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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.

Retford Town Hall Craft Fair 30th March

Retford Town Hall Craft Fair 30th March

Retford Town Hall, Retford, Retford, Nottinghamshire

Saturday, 30 March 2024

Hanworth Country Park Food Craft and Gift Fair

Craft Fair

Hanworth Country Park, Potterhanworth, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Saturday, 20 April 2024 (2 day event)

Arkwright Centre Craft Fair 21st April

Arkwright Centre Craft Fair 21st April

Arkwright centre, Arkwright town, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Sunday, 21 April 2024

Creswell Events Centre Craft Fair 5th May

Creswell Events Centre Craft Fair 5th May

Creswell Events Centre, Creswell, Worksop, Derbyshire

Sunday, 5 May 2024

Nottinghamshire County Show

Nottinghamshire County Show

Newark Showground, Newark, Nottinghamshire

Saturday, 11 May 2024

The Whitworth Craft Fair 19th May

The Whitworth Craft Fair 19th May

The Whitworth, Darley Dale, Darley Dale, Derbyshire

Sunday, 19 May 2024

Artisan and Producers Market

Artisan and Producers Market

Dronfield Hall Barn and The Peel Centre, Dronfield, Derbyshire

Sunday, 19 May 2024

Hardwick hall food and drink festival

Craft Fair

Hardwick Hall, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Friday, 31 May 2024 (3 day event)

Lincoln Bead Fair

Lincoln Bead Fair

North Kyme Village Hall, North Kayme, Lincolnshire

Saturday, 8 June 2024

The National Motorhome Show

The National Motorhome Show

Newark Showground, Newark, Nottinghamshire

Friday, 14 June 2024 (3 day event)

Swadlincote Festival of Leisure

Swadlincote Festival of Leisure

Memorial Park, Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Saturday, 22 June 2024 (2 day event)

Dippy Craft Fair Bakewell

Dippy Craft Fair Bakewell

Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Saturday, 22 June 2024 (2 day event)

Elvaston Steam

Elvaston Steam

Elvaston Castle Country Park, Derby, Derbyshire

Saturday, 6 July 2024 (2 day event)

The Great Rempstone Steam and Country Show

The Great Rempstone Steam and Country Show

Turnpost Farm, Wymeswold, Leicestershire

Saturday, 13 July 2024 (2 day event)

Coal Aston Craft Fair 14th July

Coal Aston Craft Fair 14th July

Coal Aston Village hall, Dronfield, Sheffield, Derbyshire

Sunday, 14 July 2024

Creswell Events Centre Craft Fair 28th July

Creswell Events Centre Craft Fair 28th July

Creswell Events Centre, Creswell, Worksop, Derbyshire

Sunday, 28 July 2024

Nottingham Riverside Festival

Nottingham Riverside Festival

Riverside Park, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Friday, 2 August 2024 (3 day event)

Northampton Balloon Festival

Northampton Balloon Festival

Northampton Racecourse, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Friday, 16 August 2024 (3 day event)

Chatsworth Country Fair

Chatsworth Country Fair

Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Friday, 30 August 2024 (3 day event)

Wingerworth Parish Hall Craft fair. 1st September

Wingerworth Parish Hall Craft fair. 1st September

Wingerworth Parish Hall, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Sunday, 1 September 2024

End of season finale Motorhome Show

End of season finale Motorhome Show

Lincoln Showground, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Friday, 20 September 2024 (3 day event)

Artisan and Producers Market

Artisan and Producers Market

Dronfield Hall Barn and The Peel Centre, Dronfield, Derbyshire

Sunday, 29 September 2024

Arkwright Centre Craft Fair 6th October

Arkwright Centre Craft Fair 6th October

Arkwright centre, Arkwright town, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Sunday, 6 October 2024

The Whitworth Craft Fair 20th October

The Whitworth Craft Fair 20th October

The Whitworth, Darley Dale, Darley Dale, Derbyshire

Sunday, 20 October 2024

Creswell Events Centre Craft Fair 3rd November

Creswell Events Centre Craft Fair 3rd November

Creswell Events Centre, Creswell, Worksop, Derbyshire

Sunday, 3 November 2024

Holmesfield Craft Fair 17th November

Holmesfield Craft Fair 17th November

Holmesfield Village Hall, Holmesfield, Dronfield, Derbyshire

Sunday, 17 November 2024

Artisan and Producers Market

Artisan and Producers Market

Dronfield Hall Barn and The Peel Centre, Dronfield, Derbyshire

Friday, 29 November 2024

Artisan and Producers Market

Artisan and Producers Market

Dronfield Hall Barn and The Peel Centre, Dronfield, Derbyshire

Saturday, 30 November 2024

Retford Town Hall Christmas Craft Fair 7th December

Retford Town Hall Christmas Craft Fair 7th December

Retford Town Hall, Retford, Retford, Nottinghamshire

Saturday, 7 December 2024

Lincolnshire County Show

Lincolnshire County Show

Lincolnshire Showground, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Sunday, 1 June 2025 (2 day event)

Alec Padley

Alec Padley

Skegness, Lincolnshire

The Pens and Pencils I make from a variety of woods exotic and native also in acrylics, ...

