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Arts and crafts in North West

North West has a population of around 7,048,000 and covers approximately 5,014 square miles. Here is a list of counties in North West: Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside.

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Dobbies Garden World, Southport, Merseyside

Friday, 17 April 2020 (3 day event)

Introduction to Botanical Contact Eco Printing

Introduction to Botanical Contact Eco Printing

Park View 4U, LYTHAM, Lancashire

Wednesday, 22 April 2020

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Dobbies Garden World, Clifton, Preston, Lancashire

Friday, 24 April 2020 (3 day event)

Beads Up North With Lace and Textiles

Beads Up North With Lace and Textiles

Haydock Racecourse, Haydock, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside

Sunday, 26 April 2020

A Spanner in the Works.. More Botanical Contact Printing

A Spanner in the Works.. More Botanical Contact Printing

Sefton Park Palm House, LIVERPOOL, Merseyside

Wednesday, 29 April 2020 (2 day event)

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Lowther Pavilion, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

Saturday, 16 May 2020 (2 day event)

Craft and Gift Marquee

Craft and Gift Marquee

Southport Food and Drink Festival, Victoria Park, Southport, Merseyside

Friday, 29 May 2020 (3 day event)

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Dobbies Garden World, Carlisle, Cumbria

Saturday, 13 June 2020 (2 day event)

Craft and Gift Marquee

Craft and Gift Marquee

Cheshire County Show, Tabley, Knutsford, Cheshire

Tuesday, 16 June 2020 (2 day event)

Craft and Gift Marquee

Craft and Gift Marquee

Scorton Steam Rally, Scorton, Preston, Lancashire

Saturday, 20 June 2020 (2 day event)

Craft and Gift Marquee

Craft and Gift Marquee

Arley Hall, Knutsford, Cheshire

Saturday, 27 June 2020 (2 day event)

Lowther Castle Great British Food Festival

Lowther Castle Great British Food Festival

Lowther Castle, Penrith, Cumbria

Saturday, 4 July 2020 (2 day event)

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Carr Farm Garden Centre, Meols, Wirral, Merseyside

Friday, 10 July 2020 (3 day event)

Craft and Gift Marquee

Craft and Gift Marquee

Great Eccleston and District Agricultural Show, Great Eccleston, Lancashire

Saturday, 18 July 2020 (2 day event)

Craft and Gift Marquee

Craft and Gift Marquee

Nantwich County Show, Dorfold Park, Nantwich, Cheshire

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Cheshire Game and Angling Fair - Craft Marquee

Cheshire Game and Angling Fair - Craft Marquee

Cheshire Game and Angling Fair, Peover, Knutsford, Cheshire

Sunday, 2 August 2020

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Rivendell Garden Centre, Widnes, Cheshire

Friday, 14 August 2020 (3 day event)

Craft and Gifts event

Craft and Gifts event

Southport Flower Show, Victoria Park, Southport, Merseyside

Thursday, 20 August 2020 (4 day event)

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Dobbies Garden World, Southport, Merseyside

Friday, 4 September 2020 (3 day event)

Beads Up North With Lace and Textiles

Beads Up North With Lace and Textiles

Haydock Racecourse, Haydock, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside

Sunday, 13 September 2020

Craft and Gift Marquee

Craft and Gift Marquee

Arley Hall, Knutsford, Cheshire

Saturday, 26 September 2020 (2 day event)

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Dobbies Garden World, Carlisle, Cumbria

Saturday, 3 October 2020 (2 day event)

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Gordale Garden Centre, Burton, South Wirral, Cheshire

Friday, 9 October 2020 (3 day event)

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair

Dobbies Garden World, Clifton, Preston, Lancashire

Friday, 16 October 2020 (3 day event)

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Runcorn Shopping City, Runcorn, Cheshire

Wednesday, 21 October 2020 (4 day event)

Christmas Graft and Gift Fair

Christmas Graft and Gift Fair

University of Bolton Stadium formerly Macron stadium, Bolton, Greater Manchester

Sunday, 25 October 2020

Christmas Graft and Gift Fair

Christmas Graft and Gift Fair

Rivendell Garden Centre, Widnes, Cheshire

Friday, 6 November 2020 (3 day event)

