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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.

Holt Creative Market

Holt Creative Market

The Venue, Holt, Norfolk

Saturday, 3 October 2020

we are handmade early bird Christmas Craft Fair

we are handmade early bird Christmas Craft Fair

Coggeshall Village Hall, Coggeshall, Essex

Saturday, 10 October 2020

Norwich Bead Fair

Norwich Bead Fair

The George Hotel, Norwich, Norfolk

Sunday, 11 October 2020

Simply events...Autumn craft market bookings suspended due to Covid

Simply events...Autumn craft market bookings suspended due to Covid

St Peters Church, Sudbury, Suffolk

Saturday, 17 October 2020

we are handmade Christmas Craft Fair

we are handmade Christmas Craft Fair

Foakes Hall, Great Dunmow, Essex

Saturday, 7 November 2020

Holt Creative Market

Holt Creative Market

The Venue, Holt, Norfolk

Saturday, 7 November 2020

The East Anglian Winter Fair

The East Anglian Winter Fair

Chelmsford City Racecourse, Chelmsford, Chelmsford, Essex

Saturday, 14 November 2020 (2 day event)

Simply events...Christmas craft market bookings suspended due to Covid

Simply events...Christmas craft market bookings suspended due to Covid

Village Hall, Lavenham, Suffolk

Saturday, 14 November 2020

Creations Craft and Gift Fair

Creations Craft and Gift Fair

Holt Church Hall, Holt, Norfolk

Saturday, 21 November 2020

we are handmade Christmas Craft Fair

we are handmade Christmas Craft Fair

The Old School, Long Melford, Suffolk

Saturday, 21 November 2020

Braxted Park Christmas Market

Braxted Park Christmas Market

Braxted Park, Great Braxted, Essex

Friday, 27 November 2020 (3 day event)

Simply events...Christmas craft market bookings suspended due to Covid

Simply events...Christmas craft market bookings suspended due to Covid

Venture Centre 2000, Lawford, Manningtree, Essex

Saturday, 28 November 2020

Norwich Creative Market - The giant Christmas one

Norwich Creative Market - The giant Christmas one

The Halls, Norwich, Norfolk

Sunday, 29 November 2020

Holt Creative Market

Holt Creative Market

The Venue, Holt, Norfolk

Saturday, 5 December 2020

Simply events...Christmas craft market bookings suspended due to Covid

Simply events...Christmas craft market bookings suspended due to Covid

Town Hall, Hadleigh, Suffolk

Saturday, 5 December 2020

Essex Spring Craft Food and Gift Fair

Essex Spring Craft Food and Gift Fair

Cressing Temple Barns, Cressing, Braintree, Essex

Saturday, 20 March 2021 (2 day event)

Lee Valley Easter Country Fair

Lee Valley Easter Country Fair

Lee Valley Country Park, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire

Sunday, 4 April 2021 (2 day event)

East Anglian Game and Country Fair

East Anglian Game and Country Fair

Euston Estate, Euston, Suffolk

Saturday, 24 April 2021 (2 day event)

Colchester Town and Country Fair

Colchester Town and Country Fair

Colchester Castle Park, Colchester, Essex

Saturday, 15 May 2021 (2 day event)

Hertfordshire County Show

Hertfordshire County Show

Hertfordshire Showground, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Saturday, 29 May 2021 (2 day event)

The Suffolk Show

The Suffolk Show

Suffolk Showground, Bucklesham Road, Ipswich, Suffolk

Wednesday, 2 June 2021 (2 day event)

The Cambridge Town and Country Show

The Cambridge Town and Country Show

Parkers Piece, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Saturday, 12 June 2021 (2 day event)

The Royal Norfolk Show

The Royal Norfolk Show

Norfolk Showground, Norwich, Norwich, Norfolk

Wednesday, 30 June 2021 (2 day event)

The Game Fair

The Game Fair

Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Friday, 23 July 2021 (3 day event)

The Knebworth Country Craft and Steam Fair

The Knebworth Country Craft and Steam Fair

Knebworth House, Knebworth, Hertfordshire

Saturday, 7 August 2021 (2 day event)

Simply events...Autumn craft market

Simply events...Autumn craft market

Venture Centre 2000, Lawford, Manningtree, Essex

Saturday, 11 September 2021

The Cambridge Autumn Food Home and Craft Fair

The Cambridge Autumn Food Home and Craft Fair

Parkers Piece, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Saturday, 18 September 2021 (2 day event)

Essex Autumn Craft Food and Gift Fair

Essex Autumn Craft Food and Gift Fair

Cressing Temple Barns, Cressing, Braintree, Essex

Saturday, 25 September 2021 (2 day event)

Simply events...Autumn craft market

Simply events...Autumn craft market

Town Hall, Hadleigh, Suffolk

Saturday, 2 October 2021

The Newmarket Christmas Shopping Fair

The Newmarket Christmas Shopping Fair

Newmarket Racecourse, Newmarket, Newmarket, Suffolk

Saturday, 16 October 2021 (2 day event)

Suffolk Christmas Gift Fair at Trinity Park

Suffolk Christmas Gift Fair at Trinity Park

Suffolk Showground, Bucklesham Road, Ipswich, Suffolk

Saturday, 30 October 2021 (2 day event)

Essex Christmas Gift Fair

Essex Christmas Gift Fair

Cressing Temple Barns, Cressing, Braintree, Essex

Saturday, 6 November 2021 (2 day event)

The Knebworth Christmas Fair

The Knebworth Christmas Fair

Knebworth House, Knebworth, Hertfordshire

Friday, 12 November 2021 (3 day event)

Pywright

Pywright

Chelmsford, Essex

Pyrography is the process of burning a picture or pattern into wood or leather, possibly since man first discovered fire, by means of a ...

