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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.

Creative Cardmaking Class

Creative Cardmaking Class

Gomshall, Gomshall, Surrey

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 8 September 2018

Creative Cardmaking Class

Creative Cardmaking Class

Gomshall, Gomshall, Surrey

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Cranleigh Village Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Cranleigh Village Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 22 September 2018

Cranleigh Village Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Cranleigh Village Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 22 September 2018

Godalming Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Godalming Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Borough Hall Godalming, Godalming, Surrey

Saturday, 29 September 2018

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 6 October 2018

Creative Cardmaking Class

Creative Cardmaking Class

Gomshall, Gomshall, Surrey

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 20 October 2018

Cranleigh Village Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Cranleigh Village Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 27 October 2018

Godalming Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Godalming Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Borough Hall Godalming, Godalming, Surrey

Saturday, 3 November 2018

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 3 November 2018

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Rotary Club Craft Fair

Rotary Club Craft Fair

All Saints Church Hall, Sanderstead, South Croydon, Surrey

Sunday, 11 November 2018

Creative Cardmaking Class

Creative Cardmaking Class

Gomshall, Gomshall, Surrey

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Friday, 23 November 2018

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 24 November 2018

Caterham Valley Christmas Market

Caterham Valley Christmas Market

Croydon Road Caterham Valley, Caterham Valley, Caterham, Surrey

Saturday, 24 November 2018

Woldingham Village Christmas Craft Fair

Woldingham Village Christmas Craft Fair

Woldingham Village Hall, Woldingham, Surrey

Saturday, 1 December 2018

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Friday, 7 December 2018

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 8 December 2018

Godalming Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Godalming Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Borough Hall Godalming, Godalming, Surrey

Saturday, 8 December 2018

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Friday, 14 December 2018

Cranleigh Village Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Cranleigh Village Hall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 15 December 2018

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guildford Guildhall Craft and Gift Market by Mynt Image

Guilford Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 15 December 2018

Calypso Sephora

Calypso Sephora

Woking, Surrey

handmade cards, home furnishings, clothing and cards -short series or unique pieces all my design and creation

Coco Eden Limited

Coco Eden Limited

Woking, Surrey

With access to our online website via cocoeden com, our business from Surrey England is an exclusive, handmade, silk artificial flower ...

the bag lady

the bag lady

Carshalton, Surrey

I offer a range of hand crocheted bags in 100% wool, wool blends and acrylics, as well as bags in fabric and felt. The bags are designed ...

Craft Book

Craft Book

Caterham, Surrey

In my blog I will explore subjects that I think might be of interest to anyone currently running an arts and crafts business or who is ...

Louie Hill Shabby Chic

Louie Hill Shabby Chic

Ripley, Surrey

I make a collection of shabby chic style padded memo boards. This is a very new business and still in the process of setting up but i have ...

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 ...

Featherlight Cards and Cardies

Featherlight Cards and Cardies

Purley, Surrey

We are a family business providing bespoke handmade items at very reasonable prices! Cards and clothes can be made to order if we do not ...

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 ...

DKR Photographic

DKR Photographic

Whyteleafe, Surrey

Denise has been selling her work professionally for more than four years and has enjoyed the artistic challenge of putting together many ...

The Gilded Raven

The Gilded Raven

Woking, Surrey

I make unique and one of a kind greeting cards,decorative wood items, felted items and jewellery,using high quality materials but at very ...

Soper Hall

Soper Hall

Caterham, Surrey

The Soper Hall has stood, in the centre of Caterham, for more than 100 years, and in that time has served the residents as both an administrative ...

Croxon Candle Kitchen

Croxon Candle Kitchen

Bagshot, Surrey

Homemade candles made from natural wax which does not give off harmful toxins when burnt. My candle ranges include a number of pillar ...

Rachel Pollard

Rachel Pollard

Guildford, Surrey

I am an acrylic artist and I enjoy creating abstract and figurative work. I take my notebook and camera with me to gather images and information ...

Mikes Moulds

Mikes Moulds

Carshalton, Surrey

Various home cast garden ornamental plaques including roman figures, classic sun and moon, unusual Green man and mother and baby elephant. ...

Bobbin Along

Bobbin Along

Addlestone, Surrey

Handmade items, can be customised with an applique design to make them unique and personal. Cushions, bags, lavender sachets, bunting and ...

Aabarana

Aabarana

Caterham, Surrey

With some spare time on my hands, I enrolled on a jewellery making class whilst living in the East. Before I knew it, I have stumbled on ...

Bespoke Kisses

Bespoke Kisses

Leatherhead, Surrey

I have always enjoyed creating new accessories for my daughters and friends. When asked to make gifts for them, especially as gifts, I ...

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. ...

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 ...

Patrick Nash

Patrick Nash

Carshalton, Surrey

Most of my work centers on Vases that are made by throwing on the potters wheel or by Coiling. I use a range of clay bodies and finishes ...

