Angela Mann is one of the founders of Great Northern Events, the arts organisation behind the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, an event that has provided a platform for cutting edge contemporary craft in the North West, now in its 10th year. She’s also a steering group member of the North West Craft Network, formed in 2012 to raise the profile of craft in the north west and to develop the strength, resilience & identity of craft in the region. The network brings together publicly-funded museum collections, higher education institutions, commercial galleries, crafts agencies & craft practitioners at all stages of their careers. Angela has a background in public health, where she was involved in delivering regional strategy and large public health campaigns.