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Arts and crafts in Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire (including Ashfield, Bassetlaw, Broxtowe, Gedling, Mansfield, Newark and Sherwood, Nottingham and Rushcliffe ) is in the East Midlands of England. It has a population of around 997,000 and covers approximately 244,000 hectares. Here is a list of nearby or neighbouring counties: Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire.

County flag of NottinghamshireNottinghamshire is famous for its association with the legend of Robin Hood, which helps to attract many tourists each year to locations such as Sherwood Forest. Nottingham is the county town and the cities attractions include Nottingham Castle Museum, which was built during the 17th century on the site of the earlier Medieval castle. It hosts a range of cultural events and along with artefacts from local history, displays collections of clothing, British and European paintings, glass, ceramics and silver. The Harley Gallery in Worksop houses a collection of artworks from previous centuries, as well as hosting events and exhibitions of work created by contemporary artists and craft makers. Performing arts venues in Nottinghamshire include the Nottingham Playhouse, Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham and the Lakeside Arts Centre, which has also hosted arts and crafts exhibitions and workshops.

Set among hundreds of acres of picturesque parkland and gardens, Wollaton Hall is an Elizabethan mansion built during the sixteenth century. It is also the location for the Nottingham Natural History Museum, the cities Industrial Museum and the Yard Gallery, where art exhibitions are held. Visitors to the Framework Knitters Museum can see cottages and workshops which have been restored to show how textile workers would have lived and worked during previous centuries. There are demonstrations of Victorian knitting machinery and a collection of knitted items on show. Other attractions in Nottinghamshire include Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre, Upton Hall, which has a collection of antique clocks and watches, Nottingham Contemporary Art Gallery, the ruins of Newark Castle, Southwell Minster and the Attenborough Nature Reserve.

Alec Padley

Alec Padley

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

The Pens and Pencils I make from a variety of woods exotic and native also in acrylics, ...

handcrafted soap

handcrafted soap

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

We specialise in the manufacture handmade soaps, bath bombs, bath salts, melts, bath ...

Pour Vous

Pour Vous

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Hi my name is Charlotte and I started my small business Pour Vous during lockdown. Art ...

Karen Adam Pet Portraits

Karen Adam Pet Portraits

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I take commissions for pet portraits done mostly in pastel on velour which is just perfect ...

Waney Grain

Waney Grain

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Waney Grain - Planches de Bois are handcrafted wooden serving boards, plinths and table ...

Creative Interiors

Creative Interiors

Beeston, Nottinghamshire

I believe in form, function and beauty when designing and creating unique objects to ...

Amy Bailey Design

Amy Bailey Design

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I design and create beautiful premium wedding stationery and other stationery goods such ...

Bs

Bs

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Hand-made items including necklaces, bracelets, ear-rings and cuff links as well as cards ...

Lilypad

Lilypad

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

I make unique pieces of handmade jewellery, using Sterling Silver, Murano glass and Harris ...

Stuart Curry

Stuart Curry

Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

I am a home Potter from Nottinghamshire. I mainly make stoneware bonsai and plant pots, ...

Alex Williamson

Alex Williamson

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I am a jewellery designer from Nottingham who studied Jewellery and Silversmithing in ...

Yana natural skincare

Yana natural skincare

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

A small business that Im thrilled to have finally got off the ground! Yana Natural Skincare ...

January Norway Ceramics

January Norway Ceramics

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I am a full time ceramicist making functional and decorative wares in my studio in the ...

Candle and Coaster

Candle and Coaster

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

We create gorgeously fragrance products for the home with handmade wooden coasters, created ...

phoenix emporium

phoenix emporium

Sutton, Nottinghamshire

Inexpensive but lovely gifts for everyone completely made form recycled or up cycled ...

Quirkywick Candle Company

Quirkywick Candle Company

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

High Quality Candles and melts with quirky themes and scents. Repurposed containers and ...

Pearleoni

Pearleoni

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

My name is Ria Benjamin, I am a self taught jewellery maker. I am fairly new business ...

Turner and Walker

Turner and Walker

Doncaster, Nottinghamshire

Turner and Walker bring you custom unique artwork from the UK’s most talented Pet Portrait ...

The Olive Tree Soap Company

The Olive Tree Soap Company

Newark, Nottinghamshire

Here at The Olive a Tree Soap Company our ethos is on all things natural, handmade in ...

Margarita Matyas

Margarita Matyas

Calverton, Nottinghamshire

The candles that I make are from natural (Soy, Rapeseed and Coconut)wax and high quality ...

