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Skipton Town Hall Craft Collectors and Gift Fair

Skipton Town Hall Craft Collectors and Gift Fair

Skipton Town Hall, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Beeston Craft and Gift fair

Beeston Craft and Gift fair

Beeston Square, Beeston Square, Beeston, Nottinghamshire

Thursday, 21 June 2018 (3 day event)

Calendar Events Family Fun Day

Calendar Events Family Fun Day

Blackpool Sports Centre, Blackpool, Lancashire

Saturday, 23 June 2018

CRAFT FAYRE

CRAFT FAYRE

shoreham centre, shoreham by sea, shoreham by sea, West Sussex

Saturday, 23 June 2018

Lymington Masonic Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Lymington Masonic Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Lymington Masonic Hall, Lymington, Hampshire

Saturday, 23 June 2018

Haworth Craft Fair

Haworth Craft Fair

The Old School Rooms, Haworth, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Saturday, 23 June 2018 (2 day event)

Arley Hall Garden Festival

Arley Hall Garden Festival

Arley Hall, Knutsford, Cheshire

Saturday, 23 June 2018 (2 day event)

Swadlincote Festival of Leisure

Swadlincote Festival of Leisure

Memorial Park, Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Saturday, 23 June 2018 (2 day event)

The Woldingham Craft and Beauty Fair

The Woldingham Craft and Beauty Fair

Woldingham Village Hall, Woldingham, Surrey

Saturday, 23 June 2018

The Stalls Makers Market

The Stalls Makers Market

Arts at Trinity Holy Trinity Church, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Saturday, 23 June 2018

Newbury Artisan Market

Newbury Artisan Market

Newbury Town Centre, Newbury, Berkshire

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Ashton Farmers Market

Ashton Farmers Market

AshtonuLyne Market, AshtonuLyne, Greater Manchester

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Retro and Vintage All To Discover Fair

Retro and Vintage All To Discover Fair

Discovery Event Centre, Sandwich, Kent

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Chrissys Crafty Events presents Hurworths Monthly Craft Fair

Chrissys Crafty Events presents  Hurworths Monthly Craft Fair

Hurworth Village Hall, Hurworth on Tees, Darlington, Durham

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Willow Basket Weaving with Susan Early

Willow Basket Weaving with Susan Early

Kingshill House, Dursley, Dursley, Gloucestershire

Monday, 25 June 2018

Skipton Town Hall Craft Collectors and Gift Fair

Skipton Town Hall Craft Collectors and Gift Fair

Skipton Town Hall, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

How to Keep your Sewing Machine Happy and Healthy

How to Keep your Sewing Machine Happy and Healthy

Civic Centre Uckfield, Uckfield, East Sussex

Friday, 29 June 2018

Folkestone Festivals ArtMart

Folkestone Festivals ArtMart

Bouverie Place Shopping Centre, Folkestone, Kent

Friday, 29 June 2018

Bridgemere Garden Centre

Bridgemere Garden Centre

Bridgemere Garden Centre, Bridgemere, Nantwich, Cheshire

Friday, 29 June 2018 (3 day event)

The Elveden Country Show

The Elveden Country Show

Summerpit Farm, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Saturday, 30 June 2018 (2 day event)

Ferry Meadows at 40

Ferry Meadows  at 40

Ferry Meadows Country Park, Peterborough, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Saturday, 30 June 2018 (2 day event)

Tonbridge Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

Tonbridge Artisan Crafts  Vintage and Gift Fair

The Angel Centre, Tonbridge, Kent

Saturday, 30 June 2018

RSPCA South Godstone Family Fun Day

RSPCA South Godstone Family Fun Day

RSPCA South Godstone Animal Centre, South Godstone, East Grinstead, Surrey

Saturday, 30 June 2018

CRAFT FAYRE

CRAFT FAYRE

WEST CHILTINGTON VILLAGE HALL, west chiltington, West Sussex

Saturday, 30 June 2018 (4 day event)

Aromatherapy Candle Making for Beginnners with Sophia Russell

Aromatherapy Candle Making for Beginnners with Sophia Russell

Kingshill House, Dursley, Dursley, Gloucestershire

Saturday, 30 June 2018

The East of England Food and Crafts Fair

The East of England Food and Crafts Fair

Rowley Mile Racecourse, Newmarket, Suffolk

Saturday, 30 June 2018 (2 day event)

Artistry

Artistry

Leeds City Museum, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Saturday, 30 June 2018

Artistry

Artistry

Leeds City Museum, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Chrissys Crafty Events presents Scarth Hall Monthly Craft Fair

Chrissys Crafty Events presents Scarth Hall Monthly Craft Fair

Scarth Hall, Staindrop, Durham

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Skipton Town Hall Craft Collectors and Gift Fair

