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BIRDHOUSE POWERTEX WORKSHOP

BIRDHOUSE POWERTEX WORKSHOP

Home, Somercotes, Alfreton, Derbyshire

Wednesday, 8 February 2023

Netley Abbey Valentines Vintage and Makers Fair

Netley Abbey Valentines Vintage and Makers Fair

Abbey Hall, Netley Abbey, Southampton, Hampshire

Saturday, 11 February 2023

Cambridge Arts Crafts and Makers Fair

Cambridge Arts Crafts and Makers Fair

St Barnabas Church, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Saturday, 11 February 2023

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

The Leigh Community Centre, Leigh on Sea, Essex

Saturday, 11 February 2023

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Stokesley Town Hall, Stokesley, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 18 February 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 February 2023

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Stokesley Town Hall, Stokesley, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 4 March 2023

Faversham Artisan Crafts and Gift Fairs 2023

Faversham Artisan Crafts and Gift Fairs 2023

The Alexander Centre, Faversham, Kent

Saturday, 4 March 2023

BOTLEY MONTHLY MARKET

BOTLEY MONTHLY MARKET

Botley Market Hall, Botley, Hampshire

Saturday, 4 March 2023

Lymington Makers Market by NFMM

Lymington Makers Market by NFMM

The Lymington Masonic Hall, Lymington, Lymington, Hampshire

Saturday, 4 March 2023

The HandCrafted Market - Parkgate and Neston

The HandCrafted Market - Parkgate and Neston

Parkgate and Neston United Reformed Church, Parkgate, Cheshire

Saturday, 4 March 2023

Craft and Gift Market and Fun Dog Show

Craft and Gift Market and Fun Dog Show

Field Place, Worthing, West Sussex

Sunday, 5 March 2023

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 5 March 2023

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

The Cliffs Pavilion, Westcliff on Sea, Essex

Sunday, 5 March 2023

Craft and gift fair Runcorn shopping centre

Craft and gift fair Runcorn shopping centre

Runcorn Shopping City, Runcorn, Cheshire

Thursday, 9 March 2023 (3 day event)

Lymington Craft and Gift Market

Lymington Craft and Gift Market

Lymington Masonic Hall, Lymington, Hampshire

Saturday, 11 March 2023

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 11 March 2023

Sevenoaks Stag Plaza Artisan Crafts and Gift Fair

Sevenoaks Stag Plaza Artisan Crafts and Gift Fair

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

Saturday, 11 March 2023

Artists and Makers Fair

Artists and Makers Fair

Caversham Methodist Church Hall, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire

Saturday, 11 March 2023

GUILDFORD MAKERS MARKET

GUILDFORD MAKERS MARKET

Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 11 March 2023

Hythe Makers Market by NFMM

Hythe Makers Market by NFMM

St Johns Hall, Hythe, Southampton, Hampshire

Saturday, 11 March 2023

The HandCrafted Market - West Kirby

The HandCrafted Market - West Kirby

St Andrews Church Hall, West Kirby, Wirral, Merseyside

Saturday, 11 March 2023

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

The Leigh Community Centre, Leigh on Sea, Essex

Saturday, 11 March 2023

Norwich Bead Fair

Norwich Bead Fair

The George Hotel, Norwich, Norfolk

Sunday, 12 March 2023

Denton Artisan market

Denton Artisan market

Denton Civic Square, Denton, Greater Manchester

Sunday, 12 March 2023

Coal Aston Craft Fair 12th March

Coal Aston Craft Fair 12th March

Coal Aston Village hall, Dronfield, Sheffield, Derbyshire

Sunday, 12 March 2023

Air Dry Clay Workshop

Air Dry Clay Workshop

Home, Somercotes, Alfreton, Derbyshire

Tuesday, 14 March 2023

Gordale craft and gift fair

Gordale craft and gift fair

Gordale Garden Centre, Burton, South Wirral, Cheshire

Friday, 17 March 2023 (3 day event)

