• For most of our history, making things by hand was the norm, and the skills were passed from one generation to the next. In this digital age, when so many spend their days in front of a computer screen, the Read More
  • Achievements 2013 - 2014 As the year draws to an end, we are looking back all we have achieved over the last two years. What the HCA has accomplished in the last two years: Getting Crafty in the Classroom – resources for Read More
  • Photography Competition The Heritage Crafts Association has launched its first ever Photography Competition to highlight the wide variety of crafts and makers in the UK, both those working to world-class levels and also the many enjoying craft as a worthwhile Read More
  • Support the HCA by joining our Friends' scheme. There are two ways in which you can become a member – as an Individual Friend or as an Affiliate Friend (organization or larger business). In case of difficulty, please contact the Administrator: Read More
  • Opportunites to work with the Heritage Crafts Association (HCA) - now recruiting a Project Assistant The HCA is the advocacy charity for traditional heritage crafts. In just over five years it has made significant achievements in the recognition and celebration of Read More
  • The Makers Directory brings you examples of the work of our many members.  You can search by the craft form, by makers’ name, and in other ways to find what you seek.Makers: becoming a Friend enables you to have your Read More
  • A gift for those hard-to-buy-for people or a treat for yourself Support the Heritage Crafts Association by buying one or more packs of greetings cards promoting traditional crafts. At £10 + postage of £1.50 (UK only) the cards make a great Read More
  • A further two nominations for National Honours made by the Heritage Crafts Association have been successful in the 2015 New Years Honours' list - making seven from the seven we have proposed to date! Letter cutter Lida Kindersley has been awarded Read More
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The advocacy body for traditional heritage crafts