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Blackburn European Christmas market

Blackburn European Christmas market

Cathedral Square, City Centre, Blackburn, Lancashire

Thursday, 13 December 2018 (7 day event)

Telford European Christmas Market

Telford European Christmas Market

Southwater Christmas Market, Telford Town Centre, Telford, Shropshire

Thursday, 13 December 2018 (7 day event)

Telford European Christmas Market

Telford European Christmas Market

Cathedral Square, City Centre, Blackburn, Lancashire

Thursday, 20 December 2018 (4 day event)

Blackburn European Christmas market

Blackburn European Christmas market

Cathedral Square, City Centre, Blackburn, Lancashire

Thursday, 20 December 2018 (5 day event)

Haworth Craft Fair

Haworth Craft Fair

The Old School Rooms, Haworth, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Saturday, 22 December 2018 (2 day event)

York Christmas Craft and Gift Fair Stonegate House

York  Christmas Craft and Gift Fair  Stonegate House

Stonegate House, York, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 22 December 2018 (2 day event)

Wicked Aromaz and Friends Craft Fair

Wicked Aromaz and Friends Craft Fair

Town Hall, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol

Saturday, 22 December 2018

Christmas at The Nugent

Christmas at The Nugent

Nugent Shopping Centre, Orpington, Kent

Saturday, 22 December 2018 (3 day event)

York The Belfrey Christmas Craft and Gift Fair

York The Belfrey Christmas Craft and Gift Fair

The Belfrey Hall, York, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 22 December 2018

York Christmas Craft and Gift Fair Stonegate House

York  Christmas Craft and Gift Fair  Stonegate House

Stonegate House, York, North Yorkshire

Sunday, 23 December 2018

Ashton Farmers Market

Ashton Farmers Market

Ashton under Lyne Market, Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester

Sunday, 23 December 2018

Radlett Artisan Market

Radlett Artisan Market

Newberries Parade, Radlett, London

Sunday, 23 December 2018

Craft workshop beadcraft jewellery

Craft workshop beadcraft jewellery

St Marks Crescent Methodist Church, Maidenhead, Berkshire

Saturday, 5 January 2019

Stokesley Town Hall Craft and Gift Fair

Stokesley Town Hall Craft and Gift Fair

Stokesley Town Hall, Stokesley, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 5 January 2019

Stokesley Town Hall Craft and Gift Fair

Stokesley Town Hall Craft and Gift Fair

Stokesley Town Hall, Stokesley, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 5 January 2019

Lino Cutting Workshop

Lino Cutting Workshop

The Arthouse Studio, Weobley, Herefordshire

Monday, 7 January 2019

Textile Printing Workshop

Textile Printing Workshop

The Arthouse Studio, Weobley, Herefordshire

Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Terrarium Making Workshop

Terrarium Making Workshop

The Arthouse Studio, Weobley, Herefordshire

Friday, 18 January 2019

Textile Printing Workshop

Textile Printing Workshop

The Arthouse Studio, Weobley, Herefordshire

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Fused Glass Taster Day

Fused Glass Taster Day

The Arthouse Studio, Weobley, Herefordshire

Friday, 25 January 2019

Radlett Artisan Market

Radlett Artisan Market

Newberries Parade, Radlett, London

Sunday, 27 January 2019

Traditional Glass Painting

Traditional Glass Painting

The Arthouse Studio, Weobley, Herefordshire

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Craft workshop Silk painting

Craft workshop Silk painting

St Marks Crescent Methodist Church, Maidenhead, Berkshire

Saturday, 2 February 2019

Stokesley Town Hall Craft and Gift Fair

Stokesley Town Hall Craft and Gift Fair

Stokesley Town Hall, Stokesley, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 2 February 2019

York The Belfrey Viking Festival Craft and Gift Fair

York  The Belfrey  Viking Festival Craft and Gift Fair

The Belfrey Hall, York, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 23 February 2019

York Stonegate House Viking Festival Craft and Gift Fair

York  Stonegate House  Viking Festival Craft and Gift Fair

Stonegate House, York, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 23 February 2019 (2 day event)

York Stonegate House Viking Festival Craft and Gift Fair

York  Stonegate House  Viking Festival Craft and Gift Fair

Stonegate House, York, North Yorkshire

Sunday, 24 February 2019 (2 day event)

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Sunday, 24 February 2019

Spring craft and gift Fayre

Spring craft and gift Fayre

The Forum, Bethel Street, Norwich, Norfolk

Friday, 1 March 2019 (2 day event)

