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Arts and crafts in South East

South East has a population of around 16,771,000 and covers approximately 7,996 square miles. Here is a list of counties in South East: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, London, Middlesex, Oxfordshire, Surrey, West Sussex.

Henley on Thames Town Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Henley on Thames Town Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Henley on Thames Town Hall, HenleyonThames, Oxfordshire

Saturday, 21 July 2018

Faversham Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

Faversham Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

The Alexander Centre, Faversham, Kent

Saturday, 21 July 2018

Pretty Crafty and Vintage Fairs

Pretty Crafty and Vintage Fairs

Woodland Centre, Rustington, Littlehampton, West Sussex

Sunday, 22 July 2018

Seeded Summer Special DeStash

Seeded Summer Special DeStash

The Square Tower, Old Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Sunday, 22 July 2018

OPEN DAY Creative Studio

OPEN DAY  Creative Studio

Unit 2 Bassetts Manor Hartfield, Hartfield, Hartfield, East Sussex

Sunday, 22 July 2018

Folkestone Festivals ArtMart

Folkestone Festivals ArtMart

Bouverie Place Shopping Centre, Folkestone, Kent

Friday, 27 July 2018

Lymington Masonic Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Lymington Masonic Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Lymington Masonic Hall, Lymington, Hampshire

Saturday, 28 July 2018

Newbury Artisan Market

Newbury Artisan Market

Newbury Town Centre, Newbury, Berkshire

Sunday, 29 July 2018

Hampshire Pop Up Studios

Hampshire Pop Up Studios

Upstairs at The Vine First Floor, Hampshire, Stockbridge, Hampshire

Saturday, 4 August 2018 (2 day event)

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 11 August 2018

Thame Town Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Thame Town Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Thame Town Hall, Thame, Oxfordshire

Saturday, 11 August 2018

Winchester Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Winchester Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Winchester Guildhall, Winchester, Hampshire

Saturday, 18 August 2018

Lymington Masonic Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Lymington Masonic Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Lymington Masonic Hall, Lymington, Hampshire

Saturday, 25 August 2018

Pretty Crafty and Vintage Fairs

Pretty Crafty and Vintage Fairs

Woodland Centre, Rustington, Littlehampton, West Sussex

Sunday, 26 August 2018

Newbury Artisan Market

Newbury Artisan Market

Newbury Town Centre, Newbury, Berkshire

Sunday, 26 August 2018

Carano Arts Crafts and Vintage Fair

Carano Arts Crafts and Vintage Fair

The Grand, Folkestone, Kent

Monday, 27 August 2018

Folkestone Festivals ArtMart

Folkestone Festivals ArtMart

Bouverie Place Shopping Centre, Folkestone, Kent

Friday, 31 August 2018

Witney Corn Exchange Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Witney Corn Exchange Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Witney Corn Exchange, Witney, Oxfordshire

Saturday, 1 September 2018

Craft and Gift Fayre at the Hilton Bracknell

Craft and Gift Fayre at the Hilton Bracknell

The Hilton Bracknell, Bracknell, Berkshire

Sunday, 2 September 2018

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 8 September 2018

Henley on Thames Town Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Henley on Thames Town Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Henley on Thames Town Hall, HenleyonThames, Oxfordshire

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Tonbridge Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

Tonbridge Artisan Crafts  Vintage and Gift Fair

The Angel Centre, Tonbridge, Kent

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Thame Town Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Thame Town Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Thame Town Hall, Thame, Oxfordshire

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Meopham Village Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

Meopham Village Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

Meopham Village Hall, Meopham, Kent

Sunday, 16 September 2018

WEDDING FAYRE

WEDDING FAYRE

the roundabout hotel, west chiltington, west chiltington, West Sussex

Sunday, 16 September 2018 (5 day event)

Sevenoaks Stag Plaza Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

Sevenoaks Stag Plaza Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

The Stag Plaza at The Stag Theatre Community Arts Centre, Sevenoaks, Kent

Saturday, 22 September 2018

Cranleigh Village Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Cranleigh Village Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 22 September 2018

