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25th of September — 1:00pm to 1:30pm — free: Craft Unravelled: Join our curator on a tour of our current exhibition – ‘Eunmi Kim: A Journey Home’. You’ll also learn about the Centre’s history and browse through our studios for a different kind of lunch break. Book your ticket here.

6th of October — 14:00pm to 17:30pm — £60: Introduction to Watercolour, join our resident maker Sue Kane for an afternoon workshop where you will learn watercolour techniques, drawing inspiration from flowers. Book your ticket here.

11th until 14th of October — Ticketed Event — Upper Campfield Market: The collective Vitreosi formed by four of our resident makers, Charlotte Verity, Helen Tiffany, Michelle Keeling and Gemma Truman will be on stand 10 showcasing their works alongside many other makers. You can learn more about the event and get your tickets here.

12th until 14th of October — Ticketed event — Manchester Central: Manchester Art Fair, five of our makers will be showcasing their works on stand 518 at Manchester Central, head over to see the works of Michelle Keeling, Gemma Truman, Jessica Owen, Lee Page Hanson and Laura Richardson as well as discover the works of many other artists. You can learn more about the event and get your tickets here. 

17th of October — 15:30pm to 17:30pm — Free: Google Garage: Social Media Strategy workshop. Learn about creating a social media strategy based on your business goals. Book your ticket here.

17th of October — 17:30pm to 19:00pm — Free: Google Garage: Writing for Social Media. Learn how to create compelling content and develop a tone of voice that’s right for your business. Book your ticket here.

22nd of October until 27th of October — 12:00pm to 5:00pm — Free: The Science Studio, Free workshops part of Manchester Science Festival — Monday – Saturday, 12-5pm (adults and families aged 7+) — Tuesday 6-8pm (adults only)

30th of October — 1:00pm to 1:30pm — free: Craft Unravelled Join our curator on a tour of our current exhibition – ‘Eunmi Kim: A Journey Home’. You’ll also learn about the Centre’s history and browse through our studios for a different kind of lunch break. Book your ticket here.

27th of February 2019 — 11:00am – 5:00pm — £20 to £25 (SOLD OUT): FRAMEWORK is a new professional development programme for artists, makers and photographers. Collaboratively developed and delivered by a-n, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester Craft & Design Centre and Redeye, the Photography Network. This session will be practical and informative and will equip you with the knowledge of how to approach fundraising for your practice. Book your ticket here.

12th of March 2019 — 10:00am to 5:00pm — £20 to £25 (SOLD OUT):  Also part of the FRAMEWORK series. Whether you are wanting to prepare for introducing yourself and your work; interviews; meetings; studio visits; proposing a project or collaborating with others, ‘Communicating with Confidence’ will focus on increasing your communication skills and confidence, both in person and in writing. Book your ticket here.