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Special Event: Gifted

Our much loved Gifted Contemporary Christmas Market celebrates its 5th Anniversary this year and…

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Exhibitions
Here and Now

(01 Oct 2016 – 15 Jan 2017) Here & Now is…

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Exhibition
Soft Engineering

11 Nov-8 Jan Soft Engineering brings together the work of three…

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Exhibition
shift Works by seam collective

12 Nov-8 Jan 16. To coincide with our season of textiles,…

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Club
Tots Tuesdays! (FREE)

Each week babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers can have a go at…

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Club
Printers Inc.

Every second Sunday of the month our intaglio print group meets…

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Short-course
Life Drawing

We welcome experienced tutor Martyn Blundell for another season of monthly…

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Club
NCCD Creative Young Minds

CYM brings together a group of local young people interested in…

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Short course
Silversmithing Saturdays

Local jeweller Andrew Poole introduces the basics of Silversmithing in his…

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Short course
Silversmithing Evening Course

Local jeweller Andrew Poole introduces the basics of Silversmithing in his…

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Demonstration
Live 3D Printing Demonstration With Artist Grace Du Prez

Come and see Grace demonstrate how the 3D printing pen works…

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Talk & Tour
Exhibition Talk & Tour – 3D Printing: The Good, The Bad and The Beautiful

Drop-in to the main gallery for a talk & tour of…

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Workshop
School Holidays! 3D MakerBot Returns for Feb Half Term and Easter

Visitors are invited to drop in anytime during Feb half term…

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Portfolio review
Designer/Maker Portfolio Reviews

If you are a graduate or designer/maker seeking critical feedback on…

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Workshop
School Holidays! Family Workshops

During the school holidays, we extend our Tot’s Tuesday sessions for…

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Workshop
School Holidays! Decorate Our Cafe Crockery with Kate McBride

Join local ceramicist artist Kate McBride and up-cycle our cafe crockery…

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Club
Unplugged / Hub Writers

NCCD is brought to life every first Tuesday of the month…

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Demonstration
Lisa Slinn

From her workshop at Middleport Pottery Lisa throws, casts and hand…

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Workshop
Bank Holiday Family Workshop

On the Bank Holiday we have a session for children and…

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Workshop
Jewellery Making Workshop With Artist Grace Du Prez

In this 3 hour workshop you will learn to make your…

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Talk
Professor Anne Chick In Conversation with Lionel T Dean

Join us for an informal talk with exhibition co-curator Professor Anne…

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Talk
Exhibition Talk – ‘What can I do to make it OK?’

Join the curator Liz Cooper for a special preview and informal…

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Demonstration
Louise West

Louise works in both traditional and contemporary bobbin lace, which she…

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Workshop
School Holidays! Decorate Your Own Crockery with Kate McBride

Design your own mug, plate and cup & saucer on Limoge…

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Meet the curator
Meet the Curator

If you are a designer/maker looking to exhibit your work then…

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Demonstration
Samantha Robinson

Samantha works with a subtle combination of ceramics, metals and textiles…

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Workshop
3D Printing in Design: Young People’s Workshop With Artist Grace Du Prez

This workshop is for the budding designers and makers of tomorrow.…

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Talk
Michael Eden The Hand and The Glove Gallery Tour and Q&A

We are delighted to welcome exhibiting artist Michael Eden to NCCD…

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Demonstration
Kate Bajic

Drawing on interests in both natural form & science, Kate focusses…

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Workshop
3D Printing Pen Millinery Workshop With Artist Grace Du Prez

Explore different millinery techniques to make your very own hat or…

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Talk
Multi-Sensory Curating: The Future of Non-permanent Exhibitions

Teachers, Academics and Educators are invited to join the exhibition curators,…

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Demonstration
Live 3D printing Demonstration

Exhibitor Grace Du Prez begins a series of events at NCCD…

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Exhibitions
One Year On at New Designers 2016

This season we present two award winners from One Year On…

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Exhibitions
Made in the East Midlands

In 2017 our annual showcase Made in the East Midlands celebrates…

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Exhibitions
Made in the Middle: Contemporary Craft from the Midlands

Made in the Middle is a recurring touring exhibition that celebrates…

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Exhibitions
Syann Van Niftrik: Dropped

‘Dropped’ is the result of a time based collaboration between Syann…

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Exhibitions
What Do I Need to Do to Make It OK?

This touring exhibition, curated by Liz Cooper, includes specially commissioned work…

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Worshop
Sewing Essentials

(Every first Monday of the month) Have you been inspired by…

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Workshop
Life Drawing with Phil Bowman

(Every first Saturday of the Month) Artist and tutor Phil Bowman…

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Workshops
Printers Inc. Taster Day

Try out intaglio print with Printers Inc. The group meet every…

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Workshop
Silversmithing – Make a bangle

Learn the basics of silversmithing to make a bangle for yourself…

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Club
Hub Writers Unplugged

First Tue of every month, 6.30-9pm NCCD is brought to life…

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Workshop
Gifted Workshops

Join us for an action packed weekend of Christmas festivities. Take…

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Club
NCCD Creative Young Minds

Join us for our young people’s group and create artwork and…

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Education
Here and Now Education Pack

Our contemporary tapestry exhibition Here and Now is attracting visitors from far and wide,…

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Exhibition& Education Yearly Overview
Workshop
Silversmithing Evening Course

Local jeweller Andrew Poole is back with his popular introduction to…

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Workshops
Continuing professional development (CPD) programme for creative practitioners

The National Centre for Craft & Design and Design Factory present…

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Workshop
Portfolio Review

If you are a designer/maker seeking critical feedback on your work…

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Drop-in Session
Christmas Holidays- Embellish a Shift Dress

Drop into our mezzanine every day and have a go at…

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Exhibition
2020 Visions: Celebrating twenty years of the Association for Contemporary Jewellery

2020 Visions shows the best of the contemporary jewellery and conveys…

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Exhibition
3D Printing: the Good, the Bad and the Beautiful

In partnership with the University of Lincoln, The National Centre for…

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Exhibition
Alys Power One and Many

Showing alongside 2020 Visions, Alys Power presents a new body of…

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Workshop
Make a Shift Dress in a Day with Julie Heaton

Interested in making your own clothes or want to learn how…

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NCCD Touring
Touring: Michael Brennand-Wood

Seeds of Memory looks back over Michael Brennand-Wood’s 40 year career,…

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NCCD Touring
Touring: Here and Now

NCCD Touring Exhibition ‘Here and Now’ is the first major exhibition of international…

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NCCD Touring
Touring: Black Sheep The Darker Side of Felt

NCCD Touring Exhibition  Black Sheep continues its tour around the UK…

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NCCD Touring
Touring: Furniture Methods of Making

‘Furniture: Methods of Making’ consists of eight specially commissioned films that…

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NCCD Touring
Touring: The Other Mountain

‘The Other Mountain’ is an innovative jewellery exhibition celebrating contemporary Chinese jewellers. For…

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Workshop
Life Drawing with Ewa Szypula

Hone your life drawing skills with our new life drawing tutor…

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