Cranleigh Village Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Cranleigh Village Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 22 September 2018

The Enfield Town and Country Show

The Enfield Town and Country Show

Enfield Town Show, Enfield, London

Saturday, 22 September 2018 (2 day event)

CRAFT FAYRE

CRAFT FAYRE

SULLINGTON PARISH HALL STORRINGTON, Storrington, Storrington, West Sussex

Sunday, 23 September 2018

Folkestone Festivals ArtMart

Folkestone Festivals ArtMart

Bouverie Place Shopping Centre, Folkestone, Kent

Friday, 28 September 2018

Godalming Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Godalming Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Borough Hall Godalming, Godalming, Surrey

Saturday, 29 September 2018

Winchester Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Winchester Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Winchester Guildhall, Winchester, Hampshire

Saturday, 29 September 2018

Eynsford Village Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

Eynsford Village Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

Eynsford Village Hall, Eynsford, Kent

Saturday, 29 September 2018

Banbury Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Banbury Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Banbury Town Hall, Banbury, Oxfordshire

Saturday, 29 September 2018

Folkestone Cake Bake Fun Day

Folkestone Cake Bake Fun Day

The Stade, Folkestone, Kent

Saturday, 29 September 2018

Hampshire Craft and Gift Fair

Hampshire Craft and Gift Fair

Lockswood Community Centre, Locks Heath, Southampton, Hampshire

Saturday, 29 September 2018

Arts and Crafts Fair

Arts and Crafts Fair

The Grand, Folkestone, Kent

Sunday, 30 September 2018

Newbury Artisan Market

Newbury Artisan Market

Newbury Town Centre, Newbury, Berkshire

Sunday, 30 September 2018

Lymington Masonic Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Lymington Masonic Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Lymington Masonic Hall, Lymington, Hampshire

Saturday, 6 October 2018

Witney Corn Exchange Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Witney Corn Exchange Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Witney Corn Exchange, Witney, Oxfordshire

Saturday, 6 October 2018

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 6 October 2018

Faversham Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

Faversham Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

The Alexander Centre, Faversham, Kent

Saturday, 6 October 2018

Craft and Gift Fayre at the Hilton Bracknell

Craft and Gift Fayre at the Hilton Bracknell

The Hilton Bracknell, Bracknell, Berkshire

Sunday, 7 October 2018

Seeded Autumn DeStash

Seeded Autumn DeStash

The Square Tower, Old Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Sunday, 7 October 2018

Broadstairs Pavilion Craft and Gift Fair

Broadstairs Pavilion Craft and Gift Fair

Broadstairs Pavilion, Broadstairs, Kent

Sunday, 7 October 2018

Tonbridge Artisan Crafts Vintage and Gift Fair

Tonbridge Artisan Crafts  Vintage and Gift Fair

The Angel Centre, Tonbridge, Kent

Saturday, 13 October 2018

Thame Town Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Thame Town Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Thame Town Hall, Thame, Oxfordshire

Saturday, 13 October 2018

Susan Pearson

Susan Pearson

Crawley, West Sussex

I have for sometime , worked with a variety of arts and craft media, but I am now focused on producing my own hand-made felt in the creation ...

Three Amigos OC

Three Amigos OC

West Drayton, Middlesex

The Three Amigos (O.C.) Colin, Brian and Garry make pieces for general sale and commissions in clay and wood. Emotional, decorative, practical ...

Calypso Sephora

Calypso Sephora

Woking, Surrey

handmade cards, home furnishings, clothing and cards -short series or unique pieces all my design and creation

UKCraftFairs

UKCraftFairs

Croydon, London

The site is designed for the UK arts and crafts community. Members can create pages promoting themselves and their work and communicate ...

Coco Eden Limited

Coco Eden Limited

Woking, Surrey

With access to our online website via cocoeden com, our business from Surrey England is an exclusive, handmade, silk artificial flower ...

the bag lady

the bag lady

Carshalton, Surrey

I offer a range of hand crocheted bags in 100% wool, wool blends and acrylics, as well as bags in fabric and felt. The bags are designed ...

