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About Arts, Crafts and Antiques

Whether you are thinking of embarking on a career in arts and crafts or antiques one of the key skills you will need is creativity and flair, so if you have lots of ideas, you like creating things that are visually appealing and you have an eye for what you think will sell this may be the career for you!

The different job roles within the industry are diverse from exhibition managers to sculptors, jewellery designers, antique dealers and art gallery curators.

Many people working in the arts, crafts and antiques industries work as one or two person operations and are often self employed.

Follow the links to find out more about getting into the industry and what is involved!

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Young Visionaries
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Young Visionaries is a youth led project that is aimed at young creatives aged 11-19. Young Visionaries will create one of a kind performance opportunities for young artists across Norfolk who are interested in all areas of creative disciplines. Whether you’re...
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Norfolk Art & Design Competition
The Norfolk Art & Design Competition is back and now live! The competition is open to any student in years 12 and 13, who is studying a creative subject at a school/sixth form/FE college in Norfolk. The deadline for entries this year is 20th May 2022.
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