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Bookings open for Crafts for the Future

By Mark Hayhurst 02 Nov 2017

Bookings for the The Heritage Crafts Association's 2018 conference, Crafts for the Future, are now open.

The event takes place at the Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, on Saturday, March 24, 2018, 10am to 4.30pm.

Keynote speakers this year will be HCA Patron and ceramics producer, Emma Bridgewater and Sam Walton from Hole & Corner magazine, a bi-annual print magazine devoted to celebrating craft, beauty, passion and skill.

In the afternoon session, makers from the critically endangered category of The HCA/Radcliffe Red List of Endangered Crafts will be addressing the audience.

  • Martin Frost, fore-edge painter
  • Kate Hetherington, horse collar maker
  • Wim Visscher, parchmenter
  • JoJo Wood, apprentice clog maker and wood worker
  • Jacob Moss, curator of the Fan Museum

At the conference, the Heritage Crafts Association will also be awarding some of over £23,500 of awards and bursaries to the best and most up-and-coming craftspeople in their field.

Open to all, tickets cost £25 for HCA members (Bring-a-Friend two tickets for £50 for HCA members), £30 for non-members, £10 for students. Bookings at:

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