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Arts and crafts in North East

North East has a population of around 2,692,633 and covers approximately 3,185 square miles. Here is a list of counties in North East: Durham, Northumberland, Teesside, Tyne and Wear.

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 ...

Rich Dobson Artwork

Rich Dobson Artwork

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

I make artwork about things of interest either visually or conceptually, often painting in oils. I have also been developing skills in ...

My Mum And Me Quotes

My Mum And Me Quotes

Hartlepool, Durham

Quotes make me so happy, I just want to spread the word. I started making boxes of quotes some years ago for my mum - she got me into ...

Dewy crafts

Dewy crafts

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Crafting is my hobby and I wish I could do it full time in future. I like to try my hand at different kind of stuff. I do jewellery, ...

Its a string thing

Its a string thing

Crook, Durham

I hand make macrame plant hangers and key rings. I use unbleached cotton cord and wooden beads. The plant hangers can be made either as ...

Ten and Six Crafts

Ten and Six Crafts

Darlington, Durham

Uniquely hand crafted gifts designed and made by myself, inspired from everyday objects found everywhere. From door hangers to magnetic ...

Myrtle Munchies

Myrtle Munchies

Cornhill on Tweed, Northumberland

Myrtle Munchies are delicious home-baked dog treats made in the beautiful village of Wark, Northumberland, The Boarders. We wanted to produce ...

Heartfelt Holistics

Heartfelt Holistics

Morpeth, Northumberland

Heartfelt Holistics is a unique, bespoke service aimed at working with you to find your own sense of well-being. Alongside the mobile and ...

Bibs and Bobs Handmade by Tracey Garrett

Bibs and Bobs Handmade by Tracey Garrett

Peterlee, Durham

My daughter and my step daughter have both had babies, both boys and only nineteen days apart, I began making them bibs etc as I had always ...

Jennyd Craft Fair Events

Jennyd Craft Fair Events

Stockton on Tees, Durham

We host local Craft and Gift Fairs in Northerallerton to enable Crafters to display and sell their handmade items and provide a cafe ...

The Glass Boutique

The Glass Boutique

North shields, Tyne and Wear

I love to play with glass, the different textures and colours inspire me. I started doing small leaded stained glass projects then delved ...

Deesplace

Deesplace

Howden Le Wear, Durham

Catalytic fragrance lamps using a odour filtering technique while perfuming the air. Designer oils and vaporisers. Both types of fragrance ...

mandie made it

mandie made it

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

bespoke jewellery and craft items including cards, bags and baby cards, announcements baby shower items will make single items of jewellery ...

Hope Travels Creations

Hope Travels Creations

Cramlington, Tyne and Wear

I spent a good chunk of my childhood in my fathers jewellery workshop/store, working on my own pieces from time to time. As years passed ...

NannyG

NannyG

Peterlee, Durham

Bespoke personalised wall art and photo frames. Made to your exact requirements and embellished with jewels, crystals etc for added accents. ...

Give Have Love

Give Have Love

Newcastle, Tyne and Wear

Making Jewellery is a labour of love for us. The vast majority of our items wont be found in the shops, we take great pleasure and pride ...

The Holy Biscuit

The Holy Biscuit

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Gallery | Creative Space | Community Hub Formed in 2010 with support from The Biscuit Factory and the Methodist Church, The Holy Biscuit ...

CHAT AND SPIN RADIO

CHAT AND SPIN RADIO

Washington, Tyne and Wear

We are offering Businesses and Suppliers Advertising Cheaply on our Radio Station. We broadcast on the Internet and on your mobile through ...

burntwood engraving

burntwood engraving

Crook, Durham

A range of bespoke wooden gift and table ware. Hand made in solid FSC woods, primarily Oak and Walnut. All items are customisable wieh ...

Moonlight Gems Art

Moonlight Gems Art

Belmont, Durham

I am a multimedia (award winning, get me!) artist that specialises in pretty much everything! I like to think of myself as an artist you ...

style a mug Ltd

style a mug Ltd

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

We like a good cuppa as much as the nice guy….and we know it’s important to drink it in style. That is why we are passionate about our ...

Salt Pigs Mightfly

Salt Pigs Mightfly

Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland

Saltpigsmightfly is the new venture of Jane Hamilton a ceramic artist and designer with over 30 years commercial experience who has worked ...

Craft Yourself Silly Ltd

Craft Yourself Silly Ltd

North Shields, Tyne and Wear

We are a craft workshop running lots and lots of lovely crafty courses. Textile classes such as dressmaking, knitting, crochet, appliqué, ...

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. ...

First fair

First fair

Darlington, Durham

Well, our first craft fair was yesterday Sunday 25th February. It was the first one for the area of Hurworth and the first one I have ...

I am a crafter now organising Craft Fairs

I am a crafter now organising Craft Fairs

Darlington, Durham

Hi..... My first blog! Not sure what it supposed to look like, or what it is supposed to be about, but here goes.... I am a crafter. I ...

Getting Ready for a Craft fair

Getting Ready for a Craft fair

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

I have a place at a craft fair in Helmsley at The Feathers in a couple of week on Saturday 28th, 10 to 16.30. Its the Dippy Craft and Gift ...

Mandie made it

Mandie made it

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

I have been crafting for many years, enjoy making things and love to see peoples faces when they realise they are hand made. I make bespoke ...

Glassic at The Biscuit Factory Gallery Newcastle

Glassic at The Biscuit Factory Gallery Newcastle

Newton Aycliffe, Durham

I am delighted to have some of my work available at The Biscuit Factory Gallery in Newcastle. This is an amazing space with over 200 artists ...

