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Arts and crafts in Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire (including Broxbourne, Dacorum, East Hertfordshire, Hertsmere, North Hertfordshire, St Albans, Stevenage, Three Rivers, Watford and Welwyn Hatfield) is in the East of England of England. It has a population of around 1,116,000 and covers approximately 164,000 hectares. Here is a list of nearby or neighbouring counties: Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, London, Middlesex.

County flag of HertfordshireHertfordshire was first referred to more than a thousand years ago in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. Since the 1920s the county has had associations with the British film industry including Elstree Studios, Borehamwood and Leavesden Studios. Knebworth House, has over the years been used as a location in many films and as a venue for events including concerts by a number of well known bands. Originally built during the 15th century, the Tudor house was remodelled during the 19th century with Gothic style features. Facilities at the house can be hired to hold social or business events and there are heritage education programmes available. Performing arts venues in Hertfordshire include Watford Palace Theatre, the Hawthorne Theatre in Welwyn Garden City, Watford Colosseum and the Market Theatre in Hitchin.

Hatfield House was built during the early 17th century on land where the Royal Palace of Hatfield, once home to Queen Elizabeth I, stood previously. The house retains many Jacobean features including its carved staircase and stained glass windows and exhibits include tapestries, paintings and items with links to Elizabeth I. Set among extensive gardens, Hatfield hosts a number of events during the year, ranging from markets and fairs to concerts, film screenings and banquets. Hertford Museum houses collections such as natural history, archaeology and works of art and includes exhibits which help visitors to learn about the history of the county town. Other attractions in Hertfordshire include St Albans Cathedral, Bushey Museum and Art Gallery, Welwyn Roman Baths, Verulamium Museum in St Albans, Cassiobury Park in Watford and College Lake Nature Reserve.

The Charming Piece

The Charming Piece

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

The ChArming Piece was born to show and deliver my own designed, rustic and modern products ...

The Franceska Tree

The Franceska Tree

St Albans, Hertfordshire

I make prints from lino and found wood with themes inspired by the love of family, nature ...

Magwitchery

Magwitchery

Ware, Hertfordshire

I am Magwitch and I design and make unique jewellery here in my small studio in rural ...

Pure Botanycl

Pure Botanycl

Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

Each Pure Botanycl Candle is hand poured and hand finished to perfection. Our candles ...

Three Crows Jewellery

Three Crows Jewellery

Ware, Hertfordshire

I am passionate about making jewellery out of silver. I am constantly learning new techniques, ...

Just Cards

Just Cards

Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

My name is Sue and I am passionate about card making. I was medically retired after being ...

SiRaeYa

SiRaeYa

Elstree, Hertfordshire

Our story began in 2020 in our home studio in Hertfordshire, U.K. With only one desk ...

Le White Rose Boutique Ltd

Le White Rose Boutique Ltd

Buntingford, Hertfordshire

This is a brand new store! We are two sisters who wanted to follow our passions in interior ...

This Blooming Life

This Blooming Life

Watford, Hertfordshire

This Blooming Life is all about unique vibrant gifts that spread joy and positivism. ...

EirinnMakes

EirinnMakes

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

My name is Eirinn McCauley and I am behind EirinnMakes. Welcome to my page. EirinnMakes ...

Adage Candle Art

Adage Candle Art

St Albans, Hertfordshire

The beauty of scented candle is just like a graceful dance, showing balance and Majesty, ...

Jiggysaw

Jiggysaw

Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Goodbye traditional jigsaws and hello contemporary puzzle designs. Here at Jiggysaw, ...

KnobofButter Jewellery

KnobofButter Jewellery

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Handmade polymer clay and resin earrings, cufflinks, necklaces and decorative acces ...

HillBilly Angel Designs

HillBilly Angel Designs

Wigginton, Hertfordshire

Hi there iím Sandra, owner of HillBillyAngelDesigns. I make lampshades and cushions, ...

CRSX Woodturning

CRSX Woodturning

Stalbans, Hertfordshire

I started woodturning as a hobby to combat my mental health struggles I was having, and ...

thewellhousecrafts

thewellhousecrafts

Furneux Pelham, Hertfordshire

I make resin and jesmonite homewares such as trinket dishes, and trays. I grow and dry ...

BeeCalmCandles

BeeCalmCandles

Hertford, Hertfordshire

Returning to my passion of making candles and wax melts, Iíve added new shapes apart ...

Home of Hammam

Home of Hammam

Stevenage, Hertfordshire

100 percent Organic Turkish Cotton Handmade Robes and Loungewear. Kimono robes, evil ...

Billie Rose London

Billie Rose London

Watford, Hertfordshire

I run a Homebased salon and have created a brand of hair and beauty products that make ...

Potten End Pottery

Potten End Pottery

Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire

Welcome to Potten End Pottery. I make ceramic plaques which are hand painted or glaze. ...

Lil Dinos Clothing

Lil Dinos Clothing

Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Handmade childrens wear ages 0-3 to 9-10 on most items, all my clothes are long wear ...

Second Nature Soaps

Second Nature Soaps

Nr Buntingford Herts, Hertfordshire

Naturally formulated using the combined benefits of six different plants oils and then ...

Simply Skye

Simply Skye

Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

I am a new business and specialise in resin crafts and traditional sweet making, inspired ...

EARTH BOWLS

EARTH BOWLS

Stevenage, Hertfordshire

My love for the earth and animals has given me the inspiration to use my pottery skills ...

Revivals by K

Revivals by K

Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Revivals create unique garments and accessories from neglected quality clothing, fabric ...

Bei regali

Bei regali

Puckeridge, Hertfordshire

Beautuful seasonalplants in decorated pots with assorted choice of glass pebbles, coloured ...

The Scent Bar UK

The Scent Bar UK

Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire

Maker of quality soy wax candles. Firstly, Id like to thank you for taking the time ...

Susan Morse

Susan Morse

Letchmore Heath, Hertfordshire

I have always been a keen dressmaker during lockdown, after I had made myself a completely ...

sole trader

Exhibitor

Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire

i`m selling pet treats for cats and dogs and toys .from pigs ears to knuckle bones , ...

Little Victories

Exhibitor

Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

We create small batches of elegant and stylish handmade vegan candles, which are highly ...


Frederick Landseer Maur Griggs

(Born 1876 in Hitchin in Hertfordshire), Etching, Illustration

Griggs is well known for his illustration in the Highways and Byways Guides, which he created from 1902 until his death in 1938.

Clement John Heaton

(Born 1861 in Watford in Hertfordshire), Mosaic, Stained glass

Metalworker, stained glass artist and founder of Heatons Cloisonne Mosaics Ltd in 1885. He learnt his trade in his fathers firm.

William Cowper

(Born 1731 in Berkhamsted in Hertfordshire), Poetry

One of the most famous poets of his time, Cowper wrote poems about the everyday this in life. He also wrote hymns such as Amazing Grace. He also wrote: God moves in a mysterious way His wonders to perform He plants His footsteps in the sea And rides upon the storm. Deep in unfathomable mines Of never failing skill He treasures up His bright designs And works His sov reign will. Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take The clouds ye so much dread Are big with mercy and shall break