Friday, 22 January 2016

OUTLINE - Shaping the Future: Making a Vision for Craft in the North West

Outline of the day

10 March 2016
12.30-7pm
The University of Bolton, Deane Rd, Bolton BL3 5AB
Tickets £15


Join us for an afternoon of talks and activities that will shape the future of craft in the North West. For details of the programme and speakers, click here.
 
To book click here

12.30pm                    

Registration and coffee.
Networking hub open

1.00pm 
Introduction
Victoria Scholes, co-ordinator of the NW Craft Network and Donna Claypool, Programme Leader for Textile and Surface Design, University of Bolton
                                 
1.15pm          
Speaker:  Global Futures - Louise Allen, Head of Innovation and Development Programmes, Design and Crafts Council Ireland

1.45pm
Speaker: Liam Hopkins of Manchester Creative Studio Lazerian
2.15pm
Networking Hub and coffee
Book a time or turn up and chat

3.00pm

Breakout Strands – making a plan
Pick one of these

  • Activities about Maker Development
  • Activities about Market Development
  • Activities about Advocacy – building knowledge, confidence and understanding

3.30pm
Speaker: Crafting Innovation – Geoffrey Mann, Scottish Artist, Designer and Educator and a pioneer of new technologies

4.15pm
Breakout Strands – making a plan
Pick one you didn’t do last time

  • Activities about Maker Development
  • Activities about Market Development
  • Activities about Advocacy – building knowledge, confidence and understanding
4.45pm
Pulling it together
Feeding into the future & building a plan 

Panel Discussion
With our speakers and members of the NW Craft Network Development Group

5.30pm
Wine and conversation

To book click here

 

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