Join Us

You are invited to apply for membership of the Shropshire Guild of Contemporary craft, subject to the following conditions:

  • Individuals or businesses must be registered as self-employed or as a business.
  • You must derive a significant part of your income from the design, manufacture or creation of a craft product.
  • You should be working within Shropshire or its immediate vicinity.

To apply, please complete the application form (see link below) and attach/send your publicity material and photos or slides of at least six different examples of your work, with additional photos of close-up detail. At least one sample of actual work must be supplied. For large pieces, please ring to discuss delivery.

Applications will be considered by a selection committee which meets twice a year in May and October. The selection committee determines the suitability of your work and its association with the Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft name and logo.

Completed application forms should be returned to the Membership Officer, Sue Christian:

Maestop, Hollies Lane, Trefonen, Oswestry SY10 9DP

If your application is successful an invoice for £55 will be issued to you. This is a recurring annual fee for continued membership of the Guild.

Download our application form here (PDF – use Adobe Reader to view)