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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.

Crafts and Gifts Fair

Crafts and Gifts Fair

Craft Fair at Uppingham Town Hall, Uppingham, Rutland

Saturday, 13 April 2019

Dippy Giant Craft and Gift Fair

Dippy Giant Craft and Gift Fair

Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Sunday, 5 May 2019

Dippy Giant Craft and Gift Fair

Dippy Giant Craft and Gift Fair

Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Sunday, 18 August 2019

Dippy Giant Craft and Gift Fair

Dippy Giant Craft and Gift Fair

Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Sunday, 29 September 2019

A Dried Spell

A Dried Spell

High Peak, Derbyshire

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

Melanie Anderson

Melanie Anderson

Newark, Nottinghamshire

I look at the surface of each material to see how I can use the weathering, texture and grain to create an image. I interpret Turners ...

FireFly designs

FireFly designs

Spalding, Lincolnshire

As two retired art teachers, having spent in excess of 70 years in the classroom between us, we decided it was time to give reign to our ...

Pic n Mix

Pic n Mix

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

hand made/ painted unique cards and gifts for loved ones. New additions are a selection of bags and decorative items made of hessian and ...

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 ...

Northamptonshire Guild of Designer Craftsmen

Northamptonshire Guild of Designer Craftsmen

Northampton, Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire Guild of Designer Craftsmen has been in existence since 1990, with a membership of around 30 craftsmen and women, making ...

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 have ...

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, ...

Loon Emporium

Loon Emporium

Ripley, Derbyshire

Here at Loon Emporium we are passionate about creating unique, excellent quality pieces of jewellery that people can really treasure. Made ...

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 ...

Posh Purse

Posh Purse

New Mills, Derbyshire

I like to create the unusual, something unique that others do not have. Although I try to follow fashion trends in my designs and use ...

CranBeatha Jewellery

CranBeatha Jewellery

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

CranBeatha comes from the gaelic/celtic for Tree of Life. The tree of life symbolises many things and for me it encompasses nature, growth ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sew Elite

Sew Elite

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

I make a wide variety of bags, satchels, backpacks, messenger and totes. Also rope handled beach bags, internal hex frame bags, baby changing ...

Sue Unique

Sue Unique

Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Crafting and creating beautiful, decorative and/or useful items is my passion. I make whatever my mood inspires. I make art quilts, ...

Silvana Robinson Artist

Silvana Robinson Artist

Barnstone, Nottinghamshire

I am an artist living in the beautiful Vale of Belvoir and am extremely passionate about my art. Wherever possible I try to reuse my photographs ...

Angies Exclusives

Angies Exclusives

Aspley, Nottinghamshire

Using non-traditional looping knit techniques, Angies Exclusives have created a range of Unisex Scarves, Shawls and Ponchos that are luxurious ...

Leicester Lady

Leicester Lady

Glenfield, Leicestershire

I sell glass, semi-precious, mother of pearl, fresh water pearls, porcelain and crystal beads, a wide assortment of pendants and charms, ...

Plaustrum Crafts

Plaustrum Crafts

Chesterfield, Derbyshire

I make gifts and household items out of wood and acrylic. I am a woodturner and general woodworker I also turn acrylic. I have a Folksy ...

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 ...

Pretty Wild Things

Pretty Wild Things

Ripley, Derbyshire

Here at Pretty Wild Things, we produce photography of local scenic landscapes and landmarks, in various sizes, which is supplied framed ...

Country Crafts Association

Country Crafts Association

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sea Moon Designs

Sea Moon Designs

Chesterfield, Derbyshire

I make semi-precious gemstone jewellery, including watches, and also incorporate gemstones into my small home decor items these are made ...

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 ...

Karenwake

Karenwake

Bestwood village, Nottinghamshire

Hello My name is Karen I have just started my Embroidery Business, working from home, I make or purchase items to sell that I have personalised ...

