New showcase opens at NCCD

Ceramic decal workshop using professional transfers on Limoges ceramic.
Ceramic decal workshop using professional transfers on Limoges ceramic.

To mark the opening of its summer exhibition, Sleaford’s National Centre for Craft and Design (NCCD) held a long-weekend of activities.

Cause and Effect has opened at the Carre Street venue, billed as a ‘thought-provoking look at artists’ responses to adversity’.

To celebrate its launch, the NCCD held a private view, live craft demonstrates, new shop showcases and hands-on craft activities across three days from last Friday.

Bookings are now being taken for its summer programme. Events include:

n A ceramics workshop with artists Anna Barlow based on her dropped ice cream works on Monday, July 25, from 12-4.30pm.

n An introduction to the 
basics of the silversmithing with local jeweller Andrew Poole on Saturday, July 9, and Saturday, September 3, from 10am-4pm.

n A chance for young people aged 12-plus to work with professional artists and designers at Summer Sessions on Mondays from July 25-August 22, 10am-4pm.

For more information on these events or to find other workshops visit www.nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk

To book a place on to one of the workshops, email info@nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk or call 01529 308710.