Marlborough Craft and Gift Market

Marlborough Craft and Gift Market

Marlborough Town Hall, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Saturday, 18 March 2023

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Stokesley Town Hall, Stokesley, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 18 March 2023

Witney Craft and Gift Market

Witney Craft and Gift Market

Witney Corn Exchange, Witney, Oxfordshire

Saturday, 18 March 2023

Faversham Artisan Crafts and Gift Fairs 2023

Faversham Artisan Crafts and Gift Fairs 2023

The Alexander Centre, Faversham, Kent

Saturday, 18 March 2023

Portchester Parish Hall Craft Fair

Portchester Parish Hall Craft Fair

Portchester Parish Hall, Portchester, Fareham, Hampshire

Saturday, 18 March 2023

Crafts and Gifts

Crafts and Gifts

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

Saturday, 18 March 2023

Newbury Craft and Gift Market

Newbury Craft and Gift Market

Newbury Methodist Church, Newbury, Berkshire

Saturday, 18 March 2023

The HandCrafted Market - Chester

The HandCrafted Market - Chester

The Grosvenor Shopping Centre - Chester, Chester, Cheshire

Saturday, 18 March 2023

Lyndhuyrst Craft and Gift Market

Lyndhuyrst Craft and Gift Market

Lyndhurst Community Centre, Lyndhurst, Hampshire

Sunday, 19 March 2023

PORTSMOUTH SPRING FAIR

PORTSMOUTH SPRING FAIR

Mountbatten Centre, Hilsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Sunday, 19 March 2023

The HandCrafted Market - Chester

The HandCrafted Market - Chester

The Grosvenor Shopping Centre - Chester, Chester, Cheshire

Sunday, 19 March 2023

Henley Craft and Gift Market

Henley Craft and Gift Market

Henley on Thames Town Hall, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire

Saturday, 25 March 2023

Romsey Craft and Gift Market

Romsey Craft and Gift Market

Romsey Town Hall, Romsey, Hampshire

Saturday, 25 March 2023

FOUR SEASONS SPRING CRAFT EVENT

FOUR SEASONS SPRING CRAFT EVENT

Bersted Jubilee Hall, North Bersted, Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Saturday, 25 March 2023

Lyndhurst Makers Market by NFMM

Lyndhurst Makers Market by NFMM

Lyndhurst Community Centre, central car park, Lyndhurst, Hampshire

Saturday, 25 March 2023

Crafts int the Park

Crafts int the Park

HookedonStitching, Norfolk, Aylsham, Norfolk

Saturday, 25 March 2023 (2 day event)

Wensleydale Craft Fair

Wensleydale Craft Fair

The Market House, Hawes, Wensleydale, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 25 March 2023 (2 day event)

Wickham Comunity Centre Craft Fair

Wickham Comunity Centre Craft Fair

Wickham Community Centre, Wickham, Hampshire

Saturday, 25 March 2023

Thriplow Daffodil Weekend and Country Fair

Thriplow Daffodil Weekend and Country Fair

Thriplow Village, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire

Saturday, 25 March 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, 25 March 2023

Pywright

Pywright

Chelmsford, Essex

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

Choughed Online Art

Choughed Online Art

Bromley, Kent

Hello. I am Paul, and I run Choughed, an online art gallery based in Bromley, Kent. I ...

Sue Pearson

Sue Pearson

Crawley, West Sussex

I have for sometime , worked with a variety of arts and craft media, but I am now focused ...

Gumec Crafts

Gumec Crafts

Iver, Buckinghamshire

Hello, my name is Gumec and I am the owner of Gumec Crafts. Gumec Crafts is a new company ...

K and K Sewing

K and K Sewing

Macclesfield, Cheshire

We are a mother and daughter who have a passion for sewing and creating new and unique ...

Miniature creations

Miniature creations

Winchester, Hampshire

We are based in Kings Worthy near Winchester and have been making miniatures for just ...

