The National Centre for Craft and Design

The National Centre for Craft and Design
Carre Street, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7TW
  • Telephone 01529 308710
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  • Website nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk
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There are 24 events at this location

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Ceramic Crockery Workshop

Local artist Kate McBride shows you how to design and decorate a mug or plate using decals.

Sun 10 Dec

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Class of 2017

Class of 2017 showcases the best graduate talent from Britain’s leading institutions for craft and design.

Sat 13 Jan 2018

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 14 Jan 2018

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 15 Jan 2018

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 55 more dates until 11 Mar 2018

Dress Up Drawing

Try your hand at fashion illustration and let Martyn Blundell guide you through this fun take on life drawing.

Sat 7 Oct

Over-16s only

£30 / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Forced Perspective Photography Workshop

Have fun creating forced perspective images, using your own phone or digital camera in this workshop led by Naseem Darbey.

Sat 9 Dec

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Gifted: Contemporary Christmas Craft Market

A weekend of high quality craft, local food and drink and a make and create trail inspired by Laura Ellen Bacon's gallery show Rooted in Instinct.

Sat 9 Dec

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 10 Dec

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Jen V Wright

Design work from recent graduate of BCU's School of Jewellery.

Thu 21 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 22 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 23 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 43 more dates until 5 Nov

Life Drawing with Martyn Blundell

Monthly life drawing classes. Booking is essential.

Sat 4 Nov

£30 £30 per session, basic materials provided / 015 2930 8710

Ages 16+.

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Sat 2 Dec

£30 £30 per session, basic materials provided / 015 2930 8710

Ages 16+.

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Sat 6 Jan 2018

£30 £30 per session, basic materials provided / 015 2930 8710

Ages 16+.

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Make a Festive 3D Printed Star with Grace Du Prez

Make your very own festive ornament using a 3D printing pen.

Sat 9 Dec

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Maker Demonstration

Series of demonstrations and workshops from creatives.

Sat 21 Oct

Free / 01529 308710

Karen Atherley demonstrates how she decorates her earthenware with her signature painterly female figures.

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Sat 11 Nov

Free / 01529 308710

Maxine Greener is a mixed media artist who is showing us how she creates her mini worlds.

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Sat 9 Dec

Free / 01529 308710

Eleanor Patton shows us how she breaks and repairs her mirrors used in creating her emotive jewellery.

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 2 more dates until 27 Jan 2018

Naseem Darbey: We Are Saved By Loss

Naseem Darbey opens her Roof Gallery exhibition with a talk discussing the themes of her work.

Sat 11 Nov

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 12 Nov

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 13 Nov

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 55 more dates until 7 Jan 2018

NCCD Creative Young Minds

Regular group for young people which offers exciting opportunities throughout the year to work with artists and NCCD to create events, activities, projects and artwork linked to the themes of the exhibitions.

Tue 26 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 16:00

Tue 3 Oct

Free / 01529 308710

  • 16:00

Tue 10 Oct

Free / 01529 308710

  • 16:00
…and 7 more dates until 28 Nov

Nigel Cheney: Decorated

Textile work inspired by stories from WWI.

Thu 21 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 22 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 23 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 43 more dates until 5 Nov

One Year On

Showcase of works by design studio Winter & Kurth and contemporary jeweller Stephanie Holt.

Sat 13 Jan 2018

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 14 Jan 2018

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 15 Jan 2018

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 55 more dates until 11 Mar 2018

Pattern Cutting: Trousers

Join local sewing expert Sarah Elliott over four consecutive Fridays in the New Year and learn to create a trouser pattern to fit yourself.

Fri 5 Jan 2018

Over-18s only

Four sessions £45 / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 13:00

Fri 12 Jan 2018

Over-18s only

Four sessions £45 / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 13:00

Fri 19 Jan 2018

Over-18s only

Four sessions £45 / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 13:00

Fri 26 Jan 2018

Over-18s only

Four sessions £45 / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 13:00

Portfolio Reviews

Book a one-to-one session with a craft and design expert to get your portfolio reviewed.

Mon 9 Oct

Free / 01529 308710

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Mon 13 Nov

Free / 01529 308710

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Mon 11 Dec

Free / 01529 308710

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Mon 8 Jan 2018

Free / 01529 308710

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Printers Inc.

Intaglio print group that meets every second Sunday of the month to explore printing techniques and to develop new work for a range of exhibitions and projects. Ages 18+.

Sun 8 Oct

£0–£50 / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 12 Nov

£0–£50 / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sewing Club

Monthly sewing and social group for local sewers – all working together or on their own projects – providing the opportunity to support each other with plenty of tea and chat.

Mon 2 Oct

Over-18s only

£10 / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Mon 6 Nov

Over-18s only

£10 / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Silversmithing: Make a Bangle

Learn the basics of silversmithing at this one-day workshop to make your very own bangle.

Sat 16 Dec

Over-18s only

£35 / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Silversmithing Saturdays

Tutor and local jeweller Andrew Poole introduces the basics of enamelling in this one-day focused session. Booking is essential.

Sat 13 Jan 2018

£35 £35, basic materials included, copper included, silver available to purchase on the day / 01529 308710

Ages 18+.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£35 £35, basic materials included, copper included, silver available to purchase on the day / 01529 308710

Ages 18+.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Silversmithing with Andrew Poole

Learn valuable skills for making your own jewellery such as oldering, sawing, hammering, joining, polishing and finishing, all under the guidance of local jeweller Andrew Poole. Ages 18+.

Tue 3 Oct

£80 for all 3 sessions / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Tue 7 Nov

£80 for all 3 sessions / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 25 Nov

£35 / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Tue 5 Dec

£80 for all 3 sessions / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Tots Tuesdays

Each week babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers can have a go at activities inspired by the centre's exhibitions.

Tue 26 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 12:00
  • 10:00 – 12:00

Tue 3 Oct

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 12:00
  • 10:00 – 12:00

Tue 10 Oct

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 12:00
  • 10:00 – 12:00
…and 12 more dates until 2 Jan 2018

Unplugged/Hub Writers

Performances from local musicians and writers.

Tue 3 Oct

Free / 01529 308710

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Tue 7 Nov

Free / 01529 308710

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Tue 5 Dec

Free / 01529 308710

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Tue 2 Jan 2018

Free / 01529 308710

  • 18:30 – 21:00

The World is Your Dressing Up Box

An exploration of opulence in design.

Thu 21 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 22 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 23 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 15 more dates until 8 Oct

Writing for Artists: Keeping a Journal

Learn techniques for documenting and articulating your own thoughts around making, using visual and written note making. Led by artist and writer Georgina Barney, this session is open to all and ideal for craftspeople, designers and artists.

Sat 13 Jan 2018

Over-16s only

£20 / 01529 308710

  • 14:00 – 16:00

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