Archive Craft Tours

Highlights’ Contemporary Craft Tour mirrors the strengths of the performing arts rural touring scheme. This tours high-quality theatre, music and dance to isolated rural communities that would not otherwise have the opportunity to see work of that standard without...

Craft Tour – Workshops, Demonstrations and Talks

Workshops, Demonstrations and Talks: Shap, Cumbria Artist’s talk: Paul Scott Sat 8 Sept 4.30pm Old Courthouse, Shap CA10 3NL. Paul is a Cumbrian artist of international repute. He is best known for his Cumbrian Blues series of ceramics which came to public notice in...
Contemporary Craft Tour

Contemporary Craft Tour

We are thrilled to announce that the 2018 Craft Tour, Craft+Conflict, has been shortlisted for the Exhibition category of the Cumbria Life Culture Awards. A huge thanks must go to Contemporary Craft Tour Officer, Karen Babayan, as well as to the venues, artists,...
Swallows and Armenians

Swallows and Armenians

Swallows and Armenians – the book is now available to buy at £10 plus p&p here The book was launched on the 9th March with an article in The Guardian and a great photo in The Times. The project received an Arts Council England award and the book launch at Theatre...
2018 – Craft+Conflict

2018 – Craft+Conflict

In the year of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, Highlights Contemporary Craft tour addresses the pertinent theme of conflict, which affects our communities locally, nationally and internationally. In rural environments issues of conservation versus...
2017 – Luminosity

2017 – Luminosity

Luminosity, the 2017 craft tour celebrates LIGHT with an illuminating exhibition of contemporary works by UK and International artists including glass, sculptural textiles, film, electronics, jewellery and neon. Our international artists include Evagelia Hagikalfa...