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Arts and crafts in England

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Yorkshire Motorsport Festival

Yorkshire Motorsport Festival

Wilshaw, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

Friday, 24 June 2022 (3 day event)

York Artisan Markets - Summer Craft Market

York Artisan Markets - Summer Craft Market

Spurriergate Centre, York, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 25 June 2022 (2 day event)

Woodley Artisan Market

Woodley Artisan Market

Woodley Shopping Centre, Stockport, Woodley, Cheshire

Saturday, 25 June 2022

BOTLEY MONTHLY MARKET

BOTLEY MONTHLY MARKET

Botley Market Hall, Botley, Hampshire

Saturday, 25 June 2022

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Corn Exchange, Hungerford, Berkshire

Saturday, 25 June 2022

Lymington Craft and Gift Market

Lymington Craft and Gift Market

Lymington Masonic Hall, Lymington, Hampshire

Saturday, 25 June 2022

Arley Hall garden festival

Arley Hall garden festival

Arley Hall, Knutsford, Cheshire

Saturday, 25 June 2022 (2 day event)

Arley Hall garden festival

Arley Hall garden festival

Arley Hall, Knutsford, Cheshire

Saturday, 25 June 2022 (2 day event)

New Forest Bead Fair

New Forest Bead Fair

Brockenhurst Village Hall, Brockenhurst, Hampshire

Sunday, 26 June 2022

Summer Artisan food Craft and Gift Fayre

Summer Artisan food Craft and Gift Fayre

Keston Village Hall, Keston, Bromley, Kent

Sunday, 26 June 2022

The Royal Norfolk Show

The Royal Norfolk Show

Norfolk Showground, Norwich, Norfolk

Wednesday, 29 June 2022 (2 day event)

Love cheese live staffs showground

Love cheese live staffs showground

Staffordshire Showground, Stafford, Staffordshire

Friday, 1 July 2022 (2 day event)

Northampton Town Festival

Northampton Town Festival

Northampton Racecourse, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Friday, 1 July 2022 (3 day event)

Elvaston Steam

Elvaston Steam

Elvaston Castle Country Park, Derby, Derbyshire

Saturday, 2 July 2022 (2 day event)

Wessington Village Fun Day

Wessington Village Fun Day

The Green, Wessington, ALFRETON, Derbyshire

Saturday, 2 July 2022

In Spirit Holistic and Craft Fair

In Spirit Holistic and Craft Fair

Pinner Village Hall, Pinner, Middlesex, Middlesex

Saturday, 2 July 2022

Wensleydale Craft Fair

Wensleydale Craft Fair

The Market House, Hawes, Wensleydale, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 2 July 2022 (2 day event)

FOUR SEASONS CRAFT EVENTS

FOUR SEASONS CRAFT EVENTS

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

Saturday, 2 July 2022

Lymington Makers Market by NFMM

Lymington Makers Market by NFMM

The Lymington Masonic Hall, Lymington, Lymington, Hampshire

Saturday, 2 July 2022

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Stokesley Town Hall, Stokesley, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 2 July 2022

The Bucks Country Show

The Bucks Country Show

Penn House Estate, Beaconsfield, Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Saturday, 2 July 2022 (2 day event)

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 2 July 2022

Lyndhurst Craft and Gift Market

Lyndhurst Craft and Gift Market

Lymington Masonic Hall, Lymington, Hampshire

Saturday, 2 July 2022

Lyndhurst Craft and Gift Market

Lyndhurst Craft and Gift Market

Lyndhurst Community Centre, Lyndhurst, Hampshire

Sunday, 3 July 2022

Coastal Crafty Crew Craft Fair

Coastal Crafty Crew Craft Fair

Quex Park Small Barn, Birchington on sea, Kent

Sunday, 3 July 2022

Cornish Bead Fair - Probus

Cornish Bead Fair - Probus

Probus Village Hall, Probus, Cornwall

Sunday, 3 July 2022

Oasis Artisan Market

Oasis Artisan Market

Oasis Academy, Hollinwood, Oldham, Greater Manchester

Sunday, 3 July 2022

The Kent County Show

The Kent County Show

Kent Showground, Kent Showground, Detling, Kent

Friday, 8 July 2022 (3 day event)

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 9 July 2022

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Saturday, 9 July 2022

Artists and Makers Fair Caversham Reading

Artists and Makers Fair Caversham Reading

Caversham Methodist Church Hall, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire

Saturday, 9 July 2022

The Sussex Steam Rally

The Sussex Steam Rally

Parham Park, Storrington, Pulborough, West Sussex

Saturday, 9 July 2022 (2 day event)

The Great Rempstone Steam and Country Show

The Great Rempstone Steam and Country Show

Turnpost Farm, Wymeswold, Leicestershire

Saturday, 9 July 2022 (2 day event)

Wensleydale Craft Fair

Wensleydale Craft Fair

The Market House, Hawes, Wensleydale, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 9 July 2022 (2 day event)

Artisan and Makers Fair Caversham

Artisan and Makers Fair Caversham

Caversham Methodist Church Hall, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire

Saturday, 9 July 2022

Crafty Boaters Summer Market

Crafty Boaters Summer Market

The New Inn Hotel, Lechlade on Thames, Gloucestershire

Saturday, 9 July 2022 (2 day event)

Woodspring Wings Annual Flying Model Show

Woodspring Wings Annual Flying Model Show

Woodspring Wings Model Aircraft Club, Kenn Moor, Yatton, Somerset

Saturday, 9 July 2022 (2 day event)

Louth Brocante

Louth Brocante

Cornmarket, Louth, Lincolnshire

Sunday, 10 July 2022

Norwich Bead Fair

Norwich Bead Fair

The George Hotel, Norwich, Norfolk

Sunday, 10 July 2022

Portchester Parish Hall

Portchester Parish Hall

Portchester Parish Hall, Portchester, Fareham, Hampshire

Sunday, 10 July 2022

Staffordshire Balloon Fiesta

Staffordshire Balloon Fiesta

Uttoxeter Racecourse, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Friday, 15 July 2022 (2 day event)

Faversham Artisan Crafts and Gift Fairs 2022

Faversham Artisan Crafts and Gift Fairs 2022

The Alexander Centre, Faversham, Kent

Saturday, 16 July 2022

Lewes Craft and Gift Market

Lewes Craft and Gift Market

Lewes Town Hall, Lewes, East Sussex

Saturday, 16 July 2022

Marlborough Craft and Gift Market

Marlborough Craft and Gift Market

Marlborough Town Hall, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Saturday, 16 July 2022

Witney Craft and Gift Market

Witney Craft and Gift Market

Witney Corn Exchange, Witney, Oxfordshire

Saturday, 16 July 2022

GT Eccleston agricultural show

GT Eccleston agricultural show

Great Eccleston and District Agricultural Show, Great Eccleston, Lancashire

Saturday, 16 July 2022 (2 day event)

Knebworth House food and drink festival

Knebworth House food and drink festival

Knebworth House, Stevenage, Herefordshire

Saturday, 16 July 2022 (2 day event)

GT Eccleston agricultural show

GT Eccleston agricultural show

Great Eccleston and District Agricultural Show, Great Eccleston, Lancashire

Saturday, 16 July 2022 (2 day event)

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 ...

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 ...

now thats good store

now thats good store

Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire

At nowthatsgood.store we have a unit at an enterprise centre in Newcastle under lyme. ...

Miniature creations

Miniature creations

Winchester, Hampshire

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

One Jewellery

One Jewellery

Sawbridgeworth, Essex

Hi there, my name is Fiona and I am the owner of One Jewellery, my online handmade crystal ...

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. ...

Spookshow Illustrations

Spookshow Illustrations

Farsley, West Yorkshire

Hi, welcome to Spookshow Illustrations. I am an illustrator based in Farsley, Leeds. ...

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. ...

Lilli Creative

Lilli Creative

Orpington, Kent

Firstly, I extend a warm welcome to Lilli Creativeís 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, ...

Fernies Garden

Fernies Garden

Brighton, East Sussex

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

Jacqueline Redfern

Jacqueline Redfern

Sherborne, Dorset

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

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 ...

Caliston Art

Caliston Art

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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

Barry Jones

Barry Jones

South croydon, Surrey

Fifteen years ago on a beautiful Greek Island I found amazing mosaic artworks, I fell ...

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 ...

Across the Courtyard

Across the Courtyard

Portsmouth, Hampshire

Handmade jewellery using all precious metals and gemstones. All designed and created ...

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

Iím 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 ...

Thingywotsits

Thingywotsits

Lindfield, West Sussex

Welcome! Let me tell you a little about how the Thingywotsits story began. I learned ...

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 ...

Krafty Kat

Krafty Kat

Barnham, West Sussex

Hi Iím Kat Iíve always had a love for handmade , up-cycling and vintage so thought Iíd ...

