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Arts and crafts in Scotland

Scotland has a population of around 5,278,245 and covers approximately 29,896 square miles. Here is a list of regions in Scotland: Borders, Central, Dumfries and Galloway, Fife, Grampian, Highland, Lothian, Northern Isles, Strathclyde, Tayside, Western Isles.

Dalkeith Country Park Great British Food Festival

Dalkeith Country Park Great British Food Festival

Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Saturday, 12 September 2020 (2 day event)

AJ Artworks

AJ Artworks

Upper Braes, Falkirk

Hi there, Im Amanda and I am a mixed media artist and crafter. Im based in Falkirk and have a website selling my artwork. I mainly deal ...

Made by dawn x

Made by dawn x

Paisley, Renfrewshire

Madebydawnx is a small business that I run from my conservatory at home! I make a range of beautifully scented soaps, soya wax candles, ...

Rivendell Originals

Rivendell Originals

Biggar, South Lanarkshire

Welcome to Rivendell Originals. I specialise in kiln fired Dichroic glass jewellery. Each piece of glass is cut by hand, filed and fired ...

Togz 4 Dogz

Togz 4 Dogz

Glasgow, North Lanarkshire

Togz 4 Dogz has been up and running for around seven years now. Our main product is dog coats although we also make doggy bandanas, collars ...

Popicworld

Popicworld

Troon, South Ayrshire

Picture poetry of a vast range of subjects, your own personalised pictures brought to life in poetry. Pictures are put together in A3 and ...

Springvale Crafts

Springvale Crafts

Comrie, Fife

Springvale Crafts is my focus for the future, needle felting is my passion. Completely self taught i am navigating my way round the needle ...

Glass Bear

Glass Bear

OldMeldrum, Aberdeenshire

Glass Bear is a family run business that hand makes glass art to order. We are dedicated to making truly unique items that are long lasting ...

Elfy

Elfy

Gorebridge, Edinburgh

Elfy is a silver jeweller who has created elegant and, out of the box, designs. She has worked with numerous clients to create timeless ...

Natural stitches

Natural stitches

Anstruther, Fife

My embroidery work reflects my coastal surroundings and love of nature. All my work is designed and stitched by me. Each piece is mounted ...

Special Knits and Gifts

Special Knits and Gifts

Kent, Aberdeen City

Handmade knitted and crocheted items for babies and young children plus general gifts suitable for young and old, to include many nostalgia ...

Pretty paper art by Tracey

Pretty paper art by Tracey

Callander, Stirling

Hello my name is Tracey, I am a full time mummy to a cheeky little two year old! I first started quilling as a hobby as a way to pass some ...

Woolly Inspirations

Woolly Inspirations

Anstruther, Fife

I started making these felted pictures and 3D animal critters in the wild wet days and dark evenings in the winter when it was difficult ...

Aromabg Ltd

Aromabg Ltd

Broxburn, West Lothian

Aromabg Ltd is operating within Scotland providing all customers with 100% natural organic cosmetics specifically developed in the Land ...

Hebridii Stonecraft

Hebridii Stonecraft

Scarinish, Argyll and Bute

Hand carved stone items from beachstones i collect from my Island shore inthe Scottish Hebrides. I make bowls, mortar and pestles, jewelley ...

Lousuniques

Lousuniques

Lanark, South Lanarkshire

Upcycled furniture and wooden clocks using reclaimed scaffolding boards and whisky barrels also lovely plaques for that man lady cave

Coppertop Candles

Coppertop Candles

Surrey, Aberdeen City

Distinctively simple and sophisticated design, that incorporates the brand name (and me as a natural Redhead!) that look special in any ...

Driftwood Art

Driftwood Art

Hamilton, Glasgow City

All my Driftwood I use is handpicked by myself from the beaches in Scotland , They are all finished to a very high end standard , examples ...

The Wood Witch and Green Hare

The Wood Witch and Green Hare

Colinsburgh, Fife

I make cards (all individually handmade) candles and kindle cones. All materials used are eco friendly and are nature based. I use the ...

Rainbows and Glitter

Rainbows and Glitter

Lauder, Scottish Borders

Our bottles are moulded and slumped for 11 hours in a kiln at temperatures up to 1850 degrees Fahrenheit to make unique goods that are ...

peony parsley

peony parsley

Gatehouse of fleet, Dumfries and Galloway

Hi, we are peony and parsley, Producing home made high quality scented reed diffusers and room sprays for all around your home or office ...

