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Call out for workshop facilitators
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NCCD is seeking artist facilitators to propose unique and exciting curriculum…

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11 Aug

An exciting opportunity have arisen to join our team. We are looking for…

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RT @NationalCraft: Lesley Millar has joined the team today and together with our head of exhibitions is checking through the work for #Here…
Lincolnshire Young Designer of the Year 2016
12 Jul

Lincolnshire Young Designer of the Year returned for a second year…

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Open Call for Submissions
30 May

NCCD’s annual showcase of contemporary, innovative craft and design from the…

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Congregation: Call Out for Performers
11 May

Call out for performers Congregation, June 17th, The National Centre for…

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Call out for volunteers to support our Learning Programme
04 Apr

Build up your work experience by volunteering to support our family…

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Anton’s art making machine!
23 Mar

Alphabet Aerobics is now open! International artist, Anton Alvarez, recently installed his…

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CraftNet Midlands Event
29 Feb

CraftNet networking event for East & West Midlands Wed 23 Mar,…

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Anton Alvarez at NCCD
22 Feb

Anton Alvarez – Alphabet Aerobics This March, we’re thrilled to be…

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Apply for Gifted 2016 NOW!
04 Feb

The National Centre for Craft & Design is once again inviting…

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Retail/Craft Spaces for rent in Navigation Yard
25 Jan

Units for Rent in Sleaford’s Craft & Design Quarter If you’re…

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Happy New Year from NCCD!
06 Jan

Happy new year from all of us here at The National…

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New adult craft workshops starting Feb 2016
23 Dec

Next spring we’re launching a series of  brand new workshops in silversmithing,…

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Another successful gifted event!
15 Dec

We’re full of festive cheer this December following another successful gifted…

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Christmas Card Competition Winner!
14 Dec

Design the NCCD Christmas Card Competition – The Result Thank you…

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We LOV Bursaries!
23 Nov

An opportunity has opened up, for five young artists(16-25) working or…

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Festive treats for all the family at gifted.15!
18 Nov

It’s nearly time for our fabulous contemporary Christmas market, gifted.15! Join…

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Sorrell Foundation Visit
09 Nov

Creative Careers Day Visit On Tuesday 27 Oct, three students from…

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The full festive line up!
01 Nov

gifted.15 Sat 28 Nov, 10am – 4pm There’s now less than…

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Artist-led Workshops & Our Christmas Market!
28 Oct

The next few months are full of special events here at…

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Even more Contemporary Craft at gifted.15!
12 Oct

NCCD’s annual contemporary Christmas market, gifted.15 returns Sat 28 Nov 2015,…

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NEW Tuesday Treats at NCCD
24 Sep

Tuesday Treats at NCCD! Launching Tue 6 Oct 2015 Next month,…

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New specials menu at Riverside Café
16 Sep

The summer weather may have left us but our new specials…

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One Millionth visitor revealed!
09 Sep

One Million Visitors to NCCD! Over the August bank holiday our…

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Methods of Making Film Teaser
24 Aug

Here’s a teaser for our forthcoming exhibition Methods of Making, opening…

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Methods of Making Studio Tours
20 Aug

Ahead of our forthcoming exhibition Furniture: Methods of Making in December, our…

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Michael Brennand-Wood
13 Aug

Michael Brennand-Wood ‘Seeds of Memory’ At NCCD until Sun 29 Nov…

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Michael Brennand-Wood talks ‘Seeds of Memory’
30 Jul

Michael Brennand-Wood ‘Seeds of Memory’ At NCCD until Sun 29 Nov…

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Lincolnshire Young Designer of the Year 2015
21 Jul

In February this year, the Lincolnshire Young Designer of the Year…

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LOV Busary Opportunities!
03 Jun

Bursary Opportunities for Lincolnshire Artists Lincolnshire One Venues (LOV) are offering…

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Design Factory is TEN!
29 May

Happy Birthday Design Factory! 2015 is a very special year for…

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May half term at NCCD
14 May

Half term, Sat 23 – Sun 31 May This half term…

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Jim Boxall Film making sessions
28 Apr

Our Young People’s programme kicks off this Saturday with a film…

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New Creative Learning Programme for 12-25 year olds
13 Apr

We’re delighted to launch a new programme of free activities and…

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Introducing our NEW Learning & Engagement Co-ordinator
10 Apr

Welcome to the newest member of our NCCD team, Martha Glazzard!…

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Ridges & Furrows Sleaford Residency Update
05 Apr

