News

  • Craft NI Resilience survey

    11-Mar-2021
    Craft NI Resilience survey

    As we emerge from lockdown, Craft NI has commissioned new research so we can fully understand the impact of Covid on craft makers and tailor our work to help build back a stronger and more resilient craft sector.

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  • Arts and Business Awards 2021

    11-Mar-2021
    Arts and Business Awards 2021

    The Arts & Business NI Awards celebrate the best examples of arts and business creative partnerships and the outstanding achievements of these collaborations throughout Northern Ireland.

     

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  • EU Exit Webinar 10 March

    03-Mar-2021
    EU Exit Webinar 10 March

    This free webinar hosted by Belfast City Council will cover common EU Exit issues being encountered by craft businesses making work for retail and wholesale channels.

    Makers across NI are welcome to join the session on 10 March at 11am-12noon. Please register in advance.

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Opportunities for Makers

Events

  • Horizons: Re-Imagining Cultural Sustainability

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    Horizons: Re-Imagining Cultural Sustainability

    Arts and Business invites you to this free half day conference on Thursday 25th March 2021, bringing together local and international speakers representing funders, UK trusts and arts organisations from Northern Ireland and beyond to discuss and debate how we create the change and culture shift required to build a stronger, healthier arts funding ecology for the longer term.
     

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  • NI Science Festival 2021 Explores Linen in Northern Ireland

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    NI Science Festival 2021 Explores Linen in Northern Ireland

    NI Science Festival has commissioned a series of three stunning films documenting the past, present and future of the linen industry in Northern Ireland.

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  • China Now Conference:Cultural Exchange in the New Normal

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    China Now Conference:Cultural Exchange in the New Normal

    UK-China Exchange: Arts and Culture in a Pandemic

    During the COVID pandemic, a growing number of cultural activities in China have moved into virtual spaces, from art exhibitions, festivals and film screenings through to tours of the Palace Museum. To open the conference, we explore some of the innovative digital practices that have transformed the country’s cultural industry over the past year, and how these can empower and enrich future collaborations between China and the UK.

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Programmes

  • Wellbeing and self-care for makers

    11-Mar-2021
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    We have teamed up with INSPIRE to deliver a workshop that will reflect on your capacity to build emotional resilience in the face of uncertainty. The workshop will focus on personal and relational resilience when adversity casts a long shadow over sustainable recovery post Covid.

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  • Crafting Business Programme for Makers

    03-Mar-2021
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    Crafting Business is part of a Crafting Europe project funded by Creative Europe. Eight countries (including the UK) will be delivering their own respective training programmes in 2021 supporting up to 200 makers across Europe.

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  • Antrim Enterprise Agency Free Digital Training

    03-Mar-2021
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    Antrim Enterprise Agency are partnering with Digi Skills to present two free workshops: Creating a Facebook Business Page (19 March)  and using Canva (24 March).

     


     

     

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