Crafty Heidi

Crafty Heidi

Southampton, Hampshire

I started out in September 2015 therefore my stock is increasing gradually, so make sure you check back on a regular basis. I make and ...

Wendy Maddox

Wendy Maddox

Fareham, Hampshire

As a beader myself I am already addicted to the lovely colours, finishes and sparkles available in these little glass wonders. With no ...

MegaLilyDesign

MegaLilyDesign

Brighton, East Sussex

Starting out in March 2016, MegaLilyDesign is a solo designer and maker of greeting cards, little framed papercut butterflies and resin ...

Craft Book

Craft Book

Caterham, Surrey

In my blog I will explore subjects that I think might be of interest to anyone currently running an arts and crafts business or who is ...

Brushstrokes

Brushstrokes

Ashford, Kent

Brushstrokes (Lucy) is a Kent based artist who specialises in Pencil drawings. As well as a range of prints and greeting cards for sale, ...

Louie Hill Shabby Chic

Louie Hill Shabby Chic

Ripley, Surrey

I make a collection of shabby chic style padded memo boards. This is a very new business and still in the process of setting up but i have ...

Cards by Marion

Cards by Marion

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Hand made greetings cards of distinction. Designs for all occasions, and personalising sentiments stock available on the day should you ...

JillyTills art work

JillyTills art work

Bognor Regis, West Sussex

I enjoy my drawings and paintings so much. It gives me so much pleasure. I now make my own cards and paint on water colour paint boards ...

Handmade by Nicole

Handmade by Nicole

South Ruislip, Middlesex

Handmade toys and gifts.

Fandangle Crafts

Fandangle Crafts

Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Im a wood and metal artist and crafter based in West Sussex and have built myself a workshop in my garden where I create Art and Crafts ...

Phoenix Woollen Mills

Phoenix Woollen Mills

Southampton, Hampshire

I am passionate about wool, its uses and benefits. Recent media coverage, like the documentary Blue Planet, has highlighted concern about ...

Four Seasons Crafts

Four Seasons Crafts

Bracknell, Berkshire

I love to handmake fabric covered boxes. My beautiful softly padded boxes are available in different sizes - rectangular, square or hexagonal ...

Chains 4 Frames

Chains 4 Frames

Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

I design and create handmade glasses chains. I use only high quality materials and create each piece to a very high standard with love ...

Gillis flowers

Gillis flowers

Walthamstow, London

Welcome to Gillis flowers. So to the important questions. What do I create? Why am I here? Who am I? I hope the following will give at ...

Meandering Wood

Meandering Wood

Purley, Surrey

Hand crafted work. My passion is to use the natural flow and colour of the grain to create lovely, unique pieces. To a great extent, I ...

Helen Jenkins Designs

Helen Jenkins Designs

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

My aim is to create contemporary, quirky designs for use as stand alone pictures or on objects such as cushions and bags. My designs are ...

Art Design and Craft

Art Design and Craft

Lee on Solent, Hampshire

Art-D-Craft, In love with colours, textures and scents. I grew up under the sun of Brazil, but with a strong connection with Italy. In ...

Fenella Ross

Fenella Ross

Maidstone, Kent

I am a Teacher of Art and Photography, and producing Lino and Collagraph Prints exploring Chine Colle, making original coloured and monotone ...

Susannah Henry

Susannah Henry

Teddington, Middlesex

I design and screen-print textiles using paper stencils. These short-run prints are typically made into cushion covers, but I also make ...

Art by JenniferAnne

Art by JenniferAnne

Burnham, Buckinghamshire

An artist of caracature, realism, creation Oil paintings Acrylics Wall Murals Caracature your pet Caracature your friends personalisation ...

Lolis Gold

Lolis Gold

Harrow, Middlesex

At Lolis Gold we have a selection of hand made jewellery made to order, you can choose the material (sterling silver, 9ct or 18ct yellow, ...

