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Arts and crafts in South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire (including Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield) is in the Yorkshire and The Humber of England. It has a population of around 1,343,000 and covers approximately 155,000 hectares. Here is a list of nearby or neighbouring counties: Derbyshire, East Riding of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, West Yorkshire.

County flag of South YorkshireThe county of South Yorkshire is located east of the Pennines, was formed in 1974 and is made up of the four metropolitan boroughs of Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and the city of Sheffield. Barnsley is home to Elsecar Heritage Centre, which houses art galleries, studios and shops as well as running arts and crafts workshops and events including craft fairs. Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery has collections of archaeology, local history, natural history and works of art, as well as hosting a range of temporary exhibitions. Clifton Park Museum in Rotherham has exhibits from local history and decorative arts, such as a collection of Rockingham Pottery that includes the impressive porcelain Rhinoceros Vase. Sheffield has hundred of listed buildings as well as a number of art galleries, museums and theatres. The city holds a range of cultural events throughout the year, including Open Up Sheffield which is held for two weeks each May and showcases the work of local visual artists and creators of handmade crafts. Performing arts venues in South Yorkshire include the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, the Cast in Doncaster, the Civic in Barnsley and the Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield.

South Yorkshire has a number of country houses which are open to the public. Cannon Hall and its grounds were redeveloped by the Spencer family during the 18th century, using wealth they amassed from the local coal mining and iron industries. During the 1950s the house and estate were purchased by Barnsley council and today visitors can explore the house and ornate gardens. Cannon Hall Museum has a collection, which includes paintings, furniture and arts and crafts exhibits such as pottery and glassware. Wentworth Castle is an 18th century country house located near Barnsley and visitors strolling through the estates gardens and parkland can enjoy the only South Yorkshire landscape that has been Grade 1 listed. There are also guided tours available of the interior of Wentworth Castle and a range of events are held in the grounds, including theatrical performances, craft workshops and historical re-enactments. Other attractions in South Yorkshire include Cusworth Hall in Doncaster, the ruins of Roche Abbey in Rotherham, the Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre, the Millennium Gallery in Sheffield and Mansion House in Doncaster.

Vintage Concepts by Zou

Vintage Concepts by Zou

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

I love the magic and unique mood captured in every piece I have made. All these wooden ...

Nicholas Michael Photography and Woodcrafts

Nicholas Michael Photography and Woodcrafts

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Nicholas Michael Photography and Woodcrafts I have always been interested in photography ...

The Natural Dyer

The Natural Dyer

Old campsall, South Yorkshire

THE NATURAL DYER is a Yorkshire-based label created and designed by Rebecca Aydon. Rebecca ...

Beadsawear

Beadsawear

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

I take tiny glass Myuki seed beads, sparkling Swarovski crystals and a myriad of other ...

Maryann

Maryann

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

I enjoy upscaling and Painting Vintage and new furniture .Especially Childrens Nursery ...

Deborah Designs

Deborah Designs

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

I make unique jewellery from resin and polymer clay. I also enjoy working with mixed ...

Jimmysden2019

Jimmysden2019

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Hi, my name is James Neylon, my story starts with my love for furniture made with solid ...

Paula Matthews

Paula Matthews

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

I produce unique handmade jewellery made from sterling silver /fine silver and gold. ...

Whatever Next Designs

Whatever Next Designs

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

I am based in Sheffield and make all my jewellery in my work-shed in the garden. I want ...

Admohandmade

Admohandmade

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Started as a small idea of making candles for Halloween and Christmas, me and my partner ...

Ruth Allen Portraits

Ruth Allen Portraits

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Exquisite watercolour pencil portraits of pets and horses. I specialise in commissioned ...

The Crochet Hook by Emma

The Crochet Hook by Emma

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Handmade crochet and knitted items, made lovingly by myself. I have been crocheting for ...

Pins and Doodles

Pins and Doodles

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Welcome to Pins and Doodles. My name is Carole, I make handcrafted fabric accessories ...

