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Arts and crafts in Berkshire

Berkshire (including Bracknell Forest, Reading, Slough, West Berkshire, Windsor and Maidenhead, Wokingham, Windsor and Maidenhead ) is in the South East of England. It has a population of around 860,000 and covers approximately 130,000 hectares. Here is a list of nearby or neighbouring counties: Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, London, Middlesex, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Wiltshire.

County flag of BerkshireBerkshire is also called the Royal County of Berkshire, due to the presence of the Royal residence of Windsor Castle, which is a popular tourist destination and houses much of the Royal collection of art. The county town of Berkshire is Reading, which each year hosts the famous Reading Festival and the museum of Reading has collections of art, artefacts from local history and a copy of the Bayeux Tapestry. Visitors to the Museum of English Rural Life can see thousands of exhibits from farming history including tractors, carts and a wide range of tools as well as a large library. Performing arts venues in Berkshire include The Watermill Theatre in Newbury, the Theatre Royal in Windsor, The Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead and The Firestation Centre for Arts and Culture in Windsor.

Basildon Park is an 18th century Georgian house set among extensive parkland, which was restored during the 1950s and is decorated with art and furnishings from the period. Shaw House is an Elizabethan mansion on the edge of Newbury built during the 16th century, which is now owned by the local council and after years of neglect was restored and hosts a range of events, activities and exhibitions. Maidenhead Heritage Centre has a range of exhibits which help visitors learn about local history, dating back though the centuries from the Roman period to the Victorian period and the twentieth century. Other attractions in Berkshire include Wellington Country Park near Reading, Silchester Roman ruins, Mapledurham House, Frogmore House, the remains of Donnington Castle and South Hill Park Arts Centre in Bracknell.

Artists and Makers Fair

Artists and Makers Fair

Caversham Methodist Church Hall, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire

Saturday, 8 October 2022

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Town Hall, Wokingham, Berkshire

Saturday, 8 October 2022

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Corn Exchange, Hungerford, Berkshire

Saturday, 22 October 2022

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Corn Exchange, Hungerford, Berkshire

Saturday, 5 November 2022

Artists and Makers Fair

Artists and Makers Fair

Caversham Methodist Church Hall, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire

Saturday, 12 November 2022

Windsor Christmas Shopping Fair

Windsor Christmas Shopping Fair

Royal Windsor Racecourse, Windsor, Windsor, Berkshire

Saturday, 19 November 2022 (2 day event)

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Town Hall, Wokingham, Berkshire

Saturday, 19 November 2022

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Corn Exchange, Hungerford, Berkshire

Saturday, 3 December 2022

Artists and Makers Fair

Artists and Makers Fair

Caversham Methodist Church Hall, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire

Saturday, 10 December 2022

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Corn Exchange, Hungerford, Berkshire

Saturday, 29 April 2023

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Corn Exchange, Hungerford, Berkshire

Saturday, 24 June 2023

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Corn Exchange, Hungerford, Berkshire

Saturday, 29 July 2023

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Corn Exchange, Hungerford, Berkshire

Saturday, 23 September 2023

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Corn Exchange, Hungerford, Berkshire

Saturday, 21 October 2023

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Corn Exchange, Hungerford, Berkshire

Saturday, 11 November 2023

Jen and the Beartree

Jen and the Beartree

Reading, Berkshire

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Wonderbands

Wonderbands

Reading, Berkshire

Hi There. My name is Alice and I created Aliceís Wonderbands. I have been a dressmaker ...

Butterflies By Paul

Butterflies By Paul

Reading, Berkshire

As a child I loved butterflies and nature and on a trip to Thailand in 2016 my passion ...

Gemillie

Gemillie

Bracknell, Berkshire

I make and sell bespoke semi-precious gemstone and silver jewellery. Each piece is unique ...

Buttercup Barn

Buttercup Barn

Ascot, Berkshire

Hand made cards for all occasions which can be personalised to how you would like e.g. ...

Applique Tree Studio

Applique Tree Studio

Reading, Berkshire

Inspired by colour, pattern and texture, each canvas is designed from a variety of fabrics ...

The Purity Company

The Purity Company

Newbury, Berkshire

Here at The Purity Company we create handmade beautiful, beauty products. We take our ...

DaisyReilly Ltd

DaisyReilly Ltd

Ascot, Berkshire

Flower Power by DaisyReilly.Com I have come up with a wonderful new concept so simple ...

FireFairyArt

FireFairyArt

Slough, Berkshire

I am an artist working in metal. I use upcycled metal objects such as tools and cutlery ...

Sun And Cedar

Sun And Cedar

Reading, Berkshire

Hello! We are Bailey and Liam, 2 young-ens on a quest to live in a more sustainable world. ...

Nimble Thimble

Nimble Thimble

Reading, Berkshire

When covid brought our swing dance business to an abrupt halt, in March 2020, my business ...

One Aromatherapy Co

One Aromatherapy Co

Wokingham, Berkshire

The founder of One Aromatherapy Co. is a qualified Aromatherapist. All of our products ...

Frivolities By JessicaMarie

Frivolities By JessicaMarie

Windsor, Berkshire

I started Frivolities By JessicaMarie in April 2016. I create beautiful handmade silver ...

Handcrafted By Tasha

Handcrafted By Tasha

Reading, Berkshire

Here at Handcrafted By Tasha we are passionate about creating high quality arts and crafts ...

