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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...Summer craft fair

Simply events...Summer craft fair

The Moot Hall, Colchester, Essex

Saturday, 22 June 2019

The Royal Norfolk Show

The Royal Norfolk Show

Norfolk Showground, Norwich, Norfolk

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 (2 day event)

Vintage Fair

Vintage Fair

Cressing Temple Barns, Cressing, Braintree, Essex

Sunday, 30 June 2019

Crafts Cake and a Cuppa

Crafts Cake and a Cuppa

Woburn Village Hall, Woburn, Bedfordshire

Sunday, 21 July 2019

Norwich Creative Market

Norwich Creative Market

St Andrews Hall, Norwich, Norfolk

Saturday, 10 August 2019

The Knebworth Country Crafts and Steam Fair

The Knebworth Country Crafts and Steam Fair

Knebworth House, Knebworth, Hertfordshire

Saturday, 10 August 2019 (2 day event)

Creations Craft and Gift Fair

Creations Craft and Gift Fair

Holt Church Hall, Holt, Norfolk

Saturday, 24 August 2019

The Handmade and Creative Market

The Handmade and Creative Market

The Royal Norfolk Showground Arena, Norwich, Norwich, Norfolk

Saturday, 14 September 2019 (2 day event)

Creations Craft and Gift Fair

Creations Craft and Gift Fair

Holt Church Hall, Holt, Norfolk

Saturday, 14 September 2019

Simply events...Autumn craft fair

Simply events...Autumn craft fair

Venture Centre 2000, Lawford, Manningtree, Essex

Saturday, 21 September 2019

Cambridge Autumn Food Home and Craft Fair

Cambridge Autumn Food Home and Craft Fair

Parkers Piece, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Saturday, 21 September 2019 (2 day event)

Norwich Creative Market

Norwich Creative Market

St Andrews Hall, Norwich, Norfolk

Sunday, 22 September 2019

The Essex Country Show

The Essex Country Show

Weald Country Park, Brentwood, Essex

Saturday, 28 September 2019 (2 day event)

Cressing Autumn Food and Craft Fair

Cressing Autumn Food and Craft Fair

Cressing Temple Barns, Cressing, Braintree, Essex

Saturday, 28 September 2019 (2 day event)

Autumn Craft Market

Autumn Craft Market

Clare Town Hall, Clare, Sudbury, Suffolk

Saturday, 5 October 2019

Simply events...Autumn craft fair

Simply events...Autumn craft fair

Town Hall, Hadleigh, Suffolk

Saturday, 12 October 2019

The Autumn Country Show

The Autumn Country Show

Foxhall Park Trinity Park The Suffolk Showground Suffolk, Trinity Park, The Suffolk Showground, Suffolk

Saturday, 19 October 2019 (2 day event)

Crafts Cake and a Cuppa

Crafts Cake and a Cuppa

Woburn Village Hall, Woburn, Bedfordshire

Sunday, 20 October 2019

Autumn Festival weekend at Nene Park

Autumn Festival weekend at Nene Park

Ferry Meadows Country Park, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Saturday, 26 October 2019 (2 day event)

we are handmade Christmas Craft Fair

we are handmade Christmas Craft Fair

Foakes Hall, Great Dunmow, Essex

Saturday, 26 October 2019

Suffolk Christmas Fair

Suffolk Christmas Fair

Suffolk Showground, Bucklesham Road, Ipswich, Suffolk

Saturday, 26 October 2019 (2 day event)

The Norfolk Winter Fair

The Norfolk Winter Fair

Eaton Park, Norwich, Norwich, Norfolk

Saturday, 2 November 2019 (2 day event)

Simply events...Christmas craft fair

Simply events...Christmas craft fair

St Peters Church, Sudbury, Suffolk

Saturday, 2 November 2019

we are handmade Christmas Craft Fair

we are handmade Christmas Craft Fair

Coggeshall Village Hall, Coggeshall, Essex

Saturday, 2 November 2019

Essex Christmas Fair

Essex Christmas Fair

Cressing Temple Barns, Cressing, Braintree, Essex

Friday, 8 November 2019 (3 day event)

Norwich Creative Market

Norwich Creative Market

St Andrews Hall, Norwich, Norfolk

Saturday, 9 November 2019

British Crafts at Blackthorpe Barn WK1

British Crafts at Blackthorpe Barn WK1

Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Saturday, 9 November 2019 (2 day event)

Simply events...Christmas craft fair

Simply events...Christmas craft fair

Village Hall, Lavenham, Suffolk

Saturday, 9 November 2019

The East Anglian Winter Fair

The East Anglian Winter Fair

Chelmsford City Racecourse, Chelmsford, Chelmsford, Essex

Saturday, 16 November 2019 (2 day event)

