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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.

Hertfordshire County Show

Hertfordshire County Show

Hertfordshire Showground, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Saturday, 28 May 2022 (2 day event)

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 ...

Pretty Petals

Pretty Petals

Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

My little Dolls are made from Floral cloth covered wire, which are then softly covered ...

Magwitchery

Magwitchery

Ware, Hertfordshire

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

cartoonclocks

cartoonclocks

Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

I restarted painting when retireing and due to illness I simplified into drawing, painting ...

Three Crows Jewellery

Three Crows Jewellery

Ware, Hertfordshire

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

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 ...

David Naylor

David Naylor

Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Gifts made from hand made recycled paper. Each sheet of paper is unique and is coloured ...

This Blooming Life

This Blooming Life

Watord, Hertfordshire

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

Latimer Jewellery Designs

Latimer Jewellery Designs

Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire

Handmade, bespoke and contemporary pieces of jewellery. Designed and created to be warn ...

Mel Swanns Jewellery

Mel Swanns Jewellery

Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire

I started making jewellery about three years ago, with knitting wire bracelets to include ...

Iryna Griffith artist

Iryna Griffith artist

Watford, Hertfordshire

I design and make costume jewellery. Not gold not silver but clay. It is environmentally ...

CRSX Woodturning

CRSX Woodturning

Stalbans, Hertfordshire

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

EARDROPS

EARDROPS

Harpenden, Hertfordshire

I am a part-time jewellery maker (full-time art teacher!) with a successful small online ...

EirinnMakes

EirinnMakes

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

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

Mindful Makes by the Creative witch

Mindful Makes by the Creative witch

ROyston, Hertfordshire

We are Mindful makes by the Creative Witch. We use recycled, sustainable and eco friendly ...

VidaMosaics

VidaMosaics

Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Vida Mosaics is making unique handcrafted mosaic glass art and paintings at affordable ...

RubyRoxystar Jewellery

RubyRoxystar Jewellery

Barnet, Hertfordshire

I Handbeaded/ Handmake Reiki Attuned Semiprecious Gemstone Jewellery. I also handmade ...

Rotting inside ltd

Rotting inside ltd

Ware, Hertfordshire

Necklaces, craftware, glassware, personally engraved with pictures or text. Wide range ...

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 ...

Isle and Violet Hair Oil

Isle and Violet Hair Oil

St Albans, Hertfordshire

At Isle and Violet, we believe that beauty comes from nature. That is why we formulate ...

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 ...

Lovingly Made By Val

Lovingly Made By Val

Croxley Green, Hertfordshire

I have been retired for 4 years and have recently opened a page (Lovingly Made By Val) ...

LOUISE OAKLEY

LOUISE OAKLEY

Barnet, Hertfordshire

flower fairies and accessories. fairy meadows and lanterns , melamine plates , glitter ...

flower fairies

flower fairies

Barnet, Hertfordshire

flower fairies and accessories. fairy meadows and lanterns , melamine plates , glitter ...

Hannah Willmot

Hannah Willmot

Herts, Hertfordshire

Individual handmade artwork and crafts. Bespoke greetings cards and hand painted art ...

PellinoreGael

PellinoreGael

Tring, Hertfordshire

I am a relief print-maker using lino, photographer and jewellery maker. My relief prints ...

Lets Go Create Sand Art

Lets Go Create Sand Art

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Kids Bee Happy Sand Art is an amazing way to entertain children. Children simply choose ...

Decor uniqueness

Decor uniqueness

Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

Decor Uniqueness have a range of hand made decor incorporating our sygnature handnade ...

Memorable Moments by Candys Crafts

Memorable Moments by Candys Crafts

Herts, Hertfordshire

I PUT YOUR MEMORIES INTO BOX FRAMES AND WALL HANGINGS. SUITABLE FROM BIRTH TO 100 YEARS ...

Motherbear Creations

Motherbear Creations

St Albans, Hertfordshire

I decoupage all sorts of items. Furniture, glass, canvases, boxes. All unique.

Little Victories

Little Victories

Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

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

Crochet By Sammiee

Crochet By Sammiee

Stevenage, Hertfordshire

I have 4 beautiful children and love to make gifts for their teachers there’s nothing ...

Wedding decorations

Wedding decorations

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

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

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 ...

New crafter natural rustic boho pieces

New crafter natural rustic boho pieces

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

I am Andrea from the ChArming Piece and I am new to Craft Fairs UK. I have launched ...

My Velvet Collection is Here

My Velvet Collection is Here

Ware, Hertfordshire

My Velvet Collections are a contemporary interpretation of some of the colours and textures ...

Running out of space

Running out of space

Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

Hello everyone, I am quite new at posting blogs, but need to know if anyone has an event ...

My Pretty Petals

My Pretty Petals

Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

Hello everybody this will be my first blog, and strangely feel quite nervous!! Silly ...


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