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Exhibitions
Paper: Beyond the Fold

This exhibition presents a wide selection of artists, makers and designers…

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Demonstrations
Paper Demonstration Days

Jennie Parry and Mayumi Kaneko demonstrate their paper crafting techniques in…

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Exhibition
Nature Through the Lens by Creative Young Minds

Exploring the theme of Springtime with Photographer, Andy Weekes, our young…

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Club
NCCD Creative Young Minds

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

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Exhibitions
Cause & Effect

Main Gallery Sat 18 Jun to Sun 18 Sep 2016 Cause…

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Temporary Exhibition
Dementia Awareness Week Exhibition

Dementia Awareness Week is from 16 – 22 May. The Alzheimer’s Society…

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Workshop
Sewing Club

Looking for a confidence boost or just some dedicated sewing time?…

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Exhibition
Hybrids: Interspecies Collaboration in Craft and Design

Hybrids: Interspecies Collaborations, focuses on the cross species collaboration of human…

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Special Event
Performance – bioni samp

Join artist, producer and beekeeper, bioni samp, for a live performance…

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Exhibitions
Margaret Cooper, The Willow Horse Project

  The Willow Horse Project is inspired by the horse as…

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Exhibitions
Chloe Solomon – Innovation Award Winner 2015

Winner of NCCD’s Innovation Award at Lustre 2015, Chloe Solomon presents…

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Class of 2016 (future exhibition)

We are proud to present Class of 2016 showcasing our pick…

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Special Event
Food Bank Donations

Luke Jerram’s Invisible Homelessness in Cause & Effect highlights this growing…

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Special Event
Death Café       

One of the subjects dealt with by our Cause & Effect…

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Workshop
Family workshop – Decorate our Café Crockery Ceramic with Kate McBride

Join local artist Kate McBride and have a go at decorating…

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Ceramics workshop with Anna Barlow: Ice Creams in Jeopardy

Ceramicist Anna Barlow will introduce you to the themes behind her…

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Ceramic Conservation workshop – What broken pot?

  In this one day workshop you will be led through…

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Ceramic Crockery Workshop with Kate McBride

Local artist Kate Mcbride teaches you to design and decorate crockery…

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Workshops
Summer Sessions

Working with professional artists and designers, try something new or develop…

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Workshop
Silversmithing with Andrew Poole

Local jeweller Andrew Poole will introduce the basics of Silversmithing in…

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Shop Demonstration
Charlie Birtles

Watch a playful approach to making sculptural objects, deconstructing ready-made items…

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Shop Demonstration
Rachel Butlin

Rachel will demonstrate the enamelling technique she uses in the functional…

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Shop Demonstration
Ella Robinson

Ella showcases the technique of stitching onto driftwood that she employs…

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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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Jennie Parry – The Magic of Eight Bobbins

 Enjoy a day with Jennie Parry making attractive and useful braids…

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Feltmaking with Laura Mabbutt

Design Factory member and Lincoln based feltmaker Laura Mabbutt offers a…

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School Holiday Free Family Workshops

During the school holidays we extend our popular Tots Tuesday sessions…

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Events
Crowdfunding Sessions by Pete Mosley

Introduction to Crowdfunding Phoenix Arts Centre, Leicester, Wed 20 Apr, 6-8pm Join…

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Portfolio Review

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

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Thrive
Synergy Swap Shop Days

To follow on from Design Factory’s successful Synchronise project and exhibition…

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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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Life Drawing Class

Develop your skills of observation through our popular life drawing classes. Using…

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Workshops
Printers Inc.

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

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NCCD Touring
Touring: Kate Bajic Lichenology

A beautiful collision of science and contemporary jewellery, Kate’s lichen inspired…

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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: Narrative Threads

‘Narrative Threads’ is a solo exhibition of work by Ruth Singer…

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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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NCCD Touring
Touring: Black Sheep The Darker Side of Felt

NCCD Touring Exhibition  ‘Black Sheep: The Darker Side of Felt’ comprises…

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NCCD Touring
Touring: Here and Now

NCCD Touring Exhibition ‘Here and Now’ will be the first major…

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NCCD Touring
Touring: Michael Brennand-Wood

‘Seeds of Memory’ looks back over Michael’s 40 year career, exhibiting…

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Education
Anton Alvarez Education Pack

Download our Education resource pack for our show Anton Alvarez: Alphabet Aerobics, opening 19…

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Education
Cause & Effect Education Pack

Download our free Cause and Effect Education Pack . The exhibition will…

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Education
Teachers Inset evening: Working with E-textiles

Textile consultant Heidi Ambrose-Brown will be hosting a special inset evening…

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Special Event
Visit to Art in Action

Join us for an inspiring research and development day trip to…

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Workshop
Summer Rambling Workshop with Jane Bevan

Join artist Jane Bevan on a creative day of walking, collecting…

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