With over 100 members we are the largest Craft Network in Northern Ireland and have a considerable reputation and admirable track record for delivering a Programme of Activities of direct relevance to Artist/Designer/Makers.
We are passionate about Craft and dedicated to the promotion, representation, understanding and development of Craft, Applied Art and Design in Northern Ireland and beyond.
Membership of the Craft & Design Collective is open to Artist/Designer/Makers working in Craft Disciplines recognised by either the Crafts Council (GB) or Design & Crafts Council of Ireland.
What does the Craft & Design Collective do?-The Craft & Design Collective has a Retail Gallery (Space CRAFT)-The Craft & Design Collective has a website with a directory of our members-The Craft & Design Collective organises events to facilitate sales, networking, social contact and the sharing of information, experiences, knowledge and resources amongst the membership and others.-The Craft & Design Collective makes representations and lobbies on behalf of Artist/Designer/Makers-The Craft & Design Collective co-operates with statutory bodies, local authorities, private and voluntary organisations whose objectives compliment those of the Craft & Design Collective.
Visit our website for more information about us, our members and the events that we organise.
If you would like to join the Craft & Design Collective, please fill in this form and send payment either:
Online Payment:Please ensure you put your name as reference for this payment.Ulster Bank, Downpatrick Branch, 2-8 Market Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6BUAccount Name: County Down CraftsAccount Number: 19617059Sort Code: 98 05 40
or via cheque made payable to Craft & Design Collective to the following address:
Craft & Design CollectiveSpace CRAFTA7 Fountain CentreCollege StreetBelfastBT1 6ET
Annual Membership costs £40. The Craft & Design Collective offers a 50% concession for students, senior citizens and applicants in their first year of business. If you would like to make a larger contribution please feel free!
Annual membership runs from 1 April to 31 March of the following year.
Amount due if you join between April/June 16 = £40Amount due if you join between July/September 16 = £30Amount due if you join between October/December 16 = £20Amount due if you join between January/March 17 = £10