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Arts and crafts in South West

South West has a population of around 5,380,000 and covers approximately 9,208 square miles. Here is a list of counties in South West: Bristol, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire.

Wicked Aromaz and Friends Craft Fair

Wicked Aromaz and Friends Craft Fair

Town Hall, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol

Saturday, 22 December 2018

Kinson Craft Fair

Kinson Craft Fair

Kinson Community Centre, in Pelhams Park, Bournemouth, Dorset

Saturday, 16 March 2019 (2 day event)

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Saturday, 16 March 2019

Marlborough Craft and Gift market

Marlborough Craft and Gift market

Marlborough Town Hall, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Saturday, 30 March 2019

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Saturday, 20 April 2019

Marlborough Craft and Gift market

Marlborough Craft and Gift market

Marlborough Town Hall, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Saturday, 27 April 2019

Upton Craft Fair

Upton Craft Fair

Upton Community Centre, Upton, Poole, Dorset

Saturday, 18 May 2019

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Kinson Craft Fair

Kinson Craft Fair

Kinson Community Centre, in Pelhams Park, Bournemouth, Dorset

Saturday, 15 June 2019 (2 day event)

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Saturday, 15 June 2019

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Saturday, 20 July 2019

Upton Craft Fair

Upton Craft Fair

Kinson Community Centre, in Pelhams Park, Bournemouth, Dorset

Saturday, 3 August 2019

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Saturday, 17 August 2019

Marlborough Craft and Gift market

Marlborough Craft and Gift market

Marlborough Town Hall, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Saturday, 31 August 2019

Marlborough Craft and Gift market

Marlborough Craft and Gift market

Marlborough Town Hall, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Saturday, 21 September 2019

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Saturday, 21 September 2019

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Saturday, 12 October 2019

Kinson Craft Fair

Kinson Craft Fair

Kinson Community Centre, in Pelhams Park, Bournemouth, Dorset

Saturday, 12 October 2019

Marlborough Craft and Gift market

Marlborough Craft and Gift market

Marlborough Town Hall, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Saturday, 9 November 2019

Kinson Craft Fair

Kinson Craft Fair

Kinson Community Centre, in Pelhams Park, Bournemouth, Dorset

Saturday, 16 November 2019

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Saturday, 16 November 2019

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Friday, 22 November 2019

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Sunday, 24 November 2019

Upton Craft Fair

Upton Craft Fair

Upton Community Centre, Upton, Poole, Dorset

Saturday, 30 November 2019

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Friday, 6 December 2019

Marlborough Craft and Gift market

Marlborough Craft and Gift market

Marlborough Town Hall, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Saturday, 7 December 2019

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Saturday, 7 December 2019

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Craft and Gift Market

Salisbury Guildhall, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Sunday, 8 December 2019

Neil Lloyd

Neil Lloyd

Plymouth, Devon

Production of hand painted works of art. Including paintings of interiors. magical realism and portraiture. Three D painting including ...

Class On Glass Designs By Maurice Coombe

Class On Glass Designs By Maurice Coombe

Wellington, Somerset

Maurice Coombe 35A, Churchfields Wellington Somerset TA21 8SE titcher at talktalk My name is Maurice, I am 60 yrs old. I took up glass ...

ROSE GALLERY

ROSE GALLERY

Looe, Cornwall

I make hanging plaques carved from wood. A design is then hand-painted onto the carving. A high gloss varnish is applied to enhance and ...

Savanna Dell Rime

Savanna Dell Rime

Churchstanton, Somerset

I create unique and individual models of Animals, Christmas decorations, Brooches, Key Rings etc from photographs i can create your special ...

Youve Been Framed By Carol M

Youve Been Framed By Carol M

Torquay, Devon

Beautiful handcrafted led light up framed pictures, high quality frames and vibrant colourful embellishments used to create a very special ...

West Country Galleries Gift Shop

West Country Galleries Gift Shop

Weston super mare, Somerset

About West Country Galleries Established 2007 We are an on line art gallery selling art by renowned artists such as Adelene Fletcher, ...

Cass stoddart

Cass stoddart

Exmouth, Devon

My paintings are produced from a standing above position, I lay my canvas/board on the studio floor, dip thin bamboo into paints, and then ...

Dog Star Ceramics

Dog Star Ceramics

Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire

I live in beautiful Wiltshire in the West of England. I have always been inspired by the natural environment and its relationship with ...

Sue Bateman Textiles

Sue Bateman Textiles

Nailsworth, Gloucestershire

From my workshop in the Cotswold, I design and make a range of textile products from home furnishings to accessories. I am a professional ...

Flower Power

Flower Power

Bristol, Gloucestershire

I am a retired art teacher who now specialises in flower, meadow and woodland scenes. I paint in watercolour and acrylics and welcome commissions. ...

