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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 Makers Market

Guildford Makers Market

Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 29 June 2024

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 13 July 2024

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 14 July 2024

Cranleigh CRaft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 20 July 2024

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 4 August 2024

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 10 August 2024

August Makers Market

August Makers Market

The Horton, Epsom, Surrey

Saturday, 24 August 2024

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 1 September 2024

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Godalming Borough Hall, Godalming, Surrey

Saturday, 7 September 2024

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 7 September 2024

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 15 September 2024

Cranleigh CRaft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 21 September 2024

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 6 October 2024

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 12 October 2024

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 13 October 2024

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

The Phoenix Centre, Wallington, Surrey

Sunday, 13 October 2024

Guildford Makers Market

Guildford Makers Market

Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 26 October 2024

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Godalming Borough Hall, Godalming, Surrey

Saturday, 26 October 2024

Cranleigh CRaft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 2 November 2024

SoCro Art Fair 2024

SoCro Art Fair 2024

Coombe Wood School, South Croydon, Surrey

Sunday, 3 November 2024

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 3 November 2024

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Godalming Borough Hall, Godalming, Surrey

Saturday, 9 November 2024

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Godalming Borough Hall, Godalming, Surrey

Saturday, 16 November 2024

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

The Phoenix Centre, Wallington, Surrey

Sunday, 17 November 2024

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Friday, 22 November 2024

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 23 November 2024

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 24 November 2024

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 1 December 2024

Cranleigh CRaft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 7 December 2024

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Surrey Villages Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 8 December 2024

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Friday, 13 December 2024

December Makers Market

December Makers Market

The Horton, Epsom, Surrey

Saturday, 14 December 2024

Guildford Makers Market

Guildford Makers Market

Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 14 December 2024

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 14 December 2024

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

Folk and Bespoke Artisan Craft Fair

The Phoenix Centre, Wallington, Surrey

Sunday, 15 December 2024

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Craft Fair

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 15 December 2024

Urgent Stitches

Urgent Stitches

Mitcham, Surrey

I work as a full time urgent care advanced paramedic practitioner but enjoy cross stitching ...

Hope Jewellery

Hope Jewellery

Surbiton, Surrey

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

Niche Wreaths

Niche Wreaths

Woking, Surrey

Mummy of two, NHS nurse and creator of unique wreaths. I love to make beautiful, bold, ...

Rust and Wonder Photography

Rust and Wonder Photography

East Molesey, Surrey

My name is Carrie Hart, and Ive had a long time passion for interiors and nature. In ...

Astral Anemones

Astral Anemones

London, Surrey

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

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 ...

Ks away with the fairies spiritual healing art

Ks away with the fairies spiritual healing art

Carshalton, Surrey

Hi my name is Kirsty, I create digital artwork that helps with wellbeing and soothing ...

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 ...

creativity and product customization

creativity and product customization

New Malden, Surrey

We carry out sublimation on mugs both with our own designs and personalized ones, we ...

Sue Pozzoni

Exhibitor

Caterham, Surrey

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

Puremess

Puremess

Guildford, Surrey

Puremess make natural, sustainable skincare products using oils, waxes, butters and botanicals ...

Crafting Larks

Crafting Larks

Oxted, Surrey

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

AskaArt

AskaArt

Woking, Surrey

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

Linen Cloud

Linen Cloud

Worcester Park, Surrey

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

Emmas Needle and Design

Emmas Needle and Design

Horley, Surrey

I am a Full time nursery practitioner who has a large passion in making clothes and bags ...

Charlotte Godfree Prints

Charlotte Godfree Prints

Godalming, Surrey

I am an Illustrator and Surface Pattern Designer based in Godalming, Surrey. I work full-time ...

The Horton Arts Centre

The Horton Arts Centre

Epsom, Surrey

A magnificent destination for arts, heritage and events, created within an iconic and ...

Arty gifts by kate

Arty gifts by kate

Weybridge, Surrey

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

PPdesign

PPdesign

Epsom, Surrey

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

Made by a Taylor

Made by a Taylor

Redhill, Surrey

Hi, My name is Robyn Taylor and I have set up a small business called Made by a Taylor. ...