Vintage Concepts by Zou

Vintage Concepts by Zou

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

I love the magic and unique mood captured in every piece I have made. All these wooden ...

Artworks by Jan

Artworks by Jan

Ferndown, Dorset

A self taught artist who uses painting to relax and escape my structured life!! I really ...

LB Clay Crafting

LB Clay Crafting

Rochester, Kent

Uniquely designed handcrafted Clay products made by myself a visually impaired Potter. ...

Violet Haze Handcrafted Silver Jewellery

Violet Haze Handcrafted Silver Jewellery

Yedingham, North Yorkshire

Handcrafted in our North Yorkshire Studio Totally unique pieces of Jewellery made from ...

La Chaise Crafts

La Chaise Crafts

Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Welcome to our craft world, Nick and Julie are pleased you are here to have a look around. ...

Angela Lilley Photography

Angela Lilley Photography

Leek, Staffordshire

As well as being a wedding photographer I also undertake portrait photography, product ...

Lilli Creative

Lilli Creative

Orpington, Kent

Firstly, I extend a warm welcome to Lilli Creative’s range of unique home decor. It has ...

Luscious Scents

Luscious Scents

Salford, Greater Manchester

LUSCIOUS SCENTS is a family run business comprising of mum dad and daughter we specialise ...

Hope Jewellery

Hope Jewellery

Surbiton, Surrey

My name is Vicki Wainwright and I live in Long Ditton, Surrey and I have a passion for ...

Pebble Art Space

Pebble Art Space

Filey, North Yorkshire

My name is Debbie I am a Self employed Accountant with my husband and a mother of two, ...

Jacqueline Redfern

Jacqueline Redfern

Sherborne, Dorset

I love to paint nature, water and wildlife. I mostly use acrylic because of the depth ...

Niche Wreaths

Niche Wreaths

Woking, Surrey

Mummy of two, NHS nurse and creator of unique wreaths. I love to make beautiful, bold, ...

Fernies Garden

Fernies Garden

Brighton, East Sussex

The inspiration for my business came from my two great loves in life - my garden, which ...

Caliston Art

Caliston Art

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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

Bisdale Bows

Bisdale Bows

Village, North Yorkshire

Bilsdale Bows is a traditional cottage industry business run from home in the beautiful ...

Brushstrokes

Brushstrokes

Ashford, Kent

Brushstrokes (Lucy) is a Kent based artist who specialises in Pencil drawings. As well ...

Umbrella Events

Umbrella Events

Storrington, West Sussex

Fayre organiser mainly craft fairs over the last 20 years in West Sussex We try to find ...

Marinova Creative

Marinova Creative

Woodford Green, Essex

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

Nicholas Michael Photography and Woodcrafts

Nicholas Michael Photography and Woodcrafts

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Nicholas Michael Photography and Woodcrafts I have always been interested in photography ...

Rust and Wonder Photography

Rust and Wonder Photography

East Molesey, Surrey

My name is Carrie Hart, and Ive had a long time passion for interiors and nature. In ...

Warm Woolies

Warm Woolies

West Malling, Kent

I was taught to knit quite a few years ago by my grandmother, we spent many hours making ...

Handcrafted Wood Products

Handcrafted Wood Products

Leeds, West Yorkshire

Handcrafted wood products by Peter McDonnell. Hi I am self employed and make individual ...

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 ...

Cheryl Donlon Art

Cheryl Donlon Art

Haywards Heath, West Sussex

I’m inspired by everyday life and people but growing up in South Africa has given me ...

Wooden Gifts Boutique

Wooden Gifts Boutique

Bognor Regis, West Sussex

I make wooden products on the electric lathe and pole lathe i make wooden bowls, platters, ...

Melts and Moore

Melts and Moore

Worcester, Worcestershire

I run a small wax melt business and I am committed to creating the perfect handmade items ...

