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Arts and crafts in 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.

Applique Tree Studio

Applique Tree Studio

Reading, Berkshire

Hey there, Im Louise, the artist behind Applique Tree Studio. Alternative and quirky, ...

Buttercup Barn

Buttercup Barn

Ascot, Berkshire

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

Hand Painted Vinyl Records

Hand Painted Vinyl Records

Slough, Berkshire

During my time at university, I began to paint on disused vintage vinyl records and sold ...

Julian Court Drawing

Julian Court Drawing

Reading, Berkshire

Specialist in Charcoal and Graphite drawings. Landscapes, portraits, animals and still ...

Tamolo

Tamolo

Wokingham, Berkshire

I do illustration, pyrography, jewellery-making and other crafts. I am a jack-of-all-trades ...

A Little Indulgence

A Little Indulgence

Reading, Berkshire

Welcome to A Little Indulgence! I started my business early 2022 and I have been working ...

SDWHITEHEAD ART

SDWHITEHEAD ART

Bracknell, Berkshire

I am a creative artist and illustrator that specialises in hand-drawn pen and ink illustrations ...

Sivook Ukrainian Exclusive Art

Sivook Ukrainian Exclusive Art

Reading, Berkshire

When the great aggression of Russia on Ukraine started in February 2022, Yuri and myself ...

Hannahs Images

Hannahs Images

Wokingham, Berkshire

I paint both landscapes and seascapes from the clouds swirling around high mountain peaks ...

Umbrella Crochet and Kids Cloths

Umbrella Crochet and Kids Cloths

Newbury, Berkshire

Weaving creativity, one stitch at a time. Handcrafted with love, Umbrella Crochet brings ...

Athena Art Gallery

Athena Art Gallery

Reading, Berkshire

My name is Anila and Athena Gallery is my art studio, also a member of Reading Guild ...

Graysresinuk

Graysresinuk

Wokingham, Berkshire

I make epoxy resin items made to order any colour. Most of my items can be made with ...

Handcrafted By Tasha

Handcrafted By Tasha

Reading, Berkshire

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

DiKrochet Handmade Crochet

DiKrochet Handmade Crochet

Slough, Berkshire

Hi, Im Dina a mother of 2 (soon 3) kids and I found my passion in crochet almost a year ...

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 ...

RLDT Studio

RLDT Studio

Windsor, Berkshire

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

Back To String Art

Back To String Art

Reading, Berkshire

Hello, we are Milana and Dusan. Milana is a meteorologist by day and a string artist ...

Bruler La Chandelle

Bruler La Chandelle

Reading, Berkshire

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

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 ...

Mia and Sage Jewellery

Mia and Sage Jewellery

Tilehurst, Berkshire

I fell in love with beading and charms and started making jewellery as a hobby. People ...

Zen Blends

Zen Blends

Slough, Berkshire

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

Magnified Models

Magnified Models

Finchampstead, Berkshire

I 3D print large scale replicas of Lego Minifigures. I take commissions/made to order ...

Myriad creations

Myriad creations

Slough, Berkshire

Creative and versatile artist with a passion for creating captivating portraits, still ...

BetiQ furniture with Attitude

BetiQ furniture with Attitude

Reading, Berkshire

We are a small independent furniture up-cycling business based out of Reading England, ...

Frenchie Arts

Frenchie Arts

Wokingham, Berkshire

Hi, Iím Caroline, owner of Frenchie Arts. I started Frenchie Arts in 2022 and run the ...

Amanda Curtis

Amanda Curtis

Slough, Berkshire

All hand crocheted or knitted goods and handmade goods made from recycled fabric. Also ...

Bear and Pickle

Bear and Pickle

Compton, Berkshire

My Name is Jade, mum of 5. My business name came about from my autistic son Charlie, ...

Sam Pogson Art

Sam Pogson Art

Wokingham, Berkshire

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

Mini Bunny treat bags

Mini Bunny treat bags

Lower Earley, Berkshire

I love all things arts and crafts. Thought I would put some of my talents to good use ...

Luke Peter Phillips

Luke Peter Phillips

Finchampstead Wokingham, Berkshire

Freelance artist and image maker based in Wokingham. I am proficient in a wide range ...

Dia Art By Tina

Dia Art By Tina

Reading, Berkshire

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

ITLT Photography Ltd

ITLT Photography Ltd

Maidenhead, Berkshire

ITLT Photography Ltd specialise in Keepsake Photography which includes the photography ...

Charlotte Gow

Charlotte Gow

Reading, Berkshire

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

Knot and Needles

Knot and Needles

Slough, Berkshire

At Knot and Needles I make knitted toys, winter and hair accessories, pompom key rings ...

Books Livros Livres Libros

Books Livros Livres Libros

Woodley, Berkshire

My name is Ana Rita. Im a mum of 2 year old boy and I work as nurse. I always loved reading. ...

David PalmerStevens

David PalmerStevens

Wyfold, Berkshire

I draw cartoons in pencil, some I colour with coloured pencils, watercolours and acrylic ...


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).