Hainton Craftz

Hainton Craftz

Market Rasen, Lincolnshire

I make a variety of textile based items including hand and messenger style bags, make up/organiser rolls, home décor item including cushion ...

shapeandshade photography

shapeandshade photography

Sandiacre, Nottinghamshire

A lifelong, Derbyshire based, specialist photographer producing high quality Limited Edition fine art photography prints. My work encompasses ...

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. ...

Natlovesrooby

Natlovesrooby

Doncaster, Lincolnshire

I am inspired by the countryside and nature that surrounds me. I produce animal drawings, domestic, farming and wild using graphite pencils. ...

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 ...

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 18 Nov.

Craft Fair at Uppingham Town Hall Sunday 18 Nov.

Ringstead, Northamptonshire

Sorry no more places left for the November Fair at Uppingham Town Hall. Thanks to everyone who has booked and we look forward to seeing ...

New Products launching

New Products launching

High Peak, Derbyshire

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

The Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival 25th August

The Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival 25th August

Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire

The Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival is back again this year with a wide range of the regions best food and drink. Couple this with a ...

Tamworth Food Gusto Festival 8th and 9th September

Tamworth Food Gusto Festival 8th and 9th September

Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire

You are invited to the 4th Annual Tamworth Food Gusto Food and Drink Festival on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September 2018 in conjunction ...

Ashby Food Gusto Festival 26th and 27th May

Ashby Food Gusto Festival 26th and 27th May

Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire

Situated in the Bath Grounds in the centre of Ashby de la Zouch on the 26th and 27th of May the Ashby Food Gusto Festival is back with ...

Quietly creating

Quietly creating

High Peak, 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

High Peak, 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

High Peak, Derbyshire

Ill be back soon with more designs.

Last event

Last event

High Peak, 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

High Peak, 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 ...

First official Craft Fair

First official Craft Fair

Aspley, Nottinghamshire

Was quite interesting meeting other talented crafters , didnt make any sale but hoping for a better day tomorrow. This Craft Fair was in ...

Sorry not been keeping you up to date

Sorry not been keeping you up to date

High Peak, 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

High Peak, 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 ...

A New Year and new creative ideas

A New Year and new creative ideas

High Peak, Derbyshire

Over the festive period I have explored some different ideas and products. Moving forward I am going to include alongside my dried products, ...

GUILD HALL LEICESTER FAIR

GUILD HALL LEICESTER FAIR

Leicester, Leicestershire

THIS FAIR LOOKS LIKE BEING A GREAT SUCCESS WITH SOME FANTASTIC CRAFTERS FROM MANY AREAS IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING US GET IN ...

is size important mce fayres

is size important   mce fayres

Leicester, Leicestershire

all businesses start some where so why dont we start supporting new ventures why follow like lambs go your own way the new grass can ...

Hallmark

Hallmark

Matlock, Derbyshire

I was amazed when visiting a market recently how many traders are selling non-hallmarked items of jewellery. Please be aware that when ...

LEICESTER TUDOR CRAFT FAIR

LEICESTER TUDOR CRAFT FAIR

Leicester, Leicestershire

PLEASE SUPPORT THE CHARITY CRAFT FAIR IN GUILD HALL LEICESTER ON 21 OCTOBER FORGOT DATE ON LAST BLOG GETTING PUNCHY WITH ALL STUFF NEEDED ...

MCE FAYRES CHARITY SPECTACULAR

MCE  FAYRES CHARITY SPECTACULAR

Leicester, Leicestershire

HI WE ARE SETTING UP A CRAFT FAIR IN A MOST SPECTACULAR TUDOR HALL IN CENTRAL LEICESTER NOT FAR FROM ONE OF THE BIGGEST SATURDAY MARKETS ...

new on the block

new on the block

Leicester, Leicestershire

OK IM NEW TO ORGANISING CRAFT FAIRS ALTHOUGH I SPENT A FEW YEARS AS AN EXHIBITOR i have no intension of taking any business from any one ...


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, Sir

(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.