Copper creations

Copper creations

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Coppercreations was started during covid 19 lockdown in april 2020 i am a plumber by ...

Karen Fiely Art

Karen Fiely Art

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

I am an Abstract Artist. I specialise in using the palette knife to produce original ...

Seraphim Scents

Seraphim Scents

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

At Seraphim Scents we combine the highest quality fragrance oils, vegan soy wax and biodegradable ...

Kate Burns Designs

Kate Burns Designs

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Unique, original and collectable handmade craft figures to celebrate the great things ...

ZZ ceramics

ZZ ceramics

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

I make modern thrown utilitarian ceramic items for every day use. I want my work to be ...

The Lavender Attic

The Lavender Attic

West Melton, South Yorkshire

I produce handmade goods for home. This can be anything from luxury cards, patchwork ...

I Felt Like it is Deborah Gibson

I Felt Like it is Deborah Gibson

Harthill, South Yorkshire

Felt Like it is my art felt business. Mainly needlefelting, I make shapes with meaning ...

Sew You Home Boutique

Sew You Home Boutique

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

I am a sewing enthusiast! I make things from cushions to keychains, and peg bags to memo ...

Jim handcrafted pens

Jim handcrafted pens

Rotherham, South Yorkshire

I started producing bespoke hand made pens as a form of therapy when I had cancer. I ...

Made with love by Steph

Made with love by Steph

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Handcrafted jewellery made from purchased beads and from upcycling old and broken pieces ...

Lizas Blankets and Bibs

Lizas Blankets and Bibs

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Hi my name is liza and what started as a hobby, is now turning into a fledgling part ...

Woody Muddy Kitchens

Woody Muddy Kitchens

Hoyland, South Yorkshire

We make and supply handmade childrenís mud kitchens and play stations from FSC responsibly ...

Bodyshop at home

Bodyshop at home

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

My name is ang and I sell body shop items shower gels body scrubs serums, facial items, ...

TALISMAYIC

TALISMAYIC

Rotherham, South Yorkshire

I create one of a kind individual copper, brass, silver, inkwork, floral craft, nature ...

Earth Sand and Fire

Earth Sand and Fire

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

I called my business Earth Sand and Fire as Iím fascinated by the different creative ...

ELA crafts

ELA crafts

Wath upon dearne, South Yorkshire

I make and hand decorated wooden letters and crafts , mainly aimed at decorative uses. ...

Gosh Babe Illustration

Gosh Babe Illustration

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Katie Read is an illustrator and mixed media based in Sheffield. Her artwork intertwines ...

Jones and Jones Bespoke Woodworking

Jones and Jones Bespoke Woodworking

Silkstone Common, South Yorkshire

Jones and Jones Bespoke Woodworking started out due to a passion for woodworking. After ...

Sally Ratcliffe

Sally Ratcliffe

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

All my work is individually made by myself in my Sheffield workshop. I absolutely love ...

Kirby hall

Kirby hall

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

I am a new start out business and specialise it making homemade items such as Bath salts, ...

LKC Crafts and Gifts

LKC Crafts and Gifts

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

We are a family business selling all handmade goods from babywear to gifts for all the ...

House of Nelson

House of Nelson

Harworth, South Yorkshire

The House of Nelson is home to Nelson my 5yr old pug, hence all of our unique party favours ...

Zofia C Designs

Zofia C Designs

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

I began by enrolling on a course after a visit to my Aunt in Canada six years ago where ...

never blogged before

never blogged before

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

I am learning there is a lot more to selling my goods than the production side. all the ...

Christmas is coming

Christmas is coming

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

I have had a busy time recently, putting together some little Christmas decoration ideas. ...


Benjamin Creswick

(Born 1853 in Sheffield in South Yorkshire), Sculpture

As well as sculptor, Creswick also worked in metal and taught art. He is well know for his bust of the philanthropist John Ruskin.