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Arts and crafts in Wales

Wales has a population of around 3,059,000 and covers approximately 7,990 square miles. Here is a list of regions in Wales: Mid Wales, Mid West Wales, North Wales, South East Wales, South Wales, South West Wales.

Craft and Gift Fair Bellis Brothers

Craft and Gift Fair Bellis Brothers

Bellis Brothers Farm Shop and Garden Centre, Wrexham Rd, Holt Village, Wrexham

Friday, 13 August 2021 (3 day event)

Craft and Gift Fair Dobbies Moreton Park

Craft and Gift Fair Dobbies Moreton Park

Moreton Park Garden Centre, Chirk, Wrexham

Friday, 26 November 2021 (3 day event)

Bead Supermarket

Bead Supermarket

Caersws, Powys

We sell beads, findings and lots more interesting bits and bobs. We are mainly an internet ...

Crafty glass gifts

Crafty glass gifts

Penycae, Swansea

I have been interested in fused glass art for years and after taking classes in Canada ...

Tree Bee Apothecary

Tree Bee Apothecary

Hawarden, Flintshire

Artisans creating handmade bath and aromatherapy products, using natural and environmentally ...

The Workshop Artisan Crafts and Designs

The Workshop Artisan Crafts and Designs

Aberdare Hirwaun, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Hi everyone. We create handcrafted wooden plaques with high quality acrylic paint and ...

Essence of Tranquility

Essence of Tranquility

Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent

I make and sell : - Felted Boots, Slippers, Felted soaps and acessories, Silk scarfs, ...

Lea and the Pups Art

Lea and the Pups Art

Deeside, Flintshire

I am an artist who works from home and produces art prints. With the help of my dogs, ...

Quay Woodcrafts

Quay Woodcrafts

Connahs Quay, Flintshire

After retiring from teaching I resolved to return to wood turning, a pastime which I ...

dalfamau

dalfamau

Mold, Flintshire

Hand painted wooden gifts mostly seasonal with or without personalisation and additional ...

Lucy Bowman Jewels

Lucy Bowman Jewels

Caergeiliog, Isle of Anglesey

I work primarily with silver, creating pieces that echo the brutalist and organic nature ...

Pren

Pren

Pwllheli, Gwynedd

Pren is a team made up of myself and my husband. We find reclaimed local wood with imperfections, ...

Carols Craft And Design

Carols Craft And Design

Abergele, Conwy

My real passion is vintage style fair isle knitwear using British pure wool yarn, My ...

The Random Candle Company

The Random Candle Company

Rhosllanerchrugog, Wrexham

Refuse single use plastics and reuse everything else! To reduce my environmental impact ...

Sunshine and Silage

Sunshine and Silage

Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire

Sunshine and silage is a home run business in the quant countryside of Pembrokeshire, ...

Tallis Moon Studios

Tallis Moon Studios

Southampton, Gwynedd

I found felting a few years back when I lost my dog to cancer, I was inspired by the ...

Abermaw Quilting and Crafting

Abermaw Quilting and Crafting

Barmouth, Gwynedd

Hi my name is Ingrid. Owner of Abermaw Quilting and crafting. We sell everything you ...

Design Salad

Design Salad

Tremorfa, Cardiff

We are artists and crafters who specialise in a number of fields. Original pastels of ...

Kids 4 Kids

Kids 4 Kids

Cardiff Bay, The Vale of Glamorgan

KIDS4KIDS is an organisation which, working alongside our sister organisation, KidsWhoWrite, ...

The Craft Court

The Craft Court

Mold, Flintshire

The Craft Court is a small independent business offering personalised and homemade gifts ...

The Naked Spinner

The Naked Spinner

Criccieth, Gwynedd

I have a shop in Criccieth that sells yarn, fleece, felting equipment, craft accessories ...

Mia Bellas Candles UK

Mia Bellas Candles UK

Cardiff, Rhondda Cynon Taff

We are a family run business with passion for amazing scents. We love selling Candles ...