Mollies Emporium

Mollies Emporium

Weston Super Mare, Somerset

A business born out of love for creative thinking using retro, vintage and unloved items, giving them a new life with a bit of magic and ...

Jacqueline Redfern

Jacqueline Redfern

Winthrith Newburgh, Dorset

I love to paint nature, water and wildlife. I mostly use acrylic because of the depth of colour and texture. I have returned to Dorset ...

Sew Happy

Sew Happy

Chard, Somerset

My love for sewing has grown and grown since I first sat behind a sewing machine at school at the age of 12. Since then Ive gone on to ...

Greatful Treasures

Greatful Treasures

Swindon, Wiltshire

Celebration frame for any occasion, can be personalised with name and date, and message inserted if required, such as favourite quote or ...

Kernow Knitting

Kernow Knitting

Penzance, Cornwall

Kernow Knitting is a small business, based in Penzance, run by Mandy Paul, producing hand knitting toys that are CE tested (meet European ...

Stained Glass Wall Art by Belinda

Stained Glass Wall Art by Belinda

Swindon, Wiltshire

My designs are items of wall and window art, made to be displayed either individually or as a group. To view my designs please check out ...

CRAFT AND TEXT SHOW

CRAFT AND TEXT SHOW

Shepton Mallet, Somerset

Craft4Crafters - Bath and West Showground Shepton Mallet 12th-14th April - 10am-5pm daily Over 100 crafting supply businesses, groups ...

Ditsy Caterpillar Crafts

Ditsy Caterpillar Crafts

Taunton, Somerset

Ditsy Caterpillar Crafts is the place for handmade greeting cards and gifts. All of our cards are 3D and they have a blank insert for customers ...

Glass by Debbie

Glass by Debbie

Swindon, Wiltshire

I am a fused glass artist working from my studio in the small town of Cricklade at the edge of the Cotswolds. I discovered the wonders ...

Fireplaces of Wiltshire

Fireplaces of Wiltshire

Corsham, Wiltshire

Wiltshire Fireplaces is hand crafted natural bath stone, The stone will be cut from underground at our neighbouring mine in Gastard. The ...

Francis

Francis

Ottery St Mary, Devon

I became inspired to create jewelry trees for hanging earrings as well as making actual earrings, since relocating from Hampshire to East ...

Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms

Bradley Stoke, Bristol

At CherryBlossoms I make gifts and items for around the home. Products range from rag-doll-bunnies to cushions to coin purses. There ...

Uzumlu Glass Art

Uzumlu Glass Art

Lydney, Gloucestershire

Seller of unique kiln formed glass all hand made by myself. I sell and make glass jewellery, trinket dishes, hors dOeuvre dishes, coasters, ...

September Organics

September Organics

Lawrence Hill, Bristol

Our mission at September Organics is to provide our customers with a genuinely natural and synergistic approach to health, healing and ...

The Home Crafters

The Home Crafters

Yate Central, Bristol

The Home Crafters are a community of artists and designers local to Bristol, UK, creating all sorts of wonderful and bespoke hand-made ...

Show off Jewels

Show off Jewels

Christchurch, Dorset

Designed and Handmade Jewellery with love . Necklace sets , Earrings , Bracelets .Wedding Jewellery Freshwater Pearls Semi-precious Stones ...

Wool N Felt UK

Wool N Felt UK

Saltash, Cornwall

Based in Cornwall and overlooking Dartmoor, I specialize in felted accessories and clothing. Some of my wares can be viewed at Cotehele ...

Hunt The Moon

Hunt The Moon

Ivybridge, Devon

We are a screen printing, tie dye, blank / plain clothing and other craft supplier and distributor. We sell various brands including Speedball, ...

Hessian Delights

Hessian Delights

Tiverton, Devon

My name is Ivani Collins and I founded Hessian Delights two years ago. Hessian Delights started from my passion for art and natural materials ...

Sarah Harris

Sarah Harris

Cotham, Bristol

I started making mosaics and stained glass, built up an Etsy site selling these then branched out into general craftwork, building up a ...

Veronica Rose

Veronica Rose

Torpoint, Cornwall

Working from my studio in a lovely Cornish Village I design and create quirky and fun bags, cushions and childrens clothes. I source fabrics ...

Rustique Chairs

Rustique Chairs

Warminster, Wiltshire

RustiqueChairs is a small business that finds antique country rush and cane seated chairs that need restoring. These sad, sometimes injured, ...

Made at Cluaran

Made at Cluaran

Chippenham, Wiltshire

I make a range of items including fabric covered notice boards and pin boards to keep all important notices safe. A variety of kitchen ...

Little Rose Designs

Little Rose Designs

Bridgwater, Somerset

Little Rose Designs is the place to find that truly unique gift for the special person in your life. If you are looking for a beautiful ...