Christmas Graft and Gift Fair

Christmas Graft and Gift Fair

Lowther Pavilion, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

Saturday, 14 November 2020

Christmas Craft and Gift Fair

Christmas Craft and Gift Fair

Haydock Park Racecourse, Haydock, St Helens, Merseyside

Sunday, 15 November 2020

Christmas Craft and Gifts event

Christmas Craft and Gifts event

Dobbies Garden World, Southport, Merseyside

Friday, 20 November 2020 (3 day event)

Christmas Graft and Gift Fair

Christmas Graft and Gift Fair

Runcorn Shopping City, Runcorn, Cheshire

Thursday, 10 December 2020 (7 day event)

Christmas Graft and Gift Fair

Christmas Graft and Gift Fair

Runcorn Shopping City, Runcorn, Cheshire

Thursday, 17 December 2020 (6 day event)

TJAMS

TJAMS

Bolton, Lancashire

TJams has been in business for 3 years successfully providing homemade jams, pickles, chutneys and seasonal produce which includes Christmas ...

Natural and Organic Cosmetics

Natural and Organic Cosmetics

Manchester, Lancashire

Amir Cosmetics is a range of natural, organic and homemade skin and hair care products with 100 percent natural ingredients. Our founder, ...

Sarah moseley scented candles

Sarah moseley scented candles

Blackpool, Lancashire

sarah moseley candles offer bespoke hand poured fragranced 100% soy wax Candles and Melts. I offer a bespoke labelling service to reflect ...

Anne Pearson Designs

Anne Pearson Designs

Todmorden, Lancashire

Anne Pearson Designs is all about creating unique dreamcatchers, fibre art wall hangings, jewellery and gifts. I have always been interested ...

Luscious Scents

Luscious Scents

Salford, Greater Manchester

LUSCIOUS SCENTS is a family run business comprising of mum dad and daughter we specialise in designer fragrances in WAX MELTS, house sprays ...

The Beady Jewellery Boutique

The Beady Jewellery Boutique

Leyland, Lancashire

I started wire knitting as a hobby. I like to create bracelets, necklaces, chokers and many other individual pieces using quality materials, ...

Sandy Pebbles Art and Design

Sandy Pebbles Art and Design

Wirral, Cheshire

My Company is Sandy Pebbles Art and Design and I am based at home in my little Studio. My inspiration for my painted glass comes from my ...

Krafty Scribblers

Krafty Scribblers

Clitheroe, Lancashire

Hi, my name is Andrew, I have recently taken early retirement and now find I have more time to dedicate to more creative things, such as ...

Unbridled Art

Unbridled Art

Manchester, Lancashire

Unbridled Art was launched as a business by artist Julie Brown in the summer of 2018. Julie Brown went to Art College in Manchester in ...

CUSTOM CLOCKS

CUSTOM CLOCKS

Manchester, Greater Manchester

I will design a bespoke, customised clock incorporating a name, ideal for a childs room. Fun, colourful and educational it makes the ideal ...

Karens musings

Karens musings

Carnforth, Lancashire

I am influenced by the area I live. I up cycle and recycle everyday objects using resin and acrylic paint, as well using natural materials ...

Pretty little reborns

Pretty little reborns

Barrow in Furness, Cumbria

Hand made and painted reborn dolls, to appeal to all ages, from therapy dolls to collectors .The reborn community is a fast growing group ...

Ijele Collections

Ijele Collections

Bolton, Lancashire

The home of eclectic contemporary decor made from the best of textiles and infused with legendary craftsmanship for the cosmopolitan mind. ...

Beautifully Handcrafted

Beautifully Handcrafted

Congleton, Cheshire

My love of nature and the countryside is a major influence in my craft. I create unique woodland scenes from dried flora collected from ...

Beautify Life Art Elzbieta Bielecka

Beautify Life Art Elzbieta Bielecka

Nelson, Lancashire

Apparently nothing in Life happens without a reason and Buddhists say that good karma is bad karma . For me the confirmation of both these ...

