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Heritage Crafts Association launches the HCA/Marsh Endangered Craft Award 2017/18
The Heritage Crafts Association (HCA) is delighted to announce the launch of a new Award of £1,000 with the kind support of Marsh Christian Trust. The HCA/Marsh Endangered Craft Award 2017/18 will be awarded to the proposal which in the opinion of the judges makes the best use of the funds to secure the survival of an Endangered or Critically Endangered Craft.
The winner will be announced at the HCA's annual conference "Crafts for the Future" on 24th March 2018 at the Royal Society of Medicine, London.
For the purposes of the Award, eligible crafts are those which fall in the Endangered or Critically Endangered categories as defined in The HCA/Radcliffe Red List of Endangered Crafts. For further details please visit the website
The list of Endangered or Critically Endangered Crafts may change in future years.
Deadline for nominations is at 2pm, 15th January 2018. All applicants will be notified by 7th February 2018 whether they have been selected to be finalists. All finalists will have free entry to and are expected to attend the HCA's Annual Conference in London on 24th March 2018.
This Award is one of seven Heritage Crafts Association's Heritage Crafts Awards (http://awards.heritagecrafts.org.uk/) to recognise those working in traditional skills, and to support those who wish to further their studies in heritage crafts or buy specific equipment and materials. The deadline for the other six awards is 30th November 2017.