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This Spring sees the return of an online edition of Manchester’s award-winning Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair. GNCCFonline will be an opportunity to buy unique and exceptional contemporary craft direct from over 60 specially selected makers over the weekend of 21-22 May 2022.

Do you love contemporary craft but can’t wait till the live show in October? Do you have presents to buy or feel the need to treat yourself?  The GNCCFonline: Spring Edition is for you. As ever, the exhibitors have been handpicked by a panel of craft experts to ensure the best in handmade design and beautiful craftsmanship – with jewellery, fashion accessories, prints, furniture, functional pieces and objects for the home. The show will feature makers exhibiting for the first time as well as some familiar faces, who will be showcasing and launching new collections.

Fair Director, Ann-Marie Franey said: “Buying presents from the GNCCFonline, or indeed treating yourself, means you are giving or receiving something truly special and unique. It shows you care for the people you’re buying for, whilst supporting the independent designer-makers you’re buying from.”

Angela Mann, one of the fairs co-founders added: “As well as lots of fabulous work to buy throughout the weekend, there will also be the opportunity to ‘visit’ makers virtually in their studios and watch them demonstrate their craft. Watch out for further details of this via the GNCCFonline website and via our social media platforms.”

GNCCFonline Spring Edition goes live 8am Saturday 21 May 2022 at the fair’s website  Watch out for special fair offers and maker open studios over the weekend on social media – follow #GNCCF.

For an opportunity to buy work before the general public, anybody who signs up to the mailing list via the website will get an exclusive invite to the Preview evening on Friday 20 May 2022 from 6pm.

The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair.  As you’d expect. But online.

Great Northern Events, the not-for-profit company behind the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, is supported by the Arts Council England through National Lottery Project Grants.

For further information on GNCCFonline, visit:-

Facebook  : Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

Instagram @great_northern_events

Twitter @GNCCF

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