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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, 25 April 2020

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 2 May 2020

Shere May Art and Craft Fair

Shere May Art and Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 3 May 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 23 May 2020

The Nonsuch Town and Country Show

The Nonsuch Town and Country Show

Nonsuch Park, Epsom, Surrey

Sunday, 24 May 2020 (2 day event)

Shere June Art and Craft Fair

Shere June Art and Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 7 June 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 20 June 2020

Shere July Art and Craft Fair

Shere July Art and Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 5 July 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 25 July 2020

Shere August Art and Craft Fair

Shere August Art and Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 2 August 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 15 August 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 5 September 2020

Shere September Art and Craft Fair

Shere September Art and Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 6 September 2020

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Craft and Gift Market

Cranleigh Village Hall, Cranleigh, Surrey

Saturday, 19 September 2020

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Godalming Craft and Gift Market

Borough Hall Godalming, Godalming, Surrey

Saturday, 3 October 2020

Shere October Art and Craft Fair

Shere October Art and Craft Fair

Shere Village Hall, Shere, Guildford, Surrey

Sunday, 4 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

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 24 October 2020

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Guild Hall, Guildford, Surrey

Saturday, 31 October 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

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 ...

UKCraftFairs

UKCraftFairs

Croydon, Surrey

The site is designed for the UK arts and crafts community. Members can create pages promoting themselves and their work and communicate ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Arc Caterham

The Arc Caterham

Caterham, Surrey

The Arc is a popular venue with exhibitors. The community centre has a licensed bistro and soft play area for children. The centre is run ...

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 ...

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 ...

Homemade Cakes

Homemade Cakes

Whyteleafe, Surrey

Baking and making cakes is a passion, which we would love to share with you. We are available to attend fairs and other event where you ...

Jonathan Poupart

Jonathan Poupart

Ashtead, Surrey

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

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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, ...

Rebecca Riley

Rebecca Riley

Whyteleafe, Surrey

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

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... ...

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 ...

Makers Christmas Craft Fair

Makers Christmas Craft Fair

Woldingham, 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

Woldingham, 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

Woldingham, 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

Woldingham, 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 ...


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.