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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.

Cheshire Horse Show Craft and Gift marquee

Craft Fair

Cheshire County Show, Tabley, Knutsford, Cheshire

Tuesday, 18 June 2024 (2 day event)

Woodford Park Garden Centre craft and gift marquee

Craft Fair

Woodford Park Garden Centre, Woodford, Stockport, Cheshire

Friday, 21 June 2024 (3 day event)

Arley Hall garden festival craft and gift marquee

Craft Fair

Arley Hall, Knutsford, Cheshire

Saturday, 29 June 2024 (2 day event)

Gordale craft and gift fair

Craft Fair

Gordale Garden Centre, Burton, South Wirral, Cheshire

Friday, 5 July 2024 (3 day event)

GT Eccleston agricultural show

Craft Fair

Great Eccleston and District Agricultural Show, Great Eccleston, Lancashire

Saturday, 13 July 2024 (2 day event)

Lowther gdns ice cream festival

Craft Fair

Lowther Gardens, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

Saturday, 20 July 2024 (2 day event)

Folk and Roots festival Lowther Gardens

Craft Fair

Lowther Gardens, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

Saturday, 27 July 2024 (2 day event)

Glebe farm craft gift and food festival

Craft Fair

Glebe Farm Astbury, Astbury, Congleton, Cheshire

Saturday, 27 July 2024 (2 day event)

Nantwich county show

Craft Fair

Nantwich show, Nantwich, Cheshire

Wednesday, 31 July 2024

Houghton Hall Garden centre craft and gift marquee

Craft Fair

Houghton Hall Garden Centre, Carlisle, Cumbria

Friday, 2 August 2024 (3 day event)

Southport Flower show

Craft Fair

Southport Flower Show, Victoria Park, Southport, Merseyside

Thursday, 15 August 2024 (4 day event)

Lowther gardens Food and drink festival

Craft Fair

Lowther Gardens, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

Saturday, 24 August 2024 (3 day event)

High Legh Garden centre craft and gift marquee

Craft Fair

High Legh Garden Centre, Knutsford, Cheshire

Friday, 30 August 2024 (3 day event)

Makers and Producers Market

Makers and Producers Market

Tommy Todd Village Green, Haughton Green, Denton, Greater Manchester

Sunday, 1 September 2024

Rivendell artisan craft and gift marquee

Craft Fair

Rivendell Garden Centre, Widnes, Cheshire

Friday, 6 September 2024 (3 day event)

Lancs game and country fair

Craft Fair

Lancashire Game Fair, Hazelhead lane, Scorton, Lancashire

Saturday, 7 September 2024 (2 day event)

Lady Green Garden centre craft and gift fair

Craft Fair

Lady Green Garden Centre, Ince Blundell, Merseyside

Friday, 13 September 2024 (3 day event)

Williamson Park Craft and gift marquee

Craft Fair

Williamson Park, lancaster, Lancashire

Saturday, 14 September 2024 (2 day event)

Arley Hall food and drink Festival

Craft Fair

Arley Hall, Knutsford, Cheshire

Saturday, 21 September 2024 (2 day event)

Beads Up North With Craft and Lace

Beads Up North With Craft and Lace

Haydock Racecourse, Haydock, Newton le Willows, Merseyside

Sunday, 22 September 2024

Gordale craft and gift fair

Craft Fair

Gordale Garden Centre, Burton, South Wirral, Cheshire

Friday, 4 October 2024 (3 day event)

Ashton park garden centre craft and gift marquee

Craft Fair

Ashton Park Garden Centre, Ashton Under Lyne, Greater Manchester

Friday, 18 October 2024 (3 day event)

Dobbies Preston craft and gift marquee

Craft Fair

Dobbies Garden World, Clifton, Preston, Lancashire

Friday, 18 October 2024 (3 day event)

Pumpkins in the park craftgift Food marquee Lowther Gardens.

