Craft / Fashion / Design Arts resources, information and opportunities http://aa2a.org/ Artist’s access to art college facilities. AA2A provides placements for visual artists & designer-makers in Higher & Further Education institutions across England. http://www.artsculturemediajobs.com/ - arts, culture and media jobs online http://www.britishfashioncouncil.co.uk/ - British Fashion Council http://www.bja.org.uk/ - British Jewellers’ Association. Our mission is to “promote and protect the growth the UK jewellery & silverware industry.” http://www.cockpitarts.com/ Resource for craftspeople. A social enterprise and creative-business incubator for designer-makers. We provide studio space and a package of support. http://craftcentral.org.uk/ - not-for-profit organisation that is dedicated to building a strong future for craft and design http://www.craftguerrilla.com/ - East London designer-maker lead collective http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/ - National development agency for contemporary crafts http://www.creative-choices.co.uk/ - “Helping your creative career” www.csd.org.uk The Chartered Society of Designers (CSD) is the professional body for designers and the authority on professional design practice. www.designcouncil.org.uk Places design at the heart of creating value by stimulating innovation in business and public services, improving our built environment and tackling complex social issues. http://designersmakers.tumblr.com/Designers-Makers-Market - Designers/Makers market http://www.fad.org.uk/ - creative fashion charity http://www.fashioncapital.co.uk/Industry/GrantsandFunding.html - fashion funding www.fashion-enterprise.com The Centre for Fashion Enterprise (CFE) is London’s pioneering business incubator that supports and nurtures emerging fashion design talent. http://www.fashionfringe.co.uk/ - for emerging fashion designers www.fashion-manufacturing.com Gives your business access to a team of highly skilled industry experts, incorporating factory production, global sourcing, jewellery production and sustainable manufacturing. http://folksy.com/art - Modern British craft http://getintodesign.org/ - Get Into Design. A series of practical resources for young people interested getting into Design. http://getintojewellery.org/ - Get Into Jewellery. A series of practical resources for young people interested getting into Jewellery. www.graphicdesignforums.co.uk For all your graphic design & website design related discussion, advice & assistance. www.graphicdesignportal.co.uk This portal has been created as the definitive Internet resource for the Graphic design Industry in the UK. http://www.jewellerylondon.com/Kickstart2014 Jewellery London / Kick Start Programme http://www.jewelleryweek.com/ - London Jewellery Week: A week long celebration of jewellery across the UK. http://www.londondesignfestival.com/ - “Creative London comes alive in September”. http://www.londonpotters.com/ - a voluntary organisation providing a forum for the exchange of ideas & experiences of all those involved with or interested in ceramics and offering membership to both professional & non-professional ceramicists. http://makeitbritish.co.uk/ - “Passionate about products made in Britain”. http://www.nesta.org.uk/library/documents/NESTA-CFE-Fashion-toolkit.pdf - a guide for start up fashion businesses http://www.pullensyards.co.uk/about/ - Designer-makers studio complex in Southwark. http://www.studiopottery.co.uk/ - for ceramicists http://tenderproduct.com/ - for emerging designers http://www.tentlondon.co.uk/ - design exhibition event http://www.tentlondon.co.uk/news/opportunities-craft-makers - Craft Market http://www.texprint.org.uk/ - for textiles graduates http://www.theseer.info/index.html - online arts resource for London http://www.twistedthread.com/ - specialises in organising textile events for the public. http://www.wimbledonartstudios.co.uk/ - London’s largest creative studio complex Awards, Bursaries and Competitions http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/competitions - Aesthetica Magazine – art/design prize. (Includes 3D design & Digital art) http://www.fad.org.uk/archives/4000fad_competition/index.php - fashion competition for young peoplehttp://www.craftanddesigncouncil.org.uk/ - Goldsmiths’ Craftmanship & Design Awards http://graphiccompetitions.com/ - lists a variety of graphics competitionshttp://jerwoodvisualarts.org/five-artists-selected-for-jerwood-makers-open-2013 - Jerwood Makers Openhttp://www.londondesignfestival.com/news/jump-gap-roca-international-design-competition - Design Competitionhttp://www.qest.org.uk/ - The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trusthttp://www.springfashionshow.co.uk/fashion-designer-competition.htm - The Spring Fashion Show All information correct at time of writing. Please double-check information on the respective websites.