“LIFE OF A LETTER” EXHIBITION The time of year has come again when the SSI presents a display in the Library of the London College of Communication, where our Society’s book collection and archives are kept. This year’s exhibition theme is the “Life of a Letter” showing that good lettering design is traditionally ‘born’ from… [Read More]
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The SSI is taking part in the Heritage Skills Festival to be held at Lincoln Cathedral on 23 and 24 June 2017. Some 25-plus City of London Livery Companies will be joining with the Cathedral authorities to celebrate a wide range of traditional skills and crafts, including those used to maintain and preserve the Cathedral… [Read More]
Here is some information about a number of courses that Gerald Mynott, a Fellow of the SSI, will be running next year at Villiers Park in Cambridge. Contact details and prices on the flyer. Final Adult Education Brochure 2017 Dec16
Craftspeople invited to apply for awards and bursaries recognising traditional skills The Heritage Crafts Association is calling for applications for a suite of awards and bursaries recognising people working in traditional skills. Craftspeople can be nominated for Heritage Crafts Maker of the Year, Marsh Trainer of the Year, and Marsh Volunteer of the Year. Nominations… [Read More]
Deadline: 4 August 2016 The Heritage Craft Association is working with the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust to offer an apprenticeship bursary for up to £18,000 (average £7,000). This opportunity is for those already in ‘entry-level’ work as an apprentice with a master craftsperson or craft business, and QEST are looking for well thought out proposals… [Read More]