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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.

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Town Hall, Wokingham, Berkshire

Saturday, 25 April 2020

Craft and Gift Fayre at the Hilton Bracknell

Craft and Gift Fayre at the Hilton Bracknell

The Hilton Bracknell, Bracknell, Berkshire

Sunday, 17 May 2020

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Town Hall, Wokingham, Berkshire

Saturday, 13 June 2020

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Corn Exchange, Hungerford, Berkshire

Saturday, 11 July 2020

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Corn Exchange, Hungerford, Berkshire

Saturday, 22 August 2020

Royal Berkshire Show

Royal Berkshire Show

Newbury Showground Newbury Berkshire RG18 9QZ, Newbury, Newbury, Berkshire

Saturday, 19 September 2020 (2 day event)

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Town Hall, Wokingham, Berkshire

Saturday, 26 September 2020

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Corn Exchange, Hungerford, Berkshire

Saturday, 3 October 2020

Craft and Gift Fayre at the Hilton Bracknell

Craft and Gift Fayre at the Hilton Bracknell

The Hilton Bracknell, Bracknell, Berkshire

Sunday, 4 October 2020

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Town Hall, Wokingham, Berkshire

Saturday, 24 October 2020

Berkshire Christmas Fair

Berkshire Christmas Fair

Newbury Showground Newbury Berkshire RG18 9QZ, Newbury, Newbury, Berkshire

Saturday, 31 October 2020 (2 day event)

Craft and Gift Fayre at the Hilton Bracknell

Craft and Gift Fayre at the Hilton Bracknell

The Hilton Bracknell, Bracknell, Berkshire

Sunday, 1 November 2020

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Corn Exchange, Hungerford, Berkshire

Saturday, 14 November 2020

Windsor Christmas Fair

Windsor Christmas Fair

Royal Windsor Racecourse, Windsor, Windsor, Berkshire

Saturday, 21 November 2020 (2 day event)

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Town Hall, Wokingham, Berkshire

Saturday, 21 November 2020

Craft and Gift Fayre at the Hilton Bracknell

Craft and Gift Fayre at the Hilton Bracknell

The Hilton Bracknell, Bracknell, Berkshire

Sunday, 29 November 2020

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Town Hall, Wokingham, Berkshire

Saturday, 12 December 2020

Windsor Summer Craft Food and Gift Fair

Windsor Summer Craft Food and Gift Fair

Royal Windsor Racecourse, Windsor, Windsor, Berkshire

Saturday, 5 June 2021 (2 day event)

Abbielouise

Abbielouise

Newbury, Berkshire

I have found my handmade clothes to be popular from selling them online. I create my own designs and ideas for the clothes I make and use ...

Pretty Personalised Prints

Pretty Personalised Prints

Reading, Berkshire

We have built a whole collection of personalised baby name prints for many people and have received bundles of compliments. All of our ...

Gemillie

Gemillie

Bracknell, Berkshire

I make and sell bespoke semi-precious gemstone and silver jewellery. Each piece is unique because of the difference in the gemstones. ...

Ethimaart

Ethimaart

Bracknell, Berkshire

Ethimaart is an online curated marketplace to find ethical brands from around the world, defined by authenticity and originality. We aim ...

Windy Mill Limited

Windy Mill Limited

Wargrave, Berkshire

Windy Mill Limited is a family owned business based in the village of Wargrave-on-Thames in Berkshire. Windy Mill originally began as a ...

Katie Crossland Art

Katie Crossland Art

Maidenhead, Berkshire

Katie Crossland Art offers animal art on canvases of all sizes, using watercolour to paint animals from all over the world. Each piece ...

DaisyReilly Ltd

DaisyReilly Ltd

Ascot, Berkshire

Flower Power by DaisyReilly.Com I have come up with a wonderful new concept so simple and very effective, helping to calm anxiety and ...

Frivolities By JessicaMarie

Frivolities By JessicaMarie

Windsor, Berkshire

I started Frivolities By JessicaMarie in April 2016. I create beautiful handmade silver and copper jewellery with semi-precious gemstones ...

Pretty Pennie Crafts

Pretty Pennie Crafts

Reading, Berkshire

Prettypenniecrafts has hatched out of my life-long love of drawing and making. I aim to hand-make items which bring a smile to the face, ...

Art Matters

Art Matters

Upper Basildon, Berkshire

Lizzie Perkins is a professional watercolourist and printmaker whose main interest is in wildlife. Inspiration is drawn from life and each ...

KOR JEWELLERY

KOR JEWELLERY

Winnersh, Berkshire

I am a London-based artist jeweller creating mainly one-of-a-kind pieces with mainly Polymer. To complete a piece of jewellery I use other ...

JBR World of Abstract

JBR World of Abstract

Reading, Berkshire

Acrylic pour painting was initially way of relaxing, recently it takes my every free minute. I paint on canvas, canvas board and plywood ...

SilkandLeaf

SilkandLeaf

Bracknell, Berkshire

A made to order silk orchid arrangements, silk orchid flowers may vary, in a selection of glass clear vases, delivery only, available locally ...

Jewels Delights

Jewels Delights

Tilehurst, Berkshire

I Design Light-Up Bottles for every seasonal occasion and currently have some really lovely Light-up Christmas themed bottles ideal for ...

True Charm

True Charm

Wokingham, Berkshire

Memory lockets are stunning pieces of jewellery that can be personalised by choosing from our stunning range! Large or small necklace ...