Sweet Pea Ceramics

Sweet Pea Ceramics

CHANDLERS FORD, Hampshire

I love to create and am happiest at the potters wheel fashioning clay. I am a self taught home potter, hand-crafting a mixture of ceramics ...

Artisan Craftworks

Artisan Craftworks

Polegate, East Sussex

I started making things for myself and very soon had people asking me to make them something. All my items are made by myself and include ...

Wish U Well by Karen

Wish U Well by Karen

Southampton, Hampshire

A holistic lifestyle is about making choices that improve wellbeing. Those choices can be as simple as practising meditation, or going ...

Julia UK

Julia UK

Farnborough, Hampshire

Welcome to my Boutique. Im fascinated with different kind of beads and making brooches, jewellery, woven scarves and small accessories. ...

D Hook

D Hook

Salisbury, Hampshire

Iím just starting a small business. i have always loved making things, for the family, i got started when money was short and want to give ...

Sandys Rocks

Sandys Rocks

East Grinstead, West Sussex

Here is just a small sample of the Jewellery I make. I always use quality materials, Genuine Semi-Precious Gem Stone. Sterling Silver and ...

Unique Pieces

Unique Pieces

Islington, London

Ever since I was a little girl and visited a jewellery shop in Mijas, Spain all I have ever wanted to have my own shop. I started my own ...

Featherlight Cards and Cardies

Featherlight Cards and Cardies

Purley, Surrey

We are a family business providing bespoke handmade items at very reasonable prices! Cards and clothes can be made to order if we do not ...

Felicity Chapple

Felicity Chapple

Feltham, Middlesex

I make items for the home from recycled or repurposed materials including car tyre footstools, cushions, birdcage lamp shades and sock ...

Meandering Wood at Mayfield Lavender

Meandering Wood at Mayfield Lavender

Purley, Surrey

We are demonstrating some green woodworking and exhibiting / selling our pieces at the kind invitation of Mayfield Lavender Farm on Thursday ...

Engaging times

Engaging times

Bognor Regis, West Sussex

As Im new to selling at markets and engaging with market organisers I searched the internet for listings, dates and contact information ...

A Rose for all occations

A Rose for all occations

Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Its been great selling my handmade steel roses on Etsy, I particularly love to hear about the reason they have bought one. One person in ...

Booked my first Markets

Booked my first Markets

Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Its great when people buy my Art and Crafts, Im only just keeping up with orders through my Etsy shop and my web site, but soon that will ...

Just starting out

Just starting out

Bognor Regis, West Sussex

I have just started Fandangle Crafts, about a year ago, and Im now selling on Etsy and have my own web site at Fandanglecrafts.co.uk The ...

Event Medic

Event Medic

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Dear Sir or Madam, Organising an Event? Do you need a First Aider/ Medic or more to be on site? Look no further than www.medicpaul.uk ...

In A Summer Garden.

In A Summer Garden.

Crawley, West Sussex

Oh how I loved making the most of the day, photographing my latest collection of scarves for the summer. It was great to actually be able ...

Memories.

Memories.

Crawley, West Sussex

Back home, having stayed for two and a half weeks, in a somewhat tropical atmosphere at my daughters house in Manila, leaving 34% behind! ...

Epsom Salt Baths

Epsom Salt Baths

Southampton, Hampshire

The benefits of Epsom Salt baths for detoxifying, improving skin, improving sleep and energy levels.

Aromatherapy and mindfulness

Aromatherapy and mindfulness

Southampton, Hampshire

Mindfulness: What it is and how aromatherapy can take it to another level. Mindfulness is the practise of being present and living in our ...

Hello

Hello

Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Hello, I have just begun a new adventure...drawing, painting and making forever keep cards. I hope someone enjoys my art work Jill

Preparing for the year ahead

Preparing for the year ahead

Carshalton, Surrey

January and February are my down times after the hectic activity of November and December. This is when I build up stock for the year ...

