Craft fairs, courses and exhibitions

Craft Fairs and shows

Mothers Day Craft and Gift Fair
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Monday, 2 March 2015
(7 day event)
Mothers Day Craft and Gift Fair
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Friday, 6 March 2015
(3 day event)
Craft and Pamper event
Norwich, Norfolk
Saturday, 7 March 2015
Tavi Arts Market
Tavistock, Devon
Saturday, 7 March 2015
Art and Craft Fair
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Saturday, 7 March 2015
Mothers Day Shopping Spree
Matlock, Derbyshire
Saturday, 7 March 2015
Wedding Fair Stevenage Hertfordshire
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Saturday, 7 March 2015
Salisbury Craft and Gift Market
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Saturday, 7 March 2015
Marlborough Craft and Gift market
Marlborough, Wiltshire
Saturday, 7 March 2015
Worcester Guildhall Gift Craft and Artisan Food Fair
Worcester, Worcestershire
Saturday, 7 March 2015
Shopping and Gift Fair
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Saturday, 7 March 2015
Craft Fair and Jumble Sale Billingham
Billingham, Durham
Saturday, 7 March 2015
Food Craft and Gift Fair
St Helens, Merseyside
Sunday, 8 March 2015
Mothers Day Shopping Spree
Matlock, Derbyshire
Sunday, 8 March 2015

Handmade arts and crafts from around the UK

March is fibre and textile crafts month

The Happy Weaver - Weaving - WorcestershireDesigner silks by Diana - Textiles - WiltshireSusannah Henry - Textiles - MiddlesexValeries Crafts - Textiles - SurreyHelen Jenkins Designs - Textiles - BuckinghamshireAnne Pearson Designs - Macrame - LancashireVivid violet design - Clothing - DerbyshireTen and Six - Millinery - DorsetShenna Swan MA - Textiles - LancashireBabsbeth Crafts - Textiles - Perth and KinrossSally Dinham Scott - Textiles - DorsetTechnicolorDreamwear - Clothing - DevonButtons and Bows of London - Textiles - LondonShedSpun - Textiles - EssexLindas Tailoring - Clothing - NottinghamshireMae Kandoo - Textiles - Essexmoneyspidercreates - Felting - LincolnshireRoops and Freeda - Textiles - LancashireBobtails Boutique - Clothing - MiddlesexHelter Skelter Crafts - Clothing - LincolnshireBows - Clothing - West SussexCraftwerk - Felting - Conwyblackbird textiles - Textiles - Durhamwoollenpleasure - Clothing - EssexLittle house crafts - Felting - BedfordshireRagberry Designs - Rug making - WorcestershireMasks by Debbs Elliman - Clothing - LeicestershireThe Tartan Hat and Bag Company - Millinery - BerkshireRosydale - Textiles - West YorkshireArts and Crafts Club - Textiles - LondonBespoke Kisses - Textiles - SurreyTeamMC - Felting - NottinghamshireBerties Bits - Textiles - KentLuchi Kids - Clothing - MiddlesexHandmade by Lucy Tanner - Textiles - WiltshireGlitterbug Designs - Clothing - Cheshire

The UK arts and crafts community

Craft event organisers

Promote the craft fairs, exhibitions, workshops or courses you are running both on the site and in Craft Weekly. Enable exhibitors looking for fairs at which to sell their arts and crafts work to contact you about booking stalls. Attract members of the public looking for craft fairs to attend as customers, or courses where they can learn the skills to create their own arts and crafts.

Arts and craft people

Create your own craft exhibitor page to promote your work and engage with customers who are looking to purchase or commission handmade arts and crafts. Find craft fairs where you can sell your work and meet other members of the craft community. Find suppliers of materials you use in your work and learn more about what others in the community are doing.

Craft materials and services

If you supply materials, tools or services to people working in UK arts and crafts, you can easily create your own craft supplier page in minutes. Promote your business, enabling arts and crafts exhibitors or organisers looking for what you supply to contact you. If you also run a real world shop you can include a map with useful information such opening times.

Clubs, associations, guilds and societies

If you run a UK arts or crafts group, club, guild, association or society, creating a page on UKCraftFairs can help to promote it, raising awareness and opening communication with other members.

