Developing people, ideas and opportunities through contemporary craft

Two men pour molten metal into a mould, outside Birmingham Cathedral.

5th – 7th September, Birmingham Cathedral
Free drop-in craft activities. Help twelve art graduates create artworks inspired by the architecture and heritage of Birmingham.

  • Call out: expressions of interest from artists, activists and venues....

  • Ending 26th August: Visit an exhibition of jewellery inspired by Birmingham's passion for heavy metal....

  • A research project looking at improving pregnancy outcomes through the combination of midwifery care and making....

  • Lots of advice for new designer-makers....

  • Working with women facing social challenges in Birmingham....

  • Refugee and migrant women working with Craftspace to develop a sustainable craft social enterprise....

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Read about the Maker Mentor programme.

curious about craft is spelled out by pins wrapped in thread.

For a limited time Arts Council England will match your private donation.

Will Shannon_Market Factory 2015_Cred Chris Keenan

See more of our work.

Hands working on an artwork.

See all of our artists opportunities.

Will Shannon_Market Factory 2015_Cred Chris Keenan

Read about our current themes of work.

The purse sits on a windowsill. It is simple in design with an old map of birmingham printed onto it and red trimmings.The tag says 'birmingham'.

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