Sleeping Dragon Jewellery

Sleeping Dragon Jewellery

Melksham, Wiltshire

Sleeping Dragon Jewellery is handmade wearable art, that is fun, serious, unique, and bespoke. Lovely pieces handmade, inspired from nature, ...

Lime Kiln Crafts

Lime Kiln Crafts

Launceston, Cornwall

I have been always loved creating things from clay, and since moving to the Cotswolds area have studied with ceramicist Chris White in ...

New indoor stall and workshop

New indoor stall and workshop

Kingswood, Bristol

Im looking forward to moving into my new indoor stall and workshop next week at Westerleigh Park Westerleigh next week where people can ...

That pesky snow

That pesky snow

Cotham, Bristol

Hi crafters! I did my first craft fair this weekend at Chipping Sodbury town hall. About 40 stall holders showed up and we all went to ...

Back in Business

Back in Business

Churchstanton, Somerset

2017 was a sad year for me, i lost my beloved Holly Dog in June, my Father died in November, my little Rascal Dog had to be put to sleep ...

Making Jam and Felting

Making Jam and Felting

Churchstanton, Somerset

have been quite busy for the last couple of weeks making loads of Jam! the Blackberries and Elderberries around us are abundant so i have ...

Heavy Horse Weekend

Heavy Horse Weekend

Churchstanton, Somerset

This Weekend we attended the Heavy Horse Show at Nynehead near Wellington on Saturday and Buckham Fayre on Sunday, Saturday was blowing ...

Being Creative

Being Creative

Churchstanton, Somerset

It has not stopped raining here so i have taken the opportunity of staying indoors and being creative, i am in a painting mode at the moment ...

Honiton Show

Honiton Show

Churchstanton, Somerset

I was at Honiton Show yesterday and despite the awful weather on Wednesday which made the show ground a quagmire for Thursday it was not ...

Back from the Royal Welsh Show

Back from the Royal Welsh Show

Churchstanton, Somerset

Well i am back from Wales and it seems like it never happened it went so fast! the Weather was lovely Monday and Tuesday but got worse ...

Wet day on the Hills

Wet day on the Hills

Churchstanton, Somerset

A perfect day for snuggling up indoors and doing some Felting! i decided to make this little Fox key ring after seeing a Fox in the Garden ...

Back to Black

Back to Black

Churchstanton, Somerset

Can you believe it, we are back to Autumn, or so it felt yesterday! it was cold, foggy, raining, i didnt go out at all, where has summer ...

Remembering Holly Dog

Remembering Holly Dog

Churchstanton, Somerset

Well it has been a week now since our precious little Holly Dog left us and i had to make a Needle Felt model of her, now every time i ...

Hotter than July

Hotter than July

Churchstanton, Somerset

Well its a bit different Temperature wise since my last Blog, its now so hot im not going outside! the Cottage being Thatched is brilliant ...

Felting Vallegro

Felting Vallegro

Churchstanton, Somerset

Its a bit chilly on the Hills today and im feeling a bit fragile after spending a lovely evening with my Sister and Neice at the Spirit ...

Do You Like Tattoos But Not The PAIN

Do You Like Tattoos But Not The PAIN

Wellington, Somerset

Do You Like Tattoos????? But Not The PAIN Or The Body INK???? Why Not Have Your Favorite Tattoo Engraved Onto Glass-And Its Permanent ...

Im no longer a market stall Virgin

Im no longer a market stall Virgin

Torpoint, Cornwall

Well today was my first taste of selling my creations to our best friend, the general public. I was up really early, 5.45am after spending ...

Wool Batts

Wool Batts

Saltash, Cornwall

I am now creating and selling wool batts. Making as many as possible until my Carpal Tunnel release ops. Using Merino, alpaca, silk ...

TERRIC TUESDAY.

TERRIC TUESDAY.

Corsham, Wiltshire

This morning I had the pleasure to fit this beautiful Fireplace. Made from Bath Stone,

launching my new products

launching my new products

Torpoint, Cornwall

Having spent hours and hours in my studio designing and making my collection I am now searching out the best ways to sell them. I thought ...

fancy a cuppa

fancy a cuppa

Corsham, Wiltshire

come visit our show room. want to know more about stone masonry come along we look forward to seeing you UNIT 7, Leafield Industrial Estate, ...

Horse Boat

Horse Boat

Winthrith Newburgh, Dorset

What a wonderful sight to see. I was transported back to the romantic life of a horse drawn barge. I was on the Kennet and Avon Canal in ...

About Me

About Me

Wellington, Somerset

My name is Maurice, I am 60 yrs old. I took up glass engraving as a hobby while I lived on Exmoor, I engraved Red Deer mainly. I worked ...