As part of their Ridges & Furrows residency, Katie Smith &…

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Cast your vote: The Results!
02 Apr

The results are in! Alongside the Lesser Known Architecture and Space Craft…

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Give us your feedback
30 Mar

We’re always striving to improve your experience at The National Centre…

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Design Factory & Design-Nation Membership
23 Mar

Membership applications for our partnership organisations. Design Factory Promoting and supporting…

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Easter Treats at NCCD
19 Mar

This Easter we have treats for all the family with a FREE…

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gifted.15 – Call for applications
24 Feb

gifted.15 is on Sat 28 Nov 2015 We’re looking for specialist…

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Ridges & Furrows: Artists residencies announced!
23 Feb

The NK Arts Partnership have announced the artists selected for residencies…

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Young Designer of the Year Award
19 Feb

Are you aged between 14 and 19 years? Have you got…

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‘Nature in Print’ Whisby Nature Reserve
28 Jan

Printers Inc at Whisby Nature Reserve Fri 23 Jan – Sun…

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Work with Us – Duty Manager
26 Jan

Vacany: Part Time Duty Manager Part Time: 8-16 hours per week…

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We’re Recruiting – Gallery Assistant
26 Jan

NEW Job Opportunity:  Gallery Assistant Part Time: 30 hours per week…

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gifted.15 Stallholder Early Bird Offer
20 Jan

Our fourth annual Contemporary Christmas Market, gifted.15, is set for Sat…

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Enjoy an Alternative Valentine’s Day at NCCD
15 Jan

On Sat 14 Feb, we’re celebrating St Valentine is a more…

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We’re Recruiting – Learning & Engagement Co-ordinator
08 Jan

Job Opportunity at The National Centre for Craft & Design Learning…

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Do you live and breathe pottery?
16 Dec

The makers of “The Great British Bake Off” are on the…

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Opportunity: Ridges + Furrows Artist Residencies
03 Dec

The NK Arts Partnership (The National Centre for Craft & Design,…

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gifted.14 Christmas Market Success
09 Dec

Festive Thanks from NCCD Thank you to everyone involved in this…

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gifted.14 Prize Draw Results
01 Dec

Prize Draw Results This year’s gifted was an overwhelming success! We…

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gifted.14 Live Music Showcase
22 Nov

Live Music at gifted.14, 10am-4pm Saturday 29 November Our Christmas Market…

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Get creative at gifted.14
21 Nov

gifted.14 is about more than Christmas shopping, enjoying great food and…

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Innovation Award Winner 2014
18 Nov

Last weekend, Nottingham Lakeside Arts hosted their fabulous ‪#‎Lustre‬ event once again. Every year our…

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gifted.14 Food Market Showcase
14 Nov

As well as enjoying the contemporary Craft Stalls at gifted.14, make sure…

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gifted.14 Stallholder Showcase
12 Nov

Ann Povey This week we’re focussing on the beautifully handcrafted work…

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Our Future is in the Making: An Education Manifesto for Craft and Making
11 Nov

We are delighted to support the Education Manifesto for Craft and…

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gifted.14 Stallholder Showcase
27 Oct

Georgina Fowler Inspired by fairytales, her imagination and the surreal, Georgina Fowler creates…

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gifted.14 Stallholder Showcase
20 Oct

Karen Fox On 29 November, we’ll be welcoming over 25 designer-makers to Sleaford for…

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Christmas is coming!
07 Oct

gifted is back! gifted.14 is the National Centre for Craft &…

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Bathing Beauties is on tour
08 Oct

Our phenomenally successful ‘Bathing Beauties’ exhibition recently opened as part of the…

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Neon – LOV Visual Art Commission
24 Sep

We’ve just installed a fantastic new piece of public art!The work…

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New Head of Exhibitions at NCCD
15 Sep

We are pleased to announce and welcome Bryony Windsor as our…

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Welcome to our brand NEW website!
05 Sep

After months of hard work we are finally live and online, celebrating…

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Transplantation joins Craft Victoria’s annual Craft Cubed festival
05 Sep

Our long running touring exhibition “Transplantation: a sense of place and…

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Design-Nation join Design Factory and The National Centre for Craft & Design
05 Sep

On July 14 prestigious creative agency and membership organisation Design-Nation joined…

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NCCD Fashion Innovation Award Winner 2014
05 Sep

Each year we have the pleasure of visiting the University of…

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