Glassic Glass at Thornthwaite Galleries Keswick

Glassic Glass at Thornthwaite Galleries Keswick

Newton Aycliffe, Durham

I am delighted to have been accepted as one of the artists exhibiting at Thornthwaite Galleries, Keswick, Cumbria. Many of my items including ...

Saturday at Tynemouth market

Saturday at Tynemouth market

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

I just wanted to share my thoughts on my day at Tynemouth market last Saturday. I would love to get some feedback from people who ever ...

Hello i am newbie

Hello i am newbie

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Good afternoon everyone, my name is Rasa and I am new in Craft fairs world. I have been crafting all my life, but now I am finally ready ...

Just Makers RHS Gardens

Just Makers RHS Gardens

Newton Aycliffe, Durham

I am pleased to be exhibiting at Just Makers event at the fabulous RHS Gardens, Harlow Carr, Harrogate, North Yorkshire. HG3 1UE. I will ...

Glassic Glass in Living North Magazine

Glassic Glass in Living North Magazine

Newton Aycliffe, Durham

Now appearing in Living North - Living With Art. The essential guide to art and design in the North East 2016.

Glassic glass in Living North Magazine

Glassic glass in Living North Magazine

Newton Aycliffe, Durham

I am delighted to have an article in the November edition of Living North Magazine. This is an exciting opportunity for me to extend and ...

Glass in the AFF centenary edition of Army and You

Glass in the AFF centenary edition of Army and You

Newton Aycliffe, Durham

My first advert for the Army Families Federation (AFF) magazine Army and You. Glassic is in the 100th Celebration Edition of this publication. ...

Glassic in the news

Glassic in the news

Newton Aycliffe, Durham

I have recently been in several local newspapers including the Northern Echo featuring as a glass artist for the Shout About Art project. ...

Glassic at NeST Barnard Castle

Glassic at NeST Barnard Castle

Newton Aycliffe, Durham

I currently have some fused glass work on display and sale at NeST Art Gallery, 25 Newgate, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. NeST gallery and ...

Glassic at North East Art Collective NEAC

Glassic at North East Art Collective NEAC

Newton Aycliffe, Durham

I am pleased to announce that I have had some of my fused glass pieces accepted by the North East Art Collective, Eldon Garden, Newcastle. ...

Sedgefield Christmas Craft an Food Fair 291114

Sedgefield Christmas Craft an Food Fair 291114

Newton Aycliffe, Durham

Thank you to all customers who visited me at Sedgefield at my first official Glassic event.

New Craft n Collectibles Fair

New Craft n Collectibles Fair

Billingham, Durham

A new Craft n Collectibles Fair will be starting on 7th April 2013 at Billingham Forum and then every first Sunday of the month. A wide ...


Catherine Cookson

(Born 1906 in South Sheilds in Tyne and Wear), Fiction

An English author of mainly historical fiction, Catherine Cookson became the most widely read novelist in the UK. Her first novel was Kate Hannigan which was published in 1950 and she went on to write almost 100 books. Many of her novels were transferred to film, stage and radio. She received an OBE in 1985 which was elevated to a DBE in 1993.

Flora Robson, Dame

(Born 1902 in South Sheilds in Tyne and Wear), Theatre

An English actress who made her stage debut in 1921 at the age of 19, appearing in theatre, film and television. She received a CBE in 1952 which was elevated to a DBE in 1960.

Elinor Brent-Dyer

(Born 1894 in South Sheilds in Tyne and Wear), Fiction

She was an English childrens writer, whose first novel Gerry Goes to School appeared in 1922. She wrote adventure and school stories and was known for the Chalet School series. In her lifetime she wrote over 100 books.

Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson

(Born 1840 in Alnwick in Northumberland), Art, Bookbinding

A friend and neighbour of William Morris, Cobden-Sanderson was a member of the Art Workers Guild and was the founder of the Doves Bindery back in 1893. He also started Doves Press, that was a well known private press in London.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

(Born 1806 in Kelloe in Durham), Poetry

Elizabeth Barrett Browning was a poet whose first known poem On the Cruelty of Forcement to Man was written at the age of six or eight. She became one of the most prominent poets of the Victorian era.

Robert Surtees

(Born 1805 in Durham in Durham), Fiction, Nonfiction

Robert Surtees was an English novelist and sporting writer. He began writing for the Sporting Magazine before he started out on his own on the New Sporting Magazine in 1831. He went on to write novels and create comic personalities. One example of his work is Mr Sponges Sporting Tour which was written in 1853.

Henry Taylor

(Born 1800 in Bishop Middleham in Durham), Fiction, Poetry

Taylor was a dramatist and poet. He became quite famous and had been compared to Shakespeare. For further reading his plays included Isaac Comnenus, The Virgin Widow, St. Clements Eve and Philip van Artevelde.

Bryan Donkin

(Born 1768 in Sandhoe in Northumberland), Papermaking

Donkin was the engineer responsible for the manufacture of the first Fourdrinier machine for making paper.

Thomas Bewick

(Born 1753 in Mickley in Northumberland), Illustration, Nonfiction

An engraver, writer and illustrator.

William Shield

(Born 1748 in Swalwell in Tyne and Wear), Music

He was the principal violinist at the Opera Covent Garden which is now the Royal Opera House. He was also a composer and got a lot of his music from old Northumbrian folk music.