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Arts and crafts in Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire (including Cambridge, East Cambridgeshire, Fenland, Huntingdonshire, Peterborough and South Cambridgeshire) is in the East of England of England. It has a population of around 800,000 and covers approximately 340,000 hectares. Here is a list of nearby or neighbouring counties: Bedfordshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Rutland, Suffolk.

County flag of CambridgeshireCambridgeshire has some the most ancient Neolithic sites in Britain and at 2.75 metres below sea level, Holme Fen is the lowest point in the country. The county town of Cambridgeshire is Cambridge, which is famous for being the location of Cambridge University, where visitors can appreciate the medieval architecture of the college buildings and travel by punt along the The River Cam. The University has educated many people who have gone on to be influential in the arts, sciences, politics and business and led to many science and technology start-up companies being founded in the area. Visitors to The Cambridge and County Folk Museum (Museum of Cambridge) can see exhibits reflecting the lives of local people during the past few hundred years, such as coins, textiles, costumes, toys and decorative arts. Performing arts venues in Cambridgeshire include the Cambridge Arts Theatre, the Broadway Theatre in Peterborough and the Cambridge Corn Exchange.

Kettles Yard in Cambridge holds cultural events and the gallery has a collection of paintings and sculptures by artists including Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth, William Congdon and Henry Moore. The Wysing Arts Centre provides people active in the visual arts with a range of residential study, research and working facilities, such as studio and exhibition space and has strong links with artistic organisations around the world. Anglesey Abbey was converted into a Jacobean style country house during the 17th century. It is now a National Trust property where visitors can appreciate the finely furnished and decorated interiors, as well as the picturesque gardens surrounding the house. Other attractions in Cambridgeshire include The Stained Glass Museum in Ely, Peterborough Cathedral, Peckover House in Wisbech, Peterborough Museum and Wimpole Estate.

The Peacock Craft Fair

The Peacock Craft Fair

The Peacock Pub, Woodston, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Saturday, 21 August 2021

The Cambridge Autumn Food Home and Craft Fair

The Cambridge Autumn Food Home and Craft Fair

Parkers Piece, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Saturday, 18 September 2021 (2 day event)

Cambridge Bead Fair

Cambridge Bead Fair

Harston Village Hall, Hartston, Cambridgeshire

Sunday, 26 September 2021

The Cambridge Town and Country Show

The Cambridge Town and Country Show

Parkers Piece, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Saturday, 11 June 2022 (2 day event)

Valeries Arts and Crafts

Valeries Arts and Crafts

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

I love arts and crafts in all their forms and, since childhood, have experimented with ...

Handmade Designs by CAL

Handmade Designs by CAL

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

My name is Cheryl Liston and Im an artist living and working in Cambridgeshire. I love ...

Sewn Up Gifts

Sewn Up Gifts

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

I sew for those who appreciate handmade gifts, mainly all types of bags and cases large ...

NorthorpeArt

NorthorpeArt

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

I have been enjoying drawing since i was a child, but had a break when I had children ...

Nati Art Boutique

Nati Art Boutique

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Making macramť is my passion that I like to share with others. I love creating with natural ...

RichAfric Designs

RichAfric Designs

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

I started my business in 2018. I have always loved to sell items handmade specifically ...

Wood Glow Designs

Wood Glow Designs

Upwell, Cambridgeshire

Working out of a small farm stable I started woodglowdesigns. Using locally sourced ...

Gift and Art

Gift and Art

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Hello everyone, We are Gift and Art a small online business trying to get our products ...

WICKEN CANDLES

WICKEN CANDLES

Ely, Cambridgeshire

My passion is making high quality candles at a reasonable price and pretty and decorative ...

Patties Puggles

Patties Puggles

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

I love making and selling my crafts which I have been doing for many years. I have a ...

The Revamp Shack

The Revamp Shack

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Upcycling furniture has been a passion for me since childhood when I would decorate and ...

Jewellery by Lynda Jayne

Jewellery by Lynda Jayne

Ely, Cambridgeshire

Hello, I started making jewellery as a small hobby, I decided to see if I can sell some ...

Towelajscrochet

Towelajscrochet

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

I crochet baby items, headbands and hats for all ages.I write crochet and knitting patterns ...

LePlant

LePlant

Ely, Cambridgeshire

Hi, there! My name is Andi and Im a plant freak. I started collecting plants in the ...

Castorshea

Castorshea

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Castorshea stated back in September 2019. We create vegan friendly skin care products. ...

