16 Aug 2010

The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair 2010

Now in its third year, the contemporary craft buying event will feature over 150 designer-makers in ceramics, jewellery, textiles, glass, furniture, wood, metal, paper and more.. Visitors can spend the day in a relaxed yet stimulating atmosphere, chat to the makers and find out the story behind the work.

Set in a pavilion in the Spinningfields district of Manchester, in the heart of the city centre, the event was established to introduce contemporary craft to a Northern audience. The event has gone from strength to strength and 6,400 people visited the show in 2009

Building on the success of previous years, Angela Mann and Ann-Marie Franey, the organizers have added some exciting new features to this years’ show in the form of:

  • ‘Great Northern Graduates’: an area of the show which showcases the best from this year’s creative degree courses. The place in the North to see ‘the ones to watch’

  • Jewellery-making workshops with Magpie Arts.Workshop bookings: www.greatnorthernevents.co.uk/workshops .

The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair at Spinningfields will take place

from Friday, October 22 – Sunday, October 24, 2010

at Pavilion in Spinningfields, Hardman Boulevard, off Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3AQ.

For further information visit www.greatnorthernevents.co.uk

Admission on door: £6 (£5 concession)

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