Craft workshop Papiermache

Craft workshop Papiermache

St Marks Crescent Methodist Church, Maidenhead, Berkshire

Saturday, 2 March 2019

Stokesley Town Hall Craft and Gift Fair

Stokesley Town Hall Craft and Gift Fair

Stokesley Town Hall, Stokesley, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 2 March 2019

Guildford Craft and Gift market

Guildford Craft and Gift market

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 2 March 2019

Sevenoaks Stag Plaza Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

Sevenoaks Stag Plaza Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

The Stag Plaza at The Stag Theatre Community Arts Centre, Sevenoaks, Kent

Saturday, 2 March 2019

Craft and Gift Fayre at the Hilton Bracknell

Craft and Gift Fayre at the Hilton Bracknell

The Hilton Bracknell, Bracknell, Berkshire

Sunday, 3 March 2019

Lymington Craft and Gift market

Lymington Craft and Gift market

Lymington Masonic Hall, Lymington, Hampshire

Saturday, 9 March 2019

Winchester Craft and Gift market

Winchester Craft and Gift market

Winchester Guildhall, Winchester, Hampshire

Saturday, 9 March 2019

Tonbridge Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

Tonbridge Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

The Angel Centre, Tonbridge, Kent

Saturday, 9 March 2019

Simply events...Spring craft fair

Simply events...Spring craft fair

St Peters Church, Sudbury, Suffolk

Saturday, 16 March 2019

Faversham Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

Faversham Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

The Alexander Centre, Faversham, Kent

Saturday, 16 March 2019

Kinson Craft Fair

Kinson Craft Fair

Kinson Community Centre, in Pelhams Park, Bournemouth, Dorset

Saturday, 16 March 2019 (2 day event)

Witney Craft and Gift Market

Witney Craft and Gift Market

Witney Corn Exchange, Witney, Oxfordshire

Saturday, 16 March 2019

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Saturday, 16 March 2019

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Sunday, 24 March 2019

Sevenoaks Stag Plaza Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

Sevenoaks Stag Plaza Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

The Stag Plaza at The Stag Theatre Community Arts Centre, Sevenoaks, Kent

Saturday, 30 March 2019

Cranleigh craft and gift market

Cranleigh craft and gift market

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 30 March 2019

Marlborough Craft and Gift market

Marlborough Craft and Gift market

Marlborough Town Hall, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Saturday, 30 March 2019

Lymington Craft and Gift market

Lymington Craft and Gift market

Lymington Masonic Hall, Lymington, Hampshire

Friday, 5 April 2019

Faversham Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

Faversham Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

The Alexander Centre, Faversham, Kent

Saturday, 6 April 2019

Susan Pearson

Susan Pearson

Crawley, West Sussex

I have for sometime , worked with a variety of arts and craft media, but I am now focused on producing my own hand-made felt in the creation ...

Calypso Sephora

Calypso Sephora

Woking, Surrey

handmade cards, home furnishings, clothing and cards -short series or unique pieces all my design and creation

Three Amigos OC

Three Amigos OC

West Drayton, Middlesex

The Three Amigos (O.C.) Colin, Brian and Garry make pieces for general sale and commissions in clay and wood. Emotional, decorative, practical ...

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. ...

Handmade By Lottie

Handmade By Lottie

Heywood, Lancashire

Hello everyone welcome to Handmade By Lottie, I make a range of greeting cards some are ready made to sell and some are bespoke designs ...

UKCraftFairs

UKCraftFairs

Croydon, Surrey

The site is designed for the UK arts and crafts community. Members can create pages promoting themselves and their work and communicate ...

Coco Eden Limited

Coco Eden Limited

Woking, Surrey

With access to our online website via cocoeden com, our business from Surrey England is an exclusive, handmade, silk artificial flower ...

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 ...

TJAMS

TJAMS

Bolton, Lancashire

TJams has been in business for 3 years successfully providing homemade jams, pickles, chutneys and seasonal produce which includes Christmas ...

The Charming Angel Company

The Charming Angel Company

Birmingham, West Midlands

The Charming Angel Company offers handmade Angelic love and fairy magic in the form of Angelic gifts and charms, fairy tea light jars 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 ...

Crafty Heidi

Crafty Heidi

Southampton, Hampshire

I started out in September 2015 therefore my stock is increasing gradually, so make sure you check back on a regular basis. I make and ...

Esmes Embroidery

Esmes Embroidery

Liverpool, Merseyside

I make hand embroidered pillowcases and pictures. My designs are definitely not traditional! I like modern, quirky and multi-coloured! ...

Wendy Maddox

Wendy Maddox

Fareham, Hampshire

As a beader myself I am already addicted to the lovely colours, finishes and sparkles available in these little glass wonders. With no ...

