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Tunisian Crochet for beginners

Tunisian Crochet for beginners

The Hanging Gate, Weaverham, Northwich, Cheshire

Friday, 28 January 2022

Workshop - Fused Glass

Workshop - Fused Glass

Longridge, Little Bourton, Banbury, Oxfordshire

Saturday, 29 January 2022

Workshop - Fused Glass

Workshop - Fused Glass

Longridge, Little Bourton, Banbury, Oxfordshire

Sunday, 30 January 2022

Online Tunisian crochet for beginners

Online Tunisian crochet for beginners

LIVE online, Online, Cheshire

Saturday, 5 February 2022

Online beginners crochet workshop

Online beginners crochet workshop

Crewe Hall, Crewe, Cheshire

Saturday, 5 February 2022

Spring Artisan and Craft Market

Spring Artisan and Craft Market

Spurriergate Centre, York, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 5 February 2022 (2 day event)

Craft Makers Market Co

Craft Makers Market Co

Craft Makers Market Co, Camberley, Surrey

Saturday, 12 February 2022

Coastal Crafty Crew Craft Fair

Coastal Crafty Crew Craft Fair

Quex Park Small Barn, Birchington on sea, Kent

Sunday, 13 February 2022

Mothers day Craft and Gift Fair

Mothers day Craft and Gift Fair

Field Place, Worthing, West Sussex

Sunday, 20 February 2022

Craft Makers Market Co

Craft Makers Market Co

Craft Makers Market Co, Camberley, Surrey

Saturday, 26 February 2022

Spring Artisan and Craft Market

Spring Artisan and Craft Market

Spurriergate Centre, York, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 26 February 2022 (2 day event)

Spring Artisan and Craft Market

Spring Artisan and Craft Market

Spurriergate Centre, York, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 5 March 2022 (2 day event)

Faversham Artisan Crafts and Gift Fairs 2022

Faversham Artisan Crafts and Gift Fairs 2022

The Alexander Centre, Faversham, Kent

Saturday, 5 March 2022

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 5 March 2022

Marlborough Craft and Gift Market

Marlborough Craft and Gift Market

Marlborough Town Hall, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Saturday, 5 March 2022

Tunbridge Wells Artisan Craft and Gift Markets

Tunbridge Wells Artisan Craft and Gift Markets

One Warwick Park Hotel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Sunday, 6 March 2022

Surrey Villages March Craft Fair

Surrey Villages March Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 6 March 2022

Gordale craft and gift fair

Gordale craft and gift fair

Gordale Garden Centre, Burton, South Wirral, Cheshire

Friday, 11 March 2022 (3 day event)

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, 12 March 2022

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Saturday, 12 March 2022

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Craft and Gift Market

Hungerford Corn Exchange, Hungerford, Berkshire

Saturday, 12 March 2022

Witney Craft and Gift Market

Witney Craft and Gift Market

Witney Corn Exchange, Witney, Oxfordshire

Saturday, 19 March 2022

Devizes Craft and Gift Market

Devizes Craft and Gift Market

Ceres Hall The Corn Exchange, Devizes, Wiltshire

Saturday, 19 March 2022

Faversham Artisan Crafts and Gift Fairs 2022

Faversham Artisan Crafts and Gift Fairs 2022

The Alexander Centre, Faversham, Kent

Saturday, 19 March 2022

Simply events...Spring craft market

Simply events...Spring craft market

Horringer Community Centre, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Sunday, 20 March 2022

Dobbies Clifton craft and gift fair

Dobbies Clifton craft and gift fair

Dobbies Garden World, Clifton, Preston, Lancashire

Friday, 25 March 2022 (3 day event)

All-inclusive weekend crochet retreat

All-inclusive weekend crochet retreat

Crewe Hall, Crewe, Cheshire

Friday, 25 March 2022 (3 day event)

Lymington Craft and Gift Market

Lymington Craft and Gift Market

Lymington Masonic Hall, Lymington, Hampshire

Saturday, 26 March 2022

Spring Artisan and Craft Market

Spring Artisan and Craft Market

Spurriergate Centre, York, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 26 March 2022 (2 day event)

Dobbies chesterfield craft and gift fair

Dobbies chesterfield craft and gift fair

Dobbies Garden Centre, Barlborough Links, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Friday, 1 April 2022 (3 day event)