Pure British wool and its benefits

Pure British wool and its benefits

Southampton, Hampshire

I am passionate about wool, it comes from growing up with some contact with sheep rearing in the Scottish highlands. British wool has ...

New year new crafts

New year new crafts

Carshalton, Surrey

Its January and inspiration time for crafters. January is traditionally a bit slow so Im using my time doing some things Ive put off from ...

VALENTINES woohoo and 127881

VALENTINES woohoo  and 127881

Portsmouth, Hampshire

Well after our Christmas busy time ( I actually feel like Santa sometimes) comes the next Ďbig dateí Valentines! The preparation time is ...

Events

Events

Oxford, Oxfordshire

Hi all 1st year of crafting. Looking for events to attend within 50 miles of Oxford Thanks Stephen

All things lovely.

All things lovely.

Crawley, West Sussex

I love looking at things that Iíve made and felling really proud of what Iíve created Itís even more rewarding when people praise your ...

Sparkly Swarovski earrings

Sparkly Swarovski earrings

Fareham, Hampshire

Hi all, I absolutely love these Swarovski rivoli crystals, they are just soooo sparkly and luxurious! This particular pair have been earmarked, ...

New range coming soon

New range coming soon

Fareham, Hampshire

I am excited to say that over the next few weeks I shall be adding some Swarovski Elements hand made earrings and rings to my shop window. ...

Christmas tree ornaments

Christmas tree ornaments

Carshalton, Surrey

Just about finished making some Christmas tree ornaments...just for fun, family and friends. So satisfying to make them from scratch.

Christmas markets

Christmas markets

Carshalton, Surrey

The Farleigh Fox Golf Club in Warlinghan holds one of the best Christmas markets and last night was no exception. A fab venue with beautiful ...

Gosport Craft Fair

Gosport Craft Fair

Fareham, Hampshire

So today I went along to the craft fair at St Maryís Parish Centre in Alverstoke, Gosport to get an idea of what itís like for exhibitors ...

New blogger on site

New blogger on site

Fareham, Hampshire

Hi everyone and welcome to my first ever blog post. I first became interested in bead weaving about five years ago and started out making ...

Christmas crafts

Christmas crafts

Carshalton, Surrey

Christmas festivities are here and I have been busy producing new items and planning for the upcoming events. My unique contemporary ...


David Bailey

(Born 1938 in Leytonstone in London), Photography

Famous 20th century fashion and celebrity photographer

Ted Walker

(Born 1934 in Lancing in West Sussex), Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

He was a journalist, writer of short stories, poet and broadcaster. His poem the Fox on a Barn Door is about his view of the countryside of Sussex.

Bryan Stanley Johnson

(Born 1933 in London in London), Fiction

The writer of Christie Malrys Own Double-Entry in 1973, a dystopian meta-fiction about a disalutions man rans his life using the Double-Entry book keeping system.

Bridget Riley

(Born 1931 in Norwood in London), Art

Bridget Riley is a British artist who was born in Norwood, London. After attending Cheltenham Ladies' College, she studied at Goldsmiths College and the Royal College of Art. She is known for her Optical Art, an abstract style which utilises optical effects to engage and stimulate the viewers senses. One of Britain's best known artists, her work appears in major collections around the world.

Jean Simmons

(Born 1929 in Lower Holloway in London), Music, Theatre

She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1948 for her role in Hamlet, the Laurence Olivier version. During the 50s she moved to America and work in Hollywood. She performed in the Londons West End during the 70s.

Derek Davis

(Born 1926 in Wandsworth in London), Pottery and ceramics, Painting

Derek Davis developed his ceramics, coming up with several innovative techniques. In 1994 he had an eye operation which afterwards left him unable to work with the pottery kiln, which was when he then started to focus on his painting.

Joan Aiken

(Born 1924 in Rye in East Sussex), Fiction, Nonfiction

She became a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 1999, for her services to literature. Her well know early works include The Whispering Mountain and Black Hearts in Battersea. Over the year she has written, plays and poems, period and modern novels, supernatural and magic works, non-fiction and worked with illustrators on picture books.. In all she wrote more than a hundred piece, and readers of her works gained many new friends.

