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Arts and crafts in East of England

East of England has a population of around 5,643,000 and covers approximately 7,375 square miles. Here is a list of counties in East of England: Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk.

Simply events...Autumn craft market

Simply events...Autumn craft market

Venture Centre 2000, Lawford, Manningtree, Essex

Saturday, 7 October 2023

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Firstsite Colchester, Colchester, Essex

Saturday, 7 October 2023

Stotfold Mill Working Steam Weekend

Stotfold Mill Working Steam Weekend

Stotfold Watermill and Nature Reserve, Stotfold, Bedfordshire

Saturday, 7 October 2023 (2 day event)

Heritage Morning

Heritage Morning

St Andrews Church, Soham, Cambridgeshire

Saturday, 7 October 2023

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

The Leigh Community Centre, Leigh on Sea, Essex

Saturday, 14 October 2023

London Luton Bead Fair

London Luton Bead Fair

Stockwood Hotel, Luton, Bedfordshire

Saturday, 14 October 2023

Mind Body and Spirit Fair

Craft Fair

Olde Watermill Shopping Village, Barton Le Clay, Nr Luton, Bedfordshire

Sunday, 15 October 2023

Simply events...Autumn craft market

Simply events...Autumn craft market

Ardleigh Village Hall, Ardleigh, Essex

Saturday, 21 October 2023

Norwich Bead Fair

Norwich Bead Fair

The George Hotel, Norwich, Norfolk

Sunday, 22 October 2023

Christmas Craft and Gift Fair

Christmas Craft and Gift Fair

The Athenaeum, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Sunday, 22 October 2023

Record and Handmade Craft Fair

Craft Fair

Olde Watermill Shopping Village, Barton Le Clay, Nr Luton, Bedfordshire

Sunday, 22 October 2023

East Anglian Festive Shopping Fair

Craft Fair

Newmarket Racecourse, Newmarket, Newmarket, Suffolk

Saturday, 28 October 2023 (2 day event)

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

The Mill Arts and Craft Centre The Rayleigh Mill, Rayleigh, Essex

Saturday, 28 October 2023

Creations Craft and Gift Fair

Craft Fair

Holt Church Hall, Holt, Norfolk

Saturday, 28 October 2023

Spooktacular Halloween

Spooktacular Halloween

The Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey, Essex

Saturday, 28 October 2023 (2 day event)

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

New Windmill Hall Upminster, Upminster, Essex

Saturday, 4 November 2023

Christmas Crafts and Gifts

Christmas Crafts and Gifts

The Apex, The Arc Shopping Centre, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Saturday, 4 November 2023

Suffolk Christmas Fair

Craft Fair

Suffolk Showground, Bucklesham Road, Ipswich, Suffolk

Saturday, 4 November 2023 (2 day event)

Simply events...Christmas craft market

Simply events...Christmas craft market

Coggeshall Village Hall, Coggeshall, Essex

Saturday, 4 November 2023

Xmas Craft Fair and Christmas Barn

Craft Fair

Olde Watermill Shopping Village, Barton Le Clay, Nr Luton, Bedfordshire

Saturday, 4 November 2023

Xmas Craft Fair and Christmas Barn

Craft Fair

Olde Watermill Shopping Village, Barton Le Clay, Nr Luton, Bedfordshire

Sunday, 5 November 2023

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

The Cliffs Pavilion, Westcliff on Sea, Essex

Sunday, 5 November 2023

Essex Christmas Shopping Fair

Craft Fair

Cressing Temple Barns, Cressing, Braintree, Essex

Friday, 10 November 2023 (3 day event)

Simply events...Christmas craft market

Simply events...Christmas craft market

Village Hall, Lavenham, Suffolk

Saturday, 11 November 2023

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

The Leigh Community Centre, Leigh on Sea, Essex

Saturday, 11 November 2023

Creations Craft and Gift Fair

Craft Fair

Holt Church Hall, Holt, Norfolk

Saturday, 18 November 2023

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Epping Catholic Church Hall, Epping, Essex

Saturday, 18 November 2023

Christmas Craft and Gift Fair

Christmas Craft and Gift Fair

The Athenaeum, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Sunday, 19 November 2023

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

The Mill Arts and Craft Centre The Rayleigh Mill, Rayleigh, Essex

Saturday, 25 November 2023

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Firstsite Colchester, Colchester, Essex

Saturday, 25 November 2023

Simply events...Christmas craft market

Simply events...Christmas craft market

Horringer Community Centre, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Sunday, 26 November 2023

