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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.

Newstead Abbey Great British Food Festival

Newstead Abbey Great British Food Festival

Newstead Abbey, Ravenshead, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Saturday, 29 August 2020 (3 day event)

Thrifty Thursday Pre-loved and Craft Market

Thrifty Thursday Pre-loved and Craft Market

The Towers, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

Thursday, 3 September 2020

Alec Padley

Alec Padley

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

The Pens and Pencils I make from a variety of woods exotic and native also in acrylics, corian each one is a work of art as not two are ...

Fashionqueenli Gems

Fashionqueenli Gems

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

My career as an academic at a University Business School has enhanced my detailed professional skills in research and teaching. However, ...

Djazzga

Djazzga

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I have a few years of experience (I have graduated Artist High School in Zamosc and University of Fine Arts in Poznan, I also have 3 years ...

handcrafted soap

handcrafted soap

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

We specialise in the manufacture handmade soaps, bath bombs, bath salts, melts, bath muffins and bath souffles. Our high quality products ...

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 for soft fur texture, but take commissions in ...

Waney Grain

Waney Grain

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Waney Grain - Planches de Bois are handcrafted wooden serving boards, plinths and table centres, using rip-cut [down the grain] or cross ...

Bertie Sweedlepipe Bears

Bertie Sweedlepipe Bears

Newark, Nottinghamshire

Collectable hand made one of a kind teddy bears and soft sculpture whimsical type creatures, Created from mohair or faux fur , many with ...

Creative Interiors

Creative Interiors

Beeston, Nottinghamshire

I believe in form, function and beauty when designing and creating unique objects to enhance interiors, whether in homes or commercial ...

Amy Bailey Design

Amy Bailey Design

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I design and create beautiful premium wedding stationery and other stationery goods such as - Invitations, on the day wedding stationery, ...

Bs

Bs

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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

Alex Williamson

Alex Williamson

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I am a jewellery designer from Nottingham who studied Jewellery and Silversmithing in London in early 2000. I am inspired by all things ...

Yananaturalskincare

Yananaturalskincare

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

A small business that Im thrilled to have finally got off the ground! Yana Natural Skincare aims to make natural products in small batches ...

A Glass and A Craft

A Glass and A Craft

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

At A Glass and A Craft I hand make Personalised Embroidered gifts which can be treasured forever and are perfect presents for your loved ...

January Norway Ceramics

January Norway Ceramics

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I am a full time ceramicist making functional and decorative wares in my studio in the heart of Nottingham. I enjoy the finesse and control ...

Book Crazy Mummy

Book Crazy Mummy

Sutton In Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

If you are looking for the right Usborne book for your child, there are lots of ways I can help. You can buy at the online book shop ...

TikkaDeBoo keepsakes

TikkaDeBoo keepsakes

Whitwell, Nottinghamshire

i have always been an avid crafter, trying numerous crafts over the years.Earlier in the year I was searching for a special keepsake gift, ...

The Olive Tree Soap Company

The Olive Tree Soap Company

Newark, Nottinghamshire

Welcome to The Olive Tree Soap Company, Our ethos is simple to provide chemically free skin loving soaps, using the finest ingredients ...

phoenix emporium

phoenix emporium

Sutton, Nottinghamshire

Inexpensive but lovely gifts for everyone completely made form recycled or up cycled materials and objects , good for the environment and ...

Candle and Coaster

Candle and Coaster

Westwood, Nottinghamshire

Im a mum of two and a huge believer in self-care. Mental health is so fragile, I suppose almost like a candle flame and with the pressures ...

Quirkywick Candle Company

Quirkywick Candle Company

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

High Quality Candles and melts with quirky themes and scents. Repurposed containers and jars. Beauty and class in an individual style. ...

Pearleoni

Pearleoni

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

My name is Ria Benjamin, I am a self taught jewellery maker. I am fairly new business woman, my small design are very popular and reasonable ...

