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Arts and crafts in Surrey

Surrey (including Elmbridge, Epsom and Ewell, Guildford, Mole Valley, Reigate and Banstead, Runnymede, Spelthorne, Surrey Heath, Tandridge, Waverley and Woking) is in the South East of England. It has a population of around 1,100,000 and covers approximately 170,000 hectares. Here is a list of nearby or neighbouring counties: Berkshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Kent, London, Middlesex, West Sussex.

County flag of SurreySurrey borders London, where many of its residents commute to work, and its landscape includes the beautiful Surrey Hills. Visitors to the county town of Guildford can see local archaeology and history reflected in exhibits on show at the Guildford Museum. There are a number of small art galleries on the high street and Guildford House Gallery, a listed 17th century house displays works by local artists including John Russell, as well as hosting arts and crafts events. Surrey has a number of National Trust properties including Oakhurst cottage, which was built during the 16th century and 17th century Ham House, which has a collection of textiles and furniture. Performing arts venues in Surrey include the Rose Theatre in Kingston upon Thames, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford, Richmond Theatre, Fairfield Halls in Croydon and the Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond.

The Crafts Study Centre, located in Farnham, is an internationally recognised museum of modern British crafts. Exhibits on display in the collection include textiles, ceramics and furniture, as well as makers notes, diaries and photographs. The museum is open to the public and in addition to being a centre of research, also hosts exhibitions including works of contemporary crafts and runs craft workshops. The Rural Life Centre in Farnham is a museum of village life as it was lived in the past, which has buildings including a forge, wind pump, stable block, granary and wheelwrights shop, along with a wide variety of equipment and tools used in rural crafts. The collection brings together artefacts evocative of country life in 19th century Britain. Other places you could visit in Surrey include Dorking Museum and Heritage Centre, Guildford Castle, Kew Palace and Queen Charlottes Cottage in Richmond, Spike Heritage Centre in Guildford and Hampton Court Palace in East Molesey.

Polesden Lacey in Great Bookham is a fine Edwardian house that has played host to many a King and Queen. Visit the house to view many fine works of art, furniture, porcelain and architectural splendor. The saloon is without doubt one of the most opulent rooms you will ever see.

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Borough Hall Godalming, Godalming, Surrey

Saturday, 3 October 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 4 October 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 4 October 2020

Shere October Art and Craft Fair

Shere October Art and Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 4 October 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 11 October 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 11 October 2020

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 17 October 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 18 October 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 24 October 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 25 October 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 25 October 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 31 October 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 1 November 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 1 November 2020

Shere November Art and Craft Fair

Shere November Art and Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 1 November 2020

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Godalming Borough Hall, Godalming, Surrey

Saturday, 7 November 2020

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 14 November 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 21 November 2020

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Godalming Borough Hall, Godalming, Surrey

Saturday, 28 November 2020

Effingham Golf Club Christmas Craft Fayre

Effingham Golf Club Christmas Craft Fayre

Effingham Golf Club Christmas Craft Fayre, Effingham, Leatherhead, Surrey

Sunday, 29 November 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 5 December 2020

Shere Christmas Art and Craft Fair

Shere Christmas Art and Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 6 December 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Friday, 11 December 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 12 December 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 13 December 2020

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 19 December 2020

The Morden May Fair

The Morden May Fair

Morden Park, Morden, Surrey

Saturday, 1 May 2021 (3 day event)

Calypso Sephora

Calypso Sephora

Woking, Surrey

Calypso Sephora Ltd is a professionl tailoring workshop creating and promoting bespoke garments, our design or customer s design. We also ...

Barry Jones

Barry Jones

South croydon, Surrey

Fifteen years ago on a beautiful Greek Island I found amazing mosaic artworks, I fell in love with this art and decided to ‘have a go’. ...

the bag lady

the bag lady

Carshalton, Surrey

I AM TAKING A BREAK FOR A FEW MONTHS. BACK IN 2019 I offer a range of hand crocheted bags in 100% wool, wool blends and acrylics, as well ...

One Off and Limited

One Off and Limited

Banstead, Surrey

I am an artist this is my passion I love to crest and appreciate beauty. My love for art made me also take the jewlery path and creat very ...

Bags of Emma Jeanation

Bags of Emma Jeanation

Caterham, Surrey

Beautiful and unique cotton, everydayTote bags, zipper pouches and cushion covers to reflect your Individual character, style and mood. ...

Rotary Club of Sanderstead and Selsdon

Rotary Club of Sanderstead and Selsdon

South Croydon, Surrey

Every year we undertake a number of different events which appeal to everyone within our community. Everything from a Quiz Night, Craft ...

Tots Couture

Tots Couture

Bookham, Surrey

I used to make bespoke wedding dresses in my shop but retired from that a couple of years ago and since then have made only for little ...

Pearl and Rock

Pearl and Rock

Coulsdon, Surrey

Pearl and Rock came out of a desire to create a range of jewellery which incorporated both beauty and function. The beauty came initially ...