Craft Fair

Lowther Gardens, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

Saturday, 26 October 2024 (2 day event)

Dobbies Southport Christmas craft and gift fair

Craft Fair

Dobbies Garden World, Southport, Merseyside

Friday, 1 November 2024 (3 day event)

Dobbies Carlisle craft and gift fair

Craft Fair

Dobbies Garden World, Carlisle, Cumbria

Friday, 1 November 2024 (3 day event)

Woodford Park Garden Centre Christmas craft and gift marquee

Craft Fair

Woodford Park Garden Centre, Woodford, Stockport, Cheshire

Friday, 15 November 2024 (3 day event)

Haydock park Christmas craft and gift fair

Craft Fair

Haydock Park Racecourse, Haydock, St Helens, Merseyside

Sunday, 1 December 2024

Makers and Producers Market

Makers and Producers Market

Tommy Todd Village Green, Haughton Green, Denton, Greater Manchester

Sunday, 1 December 2024

Bolton stadium Christmas craft and gift extravaganza

Craft Fair

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

Sunday, 8 December 2024

Stalybridge Makers and Producers Market

Craft Fair

Stalybridge Artisan Market, Stalybridge, Greater Manchester

Sunday, 11 May 2025

Mary Macs Herbal Infusions

Mary Macs Herbal Infusions

Wigan, Lancashire

I make herbal infusions using organic materials. Beard oils, stretch oil, salves for ...

Hildisvini

Hildisvini

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Holly Elizabeth has a fascinating insight into realms beyond our own and takes inspiration ...

Ethereal Crystals By Ellie

Ethereal Crystals By Ellie

Denton, Greater Manchester

My names Eleanor, I live in Manchester, United Kingdom. Even from a small child I was ...

Anne Blanchard

Anne Blanchard

Accrington, Lancashire

I am inspired mainly by flora and fauna .My work often has a bright , eye catching background ...

Hats Not All White

Hats Not All White

Warrington, Cheshire

Hi, my name is Penny. My handmade beanies are a must for any time of the year! A perfect ...

Glitterarty GB

Glitterarty GB

Lymm, Cheshire

During lockdown I started using sublimation to make personalised gifts, moving into glass ...

The flower gallery

The flower gallery

Oldham, Greater Manchester

We design handmade craft artificial flowers arranging from hat boxes, too flower shoes, ...

SR Penmakers

Exhibitor

Bowness on Windermere, Lancashire

I have been making pens for several years, but in the last couple fof years Ive started ...

Captivate Designs

Captivate Designs

Charnock Richard, Lancashire

Here at Captivate we specialise in producing unique personalised designs in epoxy Resin. ...

Dolly Melts

Dolly Melts

Winsford, Cheshire

We are a small family business based in Cheshire with a passion for home fragrance. ...

Gabrimix

Gabrimix

Bolton, Lancashire

Assemblage and mixed media art, Found object sculpture, Framed sculptures. Wall hanging ...

Design Eye Gallery

Design Eye Gallery

Neston, Cheshire

Hi, My name is Eleanor. In 2022 I gave up my marketing career in the financial sector, ...

D Royle Pens

D Royle Pens

Ribchester, Lancashire

All items are hand turned by myself at home in the village of Ribchester. These items ...

Sue Holmes art

Sue Holmes art

Chester, Cheshire

Painting on canvas and cards in lockdown and selling them locally in my Residence Group ...

Jennifer Mellish

Jennifer Mellish

Eccles, Greater Manchester

I sell original work and create commissions of fine art and illustration. I specialise ...

PuddingBean Handmade Items

PuddingBean Handmade Items

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Hair and Home Accessories. I make a range of handmade items including hair accessories ...

Sentimental Treasures

Sentimental Treasures

Thornton Cleveleys, Lancashire

New small business creating a wide variety of personalisable products such as tumblers, ...

Wood Cherish

Wood Cherish

Formby, Merseyside

Handmade Wooden Furniture. Beautifully crafted stools, benches, coffee tables and home ...

Goodie Gifts

Goodie Gifts

Burnley, Lancashire

I make a range of items with sterling silver and some alloys, as well as handmade soaps ...

Personalised Wax Melt Gift Boxes

Personalised Wax Melt Gift Boxes

St Helens, Merseyside

Personalised Christmas Wax Melt Gift Box Individually scented fine fragrance wax melts. ...

The Vintage Bead Jewellery Store

The Vintage Bead Jewellery Store

Prenton, Merseyside

I source and upcycle vintage beads and jewellery, creating colourful and stylish modern ...

