Categories: General
      Date: Mar 15, 2013
     Title: Craft Northern Ireland London launch a huge success

Craft Northern Ireland, the leading body for the Arts in Northern Ireland staged a London based exhibition from the 11th to the 15th of March in London. The aim of the exhibition was to forge new relationships with arts based organisations, key buyers and leading press, educating them about the wealth of artistc and cultural wealth the province has to offer. The launch event was launched with Peter Taylor of The Goldsmiths College at the newly refurbished Craft Central Gallery, and saw key faces in attendance from Designers Block , Liberty, Handmade in Britain, SeekandAdore, The Evening Standard, ArtsThread, Coca Cola, amongst many others.

Teacake Tuesday compiled the guest list for the event, as well as securing important coverage ensuring busy footfall for the duration of the exhibition. Editorials were placed in the Irish News, The Irish Arts Review, BBC Radio Ulster, Time Out London, Waitrose The Week, City and Angel, Dezeen, ArtsThread just to name a few! Many of the artists work was sold during the week, which was an additional bonus for the designer makers on show.

Teacake Tuesday drafted the overall press release, commissioned photography and a film recording the event in addition to securing pre and post coverage which culminated in a 5 minute interview on BBC Radio Ulster for the Craft Northern Ireland Chief Executive Alan Kane.