Cams Wooden Crafts

Cams Wooden Crafts

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I am single maker where I create myselves with passion, where I create from the heart, ...

Sue Wilkins Childrens Author

Sue Wilkins Childrens Author

Matlock, Derbyshire

My five story books are suitable for children aged from birth to 8 years old. Each book ...

Lillyford Mill Jewellery

Lillyford Mill Jewellery

Great Easton, Leicestershire

Hi, I am Rosie Edridge, a jewellery designer/maker based in the beautiful Leicestershire ...

The Boujie Lounge

The Boujie Lounge

Barlestone, Leicestershire

The Boujie Lounge specialises in Bath and Home fragrance products - all of which have ...

Wild Garden Cam

Wild Garden Cam

Erewash, Derbyshire

My name is Kelly and I am local to Derbyshire. I have been trading for a little over ...

Thunderbug Textiles

Thunderbug Textiles

Ripley, Derbyshire

Hi, my name is Toni, and I run Thunderbug Textiles. Based just North of Derby, UK, Im ...

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, ...

Kris Stevens

Kris Stevens

Boston, Lincolnshire

I design and create clothing, accessories and household textiles, often combining fabrics, ...

Lynies Crafts

Lynies Crafts

Thurmaston, Leicestershire

I initially started creating cards as a hobby, it was mindful and relaxing and I didnt ...

Petes Craft Box

Petes Craft Box

Spalding, Lincolnshire

Hi there Im Pete from Petes Craft Box now retired and living in the small market town ...

deosk

deosk

Barnwell, Northamptonshire

Loving what I do! Hello, welcome to deosk. I started selling 2 years ago. My first craft ...

Peirce Designs

Exhibitor

Doncaster, Lincolnshire

My business is a labour of love from my home. I sell engraved wooden signs, kitchen chopping ...

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 ...

Pet Portraits By Jacqueline

Pet Portraits By Jacqueline

Northampton, Northamptonshire

Hi, my name is Jacqueline and I am the owner of Pet Portraits By Jacqueline. I create ...

Eco Whipped Skincare

Eco Whipped Skincare

Long Buckby, Northamptonshire

Eco Whipped Skincare - We are a family business based in Northamptonshire and we truly ...

Whitlock Wooden Designs

Whitlock Wooden Designs

Northampton, Northamptonshire

Hi, my name is John and I started woodworking in 2000. I make handmade fountain pens ...

LindaS Art Glass

LindaS Art Glass

Birch Vale, Derbyshire

Nothing is ever too much trouble when I work with my clients to create a wonderful and ...

Wilfreds Pegs

Wilfreds Pegs

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Hey, Im Ame, I started Wilfreds Pegs in 2020, after having my newborn baby Wilfred, ...

Chilli Fever LTD

Chilli Fever LTD

Stamford, Lincolnshire

Chilli Fever was born out of an allotment in Stamford, Lincolnshire in the first lock ...

loodels doodles arts and crafts

loodels doodles arts and crafts

Selston, Nottinghamshire

This is my hobby that I share with my beautiful daughter but would love to make it a ...

Thimbellina

Thimbellina

Leicester, Leicestershire

I produce quality handmade products which are unlike anything you would find in a shop. ...

Maggie Williams Glass

Maggie Williams Glass

Six Hills Lane, Leicestershire

Maggie went to De Montfort University aged 50 to study ceramics and glass. Having been ...

Gifts that resinate

Gifts that resinate

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I hand make a wide variety of bespoke crystal jewellery and resin gifts. All crafting ...

Alyson Philbin Mizzle Home Fragrances

Alyson Philbin Mizzle Home Fragrances

Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

I started making wax melts approx a year ago due to having to retire from my career early ...

Heartfelt Knits

Heartfelt Knits

Brinsley, Nottinghamshire

I knit all sorts of dolls, teddies and animals I also knit Doorstops and T Cosies. I ...

Cottage Cards Limited

Cottage Cards Limited

Oadby, Leicestershire

We are a two woman family business. The lovingly handmade greetings cards are made by ...

Wilkinson Art

Wilkinson Art

Chesterfield, Derbyshire

I am an amateur artist, part of a local art group in Barlborough. I have been painting ...

Waney Grain

Waney Grain

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

We are Karen and Nick Titmus from Waney Grain Artisan Woodworks. Were a husband and ...

Nash Woodcrafts

Nash Woodcrafts

Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Handmade wooden fruit with a choice of bowls for your fruit to be displayed in. A customer ...