2174

2174

Preston, Lancashire

I have always enjoyed working with wood and now that I have retired my wife and I have set up 2174 to showcase our handmade wooden planters ...

Dolls With Claws

Dolls With Claws

Liverpool, Merseyside

All of our Art Work is made to a high quality standard using the best of materials available. We never create the same item twice (Unless ...

Gane Products

Gane Products

Bolton, Greater Manchester

My specialities are Victorian dresses and aprons, pinafore dresses, toys, clowns, dolls, candles, seasonal gifts and decorations.

Carramea Fashion

Carramea Fashion

Blackpool, Lancashire

I create gemstone and fashion jewellery and design silver jewellery which is created for me by my amazing silversmiths. I am creating my ...

MY Arts

MY Arts

Preston, Lancashire

I specialise in Mixed Media craft bottles, canvases, picture frames and shoes. Using normal everyday items up-cycled into something new ...

Especially For You Jewellery

Especially For You Jewellery

Southport, Merseyside

I am passionate about handmade products. I have loads of pierced earrings already created, but can also customise to suit your preference. ...

Toboo jewellery

Toboo jewellery

Wirral, Merseyside

I make my own jewellery by hand, using all different beads, healing stones , sea pearls, horse hair, I design my own unique bracelets, ...

D Royle Pens

D Royle Pens

Ribchester, Lancashire

All items are hand turned by myself at home in the village of Ribchester. These items include Pens, Keyrings, Wine Bottle Stoppers and ...

Rocket Wraps

Rocket Wraps

Northwich, Cheshire

Rocket Wraps was launched to help us all do our bit to reduce the use of nasty plastics for food wrapping or storage, which we know is ...

Bev Heaton Designs

Bev Heaton Designs

St Helens, Merseyside

I make and customise bags with different decorations including silk flowers, bows, beads , shells and ribbons . In particular I customise ...

Timeless Galleries

Timeless Galleries

Macclesfield, Cheshire

The goal of Timeless Galleries is to make available unusual historical artefacts (or high-grade fossils) as home decor. We attend quarterly ...

Furrever and Ever

Furrever and Ever

Bolton, Lancashire

Commissions undertaken of pet portraits, mostly cats, dogs and horses, although I have been known to do the odd ferret (no trouser jokes ...

Milly Mischief

Milly Mischief

Urmston, Greater Manchester

Milly Mischief creates a wide range of beautiful handcrafted designs from fabric, buttons, ribbon, card and paper. All items can be personalised ...

Hats Not All White

Hats Not All White

Warrington, Cheshire

Warm, cosy and super stylish beanies that are a must for any time of the year! 4 sizes NB, S, M and L. Perfect as a gift for yourself or ...

Dog Rough Crafts

Dog Rough Crafts

Ashton, Cheshire

I endeavour to create as many of my handmade items by upcycling unwanted or no longer useful items. My items range from handmade cards ...

THE CANDLE CLUB

THE CANDLE CLUB

Liverpool, Merseyside

The Candle Club offer a wide range of Inspired Fragrance Luxury hand poured Candles, Diffusers, Wax Melts, Room Sprays, Car Fragrances, ...

Black Heart Designed

Black Heart Designed

Winsford, Cheshire

I am an independant artist who likes to work with acrylic and resin. I do this mostly on canvas but will be moving to MDF and other materials ...

Occasions by Lillie

Occasions by Lillie

Runcorn, Cheshire

We design and create beautiful items to suite any occasion. Wedding favours and gifts, Christmas gifts, personalised handmade frames, Easter ...

Rach Elizabeth Artist

Rach Elizabeth Artist

Liverpool, Merseyside

Hello and welcome! My name is Rachel, I live in Liverpool and am a self taught fine artist. I specialise in coloured pencil, wildlife ...

Belle and Grace

Belle and Grace

Rochdale, Lancashire

Sewing is my passion and I put this passion into every gift I create. The cards I create are stitched/appliqué and can be easily personalised. ...

Angel Shell Arts

Angel Shell Arts

Rochdale, Greater Manchester

I loom weave bracelets on a table top loom using glass beads on wire and also items that I have recycled and upcycled. All my inspiration ...