Moogies Canvas Art

Moogies Canvas Art

March, Cambridgeshire

100 percent customisable canvas art. Hand designed and hand painted by me. Variety of ...

The Ceramafacturers

The Ceramafacturers

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

We are Claudine Fiche and Ian Siragher. We make Slip Cast products. Our work explores ...

Wilson and Co Photography

Wilson and Co Photography

Keyston, Cambridgeshire

With a documentary aesthetic I cover a range of life events such as weddings, engagements, ...

PlasmaWillie

PlasmaWillie

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

We do not do wrought iron work....there is no category for my work..... We create metal ...

Sophie Budge Art

Sophie Budge Art

Brampton, Cambridgeshire

Using only pigment liner, I am a figurative artist. I draw from life and reference photos, ...

Up Cycle Me by Leah

Up Cycle Me by Leah

Cambourne, Cambridgeshire

Rescuing and giving new life to tired or old furniture, keeping their own character and ...

Elemental Jewellery Design

Elemental Jewellery Design

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Handmade sterling silver jewellery. A selection of bracelets, bangles, earrings, rings, ...

Kate Aldridge Art

Kate Aldridge Art

St Neots, Cambridgeshire

Bio of Kate Aldridge Art After graduating from Cambridge School of Art in 2008 with ...

Quite Contrary Jewellery

Quite Contrary Jewellery

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

I trained at the Cass in London in both silversmithing and jewellery. It allowed me to ...

Sara Davey

Sara Davey

Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire

I work in stained glass, jewellery, quilting and sewing, embroidery and needlework, painting ...

this little piggie

this little piggie

Ramsey, Cambridgeshire

Hi There my name is Paula Lenk and I have been drawing and crafting for as long as I ...

Entulisso Ltd

Entulisso Ltd

St Ives, Cambridgeshire

A word from the Founder - Karen Beck. Now in my autumn years, I am living out a lifelong ...

Stormy Textiles

Stormy Textiles

Thornhaugh, Cambridgeshire

Stormy textiles was set up in 2017 by Audrone as a hobby, she loves to create items and ...

The Enchanted Plaza

The Enchanted Plaza

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

I run a small business which rent out shelves to crafters so they can sell what they ...

Kate Janssens Jewellery

Kate Janssens Jewellery

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

My jewellery has a connection with the natural world, I draw inspiration from the elegance ...

Peros Jewellery

Peros Jewellery

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

I used to help my Mum put stones into custom jewellery when I was young and loved all ...

Orna Metal uk

Orna Metal uk

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

I am a metal artist inspired by nature. Orna-Metal UK Specialises in Steel Metal Craft. ...

Sue Peck Design and Sew

Sue Peck Design and Sew

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Sewing is my passion and I have been sewing for over 50 years. I specialise in handcrafted ...

Greta Grigaliunaite

Greta Grigaliunaite

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

I create jewelry for every day wearing. It is more casual jewelry, but some of these ...

Eclectic Allsorts

Eclectic Allsorts

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Thrown and hand-built ceramics, all of which are original designs: bowls large and small, ...

j r imaging

j r imaging

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

I have been taking photos for some 50 years as a hobby.I have decided to venture into ...

I am taking part in Cambridge Open Studios 2021

I am taking part in Cambridge Open Studios 2021

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Iím joining many artists across Cambridgeshire for the 2021 Open Studios. You can drop ...

Drawings, prints, quilts, embroidery

Drawings, prints, quilts, embroidery

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Iíll be opening this weekend, 24/25 July, 11-6, as part of Cambridge Open Studios 2021, ...

Cambridge Open Studios 2021

Cambridge Open Studios 2021

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Iím really looking forward to weekends 3 and 4 in July when Iíll be opening as part of ...

Sight Lines art exhibition at Kirtling Newmarket

Sight Lines art exhibition at Kirtling Newmarket

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Just had a wonderful three day exhibition at Kirtling with three other East Anglian artists: ...

Widening my horizons

Widening my horizons

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Iím working on several project at the moment - drawing, linocut and textile - so lots ...

Coming soon

Coming soon

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

The latest drawing, Lucy and the Unicorn, is now completed and is at the printers for ...

Valeries Arts and Crafts

Valeries Arts and Crafts

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Well, weve now made the move from Surrey to Cambridgeshire and, two months down the line, ...


Gwendolen Mary Raverat

(Born 1885 in Cambridge in Cambridgeshire), Engraver

Gwendolen Mary Raverat, British artist, was known for her wood engravings and was one of the founders of the Society of Wood Engravers.