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Arts and crafts in East Midlands

East Midlands has a population of around 4,745,000 and covers approximately 6,521 square miles. Here is a list of counties in East Midlands: Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland.

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Dobbies Garden Centre, Barlborough Links, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Friday, 17 July 2020 (3 day event)

Dippy Craft and Gift Fair

Dippy Craft and Gift Fair

Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Sunday, 23 August 2020

Thrifty Thursday Pre-loved and Craft Market

Thrifty Thursday Pre-loved and Craft Market

The Towers, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

Thursday, 3 September 2020

Craft and Gift Marquee

Craft and Gift Marquee

Hardwick Hall, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Friday, 18 September 2020 (3 day event)

Dippy Craft and Gift Fair

Dippy Craft and Gift Fair

Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Sunday, 27 September 2020

Craft and Gift Fairs

Craft and Gift Fairs

Stamford Arts Centre, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Saturday, 17 October 2020

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Dobbies Garden Centre, Barlborough Links, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Friday, 30 October 2020 (3 day event)

Dippy Craft and Gift Fair

Dippy Craft and Gift Fair

Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Sunday, 1 November 2020

Craft and Gift Fairs

Craft and Gift Fairs

Stamford Arts Centre, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Saturday, 5 December 2020

A Dried Spell in Floral Art

A Dried Spell in Floral Art

New Mills, Derbyshire

Established in 2015, A Dried Spell is a cottage industry based in the High Peak in Derbyshire where dried and preserved plants and flowers ...

Neil Lloyd

Neil Lloyd

Leicester, Leicestershire

Production of hand painted works of art. Including paintings of interiors. magical realism and portraiture. Three D painting including ...

Benjamin Bramma Metal Sculptures

Benjamin Bramma Metal Sculptures

Spalding, Lincolnshire

Benjamin has been involved in art all of his life due to family connections. He has developed a passion for working with mild steel creating ...

Owl Studios

Owl Studios

Northampton, Northamptonshire

I am a freelance artist working in pottery, painting and relief printing in my studio in Northampton. A retired theatrical production manager ...

Alec Padley

Alec Padley

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

The Pens and Pencils I make from a variety of woods exotic and native also in acrylics, corian each one is a work of art as not two are ...

Sue Wilkins Author

Sue Wilkins Author

Matlock, Derbyshire

My four story books are suitable for children aged from birth to 7 years old. There are also three character soft toys available. I received ...

Fashionqueenli Gems

Fashionqueenli Gems

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

My career as an academic at a University Business School has enhanced my detailed professional skills in research and teaching. However, ...

Maggies Farm Crafts

Maggies Farm Crafts

Markfield, Leicestershire

I create beautiful handmade soft furnishings for your home. Cushions are made without plastic zips, i use my own screen prints, Harlequin, ...

Its the little things

Its the little things

Alfreton, Derbyshire

I make and recycle items and gifts for the home and garden - my style is shabby chic, country farmhouse and vintage. All my items are either ...

Edwoods Lincs

Edwoods Lincs

Boston, Lincolnshire

Edwoods Lincs is a small craft business producing wooden and Wooly items. My business is continually developing . Over the last few years ...

Hatijacs

Hatijacs

Leicester, Leicestershire

I have been making and selling my hand Made toys for 40 years and love to add my own touch to my rag dolls ECT no 2 toys are the same ...

Thunderbug Textiles

Thunderbug Textiles

Ripley, Derbyshire

Hi, my name is Toni, and I run Thunderbug Textiles. Based just North of Derby, UK, Iím an alumna of Derby University, where I graduated ...

Djazzga

Djazzga

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I have a few years of experience (I have graduated Artist High School in Zamosc and University of Fine Arts in Poznan, I also have 3 years ...

Underwood Work

Underwood Work

Market Harborough, Leicestershire

I have always been interested in woodwork from an early age. I grew up in Market Harborough in Leicestershire where, at the age of 16, ...

handcrafted soap

handcrafted soap

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

We specialise in the manufacture handmade soaps, bath bombs, bath salts, melts, bath muffins and bath souffles. Our high quality products ...

Whitlock Wooden Designs

Whitlock Wooden Designs

Northampton, Northamptonshire

Hi, my name is John and I started woodworking in 2000. I make handmade fountain pens and wooden ballpoint pens made with exotic and temperate ...

Spiro Crafts

Spiro Crafts

Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Spiro Crafts was borne after I suffered a set back in health when diagnosed with arthritis in several joints and also medication controlled ...

Thimbellina

Thimbellina

Leicetser, Leicestershire

I produce quality handmade products which are unlike anything you would find in a shop. Using a broad range of natural fabrics such as ...

The Orchard Contemporary Crafting

The Orchard Contemporary Crafting

Leicester, Leicestershire

If you enjoy crafting then you will love our up and coming classes. We are based in Leicester and offer a wide variety of techniques for ...