Sinah Macleod Carey

Sinah Macleod Carey

Reading, Berkshire

Foremost I paint watercolour, line and wash or illustrations, commissions or free hand. Canvasses are another passion, whereas those are ...

Tigoung Nonma

Tigoung Nonma

Crowthorne, Berkshire

I sell Art objects and Craft designs on behalf of a co-operative of physically disabled Designers and Artists based in Ouagadougou, Burkina ...

Fairy lanterns

Fairy lanterns

Maidenhead, Berkshire

Iíve been making fairy lanterns for 2 years and I never get bored of how lovely they are. The general feedback from orders makes my little ...

Edie Moons

Edie Moons

Reading, Berkshire

I am a freelance artist I produce water colour and ink prints. My work is mainly inspired by nature and fiction. I have received very ...

Little Peanut Creations

Little Peanut Creations

Upper Basildon, Berkshire

After becoming a mum, I had started my small craft business in October 2018. Previously I had been hand making small gifts, keepsakes ...

Gifts With Love

Gifts With Love

Bracknell, Berkshire

Gifts with Love makes personalised gifts for all occasions. Birthdays Christenings Weddings Funerals

Hildoosh Artwork

Hildoosh Artwork

Bracknell, Berkshire

Silversmith, jeweller, designer, making unique and exclusive pieces. I work from home at my passion for my work.

Atelier Normandy

Atelier Normandy

Hurley, Berkshire

After 35 years of experience, myself, (Laura) a floral decorator, who has travelled the world creating and styling amazing weddings, ...

Deja New

Deja New

Reading, Berkshire

Deja New beautiful bespoke upcycled hand painted furniture. Giving a new lease of life to pieces of the past I offer one-off pieces of ...

Our Pretty Little Prints

Our Pretty Little Prints

Bracknell, Berkshire

We make A4 and 5x7 prints, all printed onto high gloss or Matt paper. Our prints can range from famous quotes, humour, personalised prints, ...

Edit Glass World

Edit Glass World

Bracknell, Berkshire

I make handmade stained and fused glass gift and Christmas decorations. I use colored and fused glass, glass beads and wires.

Personalised Name Frames

Personalised Name Frames

Bracknell, Berkshire

A unique and eye-catching personalised frame. 100% customisable and lettering hand-made to order. A beautiful gift or home accessory. ...

O APOSTROPHE CANDLES

O APOSTROPHE CANDLES

Ascot, Berkshire

Each luxury scented candle is meticulously blended using pure organic plant wax with essential oils and natural fragrance aromas. Environmentally ...

Purple Papillon Gifts

Purple Papillon Gifts

Hampstead Norreys, Berkshire

Hello, my name is Kathy and last year my life was turned around when I encountered a spinal cord injury and had major surgery. As I was ...

Pamccrafts

Pamccrafts

Reading, Berkshire

I was taught to sew and knit many years ago by my mother and have always enjoyed making things. While my family was growing up and I worked ...

Posies

Posies

Arborfield Cross, Berkshire

We provide a viable alternative to fresh flowers, offering not only an answer to all those who have allergies to pollen, but we can create ...

David PalmerStevens

David PalmerStevens

Wyfold, Berkshire

I draw cartoons in pencil, some I colour with coloured pencils, watercolours and acrylic paint. I draw pictures from A4 up to A0. I have ...

Darling Jewellery

Darling Jewellery

Reading, Berkshire

I design and make jewellery. All of my work is handmade by me and most of my piece are unique very few piece are the same, I also do bespoke ...

ALP Art Crafted in Cookham

ALP Art Crafted in Cookham

Cookham, Berkshire

Items include handcrafted Jewellery Candle Holders Glasses, Jugs, Coffee cups and Champagne and Gin Glasses Paintings Gift and storage ...

Itty Bitty Designs

Itty Bitty Designs

Maidenhead, Berkshire

We offer a range of beautifully handmade Personalised childrenís items using printed cotton fabrics. Our bestselling items are apron and ...

Lorraine and Jessica Moore

Lorraine and Jessica Moore

Reading, Berkshire

We are Lorraine and Jessica Moore t/a ArtyLorraine and TheClayDrop. We are a mum and daughter team producing fluid art paintings and jewellery ...

Welcome

Welcome

Maidenhead, Berkshire

Hi there! My name is Katie Crossland and I am new to Craft Fairs UK. However, I am not new to art fairs! I have showcased my work locally ...

FABRIC ATTACHMENT SYSTEM

FABRIC ATTACHMENT SYSTEM

Ascot, Berkshire

I have come up with a wonderful new concept so simple and very effective, helping to calm anxiety and enhance Mental Health Recovery. ...

POSITIVE HEALTH

POSITIVE HEALTH

Ascot, Berkshire

MAGNETS Health and Safety Warnings do come with Magnets .... Research has shown that magnets increase the production of amino acids and ...

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 of sizes and colours. My arrangements stand out because ...

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 effects. When I sit down to paint I finish hours ...

December Mayhem

December Mayhem

Reading, Berkshire

Christmas Lino Cut Cards! Spaces are still available for the Christmas Card Lino workshop. Learn how to create your own Lino print cards ...

Life as a Silversmith

Life as a Silversmith

Windsor, Berkshire

I began my Silversmith journey in just April this year.. I graduated from University with a degree in Fashion Footwear and Accessories, ...

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. Think quality produce, original art, designer ...

Luxury Scented Candles

Luxury Scented Candles

Ascot, Berkshire

Made from blends of palm and soya oils, the ingredients for our natural wax candles originate from renewable and sustainable sources and ...


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).