Developing people, ideas and opportunities through contemporary craft

A metal brooch designed with motifs of barbed wire and a skull.

25 May – 26 August, Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham.
An exhibition of jewellery inspired by Birmingham’s passion for heavy metal.

Three pretty origami birds.

16 June 2019, London
Free jewellery workshop.

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5-6 July 2019, Ditchling
Exhibition, workshops and talks.

An transparent orange star pendant with a map background.

21-23 July 2019, Birmingham
Free jewellery workshop for festival goers.

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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.

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Hands working on an artwork.

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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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