Thame Craft and Gift Market

Thame Craft and Gift Market

Thame Town Hall, Thame, Oxfordshire

Saturday, 2 April 2022

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 2 April 2022

Faversham Artisan Crafts and Gift Fairs 2022

Faversham Artisan Crafts and Gift Fairs 2022

The Alexander Centre, Faversham, Kent

Saturday, 2 April 2022

Tunbridge Wells Artisan Craft and Gift Markets

Tunbridge Wells Artisan Craft and Gift Markets

One Warwick Park Hotel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Sunday, 3 April 2022

Surrey Villages April Craft Fair

Surrey Villages April Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 3 April 2022

Norwich Bead Fair

Norwich Bead Fair

The George Hotel, Norwich, Norfolk

Sunday, 3 April 2022

Dobbies Southport craft and gift fair

Dobbies Southport craft and gift fair

Dobbies Garden World, Southport, Merseyside

Friday, 8 April 2022 (3 day event)

Spring Artisan and Craft Market

Spring Artisan and Craft Market

Spurriergate Centre, York, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 9 April 2022 (2 day event)

Easter Craft and Gift Fair

Easter Craft and Gift Fair

Silvester Horne Institute, Church Stretton, Shropshire

Saturday, 9 April 2022

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, 9 April 2022

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Saturday, 9 April 2022

Henley Craft and Gift Market

Henley Craft and Gift Market

Henley on Thames Town Hall, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire

Saturday, 9 April 2022

Four Seasons Craft and Gift Event

Four Seasons Craft and Gift Event

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

Saturday, 9 April 2022

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Field Place, Worthing, West Sussex

Sunday, 10 April 2022

Easter craft and gift fair at Lowther gardens

Easter craft and gift fair at Lowther gardens

Lowther Gardens, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

Friday, 15 April 2022 (4 day event)

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Craft and Gift Market

Wokingham Town Hall, Wokingham, Berkshire

Saturday, 16 April 2022

Milford On Sea Craft and Gift Market

Milford On Sea Craft and Gift Market

Milford On Sea Community Centre, Milford On Sea, Hampshire

Saturday, 16 April 2022

Simply events...Easter craft market

Simply events...Easter craft market

Village Hall, Lavenham, Suffolk

Saturday, 16 April 2022

Pywright

Pywright

Chelmsford, Essex

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

Calypso Sephora

Calypso Sephora

Woking, Surrey

Calypso Sephora Ltd is a professionl tailoring workshop creating and promoting bespoke ...

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. ...

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 ...

One Jewellery

One Jewellery

Sawbridgeworth, Essex

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

Artworks by Jan

Artworks by Jan

Ferndown, Dorset

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

Miniature creations

Miniature creations

Winchester, Hampshire

We are based in Kings Worthy near Winchester and started making miniatures just over ...

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. ...

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. ...

The ARC Shed

The ARC Shed

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Hello! Anyone can learn to paint. I can teach you how with the techniques used for decorative ...

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 ...

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, ...

Chubby chucks handmade toys

Chubby chucks handmade toys

Dulwich, London

I AM TAKING A BREAK FOR A FEW MONTHS TO COMPLY MY SOFT TOY AMIGURUMI WORK WITH THE RELEVANT ...

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 ...

Across the Courtyard

Across the Courtyard

Portsmouth, Hampshire

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

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 ...

Benjamin Bramma Metal Sculptures

Benjamin Bramma Metal Sculptures

Spalding, Lincolnshire

Benjamin has been involved in art all of his life due to family connections. He has developed ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ann Pennington

Ann Pennington

Stourbridge, West Midlands

I spin, weave on a Louet table loom with 8 shafts. Dye and felt hand made , uniquely ...

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 ...

Krafty Kat

Krafty Kat

Barnham, West Sussex

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

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, ...

Dog Star Ceramics

Dog Star Ceramics

Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire

I live in beautiful Wiltshire in the West of England. I have always been inspired by ...

Taking the opportunity to get down the Autumn colours in Gloucestershire.

Taking the opportunity to get down the Autumn colours in Gloucestershire.

Gloucester, Gloucestershire

We took the opportunity to go out sketching whilst the leaves were still on the trees. ...