Mega Lily Design

Mega Lily Design

Brighton, East Sussex

Starting out in March 2016, MegaLilyDesign is a solo designer and maker of greeting cards, little framed papercut butterflies and resin ...

Neil Lloyd

Neil Lloyd

Plymouth, Devon

Production of hand painted works of art. Including paintings of interiors. magical realism and portraiture. Three D painting including ...

Abbielouise

Abbielouise

Newbury, Berkshire

I have found my handmade clothes to be popular from selling them online. I create my own designs and ideas for the clothes I make and use ...

Class On Glass Designs By Maurice Coombe

Class On Glass Designs By Maurice Coombe

Wellington, Somerset

Maurice Coombe 35A, Churchfields Wellington Somerset TA21 8SE titcher at talktalk My name is Maurice, I am 60 yrs old. I took up glass ...

Brushstrokes

Brushstrokes

Ashford, Kent

Brushstrokes (Lucy) is a Kent based artist who specialises in Pencil drawings. As well as a range of prints and greeting cards for sale, ...

ROSE GALLERY

ROSE GALLERY

Looe, Cornwall

I make hanging plaques carved from wood. A design is then hand-painted onto the carving. A high gloss varnish is applied to enhance and ...

Fandangle Crafts

Fandangle Crafts

Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Im a wood and metal artist and crafter based in West Sussex and have built myself a workshop in my garden where I create Art and Crafts ...

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 ...

Everything Family

Everything Family

Tamworth, Staffordshire

Butcher, Baker or Candlestick Maker...What did your ancestors do for a living? Where were they born? How old were they when they married? ...

Savanna Dell Rime

Savanna Dell Rime

Churchstanton, Somerset

I create unique and individual models of Animals, Christmas decorations, Brooches, Key Rings etc from photographs i can create your special ...

Barry Jones

Barry Jones

South croydon, Surrey

Fifteen years ago on a beautiful Greek Island I found amazing mosaic artworks, I fell in love with this art and decided to ‘have a go’. ...

Cards by Marion

Cards by Marion

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Hand made greetings cards of distinction. Designs for all occasions, and personalising sentiments stock available on the day should you ...

the bag lady

the bag lady

Carshalton, Surrey

I AM TAKING A BREAK FOR A FEW MONTHS. BACK IN 2019 I offer a range of hand crocheted bags in 100% wool, wool blends and acrylics, as well ...

Glassic Glass

Glassic Glass

Newton Aycliffe, Durham

I work full time in education as transition between Primary and Secondary. I have always held an interest in art and now have my own glass ...

Angrydad Art and Print

Angrydad Art and Print

Clitheroe, Lancashire

I am an Artist and Printmaker but my main focus of work is in Printmaking. I work mainly in linocut and Woodcut but I also do some drypoint. ...

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 ...

Bags of Emma Jeanation

Bags of Emma Jeanation

Caterham, Surrey

Beautiful and unique cotton, everydayTote bags, zipper pouches and cushion covers to reflect your Individual character, style and mood. ...

The whatever the weather shop

The whatever the weather shop

Portsmouth, Hampshire

I have an online shop. Every item is handmade. I love little details like beautiful packaging. I keep my costs affordable for buyers. My ...

Handmade by Nicole

Handmade by Nicole

South Ruislip, Middlesex

Handmade toys and gifts.

Daws Paws

Daws Paws

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Hand knitted dog jumpers in various different styles including various Arran designs along with plain and striped styles. Each jumper ...

Tom Bramwell Designs

Tom Bramwell Designs

Walsall, West Midlands

I produce Handmade, Unique, contemporary jewellery and metalware. I use hand forming and scoring tools to form the structure in my pieces, ...

Youve Been Framed By Carol M

Youve Been Framed By Carol M

Torquay, Devon

Beautiful handcrafted led light up framed pictures, high quality frames and vibrant colourful embellishments used to create a very special ...

Widening my horizons...

Widening my horizons...

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

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

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 ...

A very small persons big ideas a small business..

A very small persons big ideas a small business..

Stockport, Greater Manchester

... and a very long story made short. Emilia loves to design and create things, and I (thats me) love to let her do the things she enjoys. ...

Craft stall madness

Craft stall madness

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Ive just has the worst craft stall experience this last Fri/Sat. On Friday, I turned up expecting 11 other stall holders to be there, only ...

New workshop is coming together

New workshop is coming together

Bognor Regis, West Sussex

The new workshop is gradually coming together. Im building it from scratch and keeping within building regs for the UK. Its timber framed ...