Elizabeth Bartlett

(Born 1924 in Deal in Kent), Poetry

Elizabeth Bartlett was a British poet. She worked for the health service and for the Home Care Service and it was in this environment that she was provided with material for some of her most emotive poems.

Anthony Alfred Caro

(Born 1924 in New Malden in London), Sculpture

Caro was a modernist sculptor who found success in the 1950s. He is also accredited with being the first person to remove the plinth, allowing viewers to be more connected with his work.

Daphne Hardy Henrion

(Born 1917 in Amersham in Buckinghamshire), Sculpture

Known as having a distinguished career as a sculptress.

Antonia Forest

(Born 1915 in Hampstead in London), Fiction

Forest was a writer of books aimed at a young audience, you may as a child have read her most famous works about the Marlows.

Hammond Innes

(Born 1913 in Horsham in West Sussex), Fiction, Nonfiction

Innes was a prolific novelist with around thirty titles to his name. He also wrote childrens books and non fiction on travel.

Mary Wesley

(Born 1912 in Englefield Green in Surrey), Fiction, Nonfiction

She was without doubt a very popular writer of fiction, Wesley had her last novel Part of the Furniture published in 1997 at age at age 85. It was about a girls life story moving to the West Country and finding her independence and not being just part of the furniture.

Wilbert Awdry

(Born 1911 in Ampfield in Hampshire), Fiction

Writer of the well loved and very popular Thomas the tank engine along with many other stories in the railway series of books. He is perhaps better known as the Reverend W. Awdry.

Alicia Markova, Dame

(Born 1910 in Finsbury Park in London), Dance

Dame Markova was a great ballerina and along with Sir Anton Dolin was a founder of the English National Ballet.

Julian Bell

(Born 1908 in St Pancras in London), Poetry

He created two main books of poetry, Winter Movement in 1930 and Work for the Winter in 1936 among other works.

Kenneth Muir, Prof

(Born 1907 in London), Nonfiction

A scholar and prolific author of works on Elizabethan, Shakespearean and other theatre.

Eleanor Hibbert

(Born 1906 in Canning Town in London), Fiction

A prolific writer of romantic, historical and Gothic fiction with around 200 novels written under many pseudonyms.

Anton Dolin, Sir

(Born 1904 in Slinfold in West Sussex), Dance

Founder of the English National Ballet in South Kensington. He was a principal ballet dancer.

Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton, Sir

(Born 1904 in London), Photography

Famous British fashion photographer and award winning designer.

John Piper

(Born 1903 in Epsom in Surrey), Painting

John Piper painted mainly landscapes and churches but was appointed as an official war artist from 1940-1942. His first painting of bomb damage was after the air raid that destroyed Coventry Cathedral.

Eric Ravilious

(Born 1903 in Acton in London), Painting

Known particularly for his watercolours of the South Downs, he was a painter, designer, book illustrator, wood engraver and war artist.

John Melville

(Born 1902 in London), Painting

Painter, who was part of the Surrealist Movement.

Noel Coward, Sir

(Born 1899 in Teddington in Middlesex), Fiction, Music, Poetry, Theatre

Noel Coward was an English playwright, actor, singer, composer and director. From his teens onwards he had more than 50 plays published, composed hundreds of songs, created musical theatre works and wrote poetry and short stories. A few examples of his plays are This Happy Breed, Blythe Spirit and Relative Values

Cicely Mary Barker

(Born 1895 in Croydon in Surrey), Illustration, Painting

As an illustrator, artist and author she is well known for her fantasy illustrations of fairies and flowers. Her first book was published in 1923 which was Flower Fairies of the Spring. As an artist her painting Christ Child, The Darling of the World Has Come was bought by Queen Mary. Also she designed a stained glass window for St.Edmunds Church, Pitlake.