Rebecca Riley

Rebecca Riley

Whyteleafe, Surrey

Worked for the Prospero Theatre Company, performing, writing plays. Working within the community arts scene.

GrebeHouseBeads

GrebeHouseBeads

Ash Vale, Surrey

I went to a craft fair... thats how it started. I bought a kit to make a bead purse using brick stitch. In the accompanying book were pictures ...

Mariani Art of Quilting

Mariani Art of Quilting

Weybridge, Surrey

Quilts, patchworks, handbags, mobile cases, glasses cases, tablet cases, baby bag, baby receiving blanket, kitchen towels, table runner, ...

Adorable Things

Adorable Things

Woking, Surrey

{Adorable}, was inspired by the lack of choice in the market place for premium quality hair elastics. We create quality hair elastics ...

Orits Unique Jewellery Design

Orits Unique Jewellery Design

Epsom, Surrey

I design my own Jewellery using Polymer Clay, Friendly Plastic, various beads (some are hand made as well)to created original designs of ...

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 ...

PMC CREATIONS

PMC CREATIONS

Guildford, Surrey

Ive always sewn from a very young age. I find it very relaxing and love seeing the end results. I used to make my childrens clothes when ...

A Place At The Table

A Place At The Table

Cobham, Surrey

I make individual wooden momentos as gifts for all occasions (wedding, engagement, anniversary, birthday, retirement, Christmas, Valentines ...

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 ...

blocpic

blocpic

Guildford, Surrey

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

BoHo By The Seashore

BoHo By The Seashore

Chessington, Surrey

I am creative by nature and Im constantly hand making unique jewellery often with a BoHo style such as bracelet wraps, anklets and hair ...

Frances

Frances

Kingston upon Thames, Surrey

I love cute animal images, hence my homegrown bunny tomato home page picture! I confess that gardening is really my partners domain. I ...

Kerr Arts

Kerr Arts

Guildford, Surrey

Beautiful handmade prints and cards. Top quality prints that are affordable, in two layers of colour. We have two different ranges of cards, ...

Amelie

Amelie

Haslemere, Surrey

With Amelie I aim to create an essence of Provence through texture and fragrance. I sell soaps from Marseille each with individual paper ...

Surrey Jewellery School

Surrey Jewellery School

Woking, Surrey

We love encouraging and teaching people how to make fabulous jewellery... There’s always loads’ going on at our jewellery making studio. ...

Merry Ladies

Merry Ladies

Guildford, Surrey

We use organic baskets of palm tree handmade. We design and decorate them with fabrics, paint, paper, and other elements like ribbons, ...

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 ...

Makers Christmas Craft Fair

Makers Christmas Craft Fair

Whyteleafe, Surrey

Looking forward to The Makers Christmas Craft Fair at The Woldingham Village Hall on Saturday 18th November 1000till1600 Free Entry. Visit ...

Makers Autumn Fair at The Village Hall Woldingham

Makers Autumn  Fair at The Village Hall Woldingham

Whyteleafe, Surrey

Looking forward to The Makers Autumn Craft Fair at The Village Hall Woldingham CR3 7DB on Saturday 16th September!! Lots of fantastic local ...

Makers Autumn Fair at The Village Hall Woldingham

Makers Autumn Fair at The Village Hall Woldingham

Whyteleafe, Surrey

Not long until the Makers Autumn Fair at The Village Hall Woldingham CR3 7DB on Saturday 16th September!! Lots of fantastic local artists ...

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 ...

Spiderman Childs Waistcoat

Spiderman Childs Waistcoat

Guildford, Surrey

It has been quite sometime since I have rewritten a blog, but here is an update on what Ive have been up to lately. I have taken up sewing ...

Craft Your Path To Success

Craft Your Path To Success

Caterham, Surrey

The Kindle Edition of Craft Your Path To Success is available for £3.99. The paperback version of the book can be purchased for £10.95. ...

Makers Fair at The Dene Woldingham

Makers Fair at The Dene Woldingham

Whyteleafe, Surrey

Looking forward to our Makers Fair on Saturday 17th June 0930till1600. The Fair is situated in an elegant area of The Dene, a busy cafe ...

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 ...

Content Marketing Strategy

Content Marketing Strategy

Caterham, Surrey

When planning a content marketing strategy, try to understand your target audience and the psychology which drives their behaviour and ...

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 ...

Content Layout

Content Layout

Caterham, Surrey

Having devoted time and resources into creating or obtaining original good quality content, you should plan the design of the content layout. ...

Visual Content

Visual Content

Caterham, Surrey

Types of Visual Content The use of visual content has become an increasingly important part of content marketing and has ...

Written Content

Written Content

Caterham, Surrey

Well written text will typically form an important part of your content marketing. In addition to the subject matter and tone being appropriate ...

Content Marketing

Content Marketing

Caterham, Surrey

You might decide to promote your business using content marketing. This involves the creation and distribution of content that is intended ...


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.