British Crafts at Blackthorpe Barn WK2

British Crafts at Blackthorpe Barn WK2

Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Saturday, 16 November 2019 (2 day event)

we are handmade Christmas Craft Fair

we are handmade Christmas Craft Fair

The Old School, Long Melford, Suffolk

Saturday, 16 November 2019

Crafts Cake and a Cuppa

Crafts Cake and a Cuppa

Woburn Village Hall, Woburn, Bedfordshire

Sunday, 17 November 2019

Simply events...Christmas craft fair

Simply events...Christmas craft fair

The Moot Hall, Colchester, Essex

Saturday, 23 November 2019

Creations Craft and Gift Fair

Creations Craft and Gift Fair

Holt Church Hall, Holt, Norfolk

Saturday, 23 November 2019

British Crafts at Blackthorpe Barn WK3

British Crafts at Blackthorpe Barn WK3

Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Saturday, 23 November 2019 (2 day event)

British Crafts at Blackthorpe Barn WK4

British Crafts at Blackthorpe Barn WK4

Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Saturday, 30 November 2019 (2 day event)

Christmas Craft Market

Christmas Craft Market

Dedham Assembly Rooms, Dedham, Colchester, Essex

Saturday, 7 December 2019

Simply events...Christmas craft fair

Simply events...Christmas craft fair

Wickham Bishops Village Hall, Wickham Bishops, Witham, Essex

Saturday, 7 December 2019

British Crafts at Blackthorpe Barn WK5

British Crafts at Blackthorpe Barn WK5

Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Saturday, 7 December 2019 (2 day event)

British Crafts at Blackthorpe Barn WK6

British Crafts at Blackthorpe Barn WK6

Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Saturday, 14 December 2019 (2 day event)

Norwich Creative Market

Norwich Creative Market

St Andrews Hall, Norwich, Norfolk

Sunday, 15 December 2019

Crafts Cake and a Cuppa

Crafts Cake and a Cuppa

Woburn Village Hall, Woburn, Bedfordshire

Sunday, 15 December 2019

One Store Africa

One Store Africa

Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

Onestoreafrica is a one stop African store specialising in designing, recycling and innovating quality African goods to our customers. ...

NorthorpeArt

NorthorpeArt

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

I have been enjoying drawing since i was a child, but had a break when I had children (apart from painting Disney characters on my sons ...

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 my two grandchildren. A great deal of people have ...

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 many of them. In the 1960s I took design and pattern ...

Bows by Mums Ks Craft Fairs

Bows by Mums Ks Craft Fairs

Leigh on Sea, Essex

Welcome Crafters. I have 2 sides to my crafting, I have my Craft, Bows by Mums and I have my Craft Fair Organising, Ks Craft Fairs. ...

Hollybush Hope Alpacas

Hollybush Hope Alpacas

Stowmarket, Suffolk

We have a small herd of 12 Alpacas. They produce a wonderful array of yarn once a year which we sell in their original colours, we also ...

Lindylou x

Lindylou x

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

I make bespoke home decor, tote bags and soft toys. My speciality at the moment are my Lindylou x rabbits, each one is different and ...

Lindas Little Gifts

Lindas Little Gifts

Harlow, Essex

I make small pieces for dressing room design, or bedrooms. Pretty little boxes, cute decorated little tins, glass dishes for jewellery, ...

Handmade Designs by CAL

Handmade Designs by CAL

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

I have always enjoyed art and have painted many scenes over the years. I decided to take these pictures a step further and had them printed ...

Heart with Love Ltd

Heart with Love Ltd

Woodford Green, Essex

Our approach to work is to create tailored and timeless gifts, objects and peaces of art with a signature elegant and profound style with ...

Pretty Petals

Pretty Petals

Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

My little Dolls are made from Floral cloth covered wire, which are then softly covered in cotton thread their heads are round wooden beads ...

Helspretties

Helspretties

Sproughton, Suffolk

I am at my happiest when I am in my little study being creative.I love the idea that my creations are brightening someones day somewhere. ...

Kool Kraft

Kool Kraft

Romford, Essex

We bring you one step closer to the world of handmade, in an era driven by industry. We aim to source unique, high-quality products that ...

Gradiance Yarns

Gradiance Yarns

Ipswich, Suffolk

I dye yarn weights of Aran, DK, Fingering, and Lace, in a variety of luxury and natural fibres. I use professional dyes which are colour ...