Skipton Town Hall Craft Collectors and Gift Fair

Skipton Town Hall, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Crochet Coffee and Cake

Crochet  Coffee and Cake

19 Chaldron Court, West Park Village, Darlington, Durham

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Better understand your Domestic Overlocker

Better understand your  Domestic Overlocker

Civic Centre Uckfield, Uckfield, East Sussex

Friday, 6 July 2018

Long Eaton Craft and Gift Fair

Long Eaton Craft and Gift Fair

Long Eaton, Long Eaton, Derbyshire

Friday, 6 July 2018 (2 day event)

Shopping and Gift Fair

Shopping and Gift Fair

Crossgates Shopping Centre, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Friday, 6 July 2018 (2 day event)

Marple Garden Centre

Marple Garden Centre

Marple Garden Centre, Otterspool, Stockport, Cheshire

Friday, 6 July 2018 (3 day event)

The Danson Park Country Fair

The Danson Park Country Fair

Danson Park, Bexleyheath, Kent

Saturday, 7 July 2018 (2 day event)

The St Albans Town and Country Show

The St Albans Town and Country Show

Highfield Park, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Saturday, 7 July 2018 (2 day event)

Skipton Town Hall Craft Collectors and Gift Fair

Skipton Town Hall Craft Collectors and Gift Fair

Skipton Town Hall, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Saturday, 7 July 2018

The Stalls Makers Market

The Stalls Makers Market

Arts at Trinity Holy Trinity Church, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Saturday, 7 July 2018

Thame Town Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Thame Town Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Thame Town Hall, Thame, Oxfordshire

Saturday, 7 July 2018

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, 7 July 2018

Marlborough Town Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Marlborough Town Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Marlborough Town Hall, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Saturday, 7 July 2018

Winchester Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Winchester Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Winchester Guildhall, Winchester, Hampshire

Saturday, 7 July 2018

Bedfordshire Food and Garden Festival

Bedfordshire Food and Garden Festival

Herring Green Farm, Wilstead, Bedfordshire

Saturday, 7 July 2018 (2 day event)

Bedfordshire Food and Garden Festival

Bedfordshire Food and Garden Festival

Herring Green Farm, Wilstead, Bedfordshire

Saturday, 7 July 2018 (2 day event)

HRCC Vintage Fair 2018

HRCC Vintage Fair 2018

Cressing Temple Barns, Cressing, Braintree, Essex

Sunday, 8 July 2018

Beginners Dressmaking Classes

Beginners Dressmaking Classes

Unit 2 Bassetts Manor Hartfield, Hartfield, Hartfield, East Sussex

Monday, 9 July 2018

Skipton Town Hall Craft Collectors and Gift Fair

Skipton Town Hall Craft Collectors and Gift Fair

Skipton Town Hall, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

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 ...

Cats Punky Stuff

Cats Punky Stuff

Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Having completed a Masters Degree in Design Crafts, I now make with anything I can forage, and have a good network of free raw materials: ...

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 ...

Calypso Sephora

Calypso Sephora

Woking, Surrey

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

Onestoreafrica

Onestoreafrica

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 ...

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 ...

UKCraftFairs

UKCraftFairs

Croydon, London

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

the bag lady

the bag lady

Carshalton, Surrey

I offer a range of hand crocheted bags in 100% wool, wool blends and acrylics, as well as bags in fabric and felt. The bags are designed ...

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 ...

A Dried Spell

A Dried Spell

High Peak, Derbyshire

I am an artisan cottage industry based in the High Peak in Derbyshire where I dry and preserve plants and flowers for use in my unconventional ...

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 ...

MegaLilyDesign

MegaLilyDesign

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 ...

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 ...

Bits of Wood

Bits of Wood

Hanham, Bristol

We have recently retired and are now able to put more time into our love of working with wood working from home in our small workshop. ...

Craft Book

Craft Book

Caterham, Surrey

In my blog I will explore subjects that I think might be of interest to anyone currently running an arts and crafts business or who is ...

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 ...

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 ...

Louie Hill Shabby Chic

Louie Hill Shabby Chic

Ripley, Surrey

I make a collection of shabby chic style padded memo boards. This is a very new business and still in the process of setting up but i have ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Katsock Crafts

Katsock Crafts

Chelmsford, Essex

An enthusiastic knitter since my teens, I now concentrate on the cutest baby hand knits up to age 2. All items are machine washable - the ...

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, ...

JillyTills art work

JillyTills art work

Bognor Regis, West Sussex

I enjoy my drawings and paintings so much. It gives me so much pleasure. I now make my own cards and paint on water colour paint boards ...

Handmade by Nicole

Handmade by Nicole

South Ruislip, Middlesex

Handmade toys and gifts.

