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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.

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Sunday, 24 February 2019

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Sunday, 24 March 2019

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Sunday, 21 April 2019

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Monday, 6 May 2019

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Sunday, 19 May 2019

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Sunday, 23 June 2019

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Sunday, 21 July 2019

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Sunday, 1 September 2019

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Sunday, 22 September 2019

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Sunday, 3 November 2019

Craft and Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Saturday, 23 November 2019 (2 day event)

Daws Paws

Daws Paws

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Hand knitted dog jumpers in various different styles including various Arran designs along with plain and striped styles. Each jumper ...

Wishing You Watercolours

Wishing You Watercolours

Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Moving on with a wealth of experience and paintings courtesy of Matthew I have now made the leap to doing my own work. I am also venturing ...

Beadsawear

Beadsawear

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

I take tiny glass Myuki seed beads, sparkling Swarovski crystals and a myriad of other glass beads and hand stitch them together to make ...

Kellett and Banks Handicrafts

Kellett and Banks Handicrafts

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

We make a range of handmade items including home decorations, floral arrangements, bouquets, gifts and giftwrap. Our speciality is 3d ...

Amaze3D UK

Amaze3D UK

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Amaze3D UK are a Polaroid 3D Premier dealer. amaze3d was launched early in 2017 and we are a 3D Printer, 3D Pen, Filaments, Scales, Adhesives ...

Sandringham Garden Crafts Ltd

Sandringham Garden Crafts Ltd

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

We are a small family run business based in the Heart of Yorkshire manufacturing Garden Stoneware. All our products are handmade and painted ...

Crochet by Anastasia

Crochet by Anastasia

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

I make all sorts of scarves, hats, cowls and wristies for the winter. Classic ones for adults as well as fun ones for children. Baby sets ...

Paula Matthews

Paula Matthews

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

I produce unique handmade jewellery made from sterling silver /fine silver and gold. I worked in the fashion accessory business for many ...

Gills Clay Creations

Gills Clay Creations

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Gill has been a Polymer Clay artist for over 30 years and is now living and working in her native Yorkshire! She has many strings to her ...

Crafty Owls Embroidery

Crafty Owls Embroidery

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Here at Crafty Owls Embroidery, I specialise in making personalised and unique gifts for all occasions. I provide custom made embroidery ...

Pins and Doodles

Pins and Doodles

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Welcome to Pins and Doodles. My name is Carole, I make handcrafted fabric accessories for the home and unique gifts for you and your loved ...

ZZ ceramics

ZZ ceramics

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

I make modern thrown utilitarian ceramic items for every day use. I want my work to be both useful and pleasant to use and look at.

Woody Muddy Kitchens

Woody Muddy Kitchens

Hoyland, South Yorkshire

We make and supply handmade children’s mud kitchens and play stations from FSC responsibly sourced planed pressure treated timber. We make ...

Tiger Lily Crafts

Tiger Lily Crafts

Rotherham, South Yorkshire

We design and manifacture laser cut birch ply craft items, we personalise and privide a bespoke service.. We attend local craft fairs ...

Sarahs Chocolate Bouquets

Sarahs Chocolate Bouquets

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Handmade Chocolate Bouquets made for a wide variety of occasions from anniversarys to brithdays and all other events inbetween Catering ...

Lindley Illustration

Lindley Illustration

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

My work is all hand drawn and everything I do begins with an initial sketch and ideas, I will translate these into whatever medium I feel ...

Ellacraft Gifts

Ellacraft Gifts

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

We sell a wide variety of handmade greetings cards for all occasions, and we can provide a personalized bespoke service to suit every individual ...

Rxbecca Alxander

Rxbecca Alxander

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

I create one off abstract paintings usually full of colour. My artwork varies in materials but will always bring colour. I also take commissions ...

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 of jewellery. Made to any length and colours have ...

The Last Gentleman

The Last Gentleman

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

I create and sell a range of leather gifts designed for men including- Bags Wallet Key chain Card holders And watches I have also created ...

Haywood Botanicals

Haywood Botanicals

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Handmade soaps, body butters, bath fizzes, foot fizz and candles. All products are vegan. Gift boxes available to fill with own choice ...

Jennys Homemade Creations

Jennys Homemade Creations

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

I provide whatever a customer wants including frames with family trees, mdf shapes, new home, baby, birthday, etc. I make light up bottles ...

Abstract Art by Siobhan

Abstract Art by Siobhan

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

As an artist I work to create abstract pieces using delicately placed lines and muted watercolour tones. I combine florals and bodies ...

HnB Crafts

HnB Crafts

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

As a family of three generations we create various hand made goods. My Grandmother, Rita, hand sews many different soft toys and dolls. ...