Junipearth Art

Junipearth Art

Haslemere, Surrey

Acrylic painter and Creatrix of other-worldly sacred goddesses. Exploring spirituality ...

Marie Luxury Fragrances

Marie Luxury Fragrances

Shepperton, Surrey

Im Helen, and Marie Luxury Fragrances is named after my beloved mum, who always made ...

Fluff n Stuff

Fluff n Stuff

Reigate, Surrey

SOUTHERN VOICE TEXTILE CRAFT MAKER OF THE YEAR 2014 My business began as a dream 45 ...

The KOOLKANDLE Co

The KOOLKANDLE Co

Guildford, Surrey

We offer a variety of beautifully scented candles, wax melts, and diffusers to add a ...

Studio Limbs Shop

Studio Limbs Shop

Caterham, Surrey

Inspired by art, design and colour, Studio Limbs Shop is known for its striking combinations ...

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 ...

Joe Tickle Art

Joe Tickle Art

Dorking, Surrey

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

SYLVESTERetc

SYLVESTERetc

Redhill, Surrey

SYLVESTERetc. was created from a love of candles and a belief that a positive mood makes ...

THE DAPPLED WAX CO

THE DAPPLED WAX CO

Godalming, Surrey

Beautiful and meticulously, hand-painted taper candles. Carefully painted candles, ...

Timeless Krafted Gifts

Timeless Krafted Gifts

Camberley, Surrey

We create bespoke gifts out of wood, acrylic, glass, resin and slate. We have a selection ...

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 ...

la soeur

la soeur

Weybridge, Surrey

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

Soul Fluent

Soul Fluent

Farnham, Surrey

We make one of a kind hand crafted jewelry with a variety of mix mediums like metal, ...

Smart Skincare

Smart Skincare

Woking, Surrey

Smart Skincare the naked truth - In this book, skincare specialist and consultant Dawn ...

Speedwell Nature

Speedwell Nature

Cranleigh, Surrey

Hello - my name is Sharon. Making soap (and silver jewellery) had been a hobby of mine ...

Ximena art designs

Ximena art designs

Reigate, Surrey

My name is Ximena and I am the creator of Ximena art designs. I have been an artist ...

Emmas Needle and Design

Emmas Needle and Design

Horley, Surrey

I have been working on Faux Leather Hand Bags, I have made three in Black leather and ...

Textile Crafts

Exhibitor

Sutton, Surrey

When is a bag not a bag? I love to create unusual and carefully designed items for infinite ...

Showcase your crafts at premium locations

Showcase your crafts at premium locations

Guildford, Surrey

If you are a crafts enthusiast looking for high-footfall locations to showcase your products, ...

Any Craft Fairs with vacancies

Exhibitor

Camberley, Surrey

Looking for craft fairs being held before Christmas with a vacancy. We create bespoke ...

Supporting Jumper Day

Supporting Jumper Day

New Malden, Surrey

J and Ccreativity joins Jumper Day. On this day, well support children facing serious ...

If you are looking for a nice detail we invite you

If you are looking for a nice detail we invite you

New Malden, Surrey

We have for you : Mugs with our own designs and personalized. Event mugs. Magic mugs ...

Bisque firing

Bisque firing

Banstead, Surrey

Been working hard to fill the kiln and very excited to be nearly ready for the bisque ...

Latest marine inspired work at New Place pottery

Latest marine inspired work at New Place pottery

Banstead, Surrey

Just completed some more of my ceramic Octopots... Love doing these as I love octopuses ...

New Items

New Items

Godalming, Surrey

Ive been busy making new items, working on my website and social media.

Dry January Skin

Dry January Skin

Guildford, Surrey

Not only can the cold weather at this time of year start playing havoc with your skin, ...

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 ...

Using a Bead Loom

Exhibitor

Ash Vale, Surrey

The challenging part with a bead loom for me it trying to keep the edges straight! Although ...

Learning Bead Crochet

Exhibitor

Ash Vale, Surrey

Tidied out my crafting supplies recently and found my practise and learning pieces when ...

Fluff n Stuff Needlecraft

Exhibitor

Reigate, Surrey

I am very happy to say that this week Fluff n Stuff was awarded the Southern Voice Textile ...


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.