Turner and Walker

Turner and Walker

Doncaster, Nottinghamshire

Turner and Walker bring you custom unique artwork from the UKs most talented Pet Portrait Artist, Lucy Lou Place your order and send ...

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 small batches we make handmade soaps and Organica ...

Sheridan Wood

Sheridan Wood

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I use the skills and techniques of Fine Woodwork to create my furniture and gifts. This focuses on skilled use of beautiful hand tools ...

Creative Fusion

Creative Fusion

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

We make a collection of hama and perler bead jewellery hair clips wall art box frames and many more. What started as a hobby has become ...

Print and Ink

Print and Ink

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Print and Ink, is a business created from a passion for printmaking. I am inspired by natural form, Art Nouveau and Neo-Classical tattoo ...

Ella Rose Scents

Ella Rose Scents

Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

We are a new business that makes hand poured, highly scented wax melts. Specialising in dupe fragrances, household favourites and seasonal ...

The 3L Studio

The 3L Studio

Giltbrook, Nottinghamshire

My creativity was bloomed 9 years ago when my daughter was born. In the beginning it was just hobby, having fun after boring job. I have ...

Bob and Teds

Bob and Teds

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I create bespoke family prints - kawaii inspired. I also create bespoke cards and invitations, party decor and gifts. Much of my work is ...

Margo Matyas

Margo Matyas

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I make candles from 100 percent soy wax in beautiful amber jars. I use vegan friendly fragrance oils, some of it I am buying from a German ...

Nic Herrick

Nic Herrick

Newark, Nottinghamshire

Personal Greeting cards.. Bespoke handmade Wedding stationery.. Christmas Baubles with names and messages. Christmas Decorations 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 decided to set up as a business. My candles are ...

NHM Knives

NHM Knives

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I make hand forged kitchen knives from high carbon steel. From initial design right through to forging, heat treating and sharpening, amongst ...

Sirena Treasure

Sirena Treasure

Long Eaton, Nottinghamshire

I recycle old coins to make beautiful pendants, earrings and keyrings. I use a very fine drill (1mm) and saw blade to cut intricate patterns ...

Fiddlesticks and Flapdoodle

Fiddlesticks and Flapdoodle

West Leake, Nottinghamshire

I make and sell fridge magnets, key rings, greetings cards and mugs. All make excellent stocking fillers and gifts. They all have my own ...

Newbolds Retro Rescue

Newbolds Retro Rescue

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I started work as a painter and decorator 28 years ago, I reached the top of my trade from a quality standard point of view and won awards ...

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 the range of natural oils, nut butter and essential ...

Lambley Village Show

Lambley Village Show

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Really Really excited to be attending my first ever craft show.............. bit nervous.......... any tips would be greatly apprecia ...

My First Exhibition Handmade With Luxury

My First Exhibition Handmade With Luxury

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

I had my first exhibition at the Christmas Fayre at David Lloyd Westbridgford Health Club in Nottingham on 2nd December 2018. It was by ...

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 on them for each event, 10 per Stallholder per ...

Seaside Weekend

Seaside Weekend

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

This weekend 23rd 24th July is time for outdoor events Saturday we will be at Sutton on Sea Beach Hut Festival, Sunday in Skegness Tower ...

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 just down the road at Westgate Academy with My Pens ...

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 labour of Love cost of metal parts are always on ...

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 A 619 between worksop and M1 j30 its my first fair ...

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 they say on forecast 31st May I will be at Arrow ...

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 pen sells the most wood or acrylic. well its about ...

winters here

winters here

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Its cold frost on the ground dont feel like to go into my workshop to start making pens etc for upcoming fairs, but one as to with no heat ...

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 they are themed styles golf club, fishing, football, ...

STEAMPUNK

STEAMPUNK

Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Steam punk ? this is new to me you can dress up in victorian gear cyber gear top hats and goggles well this next weekend 15 - 16th June ...


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.