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Craft Scotland Opportunities

Get Involved in Craft Week Scotland
Event date: Monday 9 – Sunday 15 November 2020

Calling all makers, craft destinations and craft organisations - join us in our celebration of Scotland's contemporary craft sector.

We are looking to raise awareness of the breadth of craft talent and skill that Scotland has to offer. Get involved by listing your in-person and offline events on our What’s On section, please get in touch with your news at hello@craftscotland.org. Share your latest news, online exhibitions and workshops with us during the week using the hashtag #craftweekscotland.

Craft Week Scotland will run from Monday 9 to Sunday 15 November 2020.

MAKE | Learn: Pilot Project Manager
Closing date: 5pm, Friday 30 October 2020

MAKE is now looking for an imaginative and experienced Education and Community Outreach Project Manager to develop and manage the pilot schools project.

MAKE | Learn is a new project, which explores the provision and development of craft education within Scotland’s primary and secondary schools.


Craft Destinations - Free Profile until March 2021
Closing date: 5pm, Saturday 31 October 2020

Following on from our Craft Directory free offer for maker profiles which ran in August, we are delighted to create a free Craft Directory profile offer for Craft Destinations in Scotland. Apply during October 2020 and get a 5 months free profile (ends 31 March 2021). 

This offer is also part of Craft Week Scotland, running from Monday 9 – Sunday 15 November 2020.


COMPASS: How to Run a Socially Distanced Craft Event/Workshop
Event date: Tuesday 27 October 2020

This webinar with Kate Pickering (Vanilla Ink) and Matt Cox (Potfest and Potfest Scotland) will give you an insight into how to run socially distanced craft events and workshops safely for participants, visitors and your team.

This is the third webinar in Craft Scotland’s new five-part COMPASS series focusing on the market for craft.


COMPASS: Selling Craft from a Retailer Perspective
Event date: Tuesday 3 November 2020

This session with Susan Doherty, owner of destination concept store, Lifestory will give you an insight into adapting retail selling online and in-person during a pandemic.


COMPASS: Selling Craft from a Maker Perspective
Event date: Tuesday 10 November 2020

Gain valuable insights from jeweller/designer Stefanie Cheong, designer Alan Dibble of Green Thomas, and ceramic artist Frances Priest into how to identify alternative selling routes during the pandemic, including selling online, directly through Instagram and #artistsupportpledge.