Crafts at the Beehive 5 November

Crafts at the Beehive 5 November

Honiton, Devon

Only a few weeks to go now to our next pre-Christmas craft fair. This year we are pleased to welcome over 40 exhibitors offering a really ...

How i started.

How i started.

Looe, Cornwall

As a child in the 1960s i was naturally talented with art work. I wasnt academically minded and always in trouble at school for not paying ...

Workshops

Workshops

Saltash, Cornwall

Workshops in Needle, Nuno and Wet Felting are in full swing! Contact me by phone or email to book. I can tailor to your needs and dyeing ...


Damien Hirst

(Born 1965 in Bristol), Painting, Sculpture

Controversial British artist and sculptor.

Dennis Potter

(Born 1935 in Berry Hill in Gloucestershire), Fiction

Potter was a writer of fiction such as Pennies from Heaven, The Singing Detective and Blue Remembered Hills. He mixed reality and fiction with popular culture.

Jane Grigson

(Born 1928 in Gloucester in Gloucestershire), Nonfiction

Jane Grigson was an English cookery writer. She wrote her first book Charcuterie and French Pork Cookery in 1967 and went on to write many more cookery books.

Dick King-Smith

(Born 1922 in Bitton in Gloucestershire), Fiction

He is perhaps best known for writing The Sheep-Pig. Not heard of it? Well in America it was known as Babe, the Gallant Pig and adapted for film in 1995 as just Babe.

Geoffrey Grigson

(Born 1905 in Pelynt in Cornwall), Poetry

A British poet, writer and critic becoming known as an influential poet in the 1930s and was the editor of the poetry magazine New Verse from 1933 to 1939.

Ralph Bates

(Born 1899 in Swindon in Wiltshire), Fiction

He wrote nine novels between 1933 and 1950, his last one being The Dolphin in the Wood.

Mary Thomas

(Born 1889 in Cheltenham in Gloucestershire), Embroidery, Knitting, Nonfiction

She is the writer of the Mary Thomas Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches, Book of Knitting Patterns), Embroidery Book, Knitting Book and Teach Yourself Embroidery. Dispute publishing all her works back in the 1930s, she is well respected now. Just goes to show that some thing do not need to change.

John Angel

(Born 1881 in Newton Abbott in Devon), Sculpture

John Angel was particularly known for his ecclesiastical sculptures. In 1919 he was elected to the Royal Society of British Sculptors.

Harold Gilman

(Born 1876 in Rode in Somerset), Painting

Harold Gilman, British artist, painted portraits and landscapes and was a member of the Camden Town Group.

Vaughan Williams

(Born 1872 in Down Ampney in Gloucestershire), Music

The English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams was born in Down Ampney but spent his childhood in Leith Hill Place in Surrey (now a National Trust property). He is well known for his works such as The Lark Ascending. He attended the Royal College of Music and Trinity, Cambridge. He wrote ballets, symphonies, chamber music and more.

Sidney Curnow Vosper

(Born 1866 in Plymouth in Devon), Painting, Etching

Perhaps his most best known work was the portrait of Sian Owen, who was in the congregation at Capel Salem in Pentre Gwynfryn. The paint is know simply by the name of Salem.

Alfred Wallis

(Born 1855 in Devonport in Devon), Painting

He was a Cornish Fisherman, who became an artist after the death of his wife in 1922 when he began to paint. He was completely self taught and never had any lessons. The style of his paintings are known as naive art, where perspective is ignored and the scale of the object is based on its relative importance to the scene.

John Brodribb Henry Irving, Sir

(Born 1838 in Keinton Mandeville in Somerset), Theatre

He was the first ever actor to be awarded a knighthood. He performed at the Lyceum in the West End of London. There is a statue of Irving behind the National Portrait Gallery in London. He is believed to be the inspiration for Bram Stokers Dracula.

Edwin Longsden Long

(Born 1829 in Bath in Somerset), Painting

Edwin Longsden Long, English artist, painted portraits and historical scenes.

William Henry Fox Talbot

(Born 1800 in Melbury Abbas in Dorset), Photography

Talbot was an inventor who developed an early photographic process called calotype.

Margaret Fownes-Luttrell

(Born 1726 in Dunster in Somerset), Art, Painting

An English artist, born in and heiress to Dunster Castle, where you can see two of her paintings (View of an Imaginary Castle with a Round Tower - View of an Imaginary Castle with Two Towers). Also at the castle, you can see four painting of Margaret.

Joshua Reynolds, Sir

(Born 1723 in Plympton in Devon), Painting

Reynolds was an 18th century English portrait painter, who helped to found the Royal Academy and was there first president. He painted in the grand manner, not copying his subjects exactly as they really were but reflected their nobility. You can see a number of his portraits in the Reynolds room at Knole in Kent.