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Craft events in Gloucestershire

Craft Fairs & Shows Course, Class or Workshop

Adult Art Class
Bream, Gloucestershire

Friday, 29 April 2016

Vivid Craft Fair
Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Arts and craft members in Gloucestershire

Handmade and homespun artisan crafters, suppliers, shops from in and around Cheltenham, Cotswold, Forest of Dean, Gloucester, South Gloucestershire, Stroud and Tewkesbury, gloucestershire.

Ikebana by Sylvia - Ikebana - Cheltenham, GloucestershireSue Bateman Creative Sewing and Tailoring - Sewing - Nailsworth, GloucestershireOctober Glass Jane Bingham - Glass - Stonehouse, GloucestershireFlower Power - Painting - Bristol, GloucestershiretheClinq - Jewellery - Gloucester, GloucestershireGary Anthony Fell - Art - Drybrook, GloucestershireHelene Barrott Designs in Wire - Sculpture - Cheltenham, GloucestershireShadow Boxes - Wood - Cheltenham, GloucestershireVivid Gems Jewellery - Jewellery - Gloucester, GloucestershireBo Diddley Bridal Headwear - Fashion Accessories - Cheltenham, GloucestershireSam Morris Cow Art - Art - Twyning, GloucestershireMadSam Collections - Printmaking - Great rissington, cheltenham, GloucestershireWire and Gemstone Limited - Wirework Jewellery - Lechlade, GloucestershireJameana Jewellery - Glass beadmaking and lampwork - Gloucester, GloucestershireBeverly Todd Glass Artist - Glass - Gloucester, GloucestershireEspecially For You - Paper Goods - Stonehouse, GloucestershireBlossom Tree Crafts - General Crafts - Gloucester, GloucestershireHill Grove Studio - Art - Stroud, GloucestershireLime Kiln Crafts - Pottery and ceramics - Stonehouse, GloucestershireSimple Tokens - Paper Goods - Stonehouse, GloucestershireGlintz n Glitz - Jewellery - Dursley, GloucestershireFrom Rags to Riches - Textiles - Bristol, GloucestershireMaker of Silver and Gold Filled Jewellery incorpor semiprecious stones - Jewellery - Thornbury, GloucestershireSunday Girl Designs - Jewellery - Glos, GloucestershireLittle Pretties - Jewellery - Cheltenham, GloucestershireForest Creations - General Crafts - Brierley, Gloucestershire

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2015 an interesting year so far.
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Sculpture

Over the past 12-14 months I have been working to change my direction slightly and this has included changing ...

Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Jewellery

Well, thats the house move all done, and not a single cardboard box left to unpack and put away ! Its been good to get back to some ...

About to move house
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Jewellery

Well, Im just about to move back to Worcester after a couple of years working up in the lake district and Im really ...

silver clay
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, Glass

Good evening, as you will see Im now a little keen on Metal clay, just a few starter pieces for now, I will still be doing ...

silver clay
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, Glass

Hi, Im having a go at silver art clay jewellery, I feel like an alchemists :) one moment its clay then once fired you have ...

Christmas Champagne Roses
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Ikebana

I have just created individually crafted bonsai roses planted inside a red potato and placed in a champagne glass...the ...

Ikebana Bonsai Arrangement
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Ikebana

I have just created mini bonsai arrangement using the Ikebana minimalist concept and also a selection of Azalea ...

Ikebana by Sylvia is here
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Ikebana

I have created my passion for the art of Flower Arrangement into a business and I would like to share my discovery ...

Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, Glass

Hi, a few new things, dichroic glass rings on expandable bracelets. Dragonfly dichroic glass pendant and Mermaids which will be made ...

Enjoyable few hours
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, Glass

Hi an enjoyable few hours at Kingstanley. Thing were sold and:-) and cake eaten

An enjoyable day
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, Glass

An enjoyable day, quite a few things sold and a few commissions :-)

New Stuff
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, Glass

Hi, new dichroic glass arrived today, tomorrow I set to work , I hope to have some photos soon. Jane


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Gloucestershire (including Cheltenham, Cotswold, Forest of Dean, Gloucester, South Gloucestershire, Stroud and Tewkesbury) is in the South West of England. It has a population of around 960,000 and covers approximately 315,000 hectares. Here is a list of nearby or neighbouring counties: Berkshire, Bristol, Herefordshire, Monmouthshire, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Warwickshire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire.

About Gloucestershire

County flag of GloucestershireThe county of Gloucestershire includes within its borders the Forest of Dean, part of the Cotswolds and royal residences such as Highgrove House and Gatcombe Park. Visitors to the county town of Gloucester can see Gloucester Cathedral, where King Edward II of England was buried and where scenes from the Harry Potter films were filmed. The city has many medieval and Tudor houses with architecture surviving from previous centuries and the Guildhall is the venue for a wide range of cultural activities, such as theatre, concerts and an art gallery. There are a number of museums, such as Gloucester City Museum and Art Gallery, and Nature in Art, which exhibits art works inspired by nature and includes examples by artists such as George Edward Lodge, Archibald Thorburn and Pablo Picasso. Based in the Old Silk Mill in Chipping Campden, The Gallery at The Guild is a cooperative of artists and craftspeople, creating traditional and contemporary pieces, using media such as textiles, ceramics, photography, glass, wood, stone and metal. There are regular exhibitions held of the work that members have created and visitors have the opportunity to meet the artists and designers.

The town of Cheltenham attracts visitors who appreciate its Regency architecture, and many of the buildings are listed. Places worth visiting in the town include Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, which has a nationally designated collection of pieces from the Arts and Crafts Movement, such as ceramics, textiles, furniture and jewellery, including work by William Morris and Ernest Gimson. There are also archaeological exhibits from the region, as well as paintings, and costume collections. National trust properties in Gloucestershire include 17th-century Dyrham Park, with a mansion that includes period interiors and art works, and the ruins of Chedworth Roman Villa, which dates from the fourth century and is one of the largest Romano-British villas in Britain, with mosaic floors and examples of its wealthy former owners opulent lifestyle such as underfloor heating. Performing arts venues in Gloucestershire include the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham, the Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury and the Playhouse Theatre in Cheltenham. Other attractions in Gloucestershire include Corinium Museum in Cirencester, Kelmscott Manor, Chastleton House and Garden and Berkeley Castle.

Influential and inspirational arts and crafts people born in Gloucestershire

Dennis Potter (1935 in Berry Hill), 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.

Jane Grigson (1928 in Gloucester), 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.

Dick King-Smith (1922 in Bitton), 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.