Rags to Riches UK Gifts

Rags to Riches UK Gifts

MANSFIELD, Nottinghamshire

Hi I am Paula I have been in retails sales for 18 years, and have now retired. I have ...

Bodlins Crafts

Bodlins Crafts

Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

Myself and my Husband produce a varying amount of crafts including sewn products and ...

Sue Anne Crafts

Sue Anne Crafts

Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Bespoke children’s clothing, practical gifts for the home. spoke cards. Cake decorating, ...

Ella Rose Scents

Ella Rose Scents

Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

We are a new business that makes hand poured, highly scented wax melts. Specialising ...

The 3L Studio

The 3L Studio

Giltbrook, Nottinghamshire

My creativity was bloomed 9 years ago when my daughter was born. In the beginning it ...

Bob and Teds

Bob and Teds

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I create bespoke family prints - kawaii inspired. I also create bespoke cards and invitations, ...

Margo Matyas

Margo Matyas

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I make candles from 100 percent soy wax in beautiful amber jars. I use vegan friendly ...

Nic Herrick

Nic Herrick

Newark, Nottinghamshire

Personal Greeting cards.. Bespoke handmade Wedding stationery.. Christmas Baubles with ...

Ruby and Bay

Ruby and Bay

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I have been making my own home frangrancing products now for just over 3 years and have ...

Fiddlesticks and Flapdoodle

Fiddlesticks and Flapdoodle

West Leake, Nottinghamshire

I make and sell fridge magnets, key rings, greetings cards and mugs. All make excellent ...

Felting the Dream

Felting the Dream

Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire

I make scarves, hats, vessels, bags, clothing - anything, in fact, if it can be made ...

Broad oak woods

Broad oak woods

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

We source directly from ethically certified manufacturers and charity groups in small ...

Handmade By Lauren

Handmade By Lauren

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

100% Soy wax candles, individually designed using decoupage techniques all vintage inspired. ...

Furry Fluff and Stuff

Furry Fluff and Stuff

Eastwood, Nottinghamshire

We make animals and mythical creatures by needle felting, we also sell hand made costume ...

Bespoke Flowers by Lucia

Bespoke Flowers by Lucia

Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

I have always held a passion for flower arranging and have a very good eye for interior ...

Kasper Pitstop Adventure

Kasper Pitstop Adventure

Hucknall, Nottinghamshire

My work can include recycled, found or new mediums to create a, sometimes 2D, with a ...

Rosehip oil beauty benefits

Rosehip oil beauty benefits

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

The natural skincare industry is booming and the world is your oyster when it comes to ...

ATTENSION ALL CRAFTERS and ORGANISERS

ATTENSION ALL CRAFTERS and ORGANISERS

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Today been told by an organiser of Craft Fairs in Lincoln that new charges been imposed ...

Seaside Weekend

Seaside Weekend

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

This weekend 23rd 24th July is time for outdoor events Saturday we will be at Sutton ...

Lincolnshire Craft Fairs 2016

Lincolnshire Craft Fairs 2016

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

I do a few Craft Fairs at the Assembly Rooms on Bailgate, This Saturday 21st May I am ...

Cost of making Pens

Cost of making Pens

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

cost of making a pen comes down to time spent in workshop hard to put a price on it so ...

Arrow Farm Shop Craft Fair 2016

Arrow Farm Shop Craft Fair 2016

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

11th - 12th June Ap-pens will be attending Arrow farm Shop Craft fair Worksop on the ...

Arrow farm shop fair

Arrow farm shop fair

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Next Craft Fair 30-31 May 2015

events update

events update

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

weather not great this week on the east coast, its going to be better this weekend so ...

wood or acrylic

wood or acrylic

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Ive been making pens over two years now and going to as many fairs i can so seeing which ...

winters here

winters here

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Its cold frost on the ground dont feel like to go into my workshop to start making pens ...

new pens added

new pens added

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

just to let collectors know I have a range of pen clips i can add to my standard pens ...

STEAMPUNK

STEAMPUNK

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Steam punk ? this is new to me you can dress up in victorian gear cyber gear top hats ...


Arthur Henry Knighton Hammond

(Born 1875 in Arnold in Nottinghamshire), Painting

Arthur Henry Knighton-Hammond, British artist, painted industrial scenes and society portraits.

William Nicholson

(Born 1872 in Newark-on-Trent in Nottinghamshire), Painting

Sir William Nicholson, British artist,was known for his landscapes and portraits and also worked as a wood-engraver and illustrator.

Richard Parkes Bonington

(Born 1802 in Arnold in Nottinghamshire), Painting

Richard Parkes Bonington, English Romantic landscape painter, is best known for his paintings of coastal scenes.