CALLING ALL CRAFTERS AND MAKERS

CALLING ALL CRAFTERS AND MAKERS

Birchington on Sea, Kent

Please contact me if you would like to hold a craft/ makers stall at our annual Christmas Fair. The cost is a £20 donation to our chosen ...

Bev Heaton Designs

Bev Heaton Designs

St Helens, Merseyside

Just finished a weekend at Rivendell/Notcutts Garden Centre , Widnes with Creative Crafts Association. It was my first craft event and ...

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 ...

My first Craft Show

My first Craft Show

Pamber Heath, Hampshire

I have been getting ready for my first Craft show, not knowing what to expect, worrying have I got enough stock, what prices to charge, ...

Book a stall at our Christmas Fair

Book a stall at our Christmas Fair

Birchington on Sea, Kent

We are holding a charity Christmas Fair on Sunday 9th December in Aid of Louies helping Hands. If you would like to have a stall the ...

Flourish in Fittleworth today 3rd Nov

Flourish in Fittleworth today 3rd Nov

Coldwaltham, West Sussex

First in a quarterly fair. Open from 10.00am to 12.30pm at Fittleworth Village Hall. For more details see their FB page.

Christmas gift ideas from original art

Christmas gift ideas from original art

Manchester, Lancashire

Happy Friday everyone! I am planning a weekend of painting my latest commission of a tiger, which is a bit more unusual than my usual horses! ...

Building a new place to Craft

Building a new place to Craft

Bognor Regis, West Sussex

I Found out recently that I need to vacate my little workshop, so Im going to make another space in the back of my garden. Not the best ...

Victorian Christmas

Victorian Christmas

Coldwaltham, West Sussex

A set of 4 cards using vintage card scraps printed and surrounded by a soft gold embossed frame. Will retail at £1.25 each (£4/pack of ...

Bev Heaton Designs

Bev Heaton Designs

St Helens, Merseyside

Hi Everybody I have been working hard since April,2018 setting up my new business Bev Heaton Designs. I make and customise bags in particular, ...

Off to Stratford again

Off to Stratford again

Rugby, Warwickshire

Well, off to the craft fair at Stratford Town Hall on Sunday, 28th October. I am looking forward to meeting up with the stallholders that ...

Getting arty

Getting arty

Liverpool, Merseyside

So me an Kelly thought we would play with some colours and create some beautiful pieces, we went for some pinks a very dark but vibrant ...

Getting arty

Getting arty

Liverpool, Merseyside

So me an Kelly thought we would play with some colours and create some beautiful pieces, we went for some pinks a very dark but vibrant ...

Quex Craft Village Charity Christmas Craft Fair

Quex Craft Village Charity Christmas Craft Fair

Birchington on Sea, Kent

We are planning our Charity Christmas Craft Fair at Quex Craft Village, More details to follow but who would be interested in having a ...

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 ...

Verdict on Stratford craft fair

Verdict on Stratford craft fair

Rugby, Warwickshire

I had a lovely day out at Stratford Town Hall craft and gift fair. I was given a lovely position in which to display my items and really ...

Open for business

Open for business

Macclesfield, Cheshire

Welcome to our first blog post! Timeless Galleries is a new business based in the sleepy hamlet of Pott Shrigley on the edge of the Peak ...

The Process of Change ....

The Process of Change ....

Coulsdon, Surrey

Transformation is a process that we all find ourselves in and one thing I love about working with pearls and lava beads is that I am so ...

Selling on Etsy seems to be getting harder

Selling on Etsy seems to be getting harder

Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Ive had an online shop on Etsy for just under a year now and have noticed a big difference over that time. They have change many things, ...


Damien Hirst

(Born 1965 in Bristol), Painting, Sculpture

Controversial British artist and sculptor.

James Brian Jacques

(Born 1939 in Liverpool in Merseyside), Fiction

A write of childrens novels in the Redwall series among others. Many of the characters in his books where based on the people that Jacques had met.

Patrick Lichfield

(Born 1939 in Staffordshire), Photography

Patrick Anson was the 5th Earl of Lichfield. He became one of the most famous photographers of the 20th century.

Ken Smith

(Born 1938 in Rudston in East Riding of Yorkshire), Poetry

Ken Smith was a British poet and co-editor of Stand magazine from 1963-1972. One of his works, The Pity won the Gregory Award in 1964.

David Bailey

(Born 1938 in Leytonstone in London), Photography

Famous 20th century fashion and celebrity photographer

David Hockney

(Born 1937 in Bradford in West Yorkshire), Painting, Photography

Voted the most influential British artist of the 20th century.

