Heritage Crafts Awards 2023 now open

9 March 2023

Deadline: May 5, 2023

The Heritage Crafts Awards are now open with six brand new awards for 2023. The Awards, which have been running since 2012, celebrate and highlight the traditional living crafts that contribute to British heritage.

New Awards this year include a new Lifetime Achievement Award supported by the Marsh Christian Trust, to recognise a heritage craftsperson who has demonstrated an outstanding contribution to their specific craft over 25 years or more.

Heritage Crafts’ five new awards are for young people aged 25 and under whose work focuses on woodworking, upholstery, weaving, basketmaking and metalworking.

For those over 25 years of age, there are a range of awards to apply for including Maker of the YearTrainer of the YearTrainee of the Year and Volunteer of the Year, as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award, listed below.

There will also be a non-restricted Woodworker of the Year Award opening in June sponsored by Axminster Tools. Anyone, including the maker themselves, can nominate for this award.


List of awards, follow the link to learn more:

Deadline to apply, 5pm Friday 5th May.


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