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair comes to Gordale

Artisan Craft and Gift Fair comes to Gordale

Southport, Merseyside

Not long to go now till we get underway with our 2020 events, with our first trip of the year to Gordale Garden Centre on the Wirral. ...

New Fragrance Launch by Carramea Fashion

New Fragrance Launch by Carramea Fashion

Blackpool, Lancashire

I am so pleased to announce the arrival of my new ladies fragrance range, Carramea, Goddess and Siren. We have three fabulous and distinct ...

University of Bolton Event

University of Bolton Event

Southport, Merseyside

We are holding a Christmas Craft and Gift Extravaganza at the University of Bolton Stadium ( formerley Macron). Its on Sunday 20th October ...

How does a conditioner works

How does a conditioner works

Manchester, Lancashire

A conditioner is a product most commonly applied to the hair after shampooing, to improve its condition. Shampoos are designed to clean ...

How does a shampoo works

How does a shampoo works

Manchester, Lancashire

DIY (Do It Yourself) shampoo recipes are very famous nowadays. However, the crave for easy and natural recipes made with ingredients that ...

Handmade semi-precious healing stones bracelets.

Handmade semi-precious healing stones bracelets.

Wirral, Merseyside

Semi-precious healing stones and crystals such as quarts, amethyst and opals have been used all over the world for healing , in one method ...

Toboo jewellery handmade just for you.

Toboo jewellery handmade just for you.

Wirral, Merseyside

Beautiful, handmade jewellery made for all occasions, you can choose your colour selection of beads , healing stones , glass beads, sea ...

Clitheroe at the weekend

Clitheroe at the weekend

Preston, Lancashire

We will be at the Clitheroe Craft Fair this Saturday, a first for us and we are really looking forward to it. We will have some new products ...

May Bank Holiday Event

May Bank Holiday Event

Southport, Merseyside

Bank Holiday Weekend 4th - 6th May we are holding a Craft Gift and Family Day at Capesthorne Hall which is a beautiful setting in Cheshire. ...

Lowther Pavilion busy busy busy

Lowther Pavilion busy busy busy

Preston, Lancashire

Just had a great day on Sunday at the Lowther Pavilion craft show. it was a really busy day with lots of people coming in to see the stalls, ...

Lytham St Annes Assembly Rooms

Lytham St Annes Assembly Rooms

Preston, Lancashire

here is our stall all ready for the craft fair at Lowther Pavilion at the weekend. come along and see us and dont forget we now take credit ...

Haydock Park Event

Haydock Park Event

Southport, Merseyside

We have had a good start to the season with lots of Bookings coming in for our Events. If you are looking for an Event for Easter Weekend ...

New addition The Snowdrop

New addition The Snowdrop

Congleton, Cheshire

This is the new limited addition to my Botanical Globes, a personal favourite- the snowdrop, dried and loving places inside the globe to ...

Start of 2019 Events for Creative Crafts

Start of 2019 Events for Creative Crafts

Southport, Merseyside

Its the start of our season and its great that we already have some events that are fully booked. They are Gordale 8-10 March, Marple Garden ...

Lowther URC here we come

Lowther URC here we come

Preston, Lancashire

Come along, have a chat and meet us at the United Reform Church in Lowther on the 24th March. Look for the stall with the daffodils and ...

Lytham St Annes Assembly Rooms

Lytham St Annes Assembly Rooms

Preston, Lancashire

Just been to our very first craft fair, a whole weekend at the Assembly Rooms in Lytham St. Annes. This is a very well organised and run ...

New Collection Flower Power

New Collection Flower Power

St Helens, Merseyside

Ive just finished customising my next collection of bags. I have used flowers, ribbons, lace, birds , feathers and butterflies. The bags ...

2174 new member

2174 new member

Preston, Lancashire

Well we have finally done it and got ourselves up and running making our handmade wooden planters and candle holders. our first craft fair ...

Happy New Year from Beverley at Bev Heaton Designs

Happy New Year from Beverley at Bev Heaton Designs

St Helens, Merseyside

I only started my new business in October 2018 so its still in its early stages. However I am getting ready to move the business forward ...

