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Makers and local community create work for pop up Gallery

Fri, 21/10/2011 - 17:45

Arts and Health Specialists Bazooka Arts having been running a series of art and craft workshops in North Lanarkshire this summer – but with a difference.

Conversations on the Coast - new publication

Thu, 06/10/2011 - 11:00

Conversations on the Coast features photography and interviews with artists and craft makers from around the coast of the British Isles – all made by Nick Hand during a 6,000-mile cycle journey.

Scottish Glass Society Launches new website

Wed, 05/10/2011 - 12:00

The Scottish Glass Society has announced the launch of their new website.

Glass Wings from Scotland for Chichester Cathedral

Tue, 04/10/2011 - 12:09

Scottish maker Carrie Fertig has created a special glass sculpture for Chichester Cathedral.

Tony Cragg Exhibition - Annie Woodford Review

Thu, 22/09/2011 - 16:30
Annie Woodford reviews the exhibition Tony Cragg: Sculptures and Drawings, at the Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh

Craft Town Scotland Shortlisted in Ayrshire Business Awards

Mon, 19/09/2011 - 09:56
Craft Town Scotland is one of three Ayrshire Businesses shortlisted in the “Rural Enterprise” category of this year’s Ayrshire Business Awards. 

Scottish Craft News – round up from Laura

Fri, 16/09/2011 - 15:25
Laura is back from a short holiday with a bumper round up of Scottish craft news stories.

Competition winning furniture by REALISE

Wed, 14/09/2011 - 10:42
Competition-winning furniture designs by REALISE launched at London Design Festival  2011

BBC and V&A announce new craft programming

Mon, 29/08/2011 - 10:54
The BBC and V&A have announced Handmade In Britain, a year-long season of programming that will be the “most wide-ranging and ambitious exploration of decorative arts ever to be undertaken on British television”.

Paper craft creations discovered at Edinburgh Book Festival

Fri, 26/08/2011 - 09:42
The Edinburgh International Book Festival was the latest setting for Edinburgh’s most recent site of guerrilla papercraft action.

Scottish Textile Designer wins first Honda ‘Made in Britain’ award

Mon, 22/08/2011 - 11:40
Chantal Balmer from Glasgow has been announced as the recipient of a £1,000 grant from Honda ‘Made in Britain’ initiative, for her continued development of commercial textiles and weave.

Re-Worked - blog by Nicola Reed

Thu, 18/08/2011 - 12:31
In a special blog post for craftscotland, jewellery maker Nicola Reed discusses her upcoming collaborative project ‘Re-worked’.

Lorraine Robson - From Development to Competition

Fri, 05/08/2011 - 11:02
Lorraine Robson has recently been accepted into two international competitions.

Vanilla Ink launches new website

Sat, 30/07/2011 - 10:16
A new Scottish platform for jewellery designers and graduates is launched.

Craft, Community and Mental Health at the GCP

Wed, 27/07/2011 - 09:30
This is a guest blog post for craftscotland by Josiah Lockhart, General Manager of the Grassmarket Community Project.

National Museum of Scotland grand re-opening

Tue, 26/07/2011 - 11:41
On 29 July 2011, the new National Museum of Scotland will open its doors to the public and reveal a radical transformation.

Summer Open Studio Events

Wed, 20/07/2011 - 11:31
Following on from a season of spring Open Studio events, it’s now time for a fantastic range of summer Open Studios in Scotland.

Craft Connected: craftscotland conference keynote announced

Mon, 18/07/2011 - 12:03

craftscotland are delighted to present Craft Connected, the first craftscotland conference, to coincide with the rebrand of the organisation and the launch of our new website. We are also thrilled to announce that Garth Johnson will be the first keynote speaker at the event.

Birthday celebrations at Au Boutique

Fri, 15/07/2011 - 12:40
Glasgow’s Au Boutique and Studios celebrate their first birthday in July 2011, and are running a special birthday promotion so members of the public can join in their celebrations.