One Off and Limited

One Off and Limited

Banstead, Surrey

I am an artist this is my passion I love to crest and appreciate beauty. My love for ...

Astral Anemones

Astral Anemones

London, Surrey

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

Handmade silk pouches

Handmade silk pouches

Hartfield, East Sussex

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

Love being at the Pantiles fair in Tunbridge Wells

Love being at the Pantiles fair in Tunbridge Wells

Hartfield, East Sussex

We are looking forward to this weekend- it will be our third one at the historic Pantiles ...

FruitcakeCrafts

FruitcakeCrafts

Twickenham, Middlesex

When I was in my teens, I was taught to use a Singer sewing machine. I started making ...

How to read macrame pattern ARTSY North East

How to read macrame pattern ARTSY North East

Newcastle, Tyne and Wear

Macrame knots: abbreviations and terms used in patterns Basic macrame knots abbreviations ...

How to Store Macrame Supplies ARTSY North East

How to Store Macrame Supplies ARTSY North East

Newcastle, Tyne and Wear

How Do You Store Macrame Products? The most important rule is to store your macrame supplies ...

Can You Wash Macrame by ARTSY North East

Can You Wash Macrame by ARTSY North East

Newcastle, Tyne and Wear

If you are a lover of creating beautiful macrame designs then you will know the importance ...

Tales of the Burrows in Stained Glass

Tales of the Burrows in Stained Glass

Birch Vale, Derbyshire

I was contacted by the school after they had seen my stained glass and wood sculptures ...

Buxted Craft Fair 2023

Buxted Craft Fair 2023

Buxted near Uckfield, East Sussex

This year (2022) we were able to expand the range of crafts exhibited, and we look forward ...

Come and visit Lynies Crafts on June 12th 2022

Come and visit Lynies Crafts on June 12th 2022

Thurmaston, Leicestershire

Lynies Crafts will be at the popular Mind, Body and Soul Craft Fair on June 12th 2022 ...

Know the difference eco conscious or eco friendly

Know the difference eco conscious or eco friendly

Stonegate, East Sussex

Do you actually know much about the products you are buying? With the environment becoming ...

Its May already and Artisan markets are a plenty

Its May already and Artisan markets are a plenty

Salisbury, Wiltshire

This Saturday we have over 20 stall holders at Lyndhurst community centre including ...

An introduction to my store

An introduction to my store

Eastleigh, Hampshire

Crafting has been one of my main passions since I was a young child. What started off ...

The beginning of my journey as a Craftsman Part 1

The beginning of my journey as a Craftsman Part 1

Hassocks, West Sussex

So, with nearly a year spent perfecting the product range I wanted to send out into the ...

Buxted Craft Fair Saturday 21st May 2022

Buxted Craft Fair Saturday 21st May 2022

Buxted near Uckfield, East Sussex

We have had a cancellation, so as of 9th May we have one outside pitch available in a ...

Buxted Craft Fair Saturday 21st May 2022

Buxted Craft Fair Saturday 21st May 2022

Buxted near Uckfield, East Sussex

We continue to be supported by the local Claude Jessett Steam Preservation Trust, who ...

Crochet is good for your health FACT

Crochet is good for your health FACT

Northwich, Cheshire

Crochet is good for anxiety and stress. Anxiety and stress trigger a flood of chemicals ...

Time to reflect

Time to reflect

Devizes, Wiltshire

Crafting is one of best ways to reflect on yourself and who you are as a person. For ...

Earing time

Earing time

Devizes, Wiltshire

Finding places in the garden as backdrops for earings is fantastic fun.

Sunny day photos

Sunny day photos

Devizes, Wiltshire

Out in the sun today finally taking photos of some long overdue crafts. Excited to be ...

Tunbridge Wells here we come Easter Sunday

Tunbridge Wells here we come Easter Sunday

Hartfield, East Sussex

After our success at Fairwarp Village Market we have decided to spread our wings a bit ...

Craft fair at Fairwarp Village Hall 9th April

Craft fair at Fairwarp Village Hall 9th April

Hartfield, East Sussex

We are looking forward to this attending the craft fair on Saturday and especially excited ...

A whole day of crochet is my idea of heaven

A whole day of crochet is my idea of heaven

Northwich, Cheshire

Our all-inclusive crochet retreats will immerse you in a world that youíll love! From ...

London Film and Comic Com Olympia

London Film and Comic Com Olympia

Grays, Essex

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

Spring into action

Spring into action

Hartfield, East Sussex

Spring into action Thats exactly what we are doing! With more creative ideas and products ...


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.