In addition to the flagship GNCCF in Manchester, now in its 11th year, 2018 saw the launch of two new summer shows: GNCCF Newcastle, as part of the Great Exhibition of the North and GNCCF Sheffield.

Great Northern Events NW Ltd is a not-for-profit organisation, founded by Ann-Marie Franey & Angela Mann to champion high quality and innovative contemporary craft in the North, give designer-makers a platform to sell their work, and to engage new audiences of buyers and collectors.