1962

1962

Lincoln, Lincolnshire

The aim of The Country Crafts Association is To be an information service to and for our members giving out details of themselves and ...

Karen Adam Pet Portraits

Karen Adam Pet Portraits

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I take commissions for pet portraits done mostly in pastel on velour which is just perfect for soft fur texture, but take commissions in ...

Engravings on Glass

Engravings on Glass

Glossop, Derbyshire

Engraved glass items for sale and work may be undertaken on commission. All my work is engraved by hand. I have engraved portraits of people ...

Nature Witch

Nature Witch

Belper, Derbyshire

I paint pictures and greeting cards using watercolour paints and recycled card. I make rag wreaths from copper wire rings and recycled ...

Amelia Hemmings Printmaker

Amelia Hemmings Printmaker

Brackley, Northamptonshire

I am a printmaker and I also teach Art and printmaking at a school. My method is carving into a Lino block using my very sharp Pfeil ...

The Busy Box Room

The Busy Box Room

Dronfield, Derbyshire

I am first and foremost a jeweller working in precious metals though I also create a range of fused glass art. I initially trained in metalwork ...

Waney Grain

Waney Grain

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Waney Grain - Planches de Bois are handcrafted wooden serving boards, plinths and table centres, using rip-cut [down the grain] or cross ...

Bertie Sweedlepipe Bears

Bertie Sweedlepipe Bears

Newark, Nottinghamshire

Collectable hand made one of a kind teddy bears and soft sculpture whimsical type creatures, Created from mohair or faux fur , many with ...

sandys secrets jewellery

sandys secrets jewellery

Rushden, Northamptonshire

I make semiprecious handmade jewellery this includes wedding jewellery. Chain Maille jewellery, Earings, Bracellets I also do repairs. ...

Krisiknits

Krisiknits

Boston, Lincolnshire

I design and create mainly adult sized clothing often combining knitting and crochet techniques. I also make household accessories. My ...

Unique by Kelvin Turner

Unique by Kelvin Turner

Milton Keynes, Northamptonshire

Unique wooden items ranging from hiking poles, candle holders, bird boxes, bird feeding tables and Lichtenberg factal wood burn artwork, ...

Paul ward and Glen Allen bespoke furnishings

Paul ward and Glen Allen bespoke furnishings

Holmewood, Derbyshire

We refurbish chairs.sofas.chaise lounge.pouffe. We make scatter cushions and table runners. Place mats.cutlery holders. We embroider designs. ...

TLC Riddings

TLC Riddings

Alfreton, Derbyshire

Mainly the popular novelty covered Terrys chocolate oranges but also seasonal related decorations and gifts. Fairy lanterns, sock monkeys ...

Wynnes Works

Wynnes Works

Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

A new family business creating unique art, jewellery, signs and furniture from various media. After years of hobbyist arts and crafts, ...

Little Lime Design Co

Little Lime Design Co

Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Hi, my name is Veronica and I specialise in creating fused glass art pieces using Bullseye glass, frit, glass paint and millefiori beads. ...

Creative Interiors

Creative Interiors

Beeston, Nottinghamshire

I believe in form, function and beauty when designing and creating unique objects to enhance interiors, whether in homes or commercial ...

Albie Art

Albie Art

Stamford, Lincolnshire

Albie Art began when I started sketching my beloved Albie a very loved Shih Tzu cross Chihuahua, hes the handsomest ever! Friends and ...

Preparation

Preparation

Glossop, Derbyshire

Hello all I hope everyone is keeping well I am trying to distract myself at the moment from the lack of opportunities to show my work by ...

Glass

Glass

Glossop, Derbyshire

I chose glass as my medium after seeing an engraver on holiday many years ago. He described it as working with light as the scratches trap ...

Shows

Shows

Glossop, Derbyshire

I suppose that we are all in the same boat waiting for news , if anyone heard of events being confirmed please let me know like you Im ...

Beaumanor Hall

Beaumanor Hall

Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Great selection of our works were on offer as well as a demonstration at the most recent handmade craft fair.

NHS discounts

NHS discounts

Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

We are proud to offer a 10 percent discount to any members of the HEALTH STAFF DISCOUNTS site. This is to show our appreciation for all ...

Rosehip oil beauty benefits

Rosehip oil beauty benefits

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

The natural skincare industry is booming and the world is your oyster when it comes to the range of natural oils, nut butter and essential ...

New design on the way.

New design on the way.

Boston, Lincolnshire

Today has been exciting for me. I had an idea on Saturday while I was watching the birds in my hedge. Sunday was a day of sketching and ...

Busy working on a new design

Busy working on a new design

Boston, Lincolnshire

Ive been working on a design inspired by a robin sitting in the tree outside my window. The initial sketches have developed into a probable ...

