The National Centre for Craft and Design

The National Centre for Craft and Design
Carre Street, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7TW
  • Telephone 01529 308710
  • Email
  • Website nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk
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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

Family Workshops: Awesome Apparel

During the holiday tots, older children and families can explore and respond to the themes of the exhibition through designing and making.

Tue 22 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Tue 29 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Jane Perryman: Containing Time

Images and photographs from the artist exploring themes of environment, time and journeys.

Mon 21 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 22 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 23 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 3 Sep

Jen V Wright

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

Sat 9 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 10 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 11 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 55 more dates until 5 Nov

Mon 21 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 22 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 23 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 3 Sep

Maker Demonstration

Series of demonstrations and workshops from creatives.

Sat 9 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

Metalwork with Melissa Montague

Melissa demonstrates light hammer techniques and doming, as well as how to colour metal using salt and vinegar.

  • 13:00 – 16:00

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 22 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 16:00

Tue 29 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 16:00

Tue 5 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 16:00
…and 12 more dates until 28 Nov

Nigel Cheney: Decorated

Textile work inspired by stories from WWI.

Sat 9 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 10 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 11 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 55 more dates until 5 Nov

Portfolio Reviews

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

Mon 11 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Printers Inc.: Ovals and Circles

A response to the Jane Perryman exhibition Changing Time, running concurrently at the gallery.

Mon 21 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 22 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 23 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 3 Sep

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 4 Sep

Over-18s only

£10 / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 12:00

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 Saturday: Enamelling

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

Sat 2 Sep

Over-18s only

£35 / 01529308710

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Summer Sessions

An inspiring series of fun, exploratory creative sessions for young people to work with and learn from professional artists.

Mon 21 Aug

£25 / 01529 308710

State & Style with Beth Lambert

Fashion is a mode of self-expression. In an ever-changing political era explore how politics influences craft and use the exhibits from The World is your Dressing Up Box to explore the issues that you care about.

  • 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 22 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Tue 29 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Tue 5 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 12:00
…and 17 more dates until 2 Jan 2018

Unplugged/Hub Writers

Performances from local musicians and writers.

Tue 5 Sep

Free / 01529 308710

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Tue 3 Oct

Free / 01529 308710

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Tue 7 Nov

Free / 01529 308710

  • 18:30 – 21:00
…and 2 more dates until 2 Jan 2018

The World is Your Dressing Up Box

An exploration of opulence in design.

Mon 21 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 22 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 23 Aug

Free / 01529 308710

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 46 more dates until 8 Oct

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