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 ...

One Jewellery

One Jewellery

Sawbridgeworth, Essex

Hi there, my name is Fiona and I am the owner of One Jewellery, my online handmade crystal jewellery shop. I am based in Hertfordshire ...

Handmade Designs by CAL

Handmade Designs by CAL

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

My name is Cheryl Liston and Im an artist living and working in Cambridgeshire. I love painting seascapes, landscapes and wildlife images. ...

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. ...

Lewis Pendants

Lewis Pendants

Braintree, Essex

Lewis Pendants is a business that makes Pendants from resin. The pendants are for every occasion and for everyone looking for a piece to ...

MrBead

MrBead

Norwich, Norfolk

Over 5,000 different semi precious gemstone beads like jade, agates, turquoise, coral, jasper, lapis, moonstone, carnelian, citrine, turquoise, ...

Oomph powered by love for craft

Oomph powered by love for craft

Norwich, Norfolk

Hi, Welcome to Oomph powered by love for craft I am Joanna. I love my coffee and craft but no sure which one more ) I like to make ...

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 ...

PreciousPawsGifts in Aid of Rescue Dogs and Cats

PreciousPawsGifts in Aid of Rescue Dogs and Cats

Loughton, Essex

My aim in life is to help as many abused and abandoned dogs and cats as I can. My handmade bows and bandanas for dogs and cats are created ...

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 ...

Prince Crafts

Prince Crafts

Woodbridge, Suffolk

Husband and wife team producing turned wood products, glass lamp work beads and jewellery, and sculptural collaborations showcasing both ...

Gofluidart

Gofluidart

Chigwell, Essex

We are Gofluidart. We are husband and wife, Robert and Mandy, fluid artists and crafters, who love creating unique, bespoke and beautiful ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Peter Herridge Upcycled Crafts and Photographs

Peter Herridge Upcycled Crafts and Photographs

Harwich, Essex

I have always had a love of wood, what you can see in it and what it could become, so I decided to put my ideas and feelings in to action. ...

Its Only Words Design

Its Only Words Design

Manningtree, Essex

I wanted to create occasion cards which were personalised to the giver and the recipient through my drawings. I initially started building ...

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 ...

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, ...

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, ...

Fated Yarns

Fated Yarns

Ipswich, Suffolk

A selection of luxury hand dyed yarns for knitting and crochet, in semi solid, variegated, and glazed colourways. Yarns are dyed in small ...

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 ...

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 ...

Poppys Handcrafted Gifts

Poppys Handcrafted Gifts

Holland on Sea, Essex

My aim is to create one-off pieces that are perfect gifts for all occasions. My boxes are not intended as toys, and are for light domestic ...

Ria Crosbie

Ria Crosbie

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

I have cards printed with my own designs, they are very varied in design. It is a small collection at the moment as I am adding as and ...

Denise Barnard

Denise Barnard

Colchester, Essex

I am a qualified graphic designer who enjoys doing pet portraits using watercolour/acrylic paint or pen. But I also paint many other things ...

Three Crows Jewellery

Three Crows Jewellery

Ware, Hertfordshire

I am passionate about making jewellery out of silver. I am constantly learning new techniques, and will try anything. I particularly love ...

Latest catalogue available

Latest catalogue available

Braintree, Essex

LewisPendants is expanding by offering bespoke pendants. The other day someone asked me the question, Can you make a pendant that could ...

Perfect Artisan Soy Wax Candles

Perfect Artisan Soy Wax Candles

Little Braxted, Essex

Finding gifts for friends is made simple at The Soy Wax Candle Company. We will also post directly to anywhere in UK with a short personalised ...

Changing in the way we work during this pandemic

Changing in the way we work during this pandemic

Walpole St Peter, Norfolk

Good Morning everyone, I am a recycler of many different items I major in making leather bags from old leather furniture , bags from lorry ...

Stay Legal with your Craft

Stay Legal with your Craft

Norwich, Norfolk

There are certain products that need to be tested before sale. There are others where you need to ensure the parts you are using are compliant. ...

Accessorise

Accessorise

Hockley, Essex

I include accessories with the fairy houses, most often a fairy figurine to lend scale. The most recent house is a 3 storey that is hinged ...

Accessorise

Accessorise

Hockley, Essex

I am continuing to make smaller items for sale that complement the larger pieces. The handmade Fimo characters sell particularly well, ...

Preparing for Christmas

Preparing for Christmas

Frinton on Sea, Essex

Hi, my name is Ruth and this is my first blog for UKcraftfairs. Now the nights have started getting a little darker I started to think ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


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.