The Eternal Landscape

The Eternal Landscape

Waltham Abbey, Essex

The Eternal Landscape - a journey in paint and poetry... and more. The Landscape paintings morph across canvases through the seasons ...

Mae Kandoo

Mae Kandoo

Brightlingsea, Essex

Mae Kandoos hand made home wares and gifts have an immediately identifiable style. Inspired by vintage patterns, Mae Kandoos designs provide ...

SmokeStag Enchantments

SmokeStag Enchantments

Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk

Welcome to SmokeStag Enchantments. I design and create one-of-a-kind jewellery, using hand-woven copper to wrap semi-precious gemstones, ...

Hotanicals Heatpads

Hotanicals Heatpads

Colchester, Essex

All Hotanicals Heatpads are handmade by me at home, usually of an evening once the dining room table has been cleared. I work in batches, ...

Avana Jewellery

Avana Jewellery

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

and #8203 My work is bespoke and made in the U.K in my studio in Cambridgeshire. My designs are influenced by nature, texture light and ...

Art by Charlotte Rowlands

Art by Charlotte Rowlands

Attleborough, Norfolk

I am a Norfolk based artist, I have loved art from a young age which was encouraged by my mum, as an amazing artist herself shes been my ...

RichAfric Designs

RichAfric Designs

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

I started my business in 2018. I have always loved to sell items handmade specifically from Ghana. Most of our beaded jewellery is made ...

Jewellery By Me

Jewellery By Me

Stowmarket, Suffolk

Jewellery By Me produces custom designed jewellery. We display and sell our products in craft fairs around Suffolk but can make items ...

Jemima and Co

Jemima and Co

Romford, Essex

Jemima and Co is the home of delightful, original, handmade rag dolls. I make them carefully and individually using traditional techniques, ...

Jewellery My Passion Your Beauty

Jewellery My Passion Your Beauty

Harlow, Essex

In 2016 I set out to make some special gifts for my daughterís bridesmaids. Hand-made beaded jewellery became my inspiration. I have never ...

Hedgerow Silver

Hedgerow Silver

Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk

I make unique pieces of botanical pure silver jewellery. Recycled silver in the form of silver clay holds the finest detail of leaves, ...

Artist Aria Treasures

Artist Aria Treasures

Ipswich, Suffolk

Combining social justice with a passion for art, I decided to take a year to fully invest in my small etsy business and build upon my existing ...

Jason Keith Jewellery Ltd

Jason Keith Jewellery Ltd

Chelmsford, Essex

Jason Keith designs bespoke jewellery and specialises in creating unique wedding rings and engagement rings. Harmoniously blending your ...

Pebbles

Pebbles

Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire

The inspiration behind Pebbles, is nature and Humanities co-operation with it. In essence Pebbles is about affordable, hand made pieces, ...

Naushad Arts

Naushad Arts

Trumpington, Cambridgeshire

Naushad Waheed - MA PUBLIC ARTS - University 0f Bolton Starting my illustrious career in 1976, it has been ridden with awards and fame. ...

Woolly Ceramics

Woolly Ceramics

Bedford, Bedfordshire

Having created artwork for many years I have recently discovered clay. I now focus entirely on all things clay, having a great interest ...

AnimalLuv Cross Stitch Greetings Cards

AnimalLuv Cross Stitch Greetings Cards

Loughton, Essex

Animals are my passion and I support many charities around the world who do a wonderful job helping strays and abused animals. My day ...

Dirah Exclusives

Dirah Exclusives

Colchester, Essex

Sewing and creating†is something that we have done for many years. We have experience in making made to measure clothing and accessories ...

Hannah Berridge Ceramics

Hannah Berridge Ceramics

Saxmundham, Suffolk

My hand-painted ceramics come from my studio in Suffolk and reflect the beautiful countryside and the seaside towns that surround me. Many ...

Emma Watson

Emma Watson

Grays, Essex

I produce a varirty of things in various mediums including fan art and prints, manga type prints of original art eork, small handmade Characters, ...

Penibeads Crafts

Penibeads Crafts

Basildon, Essex

Dealing and creating all sorts of beaded jewellery. Ranging from Gemstones, Glass Beads and Findings. I have recently added other crafts ...

Vixx craft storage

Vixx craft storage

Southend on sea, Essex

We make by hand:- Pro-marker and Copic pen storage units in various sizes Ribbon racks to hold reels of ribbon in various sizes Colouring ...

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: Michael Walton (drawings), Kathryn Hearn (hand-built ...

Tidy Bot Range

Tidy Bot Range

Colchester, Essex

Very new to all this craft business but loving every moment I get to work on my wood wonders. Working full time in stressful management ...

