GNCCF Manchester Upper Campfield Market, 11-14 October 2018
The multi award-winning GNCCF is one of the leading selling events for contemporary craft in the UK, attracting over 6000 visitors and showcaseing work from over 160 selected designer–makers: from contemporary ceramicists, jewellers, furniture makers and printmakers, to artists working with glass, paper and textiles.
The GNCCF champions new and established makers, from emerging graduates to critically acclaimed makers. Visitors can chat to the makers and buy or commission work directly from them.
Since 2008, when Thomas Heatherwick opened the first show, the GNCCF has become a much-anticipated highlight in the North's cultural calendar.
Iin 2017, GNCCF Manchester partnered up with Design Manchester to be a key event in this annual October festival. www.designmcr.com
GNCCF Manchester is supported by Arts Council England through the National Lottery Grant for the Arts.
GNCCF Newcastle, The Biscuit Factory, 23-24 June 2018
Our new summer show,GNCCF Newcastle - delivered in partnership with the Biscuit Factory - takes place on the opening weekend of the Great Exhibition of the North, and will feature over 50 selected designer-makers from the region to sell their work directly to the public.
GNCCF Sheffield, Millennium Gallery, 27-29 July 2018
GNCCF Sheffield is a new summer cultural highlight for this city of makers, delivered in partnership with Making Ways. It will feature over 75 selected exhibitors from across the UK.
Little Northern Contemporary Craft Fair
The LNCCF is a smaller selected spin-off retail event which takes place in Spring and Christmas at Altrincham Town Hall.
The GNCCFLive is our outreach work which delivers high quality craft workshops led by GNCCF exhibitors to people from disadvatanged backgrounds living in Gorton. It is delivered in partnership with the Oasis Centre.
Consultancy services and education
GNE run Maker Development Workshops and Ann-Marie Franey and Angela Mann are regularly invited to speak at colleges or to groups of makers. Our presentations and workshops can be tailored to suit your requirements.
We have a vast knowledge of makers, both new and established, and offer a consultancy service for shops, galleries and museums on suitable work to stock for permanent retail showcases and temporary exhibitions.
If you are interested in finding out how we can work with you then we'd love to hear from you. Please get in touch at email@example.com