New Website now live

New Website now live

Stockport, Greater Manchester

Its been a very busy couple of weeks for emilia and me (mostly me!), with Christmas ever closer now perhaps wasnt the ideal time to launch ...

A very small persons big ideas a small business..

A very small persons big ideas a small business..

Stockport, Greater Manchester

... and a very long story made short. Emilia loves to design and create things, and I (thats me) love to let her do the things she enjoys. ...

Bev Heaton Designs

Bev Heaton Designs

St Helens, Merseyside

Just finished a weekend at Rivendell/Notcutts Garden Centre , Widnes with Creative Crafts Association. It was my first craft event and ...

Christmas gift ideas from original art

Christmas gift ideas from original art

Manchester, Lancashire

Happy Friday everyone! I am planning a weekend of painting my latest commission of a tiger, which is a bit more unusual than my usual horses! ...

Bev Heaton Designs

Bev Heaton Designs

St Helens, Merseyside

Hi Everybody I have been working hard since April,2018 setting up my new business Bev Heaton Designs. I make and customise bags in particular, ...


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.

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.

Dorothy Whipple

(Born 1893 in Blackburn in Lancashire), Fiction

Whipple was a popular author, writing around eighteen novels. Two of which were made into film just after the Second World War 1945/46 - They Were Sisters highlighting marital abuse - They Knew Mr. Knight dealing with crime and dealing with coming out of prison.

Laurence Stephen Lowry

(Born 1887 in Stretford in Greater Manchester), Painting

Laurence Stephen Lowry usually called L.S. Lowry, British artist, is known for his 'matchstick' paintings of urban landscapes and industrial scenes in his native Lancashire.

Philip Wilson Steer

(Born 1860 in Birkenhead in Merseyside), Painting

Philip Wilson Steer, British artist, was influential in the growth of Impressionist art in Britain.

David Horatio Winder

(Born 1855 in Bolton in Greater Manchester), Painting

David Horatio Winder, British artist, was known for his landscapes of Britain.

Randolph Caldecott

(Born 1846 in Chester in Cheshire), Art, Illustration, Sculpture

The majority of his artwork was in illustration and he greatly influenced the illustration of childrens books. He also illustrated novels and books on foreign travel and exhibited sculpture and oil and watercolour paintings in galleries, including the Royal Acadamy.

Walter Crane

(Born 1845 in Liverpool in Merseyside), Fiction, Illustration, Painting, Pottery and ceramics, Textiles

A prolific artist who worked with pottery, stained glass, illustration and more. He was well know as an author of childrens books. He was both a disciple and friend to William Morris.

Lewis Carroll

(Born 1832 in Daresbury in Cheshire), Fiction, Illustration

The world famous author of Alices Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871).

Alfred William Hunt

(Born 1830 in Liverpool in Merseyside), Painting, Poetry

Winner of the Newdigate prize for poetry back in 1851, Alfred William Hunt was an accomplished painter in both oils and water colours.

Arthur Hugh Clough

(Born 1819 in Liverpool in Merseyside), Poetry

Clough wrote the novel Amours de Voyage, poems and satire.

Thomas Earnshaw

(Born 1749 in Ashton-under-Lyne in Greater Manchester), Clockmaking

An eminent watchmaker. Who was one of the pioneers of the chronometer, improving on the earlier work of John Harrison.

Sawrey Gilpin

(Born 1733 in Carlisle in Cumbria), Illustration, Painting

Sawrey Gilpin specialised in the painting of horses and dogs. He also was an illustrator and etcher. In 1786 his work was exhibited at the Royal Academy London and he was elected an associate of the Academy in 1795.

George Stubbs

(Born 1724 in Liverpool in Merseyside), Illustration, Painting

Stubbs was the son of a Currier and became famous for his paintings of horses.

Arthur Devis

(Born 1712 in Preston in Lancashire), Painting

Born in 1712 he was an English portrait painter and is known for a type of portrait called a conversation piece. In 1735 his first commission was Hoghton Towers from Duxon Hill, Lancashire. This showed his interest in landscape but two years later he became established as a portrait painter having a studio in Great Queens Street London.