We are proud to have sponsored this award at bctf since 1996 and take great pleasure in seeing so many of our previous winners now working as successful professional designer-makers in the British craft industry. Each year we select a Winner and Highly Commended from the exhibitors in the Newcomers Gallery at bctf.
craft&design Best Newcomer Award at the British Craft Trade Fair 2016
Meghan's award comprises 12 months promotion and business support from craft&design to the value of £3,000, which includes a 3 page front cover feature in the magazine.
Jewellery and Metalsmith
craft&design Highly Commended Newcomer at the British Craft Trade Fair 2016
Stephanie receives 12 months promotion and business support from craft&design to the value of £1,800, which includes a 3 page feature in the magazine.
At the BCTF 2016 Awards Evening, we were delighted to make a special presentation to Christine Cummings, our very first Newcomer Award Winner at BCTF 1996 - her hugely successful business continues to move forward with new and exciting work, she is an inspiration to all the Newcomers who have followed in the past two decades!