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Emergents Makers launched in Highlands and Islands

01 July 2013

For the past 5 years, the HI-Arts Craft Development programme of support for the Craft sector in the Highlands and Islands has gone from strength to strength developing our makers and designers skills, confidence and profile. HI-Arts closed its doors on the 28th June 2013 and support for craft, fashion and textiles has emerged in a new organisation called emergents.

Through Emergents Creatives, Community Interest Company LTD (emergents for short), we will focus on nurturing and developing the creative talent of the craft, fashion, textile sectors.  We have now launched our new emergents website and we will announcing full details of our programme in the next few weeks.

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Contact us

Pamela Conacher, Director (Craft, Fashion and Textiles): or call 07824 388485
Avril Souter, Administrator: or call 07900 882197 (Mon & Thurs).

For more information or images please contact Pamela Conacher, Director, emergents on 07824 388485 or email

Mailing address: emergents, c/o Highland Opportunity Limited, 81a Castle Street, Inverness, IV2 3EA

Company number: 450983
Registered Address: Quartermile Two, 2 Lister Square, Edinburgh EH3 9GL

emergents is funded through Creative Scotland (Talent Incubators) and Highlands and Islands Enterprise


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