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

New Windmill Hall Upminster, Upminster, Essex

Saturday, 2 December 2023

Christmas Crafts and Gifts

Christmas Crafts and Gifts

The Apex, The Arc Shopping Centre, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Saturday, 2 December 2023

Hertfordshire Christmas Fair

Craft Fair

Hertfordshire Showground, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Saturday, 2 December 2023 (2 day event)

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

The Leigh Community Centre, Leigh on Sea, Essex

Saturday, 9 December 2023

Simply events...Christmas craft market

Simply events...Christmas craft market

The Old School Community Centre, Clare, Suffolk

Saturday, 9 December 2023

Crafts int the Park

Craft Fair

HookedonStitching, Aylsham, Norfolk

Monday, 11 December 2023 (2 day event)

Christmas at The Mills

Christmas at The Mills

The Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey, Essex

Saturday, 16 December 2023 (2 day event)

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Epping Catholic Church Hall, Epping, Essex

Saturday, 16 December 2023

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Firstsite Colchester, Colchester, Essex

Saturday, 2 March 2024

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

The Cliffs Pavilion, Westcliff on Sea, Essex

Sunday, 3 March 2024

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

The Leigh Community Centre, Leigh on Sea, Essex

Saturday, 9 March 2024

Thriplow Daffodil Weekend and Country Fair 16 and 17 March 2024

Thriplow Daffodil Weekend and Country Fair 16 and 17 March 2024

Thriplow Village, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire

Saturday, 16 March 2024 (2 day event)

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Epping Catholic Church Hall, Epping, Essex

Saturday, 16 March 2024

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

The Mill Arts and Craft Centre The Rayleigh Mill, Rayleigh, Essex

Saturday, 23 March 2024

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

New Windmill Hall Upminster, Upminster, Essex

Sunday, 7 April 2024

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

The Leigh Community Centre, Leigh on Sea, Essex

Saturday, 13 April 2024

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

The Mill Arts and Craft Centre The Rayleigh Mill, Rayleigh, Essex

Saturday, 27 April 2024

Pywright

Pywright

Chelmsford, Essex

Pyrography is the process of burning a picture or pattern into wood or leather, possibly ...

Caliston Art

Caliston Art

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

I am a self taught artist, originally specialising in watercolours until 2019 when I ...

Marinova Creative

Marinova Creative

Woodford Green, Essex

Victoria McGillicuddy is a London based artist and art teacher and the sole abstract ...

Nanny Bons handmade teddy bears and gifts

Nanny Bons handmade teddy bears and gifts

Harlow, Essex

I have made soft toys from an early age as a hobby and then went on to making toys for ...

Margaret J Boutique

Margaret J Boutique

Ipswich, Suffolk

My Name is Mags polley and I love making original pieces for myself and friends. One ...

MrBead

MrBead

Norwich, Norfolk

Over 5,000 different semi precious gemstone beads like jade, agates, turquoise, coral, ...

THE WAX SHACK

THE WAX SHACK

Southend on sea, Essex

As a small family run business here at The Wax Shack , we make our melts as the orders ...

The Charming Piece

The Charming Piece

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

The ChArming Piece was born to show and deliver my own designed, rustic and modern products ...

Maxi Wax and The Bubble Shop

Maxi Wax and The Bubble Shop

Southend on Sea, Essex

Maxi Wax and The Bubble shop is a family business. As I am a creative person and love ...

Down the Lane

Down the Lane

Norwich, Norfolk

Home decor items, clocks, mirrors, photo displays, hanging racks for keys, jewelry etc. ...

Spider Watson

Spider Watson

Grays, Essex

I enjoy drawing and creating fantasy characters using both pen and ink as well as generating ...

Heart with Love Ltd

Exhibitor

Woodford Green, Essex

Our approach to work is to create tailored and timeless gifts, objects and peaces of ...

Sew on With English Rule

Sew on With English Rule

Kings Lynn, Norfolk

Exclusive sewing and crafting Kits designed by Angela (as seen on Create and Craft TV). ...

ELL Art Norfolk

ELL Art Norfolk

Kings Lynn, Norfolk

Our collection of design work features a floral collection of art that forms the base ...

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 ...

Earthsent

Earthsent

Tostock, Suffolk

I love diffusers but there doesnt seem to be much choice for refill oils for them, so ...

Nicki Noodle Craft

Nicki Noodle Craft

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

I love to create unique and functional pieces of table art using the medium of wet felting. ...