Display Lighting Limited

Display Lighting Limited

Altrincham, Cheshire

Portable lighting solutions designed to illuminate displays at fairs, events and exhibitions. ...

Deshca Designs

Deshca Designs

Crewe, Cheshire

Based in Crewe in Cheshire, I create unique copper sculptures for the home or garden. ...

Pens By Bailey

Pens By Bailey

Warrington, Cheshire

Highly trained in the art of pen making in Axminster Devon. I have been making pens for ...

Calder Leather

Calder Leather

Clitheroe, Lancashire

I Design and make leather bags, wallets, pouches etc.. All my products are made from ...

Silly Goose Crafts and Gifts

Silly Goose Crafts and Gifts

Skelmersdale, Lancashire

Silly Goose Crafts and Gifts develops gifts for any occasion. At the moment our focus ...

Wraenna Design

Wraenna Design

Middlewich, Cheshire

I am a lover of history and pre history and think many designs and artifacts left behind ...

Firefrost Designs Ltd

Firefrost Designs Ltd

Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria

At Firefrost Designs Ltd we create beautiful jewellery in a wide spectrum of stunning ...

Sweet Star Seed Crafts

Sweet Star Seed Crafts

Workington, Cumbria

I started making natural wreaths for my family a year ago during the Christmas period, ...

The Customs Project

The Customs Project

Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

I founded The Customs Project Ltd in January 2021. Creating the most unique and personalised ...

Haus of Myth

Haus of Myth

Macclesfield, Cheshire

I love empty landscapes, forests and the cold. Germanic and Norse Mythology with a splattering ...

Herbert and Dottie

Herbert and Dottie

Bury, Greater Manchester

We are Herbert and Dottie, a small business from Bury, Greater Manchester. We make personalised ...

Lagan Makin ART

Lagan Makin ART

Bolton, Greater Manchester

Im a 30 year old female self taught artist. I have been selling my work for just over ...

Oskibod Creations

Oskibod Creations

Ince Wigan, Lancashire

Hello Iím Sara, creative influencer at Oskibod Creations. Originally set up during Covid ...

July Studio Creations

July Studio Creations

Poulton Le Flyde, Lancashire

Hi! Iím Emily, owner and designer of July Studio. I have always had a passion for creativity ...

Artisan Aroma

Artisan Aroma

Liverpool, Merseyside

Who are we? Introducing Artisan Aroma Candles. We are based in Liverpool in the UK and ...

The start of a new journey

The start of a new journey

Wigan, Greater Manchester

I have had a love of crafting for as long as I can remember, many of my family members ...

Ingol Craft Fair 22nd April

Ingol Craft Fair 22nd April

Preston, Lancashire

We still have a limited number of stalls available to book so get in touch is you wish ...

The Future of The Customs Project

The Future of The Customs Project

Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

If I was told about where we are today when I was handed the first pair of shoes in lockdown ...

How We Work

How We Work

Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

Angelus is a California based company and has been supplying leather paint since 1907 ...

Robs Story

Robs Story

Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

The first COVID lockdown gave me time to sit down and work on art more than I had been ...

JasCreations the products and now the Crafts Fair

JasCreations the products and now the Crafts Fair

Springhead, Greater Manchester

It started on the second week of January 2022, dad had been keen to start an online business ...

Burger Smash gourmet street food

Exhibitor

Warton, Lancashire

Street food is a delicious and healthy food option at a much cheaper price than restaurants ...

Latest catalogue available

Exhibitor

Skelmersdale, Lancashire

LewisPendants is expanding by offering bespoke pendants. The other day someone asked ...

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 ...

University of Bolton Event

Organiser

Southport, Merseyside

We are holding a Christmas Craft and Gift Extravaganza at the University of Bolton Stadium ...

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 ...

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. ...

Start of 2019 Events for Creative Crafts

Organiser

Southport, Merseyside

Its the start of our season and its great that we already have some events that are fully ...

Venue Cymru Llandudno

Organiser

Southport, Merseyside

We still have a few places available for this weekend at Venue Cymru. The dates are 7th ...

Easter Fair

Organiser

Grasmere, Cumbria

Morning all, We, as a group of crafters, are looking forward to 4 days in Glenridding ...


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), Childrens 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.