Dennis Potter

(Born 1935 in Berry Hill in Gloucestershire), Fiction

Potter was a writer of fiction such as Pennies from Heaven, The Singing Detective and Blue Remembered Hills. He mixed reality and fiction with popular culture.

Ted Walker

(Born 1934 in Lancing in West Sussex), Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

He was a journalist, writer of short stories, poet and broadcaster. His poem the Fox on a Barn Door is about his view of the countryside of Sussex.

Bryan Stanley Johnson

(Born 1933 in London in London), Fiction

The writer of Christie Malrys Own Double-Entry in 1973, a dystopian meta-fiction about a disalutions man rans his life using the Double-Entry book keeping system.

Bridget Riley

(Born 1931 in Norwood in London), Art

Bridget Riley is a British artist who was born in Norwood, London. After attending Cheltenham Ladies' College, she studied at Goldsmiths College and the Royal College of Art. She is known for her Optical Art, an abstract style which utilises optical effects to engage and stimulate the viewers senses. One of Britain's best known artists, her work appears in major collections around the world.

Robert Radford Welch

(Born 1929 in Hereford in West Midlands), Silversmith

Welch trained as a silversmith in Birmingham but was influenced by the modernism of Scandinavian designs and created clean and functional designs.

Jean Simmons

(Born 1929 in Lower Holloway in London), Music, Theatre

She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1948 for her role in Hamlet, the Laurence Olivier version. During the 50s she moved to America and work in Hollywood. She performed in the Londons West End during the 70s.

Jane Grigson

(Born 1928 in Gloucester in Gloucestershire), Nonfiction

Jane Grigson was an English cookery writer. She wrote her first book Charcuterie and French Pork Cookery in 1967 and went on to write many more cookery books.

Derek Davis

(Born 1926 in Wandsworth in London), Pottery and ceramics, Painting

Derek Davis developed his ceramics, coming up with several innovative techniques. In 1994 he had an eye operation which afterwards left him unable to work with the pottery kiln, which was when he then started to focus on his painting.

Joan Aiken

(Born 1924 in Rye in East Sussex), Fiction, Nonfiction

She became a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 1999, for her services to literature. Her well know early works include The Whispering Mountain and Black Hearts in Battersea. Over the year she has written, plays and poems, period and modern novels, supernatural and magic works, non-fiction and worked with illustrators on picture books.. In all she wrote more than a hundred piece, and readers of her works gained many new friends.

Elizabeth Bartlett

(Born 1924 in Deal in Kent), Poetry

Elizabeth Bartlett was a British poet. She worked for the health service and for the Home Care Service and it was in this environment that she was provided with material for some of her most emotive poems.

Anthony Alfred Caro

(Born 1924 in New Malden in London), Sculpture

Caro was a modernist sculptor who found success in the 1950s. He is also accredited with being the first person to remove the plinth, allowing viewers to be more connected with his work.

Dick King-Smith

(Born 1922 in Bitton in Gloucestershire), Fiction

He is perhaps best known for writing The Sheep-Pig. Not heard of it? Well in America it was known as Babe, the Gallant Pig and adapted for film in 1995 as just Babe.

Daphne Hardy Henrion

(Born 1917 in Amersham in Buckinghamshire), Sculpture

Known as having a distinguished career as a sculptress.

Antonia Forest

(Born 1915 in Hampstead in London), Fiction

Forest was a writer of books aimed at a young audience, you may as a child have read her most famous works about the Marlows.

Hammond Innes

(Born 1913 in Horsham in West Sussex), Fiction, Nonfiction

Innes was a prolific novelist with around thirty titles to his name. He also wrote childrens books and non fiction on travel.

Conroy Maddox

(Born 1912 in Ledbury in Herefordshire), Collage, Fiction, Painting

A collagist, painter and writer. From 1935 on wards he was a part of the Surrealist movement.

Mary Wesley

(Born 1912 in Englefield Green in Surrey), Fiction, Nonfiction

She was without doubt a very popular writer of fiction, Wesley had her last novel Part of the Furniture published in 1997 at age at age 85. It was about a girls life story moving to the West Country and finding her independence and not being just part of the furniture.

Wilbert Awdry

(Born 1911 in Ampfield in Hampshire), Fiction

Writer of the well loved and very popular Thomas the tank engine along with many other stories in the railway series of books. He is perhaps better known as the Reverend W. Awdry.

Austin Andrew Wright

(Born 1911 in Chester in Cheshire), Sculpture

As a noted sculptor, Austin created pieces called The Argument, Ring and Mute 2. You may see his work at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.