Sue Pozzoni

Sue Pozzoni

Caterham, Surrey

I design and make freshwater pearl jewellery using, in some cases, Italian sourced silver. I make a mixture of classic and contemporary ...

The Linen Peddler

The Linen Peddler

South Croydon, Surrey

I am a gatherer, keeper and maker of things! My current work is inspired by vintage spun cotton Christmas dolls and decorations They are ...

Linen Cloud

Linen Cloud

Worcester Park, Surrey

Linen Cloud is a small hobby business dedicated to celebrating the uniqueness of linen. The collection is inspired by top quality linen ...

HeatherLucyJ Design

HeatherLucyJ Design

Dorking, Surrey

I am an illustrator and tutor based in Dorking, Surrey. I work with both digital and traditional media to create colourful illustrations ...

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 ...

Jonathan Poupart

Jonathan Poupart

Ashtead, Surrey

Commemorative items and gifts include jewellery, wedding bands, christening and caddy spoons, letter openers, dog whistles, money clips, ...

Marcela art and craft

Marcela art and craft

Egham, Surrey

I have been making multimedia figurines (fairies, sculptures from photos of people, Santa Claus, ...), illustration (perfect to be framed ...

Handmade for You

Handmade for You

Guildford, Surrey

I recently ‘dusted off’ my sewing machine that had been languishing in the loft for a while and, as I love fabric bags, I decided to ‘have ...

Joe Tickle Art

Joe Tickle Art

Dorking, Surrey

I specialise in producing cityscapes in a vast array of colours. I enjoy working in coloured pencil as it allows a vast array of textures. ...

Charlye Limon

Charlye Limon

Walton on thames, Surrey

I started up my business called Charlye Limon two years ago to fundraise for my world challenge trip to costa rica to volunteer with environmental ...

SJ Arts

SJ Arts

Camberley, Surrey

I have recently taken up painting after a long break working for the Police. I have a small studio next to my house which is full of pieces ...

SMILEINK Ltd

SMILEINK Ltd

Dorking, Surrey

Each design is hand drawn in ink using calligraphy markers and is unique in its own way. The original concept came from a drawing our ...

Nancy Shafee

Nancy Shafee

West horsley, Surrey

Using my own vintage, upcycled/recycled silks and cottons or customers own fabrics, I make pretty coiled fabric baskets (sometimes called ...

Stella Ivy Vintage

Stella Ivy Vintage

Camberley, Surrey

Stella-Ivy Vintage brings you completely pure and natural, homemade beauty, body and wellbeing products that take you back to the past, ...

MairitasArt

MairitasArt

Addlestone, Surrey

I have been making my own bohemian style of jewelry for some time now. I started with hand painted glass cabochon pendants and earrings. ...

Kathy Weston

Kathy Weston

Dorking, Surrey

In line with a life long love of nature and animals I make realistic, sometimes humorous, felted sculptures of birds and animals. I use ...

GeorgiaT Crafts

GeorgiaT Crafts

Ash Green, Surrey

My range of products at GeorgiaT Crafts includes crochet items such as baby hats, coasters and cup holders. I also make and design greetings ...

Seaclaimed Pics

Seaclaimed Pics

Molesey, Surrey

My motto is ‘Nurtured by the sea, reclaimed by me’ so I use anything that the sea provides and make pictures from them- pebbles, wood, ...

STORYBOARD CREATIONS

STORYBOARD CREATIONS

Sutton, Surrey

I make small pieces of scenery for childrens imagination. They can invent stories for the scenery or just use it as a background for their ...

Hats and That

Hats and That

Dorking, Surrey

Crocheted and Knitted Beanie Hats, Snoods and Blankets made from sustainable Highland Peruvian Wool and Virgin Wool/Acrylic mix. Eco Cotton ...

Klox novelty clocks

Klox novelty clocks

Guildford, Surrey

UI produce vintage prints of household adverts mounted on mdf 12mm blockwood..Also old classic film poster prints A4 skize. A4 and A5 sizes. ...

Gabrielle irving art

Gabrielle irving art

Godalming, Surrey

I am a watercolour artist from Surrey. I paint mostly pet portraits but have also done personal commissions of babies, couples etc... ...

Natural stone products

Natural stone products

New malden, Surrey

We specialise in: Bowls, plates, platters, lazy susans, tea coasters, cake stands, place mats, animal and heart miniatures. Everything ...

LTLcosmetics

LTLcosmetics

Sutton, Surrey

LTLcosmetics make amazing organic and vegan essential oil soaps and handmade candles with essential oil scents. Our soaps leave your skin ...

Terra

Terra

Kingston upon Thames, Surrey

I started making natural products about 10 years ago. I started for fun and because I have always been into natural medicine. When my son ...