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 ...

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 ...

Astral Anemones

Astral Anemones

London, Surrey

I make wildly embellished handmade brooches for clothes and hair using vintage wools, ...

My latest trip

My latest trip

Leek, Staffordshire

The weather was kind and I visited Elterwater, Chapel Stile and The Langdale. Stunning ...

Dry January Skin

Dry January Skin

Guildford, Surrey

Not only can the cold weather at this time of year start playing havoc with your skin, ...

Exciting times ahead in 2023

Exciting times ahead in 2023

Leek, Staffordshire

In looking to develop this group of Staffordshire makers and small businesses I met with ...

My 2022 journey

My 2022 journey

Whitchurch, Hampshire

Hi All, Well overall 2022 has been a good year. I have had a stall at Romsey and Hungerford ...

Beautiful unique dish

Beautiful unique dish

Willesborough, Kent

Homemade pottery made and fired at home in my small studio

TP Pottery

TP Pottery

Willesborough, Kent

I have an Etsy shop and instagram

TP pottery

TP pottery

Willesborough, Kent

My name is Tina I have a small studio at home where I create my pottery. Each item is ...

Autumn at the Studio Edenbridge

Autumn at the Studio Edenbridge

Edenbridge, Kent

Autumn and winter are the most likely seasons for people to be more creative in doors ...

Budget helping for customers

Budget helping for customers

Skegness, Lincolnshire

Times are hard money not going far so keeping prices as low as I can Wood slimline pens ...

The Future of The Customs Project

The Future of The Customs Project

Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

If I was told about where we are today when I was handed the first pair of shoes in lockdown ...

How We Work

How We Work

Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

Angelus is a California based company and has been supplying leather paint since 1907 ...

Robs Story

Robs Story

Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

The first COVID lockdown gave me time to sit down and work on art more than I had been ...

Food and foliage gifts are always a winner

Food and foliage gifts are always a winner

Lechlade on Thames, Gloucestershire

Christmas gift giving can get really difficult for the people in your life that seem ...

Christmas is coming

Christmas is coming

Leeds, West Yorkshire

I have a large range of very individual, handcrafted wooden Christmas trees for sale. ...

Current Lifestyle Online shop now open

Current Lifestyle Online shop now open

Lymington, Hampshire

We are please to announce that our very own little online shop has gone live. We have ...

Abstract Art

Abstract Art

Billericay Essex, Essex

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

Abstract Art

Abstract Art

Billericay Essex, Essex

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

My first MADE TO ORDER work

My first MADE TO ORDER work

Bromley, London

First meeting with my client resulted in accepting the requst. He would like me to make ...

My first MADE TO ORDER work

My first MADE TO ORDER work

Bromley, London

The bags with specific size and design. Thats the challenge. They were requested by the ...

Maries handmade decoupage gifts

Maries handmade decoupage gifts

Middlesbrough, Teesside

My handmade decoupage gifts for all occasions and can be personalised.

Ayamiico Banner arrives Hurrah

Ayamiico Banner arrives Hurrah

Hartfield, East Sussex

Having been busy over the summer months with fairs predominantly in the Pantiles in Tunbridge ...

Handcrafted for life

Handcrafted for life

Leeds, West Yorkshire

A life of learning from experience... Over the years, my handcrafted wood products have ...

Spencer House Gallery

Spencer House Gallery

Gloucester, Gloucestershire

It is not that often you walk into an art gallery and feel completely comfortable and ...

Handmade silk pouches

Handmade silk pouches

Hartfield, East Sussex

Sophia has been busy making beautiful dark blue silk bags, embroidered with a moon and ...


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.

Susan Williams Ellis

(Born 1918 in Guildford in Surrey), Pottery and ceramics

She was the cofounder of Portmeirion Pottery. A designer and business woman. She was the daughter of celebrated architect Clough Williams-Ellis, famous for the development of Portmeirion in the Italian style.

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.