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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.

Craft Fair

Craft Fair

Victory Memorial Hall, St Andrews, Fife

Saturday, 20 October 2018

Arts and Crafts Fair

Arts and Crafts Fair

Troon Concert Hall, Troon, South Ayrshire

Saturday, 3 November 2018

Xmas Preview night

Xmas Preview night

Cardwell Garden Centre, Gourock, Inverclyde

Thursday, 8 November 2018

Craft Fair

Craft Fair

Cardwell Garden Centre, Gourock, Inverclyde

Saturday, 24 November 2018 (2 day event)

Craft Fair

Craft Fair

Glenrothes Miners Charitable Society, Glenrothes, Fife

Friday, 30 November 2018 (2 day event)

2018 Charity Christmas Craft Fair

2018 Charity Christmas Craft Fair

Troon Concert Hall, Troon, South Ayrshire

Saturday, 1 December 2018

Craft Fair

Craft Fair

Cardwell Garden Centre, Gourock, Inverclyde

Saturday, 8 December 2018 (2 day event)

Margaret

Margaret

Beith, North Ayrshire

I make and sell bath fizzies, face creams, candles and wax melter. I also organise craft events and craft shows in addition to classes ...

Sew Bee It

Sew Bee It

Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute

Hand sewn items, Mainly bags with a few odds and ends thrown in, all individual and one of a kinds. I was taught to sew by my mother from ...

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 three years now. Our main product is dog coats although we also make doggy bandanas, collars ...

Spacejunk

Spacejunk

Edinburgh, Midlothian

The concept for my “style” came to me in a dream. I was inspired by steampunk and what others were doing with various elements such as ...

Artistic Content

Artistic Content

Falkirk, Stirling

Hello, my name is Catherine, I am a Contemporary Artist working in Watercolour, Multi Media and Acrylic Paint techniques. My work is often ...

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 ...

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 ...

Francesca Jones Boots

Francesca Jones Boots

Edinburgh South, Edinburgh

Dear Friends, My name is Francesca Jones, I Studied how to make footwear at Cordwainers College in London, I was awarded firsts in competitions ...

Fife Craft Association

Fife Craft Association

Leslie, Fife

The aims of Fife Craft Association are: + To promote any activity which, in the opinion of the members, will further their collective and ...

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 ...

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 ...

Elysium Art

Elysium Art

Glasgow, Renfrewshire

Hand made jewellery which caters to all tastes and budgets. I source quality materials from local sources, Europe and America. I make ...

KeShuniuk

KeShuniuk

Galashiels, Scottish Borders

Having recently returned to the UK from living in the Mediterranean, I am re-living my love of Scotland with its friendly people and stunning ...

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 ...

Iain Green

Iain Green

Lundin Links, Aberdeen City

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, ...

Doffidatt Creations

Doffidatt Creations

Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire

I make bespoke childrens door signs , I make them to order with themes such as paw patrol , peppa pig, my little pony etc etc. My passion ...

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 ...

McGlen Home made Chocolates and jewellry

McGlen Home made Chocolates and jewellry

Glasgow, South Lanarkshire

Home made chocolate using Organic Cocoa butter and Cocoa Powder. The finished chocolate is then poured into various silicon moulds, and ...

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 ...

Vintuous

Vintuous

Denny, Falkirk

Ive been an English teacher in Scotland for eleven years and have always been a keen crafter. The obsession began with fabric: I love it. ...

Soy Candles by Debbie

Soy Candles by Debbie

Dundee, Angus

my hand poured candles are made using advanced soy wax of exceptional quality using a selection of colours and scents depending on time ...

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. ...

Chocolate Posies

Chocolate Posies

Boness, West Lothian

Chocolate Posies provides for you unique lovingly handcrafted Lindt Lindor Chocolate Bouquets and Posies, Wedding Centrepieces and Bridal ...

Cardwell Garden Centre

Cardwell Garden Centre

Gourock, Inverclyde

We have been operating our own arts, crafts and hobby department at Cardwell Garden Centre for many years. The benefit of running it ourselves ...

Derek Fergus

Derek Fergus

Glasgow, Glasgow City

Mounted Embossed Copper and Leather Pictures in Art Nouveau and Celtic Designs. All Designed and Handcrafted/Made in Scotland.

Barbara Warden

Barbara Warden

Dundee, Angus

Handmade jellewry

Artistic Content

Artistic Content

Falkirk, Stirling

Hello, my name is Catherine, I am a Contemporary Artist working in Watercolour, Multi Media and Acrylic Paint techniques. My work is often ...

Craft and Cake

Craft and Cake

Dunbar, East Lothian

Finding it works to provide coffee and cake at any craft event. Visitors seem to love the ability to browse the crafts and then relax with ...

Beads and Other Supplies Lothian Area

Beads and Other Supplies  Lothian Area

Dunbar, East Lothian

All of the bead shops known to me in the Lothians area have sadly closed, a sign of the times perhaps! Does anyone know of shops which ...

Update on June Fair

Update on June Fair

Dunbar, East Lothian

The Community Craft Company held their most recent fair on 5th June. Successes: - promoting event with guest Star Wars characters - providing ...

Promoting Craft Fairs

Promoting Craft Fairs

Dunbar, East Lothian

Im trying to improve the promotion of my local fair. I currently distribute posters, flyers, advertise on local radio, and use Social Media ...

Leather

Leather

Edinburgh South, Edinburgh

Hi! where in your opinion is the best place to buy leather in Scotland in small quantities :-) any info much appreciated, I have been using ...

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. ...

Tonights Sunset

Tonights Sunset

Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute

Just had to share tonights sunset, absolutely stunning!

Comission finnished

Comission finnished

Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute

Well finally finished my latest bag, the recipient will get it next weekend. cant wait to see her face. xx

First commission

First commission

Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute

I know i said I dont do commissions, well it is for an extended family member. Busy working now, but have to get a zip tomorrow to finish. ...

Amazon Seller

Amazon Seller

Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute

Just spent about an 2 hours on Amazon trying to set up a seller account. Still not done, its like being questioned by the FBI! I will try ...

Finally some sun

Finally some sun

Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute

Well the 6th of Sept already, and we are now on our 3rd day of sunshine in a row, about the 6th day in total this year! West of Scotland ...

My new venture

My new venture

Edinburgh, Midlothian

It has always been my dream to have a stall, since selling antiques with my mother on various stalls in Edinburgh, only this time selling ...


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 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.

Dame 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, Dr

(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, Sir

(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, Sir

(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, Sir

(Born 1859 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, Sir

(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.