Libra Fine Arts

Libra Fine Arts

Horton, Berkshire

We specialise in hand drawn charcoal and graphite drawings and we love how art can bring ...

Pretty Pennie Crafts

Pretty Pennie Crafts

Reading, Berkshire

Prettypenniecrafts has hatched out of my life-long love of drawing and making. I aim ...

Routed Stillness Soy Wax Candles

Routed Stillness Soy Wax Candles

Ascot, Berkshire

2021 started with a slight hiccup (this is me keeping positive!). It started with the ...

LissArt Studio

LissArt Studio

Hermitage, Berkshire

Melissa is an Australian artist living in the UK. Moving countries at the beginning of ...

RLDT Studio

RLDT Studio

Windsor, Berkshire

RLDT Studio is a small, independent business run by Rebecca, a printmaker and artist ...

Bruler La Chandelle

Bruler La Chandelle

Reading, Berkshire

We make Hand made and hand poured luxury soy candles, using interesting scents and bright ...

Sam Pogson Art

Sam Pogson Art

Warfield, Berkshire

Iím a part-time artist working around my Corporate life schedule. I work closely with ...

July Mobsby

July Mobsby

Sandhurst, Berkshire

I am recently retired and now I can devote my time to something I love! I work with epoxy ...

Dellmans divine wax melts

Dellmans divine wax melts

Reading, Berkshire

I run a small wax melt business in Tilehurst Reading, I sell wax melts in over 50 fragrances, ...

Zen Blends

Zen Blends

Slough, Berkshire

Hello! We are Zen Blends, your new favourite candlemakers! We specialise in creating ...

Carey Crafts

Carey Crafts

Reading, Berkshire

Hand painted and decoupaged everyday objects repurposed and up cycled. Unloved and unwanted ...

Creativa Events

Creativa Events

Maidenhead, Berkshire

Creativa Events is a small business created to personalise your special Event. Birthday, ...

The Premium Wax Store

The Premium Wax Store

Bracknell, Berkshire

We are a small business based in Bracknell, Berkshire that started out at the beginning ...

NYXI London

NYXI London

Binfield, Berkshire

Theres never been a more appropriate time to embrace a harmony between nature and luxury. ...

Fitzy soaps

Fitzy soaps

Maidenhead, Berkshire

We create organic handmade soaps with different essencial oils and natural ingredients ...

Charvil Lifestyles

Charvil Lifestyles

Reading, Berkshire

A small retailer selling decorative items for the home and garden including lanterns, ...

Up Bottle Creations

Up Bottle Creations

Windsor, Berkshire

A creative mum upcycling empty spirits bottles into unique bottle lamps and making handmade ...

The Wiggly Wood Candle Co

The Wiggly Wood Candle Co

Newbury, Berkshire

We manufacture a range of bespoke Hardwood Charcuterie boards using sustainable timber. ...

JBR World of Abstract

JBR World of Abstract

Reading, Berkshire

Acrylic pour painting was initially way of relaxing, recently it takes my every free ...

SilkandLeaf

SilkandLeaf

Bracknell, Berkshire

A made to order silk orchid arrangements, silk orchid flowers may vary, in a selection ...

True Charm

True Charm

Wokingham, Berkshire

Memory lockets are stunning pieces of jewellery that can be personalised by choosing ...

DiaArtByTina

DiaArtByTina

Reading, Berkshire

I complete these beautiful diamond art painting canvases, by firstly separating, to different ...

Were Back

Were Back

Reading, Berkshire

OH HEY THERE, WELCOME TO A NEW AND EMERGING LITTLE BUSINESS CREATED BY 2 ENVIRONMENTAL ...

FABRIC ATTACHMENT SYSTEM

FABRIC ATTACHMENT SYSTEM

Ascot, Berkshire

I have come up with a wonderful new concept so simple and very effective, helping to ...

POSITIVE HEALTH

POSITIVE HEALTH

Ascot, Berkshire

MAGNETS Health and Safety Warnings do come with Magnets .... Research has shown that ...

Silk and Leaf About Us

Silk and Leaf About Us

Bracknell, Berkshire

Hello, Iím mainly selling pre-made silk orchid arrangements that come in a variation ...

My pets help in my painting

My pets help in my painting

Reading, Berkshire

Painting with acrylics at home, with 5 pets comes with some very unique situations and ...

December Mayhem

December Mayhem

Reading, Berkshire

Christmas Lino Cut Cards! Spaces are still available for the Christmas Card Lino workshop. ...

Life as a Silversmith

Life as a Silversmith

Windsor, Berkshire

I began my Silversmith journey in just April this year.. I graduated from University ...


Gilbert Spencer

(Born 1892 in Cookham in Berkshire), Painting

Gilbert Spencer, British artist, painted landscapes, portraits and murals.

Stanley Spencer

(Born 1891 in Cookham in Berkshire), Painting

Sir Stanley Spencer, British artist, was was known for his paintings of Biblical scenes.

Malcolm Drummond

(Born 1880 in Maidenhead in Berkshire), Painting

Malcolm Drummond, British artist, was was known for his paintings of urban scenes and was a member of the Camden Town Group.

George Blackall Simonds

(Born 1843 in Bradfield in Berkshire), Sculpture

His best known sculptural works include The Falconer (famously the falcon from the original statue was stolen in the 1960s) and The Maiwand Lion which is a war memorial in Forbury Gardens, Reading (known locally as Forbury Lions).