Hooked by Holly

Hooked by Holly

Walton on thames, Surrey

I discovered crochet when I was hospitalised back in January of 2020, where I had a severe asthma attack and caught pneumonia. Crochet ...

Thompson and Pooch Bags

Thompson and Pooch Bags

Esher, Surrey

Handmade and unique handbags, totes and make up bags in fabrics, leather and carbon fibre (vegan alternative to leather). Also cushions ...

An Accidental Artist

An Accidental Artist

Hindhead, Surrey

An Accidental Artist came about as you might guess, by accident :-) With a creative mindset but very little hands-on experience, I jumped ...

Hello

Hello

Elstead Godalming, Surrey

Hello everyone!... I have just joined UK Craft Fairs and I am excited to be here! I wanted to write and introduce myself and give a little ...

The Process of Change ....

The Process of Change ....

Coulsdon, Surrey

Transformation is a process that we all find ourselves in and one thing I love about working with pearls and lava beads is that I am so ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Stylish shoppers no more plastic bags

Stylish shoppers no more plastic bags

Carshalton, Surrey

Plastic bags are a thing of the past. To replace our plain plastic bags we can now invest in stylish and long lasting fabric bags. Light ...

Handspun wool

Handspun wool

Carshalton, Surrey

I have joined the Epsom Spinners (Box Hill Village Hall) and am now spinning my own wool to use in my handmade products. I have always ...

Where Can I get Inspiration for Cards

Where Can I get Inspiration for Cards

Gomshall, Surrey

A question I get asked a lot is where do I find inspiration for my cards? I can tell you now that I am no creative genius!! There are lots ...

Whats the best type of Stamp for Papercrafting

Whats the best type of Stamp for Papercrafting

Gomshall, Surrey

Lots of my customers ask me - Which is Best - Wood Clear or Photopolymer Stamps ? As with most things, its often a matter of personal ...

Whats the Best Type of Stamp for Papercrafting

Whats the Best Type of Stamp for Papercrafting

Gomshall, Surrey

Lots of my customers ask me - Which is Best - Wood Clear or Photopolymer Stamps ? As with most things, its often a matter of personal ...

April markets

April markets

Carshalton, Surrey

April and Easter are here and the market season is taking off after the winter months. Ive been busy creating small crochet products to ...

All things crochet

All things crochet

Carshalton, Surrey

The craft fair season starts hotting up from the start of March and its a whirlwind until the last of the Christmas fairs. In addition ...

Do you write a blog

Do you write a blog

West horsley, Surrey

Last year I wrote a monthly blog for another website. The discipline of working for someone else meant I kept this up, choosing a topic ...

Wool heaven

Wool heaven

Carshalton, Surrey

Im in a small town in Portugal where I buy the 100% wool for my bags. Feels like wool heaven. The variety of wool makes it difficult for ...

Stuck for a last minute gift Gift vouchers

Stuck for a last minute gift Gift vouchers

West horsley, Surrey

Felting, weaving or basket making workshops make great gifts. If you cant think what else to give a friend, but know they are interested ...

New for 2017 Gift wrap bags

New for 2017  Gift wrap bags

Carshalton, Surrey

Finally, a home for your gift wrap. No longer do you need to struggle with your arms full of rolls of gift wrap. Keep them secure and protected ...

New for 2017 Cosmetic bags

New for 2017  Cosmetic bags

Carshalton, Surrey

Just finished one of my first products for 2017..a hand-crochet cosmetic bag in a half moon shape, fully lined with a zipper closure. ...

New lines for the New Year

New lines for the New Year

Carshalton, Surrey

November and December have been busy months. I have been hard at work finishing new products for Christmas and the winter season. My ...

Baglady beanies

Baglady beanies

Carshalton, Surrey

Along with my pure wool bags, Ill be taking along a selection of beanies and bobbles to Denbies Shopfest on Sunday 10 December. My stylish ...

Be a guinea pig....

Be a guinea pig....

West horsley, Surrey

Ive been listing felting workshop for a while, but after canvassing people at this years craft events, am now offering coiled fabric basket ...

New workshops in Surrey for 2017

New workshops in Surrey for 2017

West horsley, Surrey

I have been listing felting workshop for a while, but after canvassing people at this years craft events, am now offering coiled fabric ...


Susan Williams Ellis

(Born 1918 in Guildford in Surrey), Pottery and ceramics

She was the cofounder of Portmeirion Pottery. A designer and business woman. She was the daughter of celebrated architect Clough Williams-Ellis, famous for the development of Portmeirion in the Italian style.

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.

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.

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.

Godfrey Blount

(Born 1859 in Bagshot in Surrey), Art, Textiles

A craftsman and artist who with his wife (Ethel Hine) set up the Haselmere Peasant Industries in 1896, which was a community of artist and crafts people. They believed that a simple life, handicraft and good husbandry would exercise the mind and body. Godfrey is perhaps best know for the linen hanging in the Victory and Albert museum.