Craft event venues

If you own or manage a UK venue, which is suitable for the running of arts and crafts events, promote them to organisers looking for places to run their fairs, shows, exhibitions, workshops or courses. You can easily create your own page in minutes, providing relevant details of your facilities and information for both organisers looking to hire a venue and event visitors.

Craft publications

If you run an arts and crafts magazine or publish material of interest to the creative community in the UK you can promote them to a wider readership.

Customers, visitors or patrons

Find exhibitors selling their arts and crafts, helping to support work handmade in the UK. Find craft fairs to visit and sign up for craft weekly, your guide to upcoming fairs. courses and exhibitions in your region. Read blogs written by our members and guides to a range of arts and crafts. If you are inspired, find resources to get you started running your own arts and crafts business.

Join the community

Handcrafted in the uk Joining the community has many benefits, like being able to contact other crafts people or promoting your craft activities and craft fairs, courses etc. If you have any questions, we would love to hear from you, just contact us, to let us know what you're thinking.

Arts and crafts suppliers

Supplying the materials you need

Boxes and Busts - Jewellery - CardiffMrBead - Beads - Bedfordshirebeadsupermarket - Beads - PowysOrmskirk Sewing Centre - Sewing - LancashireSue Beautyman - Knitting - East Riding of YorkshireThread58 - Textiles - BristolA Local Printer Ltd - Printing - West SussexLeicester Lady - Jewellery - LeicestershireWatercolours and Lace - Knitting - NorfolkMarkylis Jewellery - Jewellery - EssexThe Magpie Haberdashery - Sewing - LondonTotally Buttons - Sewing - West SussexThe Painting Experience - Painting - WiltshireGks Fabrics - Textiles - CheshireCJB Wood Crafts - Wood - KentUnique Gift Fairs - Fashion Accessories - West YorkshireZenda Ribbon Limited - Cardmaking - StaffordshireuDesign - General Crafts - West LothianFiloro Crafts - Cardmaking - HertfordshireZesty Beads - Beads - Greater Manchester

Arts and crafts groups

Clubs, associations, guilds and societies

Guild Of Essex Craftsmen - General Crafts - EssexNorthamptonshire Guild of Designer Craftsmen - General Crafts - NorthamptonshireAWBS International Womens Club - General Crafts - SurreyCabin Crafts - Sewing - LancashireVillage Sewing Bee - Clothing - WarwickshireWest Hill Community Services - Textiles - East Riding of YorkshireGower Hen Parties Craft Workshops - General Crafts - SwanseaEnglish Rose Floristry - Floral design - Somerset

Arts and crafts venues

Places to visit and experience

National Trust Morden Hall Park -  - LondonStratford Armouries Museum -  - WarwickshireThe dart Centre -  - HampshireCraft and Crumpet -  - LancashireAldenham Country Park -  - HertfordshireThe De Grey Rooms York -  - North YorkshireNormansfield Theatre -  - MiddlesexThe Tickfield Centre -  - EssexChessington Sports Centre - General Crafts - SurreyLetchworth Arts Centre -  - HertfordshireThe Old Needle Works -  - WorcestershireAspex -  - HampshireQueens Road Summer Market -  - HertfordshireNantwich and South Cheshire Show -  - CheshireArlesey Town Football Club -  - BedfordshireBurgess Hall Events and Conference Centre -  - CambridgeshireYMCA North Staffordshire - Leisure Centre - StaffordshireNettle Hill Event Centre - Other - WarwickshireFrinton Lawn Tennis Club - Other - EssexThe Holy Biscuit - Community Centre - Tyne and Wear

Craft publications

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Selling at a craft fair Running a craft business
Organising your own craft fair
Running a craft course
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Contents pages

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A few useful links:
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Craft calendar
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Featured blogs

A collection of members blogs

Katsock CraftsSquiddly Bean Aran KnitwearSRLmadewithloveAnne Pearson DesignsAva Lynne Hand Crafted JewelleryMasks by Debbs EllimanShenna Swan MADaws PawsA Local Printer LtdOctober Glass Jane BinghamHelen GarbettMarcela s PurseAlec PadleyShirley Baldwin

Craft blogs