Craft NI, is the sector-lead body for the promotion and development of the design-led contemporary craft industry in Northern Ireland.

Craft NI supports and promotes the craft industry as an integral, entrepreneurial and vibrant part of the region's economic and cultural infrastructure. Its key partners include; regional government and agencies, local government, cultural organisations, universities and colleges of further and higher education, private business and industry.

Craft NI and its programmes are funded and supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.


Annual Report 2014-2015

Published: 14-Jun-2016

Annual Report 2013-2014

Published: 14-Jun-2016

Annual Report 2012-2013

Published: 27-Jan-2015

Our Partners

Arts Council of Northern Ireland

The Arts Council is the lead development agency for the arts in Northern Ireland. They are the main support for artists and arts organisations, offering a broad range of funding opportunities through our Exchequer and National Lottery funds.

Supporting Get Creative

Get Creative is a major celebration of the nation’s arts, culture and creativity. Led by BBC Arts and What’s Next? in collaboration with a huge range ofarts, cultural and voluntary organisations, everyone is invited to get involved and share their creative talents. Craft NI are pleased to take on the role of Get Creative Champion.

Tourism Northern Ireland

NITB is an non-departmental public body of the Department of Enterprise Trade and Investment. Its primary objective is to promote Northern Ireland as a tourist destination. It provides a service to the public for information on tourist destinations within Northern Ireland, public transport, accommodation and the various tourist attractions throughout Northern Ireland. It's public facing website is Discover Northern Ireland. It also works closely with Tourism Ireland.