Drk Creations

Drk Creations

Northampton, Northamptonshire

I have always been passionate about sewing my mum taught me from a young age how to ...

T E Bakes

T E Bakes

Northampton, Northamptonshire

Mummy of 2 and have set up a new cake and bake business. Gluten free and vegan options ...

The Moon Up Above

The Moon Up Above

Northampton, Northamptonshire

Sculpted Narrative Jewellery designed and created by Nadine based on the natural world. ...

PenScapeUK

PenScapeUK

Earl Shilton, Leicestershire

For people like me that see pens as more than a writing implement, they can be beautiful ...

Lotus Mobile Bar

Lotus Mobile Bar

Stamford, Lincolnshire

We are Stewart and Marie, a small business based in Stamford in Lincolnshire. Our aim ...

Our Lovely Naturals

Our Lovely Naturals

Grassmoor, Derbyshire

Preferring the simpler things in life I thought it appropriate to make all our products ...

Growing And Learning as a crafter

Growing And Learning as a crafter

Northampton, Northamptonshire

Last year was really busy getting out and about was great, I always nervous if my products ...

carbon fibre pens

Exhibitor

Skegness, Lincolnshire

Made today for Craft Fair on Sunday to go along with my other pens, these are a type ...

Carbon Fibre Pens

Carbon Fibre Pens

Skegness, Lincolnshire

Three carbon Fibre Bolt Action Pens made today for Craft Fair at Elsecar Heritage Centre ...

Summer

Exhibitor

Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

i have two new delicious fragrances, perfect for the Summer. Escape to a tropical paradise ...

My first year as a crafter

My first year as a crafter

Northampton, Northamptonshire

Having taken the decision to pursue my passion I was worried about how people would react ...

Budget helping for customers

Exhibitor

Skegness, Lincolnshire

Times are hard money not going far so keeping prices as low as I can Wood slimline pens ...

Tales of the Burrows in Stained Glass

Tales of the Burrows in Stained Glass

Birch Vale, Derbyshire

I was contacted by the school after they had seen my stained glass and wood sculptures ...

Come and visit Lynies Crafts on June 12th 2022

Come and visit Lynies Crafts on June 12th 2022

Thurmaston, Leicestershire

Lynies Crafts will be at the popular Mind, Body and Soul Craft Fair on June 12th 2022 ...

Change of direction

Change of direction

Boston, Lincolnshire

Having had plenty of time to consider in the past year Ive decided to change direction. ...

Upcoming socially distanced workshops

Exhibitor

Boston, Lincolnshire

After much thought and consideration Im hoping to be able to offer workshops during the ...

Online craft fairs the new normal

Exhibitor

Colsterworth, Lincolnshire

With the Government imposed lockdowns and new social distancing measures shaking up entire ...

New design on the way

Exhibitor

Boston, Lincolnshire

Today has been exciting for me. I had an idea on Saturday while I was watching the birds ...

Busy working on a new design

Exhibitor

Boston, Lincolnshire

Ive been working on a design inspired by a robin sitting in the tree outside my window. ...

Some recent mothers day gifts

Some recent mothers day gifts

Leicester, Leicestershire

All personalised creations- you can choose your own style and design in whatever colours ...

ATTENSION ALL CRAFTERS and ORGANISERS

Exhibitor

Skegness, Lincolnshire

Today been told by an organiser of Craft Fairs in Lincoln that new charges been imposed ...

Seaside Weekend

Exhibitor

Skegness, Lincolnshire

This weekend 23rd 24th July is time for outdoor events Saturday we will be at Sutton ...

Lincolnshire Craft Fairs 2016

Exhibitor

Skegness, Lincolnshire

I do a few Craft Fairs at the Assembly Rooms on Bailgate, This Saturday 21st May I am ...

Cost of making Pens

Exhibitor

Skegness, Lincolnshire

cost of making a pen comes down to time spent in workshop hard to put a price on it so ...

Arrow Farm Shop Craft Fair 2016

Exhibitor

Skegness, Lincolnshire

11th - 12th June Ap-pens will be attending Arrow farm Shop Craft fair Worksop on the ...

Arrow farm shop fair

Exhibitor

Skegness, Lincolnshire

Next Craft Fair 2023

events update

Exhibitor

Skegness, Lincolnshire

weather not great this week on the east coast, its going to be better this weekend so ...

wood or acrylic

Exhibitor

Skegness, Lincolnshire

Ive been making pens over two years now and going to as many fairs i can so seeing which ...

winters here

Exhibitor

Skegness, Lincolnshire

Its cold frost on the ground dont feel like to go into my workshop to start making pens ...

new pens added

Exhibitor

Skegness, Lincolnshire

just to let collectors know I have a range of pen clips i can add to my standard pens ...


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.