Aimee Cargill

Aimee Cargill

Kirkcaldy, Fife

Hi there! I am a recent Graduate of Jewellery and Metal design at DJCAD in Dundee. I make lots of different handmade jewellery in my home ...

Iain Green

Iain Green

Lundin Links, Fife

I work as an illustrator, mainly with a bit of humour. Many of my illustrations feature scenes from the East neuk of Fife, where I live ...

Kats kreatives

Kats kreatives

Paisley, Renfrewshire

I fill my clear glass wine bottles with stones and flowers then complete them with a silver cork attached to LED lights and choose a ribbon ...

Plaques by Jimmy

Plaques by Jimmy

Dunfermline, Fife

I make A4 size photo prints with either a gloss varnish or epoxy resin finish on beech hardwood. All my plaques cone ready to hang.

Just by Candle Light

Just by Candle Light

Hamilton, South Lanarkshire

100% natural soy wax in superior quality and amongst the best on the market. With an excellent scent throw, it’s perfect to use with our ...

Old Barn Leather

Old Barn Leather

Forres, Moray

I produce a range of entirely hand carved, hand-stitched and lovingly finished leather book covers that can be used for journals, diaries, ...

Unit 11 Fabrications Ltd

Unit 11 Fabrications Ltd

Humbie, East Lothian

Situated at the foot of the Lammermuir hills, in the quiet village of Humbie, South East Scotland - Unit 11 Fabrications Ltd are makers ...

bowbrook studios

bowbrook studios

Newton stewart, Dumfries and Galloway

we have been manufacturing our products in worcester and recently in scotland from 1994 .we do the sculpting right through to the polishing ...

Handmade by Vaiva

Handmade by Vaiva

East Calder, West Lothian

Unique jewelry handmade from high quality beads. From casual to unique special occasion jewelry Bracelets, necklace, earrings, jewelry ...

Crafty Campbell

Crafty Campbell

East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire

Hi. All my items are hand made at home in Scotland. After an accident I found myself making jewellery , keyrings and woollen hats , just ...

Alison

Alison

Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire

I use Precious/Semi Precious Gemstones to make my jewellery. I introduced wire this year and hoping to try fabric next year My customers ...

Lucy Laidlaw

Lucy Laidlaw

Gullane, East Lothian

Lucy, the proprietor of Scottish Fairies, lives and works in Scotland producing a range of beautifully hand-crafted, individual fairy mobiles. ...

Finlaystone Country Park

Finlaystone Country Park

Glasgow, North Lanarkshire

This weekend will be the first time for me at this beautiful country park venue. Looking forward to working in such a scenic location. ...


Angus Suttie

(Born 1946 in Tealing in Angus), Pottery and ceramics

Angus Suttie was a studio potter and a teacher of art ceramics. In his early work he mainly formed his articles with rolled slabs of leather clay to create geometric forms which he cut and reassembled into larger forms. In his later works his designs became less rectangular and more organic in their appearance as abstract contemporary ceramics.

Campbell Armstrong

(Born 1944 in NA in Glasgow City), Fiction

Armstrong wrote around two dozen novels, many set in his home town of Glasgow. He also wrote his memoirs, published in 2000 called All That Really Matters.

Iain Macmillan

(Born 1938 in Dundee in Dundee City), Photography

Iain Macmillan was a Scottish photographer. One of his many notable photographs was the cover photo that he took for The Beatles album Abbey Road in 1969.

Derick Thomson

(Born 1921 in Bayble in Eilean Siar), Poetry

A writer of poetry as well a the creator of poetry anthologies. He wrote most of his works in Scottish Gaelic, in which he was know as Ruaraidh MacThňmais.

Muriel Sarah Spark

(Born 1918 in Bruntsfield in Edinburgh), Fiction, Poetry

She was named one of Britains greatest writers. One of her early works was The Comforters, in which the main character begins to realise that she is a character in a novel.

Sorley MacLean

(Born 1911 in Raasay in Highland), Poetry

MacLean was an influential poet, accredited with a renascence in the Gaelic language after deciding to write his poetry in his native tongue.