Hand Made items are from the heart.

Hand Made items are from the heart.

Southampton, Hampshire

Did you know that when you are buying from an item from a business who made their products ...

Working with Coaster

Working with Coaster

Southampton, Hampshire

Teaching Andrew how to put resin on the Coaster was a long winded process. But worth ...

Photos are a good way to keep your ideas alive

Photos are a good way to keep your ideas alive

Sherborne, Dorset

Whilst walking last autumn, I passed a hedge rows that was so beautiful it looked like ...

Please find in my social links a surveymonkey to become a registered stallholder.

Please find in my social links a surveymonkey to become a registered stallholder.

Southend On Sea, Essex

I am keen to build a network of stallholders to enable us all to have an opportunity ...

I was asked to create a pinkalish rainbow barbie Alice band!

I was asked to create a pinkalish rainbow barbie Alice band!

Frimley, Surrey

Barbie screams pink so we used pink, tulle, sequins and made it fabulous! The tulle matched ...

Vegan Fair Port Sunlight LABL Anchorhaven

Vegan Fair Port Sunlight LABL Anchorhaven

Birkenhead, Merseyside

Anchorhaven crystals and cards are attending our first ever Vegan focused event. We will ...

Anchorhaven Pop Up Crystal Shop Wirral

Anchorhaven Pop Up Crystal Shop Wirral

Birkenhead, Merseyside

We completed our very first crystal pop up shop at Soul Kraft Community shop in Rock ...

Great Weekend

Great Weekend

Grays, Essex

We had a great weekend at Detling. The weather was great, venue was fine and we met a ...

I have been taking part in an art trail in Steyning in Sussex

I have been taking part in an art trail in Steyning in Sussex

Lancing, West Sussex

Over the last 2 weekends I have been taking part in the Steyning art trail in Sussex ...

One day event Crystals Jewellery and New Age Gifts

One day event Crystals Jewellery and New Age Gifts

Birkenhead, Merseyside

Soul Kraft community shop are hosting a pop up shop on Saturday 18th August from 10am ...

The first of hopefully many... Fabulous

The first of hopefully many... Fabulous

Ringwood, Hampshire

Two Daft Birds set out on our fist Craft Fair. It took place in Romsey Town Hall on Saturday ...

Wedding decorations

Wedding decorations

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

The ChArming Piece has a new product range, rustic wood burned wedding decorations. I ...

I am taking part in Cambridge Open Studios 2021

I am taking part in Cambridge Open Studios 2021

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Iím joining many artists across Cambridgeshire for the 2021 Open Studios. You can drop ...

Drawings, prints, quilts, embroidery

Drawings, prints, quilts, embroidery

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Iíll be opening this weekend, 24/25 July, 11-6, as part of Cambridge Open Studios 2021, ...

Two local artist friends caught in the isolation

Two local artist friends caught in the isolation

Ringwood, Hampshire

Janet and I have been friends for many years..through thick and thin and when , like ...

Donít be scared to experiment

Donít be scared to experiment

Sherborne, Dorset

I recently visited the local wood yard where there were several offcuts in a bin. I brought ...

Double Chocolate Crunchie Brownies

Double Chocolate Crunchie Brownies

Southampton, Hampshire

Wow! If I told you these were gluten free you wouldnít believe me! Packed full of rich ...

I love doing pyrography Im making business logos

I love doing pyrography Im making business logos

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Im making wood burned business logos what can be used for fairs or will be lovely part ...

Scratching the Surface of my Business

Scratching the Surface of my Business

Earls Colne, Essex

Starting out my business has been a steep learning curve which I imagine lots of small ...

Cambridge Open Studios 2021

Cambridge Open Studios 2021

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Iím really looking forward to weekends 3 and 4 in July when Iíll be opening as part of ...

The Little Wax Bakery

The Little Wax Bakery

Ilford, London

The Little Wax Bakery is a small family business. Its something my brother and I started ...

Change of direction

Change of direction

Boston, Lincolnshire

Having had plenty of time to consider in the past year Ive decided to change direction. ...

New Crafter advice please

New Crafter advice please

Whitefield, Greater Manchester

Hi. Iím completely new to this site and have recently started creating quirky Planters ...


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.