Craft Fair at Uppingham Town Hall Sunday Nov 10

Craft Fair at Uppingham Town Hall Sunday Nov 10

Ringstead, Northamptonshire

Places are filling up but tables are still available. We are actively looking for someone to provide a tea and cakes stall so if you are ...

Lambley Village Show

Lambley Village Show

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Really Really excited to be attending my first ever craft show.............. bit nervous.......... any tips would be greatly apprecia ...

Some recent mothers day gifts

Some recent mothers day gifts

Leicetser, Leicestershire

All personalised creations- you can choose your own style and design in whatever colours you wish! Your own personalised wording in a choice ...

My First Exhibition Handmade With Luxury

My First Exhibition Handmade With Luxury

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I had my first exhibition at the Christmas Fayre at David Lloyd Westbridgford Health Club in Nottingham on 2nd December 2018. It was by ...

Craft Fair at Uppingham Town Hall Sunday Nov 10

Craft Fair at Uppingham Town Hall Sunday Nov 10

Ringstead, Northamptonshire

Still places available for this years craft fair (November 2019) so contact us for more details! Apologies for the late notice but the ...

New Products launching

New Products launching

New Mills, Derbyshire

Hi, My new products are being launched and I hope you like them.

Quietly creating

Quietly creating

New Mills, Derbyshire

I have quietly been creating and testing a completely new range of dried flower artwork and I hope to launch it all during the Spring 2018. ...

Its been a while since my last blog

Its been a while since my last blog

New Mills, Derbyshire

November is going to be important and exciting for me, as Im launching some new designs which I have been working on for the last few months. ...

A quiet Saturday

A quiet Saturday

Matlock, Derbyshire

Having just finished lunch and settling down for a lazy afternoon, I received a call from a lady who had tried one of our rings on at a ...

New Baby Nappy Ducks.

New Baby Nappy Ducks.

Ilkeston, Derbyshire

Wanting a gift for a new baby, I have these nappy ducks in three colours

Sorry not been proactive with my site

Sorry not been proactive with my site

New Mills, Derbyshire

Ill be back soon with more designs.

Last event

Last event

New Mills, Derbyshire

Attended Handmade Hayfield Pop-Up Craft Fair last week. The fair was busy in fits and starts and my products received a lot of admirers. ...

Here we go again

Here we go again

New Mills, Derbyshire

Im back with some fantastic designs, some using wood, some fabric Im loving it! Im attending Handmade Hayfield on the 28th May and it ...

Sorry not been keeping you up to date

Sorry not been keeping you up to date

New Mills, Derbyshire

Plenty of ideas and creations on the go, and I have a new collection which I am about to launch. Please come back to my listing shortly. ...

January over at last

January over at last

New Mills, Derbyshire

Its good the first month of the year is over, time to plan and reflect and create. I have some great ideas for this year and am busy designing ...

ATTENSION ALL CRAFTERS and ORGANISERS

ATTENSION ALL CRAFTERS and ORGANISERS

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Today been told by an organiser of Craft Fairs in Lincoln that new charges been imposed on them for each event, £10 per Stallholder per ...


Frank Cadogan Cowpe

(Born 1877 in Wicken in Northamptonshire), Painting

Frank Cowper, British artist, was known for paintings of historic and literary scenes.

Arthur Henry Knighton Hammond

(Born 1875 in Arnold in Nottinghamshire), Painting

Arthur Henry Knighton-Hammond, British artist, painted industrial scenes and society portraits.

William Nicholson

(Born 1872 in Newark-on-Trent in Nottinghamshire), Painting

Sir William Nicholson, British artist,was known for his landscapes and portraits and also worked as a wood-engraver and illustrator.

Ernest Grimson

(Born 1864 in Leicester in Leicestershire), Furniture

A furniture designer and architect, Ernest Grimson is known as one of the most influential designers of the Arts and Crafts movement.

Frank Bramley

(Born 1857 in Sibsey in Lincolnshire), Painting

Post impressionist painter.

Christopher Whitworth Whall

(Born 1849 in Thurning in Northamptonshire), Stained glass

Whall was an independent stained glass designer and maker. He also ran courses at the Central Schools of Arts and Craft plus the Royal College of Art.

Richard Parkes Bonington

(Born 1802 in Arnold in Nottinghamshire), Painting

Richard Parkes Bonington, English Romantic landscape painter, is best known for his paintings of coastal scenes.

Joseph Wright

(Born 1734 in Derby in Derbyshire), Painting

Joseph Wright was an English portrait and landscape painter. His work is significant for his use of the chiaroscuro effect, which highlights the contrast of light and dark which can be seen in his paintings of candle lit subjects. He has been celebrated as the first professional painter to demonstrate the mood of the Industrial Revolution.