Conferences & Maker Training

Help Shape the Future of the Market for Craft

The Market for Craft is a valuable tool for the sector. Join the Crafts Council in these conversations to shape and energise the future craft market.  

Closing date: 28 Jul 2020

The Market for Craft, the biggest study of the marketplace for ten years, is a valuable tool to inform the debate about how the market can and will develop. A copy of the report can be found here.

The Crafts Council are hosting 5 conversations during July to help shape and energise the future craft market. 

All events will be held between 12:00-13:00.

  • Craft education and training providers (formal and informal) - 13 July 2020
  • Fairs and market organisers - 14 July 2020 
  • Galleries (commercial and public) - 21 july 2020
  • Makers - 27 July 2020 
  • Retailers - 28 July 2020

These conversations are designed to enable:

  • Makers to develop their business 
  • Galleries, markets, fairs and other retailers to consider what can be done to rebuild and adapt post-pandemic 
  • Formal and informal education providers to build on the role of participation in craft consumption.

The report was commissioned by the Crafts Council and the following partners: Arts Council of WalesContemporary Visual Arts NetworkCraft Northern IrelandCraft ScotlandCreative ScotlandCreative UnitedThe Goldsmiths’ CompanyGreat Northern Events/Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

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Opportunities listings: many listings are uploaded by makers, places, organisations and the Craft Scotland team. Please note that due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some listings may have changed, been postponed or cancelled. Always check the organiser's website. Craft Scotland is not responsible for incorrect details.


Opportunity provided by:
Crafts Council
Venue Location:
Online only

Main Contact:
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