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The Goldsmiths' Craft & Design Council Competition 2020/21

Published: 23rd October 2020

The Goldsmiths' Craft & Design Council Competition 2020/21

The Goldsmiths' Craft & Design Council are delighted to announce their annual competition for 2020/21. With the uncertainties and ongoing social-distancing measures that COVID-19 has placed on us all this year, the format of the competition has been adapted to ensure the safety of all involved.

The 2020/21 competition will have slightly different procedures as well as an extended timeframe to ensure that those who wish to take part have time to familiarise themselves with the new format. Speaking of this year's competition, The GC&DC have issued the following statement;

"We are very happy that you have tuned in for our annual competition and look forward to sharing the exciting plans we have in store this year. We will continue to release information on the competition briefs, deadlines, How-To’s, Behind the Scenes and the Awards Ceremony over the next month, so be sure to subscribe to our mailing list to keep in the loop. 

We highly recommend entrants to familiarise themselves with the entry rules prior to applying as there have been a number of key changes to the competition this year due to Covid-19."

Click here to find out more about the competition


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