Just arrived at UK Craft Fairs

Just arrived at UK Craft Fairs

Hundon, Suffolk

How exciting! Today marks the day I start using this website in full. I am very keen to get started, and involved in some of the many ...

Is it worth doing what we want do

Is it worth doing what we want do

Attleborough, Norfolk

So I set up The Insult Emporium back in April 2018 with a hope and dream of designing and creating my own range of funny and rude Greetings ...

2019 Mayfair Bazaar Some Space Available

2019 Mayfair Bazaar Some Space Available

Mildenhall, Suffolk

The RAF Mildenhall Spouses Association is looking for quality merchants who wish to participate in our 2019 Mayfair Bazaar to be held 26th, ...

Widening my horizons...

Widening my horizons...

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Iím working on several project at the moment - drawing, linocut and textile - so lots of ideas buzzing in my brain. Have just started posting ...

Just Why Do I Teach........

Just Why Do I Teach........

Kings Lynn, Norfolk

Hopefully most of you know that I run workshops to teach others the wonderful art of hand spinning but just why is that? It is often said ...

So Just Why Do We Spin

So Just Why Do We Spin

Kings Lynn, Norfolk

This is a question that I am frequently asked, however the answer isnt always what one expect to hear. I dont particularly knit and my ...

How to care for your favourite pieces of jewellery

How to care for your favourite pieces of jewellery

Chelmsford, Essex

I often get asked about Cleaning and Caring for Your Jewellery, whether its for a piece Iíve made or not. It really goes without saying ...

Craft Fair

Craft Fair

St Albans, Hertfordshire

As part of our 40th year celebrations, St Albans Organ Theatre is hosting a fundraising Craft Fair where visitors can browse the handicrafts ...

Handwoven Kutchi Shawls

Handwoven Kutchi Shawls

Romford, Essex

Vibrant and stunning, handwoven shawls have been a cultural identity for many communities of Kutch district in western part of India. The ...

Organising Craft and Clock Fairs

Organising Craft and Clock Fairs

Colchester, Essex

I am just starting to organise Craft Fairs to complement the Clock Fairs I already run. It became obvious that most of the people who ...

Hello

Hello

Dunstable, Bedfordshire

Hi, I thought id introduce myself. Im Hannah a mummy of 3, a wife, a florist and a very keen crocheter. Im self taught from when my middle ...

Owls and faeries

Owls and faeries

Lakenheath, Suffolk

My goodness, I wanted a challenge and this wired owl Im working on is certainly that! Using copper wire, beads and the wrong side of a ...

Unicorn brooch

Unicorn brooch

Lakenheath, Suffolk

Ive made a variety of unicorn brooches, namely three, the copper one in the picture, a silver and blue very sparkly one and another silver ...

My Easter Craft Fair

My Easter Craft Fair

Leigh on Sea, Essex

So I have managed to secure and hire my venue of choice and I am hosting an Easter Weekend Craft Fair. I am currently booking out stalls ...

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Woodbridge, Suffolk

Welcome to 2018 which promised to be a fantastic year. Remember throughout the year: Nothing is impossible, the word itself says Im possible! ...

Havvanah range

Havvanah range

Frinton on Sea, Essex

We have a change to our organisation in that we have a range for teenagers. This is available on our Facebook page Havvanah. Did you also ...

Indoor Craft Market

Indoor Craft Market

Leigh on Sea, Essex

Ok so here it goes, my first blog. I apologize for any mistakes, (I can sew, create, design but spelling isnít a strong point) Iím one ...

Coming soon

Coming soon

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

The latest drawing, Lucy and the Unicorn, is now completed and is at the printers for scanning. Will add a picture to my page shortly ...

Hand Spinning and Dyeing Inspired By My Garden

Hand Spinning and Dyeing Inspired By My Garden

Kings Lynn, Norfolk

Welcome to my first blog post. I hope to keep you up to date with all the goings-on at The Spinning Barn and share my ideas and thoughts ...

Hello and welcome to my first ever blog

Hello and welcome to my first ever blog

Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

Hello. My name is Vanessa and welcome to my first blog and so let me tell you a little about myself. Im a young 63 married with five grandchildren. ...

Exhibiting at Planet Folkestone Sunday 7th May

Exhibiting at Planet Folkestone Sunday 7th May

Grays, Essex

I am happy to say that I will be at the Planet Folkestone sc-fi show on the 7th May 2017. We will be selling a variety of things which ...

Additions on Lindas Little Gifts

Additions on Lindas Little Gifts

Harlow, Essex

Please look out for new items, I am so passionate about decoupage I am constantly on the look out for something to bring to life so I add ...


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.