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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.

Artisan and Makers Fair

Artisan and Makers Fair

Caversham Methodist Church Hall, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire

Saturday, 13 November 2021

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Corn Exchange, Hungerford, Berkshire

Saturday, 13 November 2021

Windsor Christmas Gift Fair

Windsor Christmas Gift Fair

Royal Windsor Racecourse, Windsor, Windsor, Berkshire

Saturday, 20 November 2021 (2 day event)

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Corn Exchange, Hungerford, Berkshire

Saturday, 11 December 2021

Windsor Shopping Fair at Windsor Racecourse

Windsor Shopping Fair at Windsor Racecourse

Royal Windsor Racecourse, Windsor, Windsor, Berkshire

Saturday, 18 June 2022 (2 day event)

Berkshire Christmas Gift Fair

Berkshire Christmas Gift Fair

Newbury Showground, Newbury, Berkshire

Saturday, 29 October 2022 (2 day event)

Pretty Personalised Prints

Pretty Personalised Prints

Reading, Berkshire

We have built a whole collection of personalised baby name prints for many people and ...

Jen and the Beartree

Jen and the Beartree

Reading, Berkshire

Hello and thank you for visiting my page. My name is Jennifer and I love painting, drawing ...

Wonderbands

Wonderbands

Reading, Berkshire

Hi There. My name is Alice and I created Alice’s 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 ...

Ethimaart

Ethimaart

Bracknell, Berkshire

Ethimaart is an online curated marketplace to find ethical brands from around the world, ...

Windy Mill Limited

Windy Mill Limited

Wargrave, Berkshire

Windy Mill began as a “hobby” in an attempt to address the gallons of shower gel being ...

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. ...

One Aromatherapy Co

One Aromatherapy Co

Wokingham, Berkshire

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

Katie Crossland Art

Katie Crossland Art

Maidenhead, Berkshire

Katie Crossland Art offers animal art on canvases of all sizes, using watercolour to ...

Frivolities By JessicaMarie

Frivolities By JessicaMarie

Windsor, Berkshire

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

Libra Fine Arts

Libra Fine Arts

Horton, Berkshire

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

Three Crafty Branches

Three Crafty Branches

Winnersh, Berkshire

Three Crafty Branches are three family members - two Sisters and a Niece. We Sisters ...

Pretty Pennie Crafts

Pretty Pennie Crafts

Reading, Berkshire

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

RLDT Studio

RLDT Studio

Windsor, Berkshire

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

Sam Pogson Art

Sam Pogson Art

Warfield, Berkshire

I’m 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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Jewels Delights

Jewels Delights

Tilehurst, Berkshire

I Design Light-Up Bottles for every seasonal occasion and currently have some really ...

True Charm

True Charm

Wokingham, Berkshire

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

Michelle Latif

Michelle Latif

Sandhurst, Berkshire

One off plaques with quotes Accessory Hangers. Diffusers. Mod Podge Glitter Upcycled ...

Charlotte Gow

Charlotte Gow

READING, Berkshire

Like many people I started a new hobby during the pandemic and have kept going. I love ...

Were Back

Were Back

Reading, Berkshire

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

Welcome

Welcome

Maidenhead, Berkshire

Hi there! My name is Katie Crossland and I am new to Craft Fairs UK. However, I am not ...

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, I’m 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 ...

Newbury Artisan Market 2016

Newbury Artisan Market 2016

Newbury, Berkshire

Newbury Artisan Market takes over the streets of Newbury on the last Sunday of the month. ...


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).