Pic n Mix

Pic n Mix

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

hand made/ painted unique cards and gifts for loved ones. New additions are a selection of bags and decorative items made of hessian and ...

Event Medic

Event Medic

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Dear Sir or Madam, Organising an Event? Do you need a First Aider/ Medic or more to be on site? Look no further than www.medicpaul.uk ...

The Modern Craftisan

The Modern Craftisan

Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Recently, I have been researching how to use Etsy to fits full potential, (please see previous blog!) but then this got me thinking. You ...

Craft Fair

Craft Fair

St Albans, Hertfordshire

As part of our 40th year celebrations, St Albans Organ Theatre is hosting a fundraising Craft Fair where visitors can browse the handicrafts ...

In A Summer Garden.

In A Summer Garden.

Crawley, West Sussex

Oh how I loved making the most of the day, photographing my latest collection of scarves for the summer. It was great to actually be able ...

Selling on Etsy

Selling on Etsy

Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Etsy is a selling platform, an online shop for craftisans and artists, based on the same principles as Ebay. It is safe and easy to use, ...

First craft fair advice

First craft fair advice

Lincoln, Lincolnshire

As the start of Summer approaches, I am reading a lot of posts asking for advice on doing a first craft fair. Firstly, it is highly unlikely ...

New Products launching

New Products launching

High Peak, Derbyshire

Hi, My new products are being launched and I hope you like them.

Preparing for my first craft fair

Preparing for my first craft fair

Harrogate, North Yorkshire

So, I have booked my table and got loads of stock, and I am very excited! OK so its not until November but I still need to make more products. ...

Handwoven Kutchi Shawls

Handwoven Kutchi Shawls

Romford, Essex

Vibrant and stunning, handwoven shawls have been a cultural identity for many communities of Kutch district in western part of India. The ...

The Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival 25th August

The Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival 25th August

Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire

The Appleby Magna Food Gusto Festival is back again this year with a wide range of the regions best food and drink. Couple this with a ...

Tamworth Food Gusto Festival 8th and 9th September

Tamworth Food Gusto Festival 8th and 9th September

Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire

You are invited to the 4th Annual Tamworth Food Gusto Food and Drink Festival on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September 2018 in conjunction ...

Ashby Food Gusto Festival 26th and 27th May

Ashby Food Gusto Festival 26th and 27th May

Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire

Situated in the Bath Grounds in the centre of Ashby de la Zouch on the 26th and 27th of May the Ashby Food Gusto Festival is back with ...

This gorgeous leather

This gorgeous leather

Harrogate, North Yorkshire

This is my first blog post. Ever. In my whole life. So I thought I would write about this beautiful leather which I sourced in the USA. ...

How to write a book

How to write a book

Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Element Tree is a book that is very much me, written when I had a lot of time on my hands. It is full of alternative views and thoughts ...

Memories.

Memories.

Crawley, West Sussex

Back home, having stayed for two and a half weeks, in a somewhat tropical atmosphere at my daughters house in Manila, leaving 34% behind! ...

New idea design process

New idea design process

Lincoln, Lincolnshire

One of the greatest things about designing new ranges, is the process you go through and the elation felt when you come up with something ...

Haworth Craft Fair

Haworth Craft Fair

Clitheroe, Lancashire

Looking forward to going back again to Haworth Craft Fair Easter Weekend, we will be there Easter Sunday and Easter Monday Lots of lovely ...

Organising Craft and Clock Fairs

Organising Craft and Clock Fairs

Colchester, Essex

I am just starting to organise Craft Fairs to complement the Clock Fairs I already run. It became obvious that most of the people who ...

Quietly creating

Quietly creating

High Peak, Derbyshire

I have quietly been creating and testing a completely new range of dried flower artwork and I hope to launch it all during the Spring 2018. ...

2nd fair looming

2nd fair looming

Darlington, Durham

Well. Its nearly time for our second craft fair! That has come round pretty quick to be honest! Looking forward to it obviously. ...

That pesky snow

That pesky snow

Bristol, Bristol

Hi crafters! I did my first craft fair this weekend at Chipping Sodbury town hall. About 40 stall holders showed up and we all went to ...

Haworth Craft Fair

Haworth Craft Fair

Clitheroe, Lancashire

Had a great weekend at Old Bronte Schoolrooms in Howarth, met some lovely people

Hello

Hello

DUNSTABLE, Bedfordshire

Hi, I thought id introduce myself. Im Hannah a mummy of 3, a wife, a florist and a very keen crocheter. Im self taught from when my middle ...

The internets greatest inspiration

The internets greatest inspiration

Lincoln, Lincolnshire

The greatest thing to come out of the internet, in my opinion, is Pinterest. I have a great hatred for the internet as you have to trawl ...


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.