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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.

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 4 June 2022

Surrey Villages June Craft Fair

Surrey Villages June Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 12 June 2022

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 2 July 2022

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 9 July 2022

Surrey Villages July Craft Fair

Surrey Villages July Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 17 July 2022

GUILDFORD MAKERS MARKET

GUILDFORD MAKERS MARKET

Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 30 July 2022

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 6 August 2022

Surrey Villages August Craft Fair

Surrey Villages August Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 14 August 2022

GUILDFORD MAKERS MARKET

GUILDFORD MAKERS MARKET

Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 20 August 2022

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 3 September 2022

GUILDFORD MAKERS MARKET

GUILDFORD MAKERS MARKET

Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 3 September 2022

Surrey Villages September Craft Fair

Surrey Villages September Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 4 September 2022

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 17 September 2022

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Godalming Borough Hall, Godalming, Surrey

Saturday, 24 September 2022

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 1 October 2022

GUILDFORD MAKERS MARKET

GUILDFORD MAKERS MARKET

Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 1 October 2022

Surrey Villages October Craft Fair

Surrey Villages October Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 2 October 2022

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Godalming Borough Hall, Godalming, Surrey

Saturday, 15 October 2022

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 29 October 2022

GUILDFORD MAKERS MARKET

GUILDFORD MAKERS MARKET

Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 5 November 2022

Surrey Villages November Craft Fair

Surrey Villages November Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 6 November 2022

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Godalming Borough Hall, Godalming, Surrey

Saturday, 12 November 2022

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 12 November 2022

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Friday, 2 December 2022

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 3 December 2022

GUILDFORD MAKERS MARKET

GUILDFORD MAKERS MARKET

Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 3 December 2022

Surrey Villages Christmas Craft Fair

Surrey Villages Christmas Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 4 December 2022

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 4 December 2022

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 10 December 2022

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Friday, 16 December 2022

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 17 December 2022

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 18 December 2022

Hope Jewellery

Hope Jewellery

Surbiton, Surrey

My name is Vicki Wainwright and I live in Long Ditton, Surrey and I have a passion for ...

Barry Jones

Barry Jones

South croydon, Surrey

Fifteen years ago on a beautiful Greek Island I found amazing mosaic artworks, I fell ...

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 ...

Astral Anemones

Astral Anemones

London, Surrey

I make wildly embellished handmade brooches for clothes and hair using vintage wools, ...

Bags of Emma Jeanation

Bags of Emma Jeanation

Caterham, Surrey

Beautiful and unique cotton, everydayTote bags, zipper pouches and cushion covers to ...

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 ...

Crafting Larks

Crafting Larks

Oxted, Surrey

My work is constantly fluid and takes me wherever my imagination goes, exploring many ...

Pearl and Rock

Pearl and Rock

Coulsdon, Surrey

Pearl and Rock came out of a desire to create a range of jewellery which incorporated ...

Sue Pozzoni

Sue Pozzoni

Caterham, Surrey

I design and make freshwater pearl jewellery using, in some cases, Italian sourced silver. ...

AskaArt

AskaArt

Woking, Surrey

I create unique, abstract pieces on wood and canvas using a variety of materials such ...

HLW Ceramics

HLW Ceramics

Walton on Thames, Surrey

Working from my home studio in Surrey. I make a wide range of ceramics, all hand-thrown ...

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 ...

Linen Cloud

Linen Cloud

Worcester Park, Surrey

Linen Cloud is a small hobby business dedicated to celebrating the uniqueness of linen. ...

Artygiftsbykate

Artygiftsbykate

Weybridge, Surrey

Handmade decoupage art. Ranging from framed artwork, decoupage wall hangings, oyster ...

PPdesign

PPdesign

Epsom, Surrey

Hello I’m Paola Portello, based in Epsom - Surrey. I love watercolour media, when the ...

Snug Studio

Snug Studio

Ashtead, Surrey

Quality handmade products for a child’s room, nursery decor and gifts and now stylish ...

Artsy Tales

Artsy Tales

Epsom, Surrey

Welcome to ARTSY TALES by Mahrukh Rahim. I am a self taught artist, a mother of two, ...

CAZZIE CRAFTS Co

CAZZIE CRAFTS Co

Kingston upon Thames, Surrey

Here at CAZ and ZIE CRAFTS Co, we believe that things of beauty can be created by what ...

Handmade for You

Handmade for You

Guildford, Surrey

I recently ‘dusted off’ my sewing machine that had been languishing in the loft for a ...

Joe Tickle Art

Joe Tickle Art

Dorking, Surrey

I specialise in producing cityscapes in a vast array of colours. I enjoy working in coloured ...

Matthew One Man

Matthew One Man

Egham, Surrey

I am a musician who also draws and paints. My art work usually follows story-lines with ...

Pure Botanycl

Pure Botanycl

Weybridge, Surrey

Each Pure Botanycl Candle is hand poured and hand finished to perfection. Our candles ...

la soeur

la soeur

Weybridge, Surrey

La Soeur is an urban ceramics and lifestyle brand run by sisters Jen and Katherine Ray ...

Charlye Limon

Charlye Limon

Walton on thames, Surrey

I started up my business called Charlye Limon two years ago to fundraise for my world ...

Soul Aroma Candle Co

Soul Aroma Candle Co

Guildford, Surrey

Hello! We’re Sarah and Kate, a close knit mother and daughter candle company based in ...

21CraftStreet

21CraftStreet

Banstead, Surrey

Many unique items a for all ages, Jewellery, Bottle openers, Keyrings, Home decor, Christmas ...

ShereesCraftsStore

ShereesCraftsStore

Caterham, Surrey

Started my business during cancer treatment and loved it so much I wanted to share the ...

Kathy Weston

Kathy Weston

Dorking, Surrey

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

Seaclaimed Pics

Seaclaimed Pics

Molesey, Surrey

My motto is ‘Nurtured by the sea, reclaimed by me’ so I use anything that the sea provides ...

MairitasArt

MairitasArt

Addlestone, Surrey

I have been making my own bohemian style of jewelry for some time now. I started with ...

Touch Me Cosmetics

Touch Me Cosmetics

Croydon, Surrey

Hello, my name is Maria and my business name it’s Touch Me Cosmetics. In the beginning ...

Silver Dandelion Jewellery

Silver Dandelion Jewellery

Camberley, Surrey

I am a self trained goldsmith and metalsmiths and nothing brings me more joy than to ...

The Porcupine Creative

The Porcupine Creative

Godalming, Surrey

Together we create pieces from our small studio in Surrey, a place with floors covered ...

FalloMio UK Personalised Handmade Gifts

FalloMio UK Personalised Handmade Gifts

South Godstone, Surrey

We make a range of bespoke and custom items for our customers as well as personalised ...

Herringbone Woodwork

Herringbone Woodwork

Regiate, Surrey

Hi I’m Matty. After being made redundant due to the pandemic I decided to turn my hobby ...

Macky Monster

Macky Monster

Camberley, Surrey

Macky Monsters Daddy Works Away is my first childrens book aimed at 2-6-year-olds. It ...

I was asked to create a pinkalish rainbow barbie Alice band!

I was asked to create a pinkalish rainbow barbie Alice band!

Frimley, Surrey

Barbie screams pink so we used pink, tulle, sequins and made it fabulous! The tulle matched ...

Get to know us

Get to know us

Camberley, Surrey

Hi everyone, My name is Josh, I am the owner of Anscombes handmade soaps, A bit about ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


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.