CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
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Applications are invited for The Guild of Enamellers 2018 Bursary Award. This prestigious award, which is now attracting record numbers of applicants, has a prize fund worth more than £1000 and is a wonderful opportunity for new enamellers to showcase their enamelling skills.
Deadline for applications is 31st July 2017 and all applications are made digitally through the website. (from the main menu on the left)
Due to the generosity of our sponsors, the Award winner will have a free place at the Guild of Enamellers Conference in April 2018 (sponsored by WG Ball Ltd.) with the opportunity to exhibit their work and enter for a range of awards. The prize fund also includes free editorial and promotion in craft&design online and the Guild’s journal and website; tools & equipment from Vitrum Signum and Proops Bros. Ltd; membership of both the Guild and the British Society of Enamellers; sample enamel sets courtesy of Milton Bridge Ceramic Colours Ltd; access to the extensive Guild library and a set of Guild teaching DVDs. The award is worth in excess of £1,000.
We are grateful to craft&design online, WG Ball Ltd (enamel manufacturer & suppliers), Vitrum Signum (enamel suppliers), Proops Bros. Ltd (tools supplier), Milton Bridge Ceramic Colours Ltd (enamel manufacturers) and The British Society of Enamellers for sponsoring the 2018 award. Their sponsorship is pivotal in allowing the Guild to support up and coming enamellers and ensuring that young enamellers are nurtured and promoted in this challenging and demanding medium.
Further information can be obtained by contacting the Bursary Secretary -
As a member of the Guild of Enamellers, you are invited to attend New Designers 2017 this summer as a complimentary guest.
New Designers is the UK’s leading exhibition for emerging design, bringing 3,000 of the year’s most promising graduates together from over 180 of the country’s best craft and design courses. Based at the Business Design Centre in Islington, the show offers a unique opportunity to meet and recruit the best new designers, discover new talent, and see new products and emerging trends first hand.
Your complimentary invitation will be issued as an eticket, which will give you one time access to the show on any one of the following days:
Part 1: 29 June – 01 July
Disciplines presented: Textiles, fashion, jewellery & contemporary design crafts.
Part 2: 06 – 08 July 2017
Disciplines presented: Furniture, product, interiors, illustration, animation & graphic design.
To register for your complimentary invitation, just visit www.newdesigners.com/guestinvitation and enter unique code NDGUEST69
Capacity is limited, so please register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
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Get your helmets on. And no, they didn't have horns!
This is at the Roskilde museum in Denmark and is the reconstruction of the 30 metre warship, Skuldelev 2, built near Dublin in 1042 by Scandinavian boatbuilders.
W G Ball's are offering a 15% discount to members (except kilns and controllers) on all orders from now up to the conference and taken during the conference, normal carriage will be charged on orders unless collecting from the conference which is free.