Scrabby Dabby Doo Dah

Scrabby Dabby Doo Dah

Rotherham, South Yorkshire

At Scrabby Dabby Doo Dah we create personalised pieces of art using scrabble tiles where you, your family members and your friends become ...

The Melting Pot candle company

The Melting Pot candle company

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Welcome to The Melting Pot Candle Company, Our candles are handmade with ingredients found in and around Yorkshire and are hand poured ...

The Barn Doncaster

The Barn Doncaster

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Large country barn, currently running craft courses, but can be hired for the day for any event. WIFI available, holds up to 10 around ...

made by Marie

made by Marie

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

My cushions are all lovingly hand crafted and unique in their design whether retro, French vintage style, or contemporary modern, made ...

Mamas Kitchen

Mamas Kitchen

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Proud to create good old fashioned homemade cakes to cheesecakes. Attention to detail and the best of ingredients. Please get in touch ...

Crafty Adventures in a Box

Crafty Adventures in a Box

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

We are offering various Christmas Decorations and Accessories. Our customers have the opportunity to craft their own decorations with our ...

Roy

Roy

Goldthorpe, South Yorkshire

Beautifull hand crafted highly decorated reminders with lights and snowmen with hand knitted scarves very popular last year at a local ...

Silver Touch

Silver Touch

Rotherham, South Yorkshire

I make handmade jewellery designed and made by me this is a new venture for me after spending a few years learning and building up stock ...

Joan Crookes

Joan Crookes

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

I pride myself on being very unique and also making personalised items made from old family coins. I also make items using other metals ...

Eleri M

Eleri M

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Specialing in modern calligraphy and floral watercolours, I create greeting cards, prints for your home and office, gift tags. All my products ...

Nikis Nik Naks

Nikis Nik Naks

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

I sell watches, scarves, pretty dog collars, bath bombs and necklaces.

Daisy Blue

Daisy Blue

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Handcrafted vintage baby clothes with a modern edge. I also do commission work if requested. I, prefer to 0 - 12 months but would consider ...

Elsecar on May 21st The Next Stop for WYW

Elsecar on May 21st The Next Stop for WYW

Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Look forward to going back to EHC next Sunday with the Wishing You Watercolour stand. Originals and mounted prints in a range of sizes ...

Food Gifts and Crafts in Wickersley November 6th

Food Gifts and Crafts in Wickersley November 6th

Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Experienced organisers Charmaine and Melanie return to the Wickersley Community Centre from 10:00am – 3:00pm on Sunday November 6th. Whether ...

Put September 18th In the diary for Wickersley

Put September 18th In the diary for Wickersley

Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Experienced organisers Charmaine and Melanie return to the Wickersley Community Centre from 10:00am – 3:00pm on Sunday September 18th. ...

What To Expect At Wickersley on June 19th

What To Expect At Wickersley on June 19th

Rotherham, South Yorkshire

June 19th sees the Wickersley Community Centre play host to a Food, Gift and Craft Event from 10:00am – 3:00pm. Put together by experienced ...

Stepping out on my own

Stepping out on my own

Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Well it has taken a few years to build up the courage but I finally took the leap of faith and started doing my own pictures from scratch. ...

Good Mental Health and Fimo

Good Mental Health and Fimo

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Ok, my title of this blog may come across a bit strange, but bear with me, all will become clear! A few years ago I embarked on a short ...

Daws Paws

Daws Paws

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

We have been very busy attending the 3 day event at the beautiful Capesthore Hall along with attending the Macron Stadium Christmas event. ...

Capesthorne Hall Cheshire

Capesthorne Hall Cheshire

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Daws Paws are now ready to exhibit at the wonderful Christmas Craft Fair at Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire this weekend. We now have a full ...

Dobbies Garden Centre Barlborough Chesterfield

Dobbies Garden Centre Barlborough Chesterfield

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Hi All, Due to unforseen circumstances Daws Paws will not be attending this event and would like to apologise most sincerely to those who ...

Robin Hood Country Fair Newark

Robin Hood Country Fair Newark

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Hi All Thats my first time of attending a show and a good time was had by all, even though it was a bit windy. Thanks to all those who ...

Daws Paws update

Daws Paws update

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Hi All It has been some time since I last updated my blog. I have been really busy trying to prepare for my first exhibition at Newark ...

Getting Started

Getting Started

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

I have been busy this last week trying to get things going. I have now ordered my business cards and car door magnets. I have also booked ...

Doggie knits

Doggie knits

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

After rescuing a Parsons Russell Terrier 18 months ago I found it impossible to get coats and jumpers to fit her unusual shape so I decided ...

Into the New Year with a New Set

Into the New Year with a New Set

Rotherham, South Yorkshire

There is now a new triple pack available against which donations are accepted. It features these three scenes: -Boathouse on Windermere ...


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.