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23 January 2019
January Meeting: Creative Coaching with Sarah Atkins
In our January meeting we'll be joined by Sarah Atkins who is a creative and branding coach with over 15 years experience of working in the fashion industry and as a surface design tutor
22 November 2018 – 30 April 2019
The Crafts Council’s Young People’s Program is a London-based network of 16-25 year olds who are interested in craft and making.
Our network of 16-25 year olds brings together those who are passionate about craft and making to co-produce projects and events with us at the Crafts Council, and in doing so help shape the future of craft in the UK.
Join us at our monthly get-togethers if you love to make, or are just keen to find out more – all backgrounds and experience levels are welcome! We’ll be holding monthly get-togethers both at the Crafts Council and out and about at other venues.
18 April 2018
The Institute of Making is a multidisciplinary research club for those interested in the made world: from makers of molecules to makers of buildings, synthetic skin to spacecraft, soup to diamonds, socks to cities. Its mission is to provide all makers with a creative home in which to innovate, contemplate and understand all aspects of materials and an inspiring place to explore their relationship to making.
15 March 2018 – 24 March 2018
Aged 16 – 25 and interested in craft and making?
We’d like to invite you to help plan and deliver our next Young People’s workshop, which will be part of our Hey Clay! festival in a few weeks’ time. This is a great opportunity to build your experience and gain lots of transferable skills. It’s fantastic for CV building, and if anyone is working towards Arts Award the workshop can be used for arts leadership/arts skill share units in your portfolio.
Hey Clay! is our nationwide free festival of ceramics. Studios, art centres and galleries all open their doors for the weekend to run free, hands on clay workshops for the public throughout the UK. The festival runs from the 23rd to the 25th of March, and is part of the Get Creative festival.
24 August 2017
Aged 16-25 and interested in craft and making?Join the Crafts Council at our next young people's group meeting! We'll be visiting I AM HERE - a Crafts Council touring exhibition of contemporary jewellery - and hearing all about the exhibition from Crafts Council's Head of Exhibitions & Collections, Annabelle Campbell.
26 July 2017
Aged 16 – 25 and interested in craft and making?
Join the Crafts Council at our next young people's group meeting! Hear all about our national campaign Craft Club and have a go at one of our craft tutorials designed by professional makers.
29 June 2017
Aged 16 – 25 and interested in craft and making?Join the Crafts Council at our next meeting where we'll be joined by AOC Architecture. We want to transform the ground floor of our building in Angel into a permanent home for craft and we want to know what you think about the plans.
This new network of Londoners aged 16-25 brings together those who are passionate about craft and making to co-produce projects and events with us at the Crafts Council, and in doing so help shape the future of craft in the UK.
Come along if you love to make, or are just keen to find out more— all backgrounds and experience levels are welcome!
What's happening on the night?
Be involved in shaping our young people's programme over a slice of pizza!Find out more about the Crafts Council's plan to open our beautiful Grade II listed building on Pentonville Road to the public.Meet award-winning architects AOC Architecture who are designing our new public space: A Home for Craft. Get an insight into their practice, be the first to see plans for the new building, and have your say about the designs and how we are going to use the space.
A Home for Craft is designed by award winning architectural practice AOC Architecture. Established in 2005 they have gained international recognition for their inventive inquiry, participatory practice and characterful designs. Committed to a generous architecture that is particular, participative and valuable, they have a distinct reputation for high quality public buildings, cultural institutions and residential projects located in sensitive contexts.
Why get involved?
Join a new network of young people passionate about craft and makingBe involved in shaping our young people's programme; work alongside staff and makers to co-produce programmes for other young peopleTake part in creative workshops and meet and collaborate with professionals working in the craft and creative industriesAccess opportunities, training and advice (including Arts Award)Learn new skills and develop your CV
Can't make it this time? There's more to come!
We'll be holding monthly get-togethers both at the Crafts Council in Angel and out and about at other venues. They will take place on the last Thursday of every month (please note there will not be a meeting in August and December).
To find out more about our young people's programme and to be kept informed of all upcoming events, workshops and opportunities for young people, please email [email protected]
5 July 2016 – 5 September 2016
The Creative Dimension - Workshops
Earn your Bronze or Silver Arts Award and learn a new craft skill this summer, with The Crafts Council and The Creative Dimension. Work with master crafters and learn from their expertise!