Unique prints 101

Unique prints 101

Lowestoft, Suffolk

Favourite Hey its Unique Prints. Fun, individual, Bold, eye catching, expressive, graphic, ...

The Franceska Tree

The Franceska Tree

Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire

Iím a printmaker of ancient woodlands, old trees and offer inked narratives of the Hertfordshire ...

Becky Alexander

Becky Alexander

Earls Colne, Essex

I am a designer of unique colourful prints, that I apply to different homeware products. ...

Jewellery By Me

Jewellery By Me

Stowmarket, Suffolk

Jewellery By Me produces custom designed jewellery. We display and sell our products ...

April Blossom Studios

April Blossom Studios

Ipswich, Suffolk

Welcome to April Blossom Studios In my life, I possess two main passions, art and nature. ...

Magwitchery

Magwitchery

Ware, Hertfordshire

I am Magwitch and I design and make unique jewellery here in my small studio in rural ...

Herts Candles

Herts Candles

Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

Herts Candles started as an idea of creating a fully handmade candle and not just fill ...

Sewn Up Gifts

Sewn Up Gifts

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

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

Emma Elizabeth Art

Emma Elizabeth Art

Norwich, Norfolk

I love painting colourful loose watercolours of vibrant flowers, animals and birds with ...

Mae Kandoo

Mae Kandoo

Brightlingsea, Essex

Inspired by strolls along the prom and walks along the estuary, Mae Kandoos original ...

Wood Glow Designs

Wood Glow Designs

Upwell, Cambridgeshire

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

Keadle Woodworks

Keadle Woodworks

Ipswich, Suffolk

As a wood artist Keadle Woodworks uses natural wood products to explore shape color and ...

Sew La Soul

Sew La Soul

Harlow, Essex

Soft Furnishings - Accessories Ė Bunting - Gifts I have been making bespoke curtains ...

Nicholas Owen

Exhibitor

Colchester, Essex

I create mostly original monotype prints of Essex landscapes as well as acrylic and oil ...

Made It Gifts

Made It Gifts

Witham, Essex

Made It Gifts is a small business I started myself after my mental health took a downturn ...

Createfully Made

Createfully Made

St Ives, Cambridgeshire

We are a mother and daughter who started sewing and making goods in a mindful manner ...

Jason Keith Jewellery Ltd

Jason Keith Jewellery Ltd

Chelmsford, Essex

Jason Keith designs bespoke jewellery and specialises in creating unique wedding rings ...

Cockfield Village Fair

Cockfield Village Fair

Cockfield, Suffolk

Cockfield is a thriving village with many new homes recently built. The village fair ...

Gypsy Moon Macrame

Gypsy Moon Macrame

Southend on Sea, Essex

Beautifully crafted handmade macrame products. Ideal for home decor or the perfect gift. ...

Ships wheel coffee table

Ships wheel coffee table

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

This unusual item blends 2 types of wood to give a rippling flow in the grain, reflective ...

Suffolk village signs

Suffolk village signs

Woolpit, Suffolk

Im fascinated by Suffolk village signs so I came up with the idea of photographing these ...

Crafts by Lauren with here

Exhibitor

Felixstowe, Suffolk

I wasnt a natural sewing at school. I lacked concentration and the schools textile teacher ...

Indian Summer Part 3

Indian Summer Part 3

Kings Lynn, Norfolk

Another day (well 2 actually). Another adventure (or 300). We started off Thursday again ...

Loved Barton Bear holiday events What Next

Loved Barton Bear holiday events What Next

Barton Le Clay, Bedfordshire

Barton Bear enjoyed their Teddy Bear Picnic and Bear, Bees and Seeds planting Sunflowers ...

Indian Summer Part 2

Indian Summer Part 2

Kings Lynn, Norfolk

Indian Summer Part 2 Having arrived safely in Dehli I experienced my first insight into ...

Indian Summer Part 1

Indian Summer Part 1

Kings Lynn, Norfolk

As many of you know, we here at Sew on and on like to specialise in Indian Fabric what ...

Foreword

Foreword

Kings Lynn, Norfolk

What follows in this book are really just the thoughts and feelings of myself and how ...

Abstract Art

Exhibitor

Billericay Essex, Essex

Open up your space, open your mind and feel tension release with abstract art. Fill your ...

Abstract Art

Exhibitor

Billericay Essex, Essex

Open up your space, open your mind and feel tension release with abstract art. Fill your ...

