent graduates or newly emerging and this opportunity will bring their beautiful work into the spotlight….

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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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Job vacancy

Job Vacancy: Marketing & Digital Manager

Marketing & Digital Manager Manchester Craft & Design Centre 4 days per week £21,500 pro rata (28 hours per week) Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2022 Manchester Craft & Design (MCAD) is a registered charity responsible for managing Manchester Craft & Design Centre (MCDC). We provide studio / retail spaces for c.35 creative businesses,…

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Christmas Giveaway

Make a purchase of £10 and over in any of our studios or online shop between Saturday 11th November and Thursday 21st December to be in with a chance of winning one of four mini hampers filled with handmade goodies from a selection of our studios or one of two £20 vouchers to spend here…

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