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A new play by Trevor Pitt

A small cross stitched political message witha  flowery border fixed to an industrial fence.

Making for Change

Craftivist Collective

Mini Protest banner

Jewellery shaped like simple black birds.


Migrating Birds range

Black enamelled sparrow series. Priced £15-22.

Large boot shaped forms woven from chunky sectgions of dried grass.

Radical Craft

Grass Boots Replica

Joanne B Kaar (after Angus McPhee)



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Yarning: A New Play by Trevor Pitt

Tickets are now on sale for Yarning. A new play by Trevor Pitt telling remarkable stories from women about their lifelong relationship with wool - knitting, spinning, felting and weaving.
Casting Call: Opportunity for actors



Making For Change: Applications Open Now

Applications are open for 16-25 year olds to take part in a week of craftivism at mac birmingham 4-8 April 2016. (Deadline for applications 9th March).
Participants will take part in four days of talks, workshops and making sessions at mac birmingham.



Shelanu: Mercian Medals Workshop at Bilston

Mercian Medals
Bilston Craft Gallery
Tuesday 16 February
11am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3pm
Maximum of 12 children per session, aged 5 – 12.
Shelanu will work with the children to create embossed medals and jewellery.



Radical Craft: Alternative Ways of Making

A Craftspace and Outside In touring exhibition launching at Pallant House Gallery, Chichester on 12 March 2016 then touring the UK.
The exhibtion celebrates creativity by self-taught artists from across the UK and abroad who make work in a private domain outside the mainstream.
The exhibition will tour to eight venues around the UK.


Photographs © :, Joanne B Kaar

Developing people, ideas and opportunities through contemporary craft.

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