London Film and Comic Com Olympia

Exhibitor

Grays, Essex

The event at Olympia was our first event of the year and we had a great time meeting ...

Finding Inspiration in Nature

Finding Inspiration in Nature

Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire

I spent most of last December in New York City. Normally, I enjoy visiting such a bustling ...

Printmaking After Cancer

Printmaking After Cancer

Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire

Last year while I spent half the year sitting in the chemo ward with my infusion going ...

My brothers name is Tim I miss him

My brothers name is Tim I miss him

Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire

In 2021 when we were all still in lockdown, I was fighting triple negative breast cancer ...

Please find in my social links a surveymonkey to become a registered stallholder

Organiser

Southend On Sea, Essex

I am keen to build a network of stallholders to enable us all to have an opportunity ...

Great Weekend

Exhibitor

Grays, Essex

We had a great weekend at Detling. The weather was great, venue was fine and we met a ...

Wedding decorations

Wedding decorations

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

The ChArming Piece has a new product range, rustic wood burned wedding decorations. I ...

I am taking part in Cambridge Open Studios 2022

I am taking part in Cambridge Open Studios 2022

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Once again, Iím joining many artists across Cambridgeshire for the annual Cambridge Open ...

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, ...

I love doing pyrography Im making business logos

I love doing pyrography Im making business logos

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Im making wood burned business logos what can be used for fairs or will be lovely part ...

Scratching the Surface of my Business

Scratching the Surface of my Business

Earls Colne, Essex

Starting out my business has been a steep learning curve which I imagine lots of small ...

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 ...

New crafter natural rustic boho pieces

New crafter natural rustic boho pieces

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

I am Andrea from the ChArming Piece and I am new to Craft Fairs UK. I have launched ...

My Velvet Collection is Here

My Velvet Collection is Here

Ware, Hertfordshire

My Velvet Collections are a contemporary interpretation of some of the colours and textures ...


Edward Seago

(Born 1910 in Norwich in Norfolk), Painting

A self-taught painter in the impressionist and post-impressionist style.

Edward Bawden

(Born 1903 in Braintree in Essex), Illustration, Painting

A graphic artist, illustrator and painter. He was a war artist during the World War II.

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.

Frederick Landseer Maur Griggs

(Born 1876 in Hitchin in Hertfordshire), Etching, Illustration

Griggs is well known for his illustration in the Highways and Byways Guides, which he created from 1902 until his death in 1938.

Clement John Heaton

(Born 1861 in Watford in Hertfordshire), Mosaic, Stained glass

Metalworker, stained glass artist and founder of Heatons Cloisonne Mosaics Ltd in 1885. He learnt his trade in his fathers firm.

Thomas Woolner

(Born 1825 in Hadliegh in Suffolk), Poetry,Sculpture

Thomas Woolner, English sculptor and poet, RA. He was a member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

John Constable

(Born 1776 in East Bergholt in Suffolk), Painting

A romantic painter, known for his landscape paintings of Dedham Vale, now known as Constable Country.

William Cowper

(Born 1731 in Berkhamsted in Hertfordshire), Poetry

One of the most famous poets of his time, Cowper wrote poems about the everyday this in life. He also wrote hymns such as Amazing Grace. He also wrote: God moves in a mysterious way His wonders to perform He plants His footsteps in the sea And rides upon the storm. Deep in unfathomable mines Of never failing skill He treasures up His bright designs And works His sov reign will. Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take The clouds ye so much dread Are big with mercy and shall break

Thomas Gainsborough

(Born 1727 in Sudbury in Suffolk), Painting

A talented English portrait and landscape painter. Perhaps his best known work would be The Blue Boy. He was noted for the speed that he applied paint, working more from nature.

Elkanah Settle

(Born 1648 in Dunstable in Bedfordshire), Poetry

Settle was a poet and play write. He wrote among other works - CAMBYSES King of Persia: A TRAGEDY. When the curtain first opens, we see the scene of the Royal Pavilion, Cambyses seated on a Throne attended by Otanes, Darius, Artaban, Prexaspes, Guards, Slaves, and Attendants with the Princess Mandana, and Ladies.

John Bunyan

(Born 1628 in Elstow in Bedfordshire), Fiction

As a writer Bunyan was most famous for The Pilgrims Progress, although he did write many dozens more works.

William Alabaster

(Born 1567 in Hadleigh in Suffolk), Poetry, Theatre

Alabaster was a English writer who often wrote in Latin. For example his work Roxana which was a drama.