Tom Anderson

(Born 1910 in Eshaness in Shetland Islands), Music

Tom Anderson was a Shetland fiddler, composer and teacher. From an early age he composed fiddle tunes and during his lifetime he composed over 300 melodies. In 1977 he was recognised by being awarded an MBE.

Thomas Alexander Robertson

(Born 1909 in Westerwick in Shetland Islands), Poetry

Thomas Alexander Robertson was better known by his pen name Vagaland. He is considered to be the most prominent Shetland poet of the 20th century.

William MacTaggart

(Born 1903 in Loanhead in Midlothian), Painting

Know as William MacTaggart the Younger, so as not to be confused with hisgran father. He was a landscape painter who captured images of Scotland and countries around Europe.

William Soutar

(Born 1898 in Perth in Perth and Kinross), Fiction, Poetry

A noted literary figure in Scotland, who wrote in both Braid Scots which helped to make him popular in Scotland and in English.

William Lamb

(Born 1893 in Montrose in Angus), Sculpture

He focused his talent on the working class of his home town.

Dorothy Johnstone

(Born 1892 in Edinburgh in Edinburgh), Painting

Dorothy was an accomplished Scottish artist, painter and watercolourist. The daughter of George Whitton Johnstone.

George Henry Paulin

(Born 1888 in Muckhart in Clackmannanshire), Art, Sculpture

George Henry Paulin was a notable Scottish sculptor and artist of the 20th century. Among others he created the statue of Pavlova in the Garden of Remembrance, London and the statue of Lord Lister in Kevinggrove Park in Glasgow.

Donald MacDonald

(Born 1887 in North Uist in Eilean Siar), Poetry

He was known as the Red Donald of Coruna. A well known Scottish War poet who wrote in Scottish Gaelic.

Edwin Muir

(Born 1887 in Deerness in Orkney Islands), Fiction, Poetry

Edwin Muir was a poet, novelist and translator. He published seven volumes of poetry and wrote three novels and is remembered for his intensely felt and realistic poetry.

Duncan Grant

(Born 1885 in Rothiemurchus in Highland), Painting

Duncan Grant, British artist, was a member of the Bloomsbury Group and as well as being a painter, he also made pottery and designed textiles and theatre sets.

Muirhead Bone

(Born 1876 in Glasgow in Glasgow City), Etching, Painting

He was known as a Scottish watercolour and drypoint artist and an etcher, although originally he was trained as an architect. His works were mainly landscapes, industry and architecture focusing on urban construction and demolition sites. In 1916 he was appointed as Britains first official war artist.

Sholto Johnstone Douglas

(Born 1871 in Edinburgh in Edinburgh), Painting

Sholto Johnstone Douglas, Scottish artist, painted portraits and landscapes.

Samuel John Peploe

(Born 1871 in Edinburgh in Edinburgh), Art, Painting

Famous for among other things one of the most expensive Scottish paintings sold auction, Still Life with Coffee Pot.

Mary Symon

(Born 1863 in Dufftown in Moray), Poetry

This Moravian is among the finest Scots war poets. She is a poet of national importance. Her collected poems were published in 1933 in Deveron Days.

James Guthrie

(Born 1859 in Greenock in East Renfrewshire), Painting

James Guthrie lived most of his life in the Sottish Borders. He was influenced by the French Realists and one of his notable works was A Hinds Daughter (1883).

Arthur Conan Doyle

(Born 1859 in Edinbrgh in Edinburgh), Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Theatre

A rather famous Scottish writer. Perhaps best known for crime fiction novels about a detective named, Sherlock Holmes. He was a prolific writer of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, historical novels and plays.

Dugald Sutherland MacColl

(Born 1859 in Glasgow in Glasgow City), Painting

Dugald Sutherland MacColl was a Scottish watercolour painter but was best known as an art writer and lecturer. One of his works was On The Terrace (1922).

David Murray

(Born 1849 in Glasgow in Glasgow City), Painting

Sir David Murray was well known as a Scottish landscape painter. One of his notable works was My Love Has Gone A-Sailing which was exhibited in 1884 and purchased by the Chantrey Trustees for the Tate Gallery.

Robert Walker Macbeth

(Born 1848 in Glasgow in Glasgow City), Etching, Painting

Robert Walker Macbeth was known as a Scottish painter etcher and watercolourist, particularly specialising in pastoral landscape.