Arts In My Heart

Arts In My Heart

Rhosddu, Wrexham

Im Sarah-Jane and I work together with my mum, Dawn, to create unique one off pieces ...

Crochet Corner

Crochet Corner

Colwyn Bay, Conwy

Hand made crochet items with a broad scope of clothing and accessories to home ware goods ...

Silver Lining Designs

Silver Lining Designs

Mold, Flintshire

Silver Lining Designs is dedicated to creating pieces that are Hypoallergenic 100 percent ...

Polypaa

Polypaa

Castle, Swansea

I started making earrings as a hobby just in September 2018. And just a few weeks in ...

Apicare

Apicare

Ruthin, Denbighshire

An award winning range of natural skincare rich in plant oils and butters all with lashings ...

SugarPuff Marshmallow Delights

SugarPuff Marshmallow Delights

Porthcawl, Bridgend

Handcrafted marshmallows creating classic flavours and modern indulgent treats for all ...

Lets Make This Precious

Lets Make This Precious

Holywell, Flintshire

Bespoke Handmade jewellery and gifts. Made to order so that each is unique to you. Items ...

too many hobbies 24

too many hobbies 24

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

I have been a crafter for most of my life and enjoy the whole process of gathering materials ...

Liz Bourne

Liz Bourne

Welshpool, Powys

I make cushions, door stops, childrens things, quilts, headbands, all manner of fabric ...

Amethyst Mon

Amethyst Mon

Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

Handmade items made on Holy Island of the Isle of Anglesey. These Items are made with ...

AllSewGood

AllSewGood

Llandaff, Cardiff

I design and create personalised embroidered items mainly for babies and toddlers but ...

GNR Designs

GNR Designs

Barry, The Vale of Glamorgan

We are a combination of Crafts known as GNR Designs. `GNR Designs is fairly new, run ...

Beads2beads

Beads2beads

Penyrtheol, Caerphilly

For all your jewellery making needs ~ Sterling Silver Findings ~ Glass beads ~ Pendants ...

Tips and advice for exhibitors

Tips and advice for exhibitors

Tal Y Bont, Conwy

Tips and Advice for Exhibitors. Booking: 1. Event organisers have to plan ahead. All ...

Christmas Crafts Galore

Christmas Crafts Galore

Tremorfa, Cardiff

Well, Christmas is fast approaching and things are getting hectic in the Design Salad ...

Making Pretty Things for Christmas

Making Pretty Things for Christmas

Caersws, Powys

Well, my Christmas is well under way. I just love making pretty jewellery with extra ...


Peter Prendergast

(Born 1946 in Abertridwr in Caerphilly), Painting

Winner of the Nettleship Prize for Figure Painting in 1967, Prendergast was thought of as one of the leading Welsh landscape painters.

Leslie Thomas

(Born 1931 in Newport in Newport), Fiction

Leslie Thomas was a British author who wrote many novels and is particularly well known for his comic novel The Virgin Soldiers. In December 2004 he was made officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to literature.

John Royden Maddox

(Born 1925 in Penllergaer in Swansea), Nonfiction

An honorary member of the Royal Society, Maddox wrote a number of works on science. Most recently published was What Remains to Be Discovered,other works include Beyond the Energy Crisis, The Doomsday Syndrome and Revolution in Biology.

Frank Vining

(Born 1924 in Aberfan in Merthyr Tydfil), Pottery and ceramics

Known as an influential teacher of pottery. He produced modernist stoneware which was exhibited during 1961- 1968. His pottery is represented in the National Museum Cardiff and Aberystwyth University.

Kyffin Williams

(Born 1918 in Llangefni in Isle of Anglesey), Painting

Sir John Kyffin Williams painted landscapes which are now exhibited in major art collections and is considered to be the most important Welsh artist of the twentieth century.

Doris Hare MBE

(Born 1905 in Bargoed in Monmouthshire), Theatre

She is perhaps best known for playing the mum of Butler from On the Buses. She was acting in film between 1934 and 1995. However, she way also a successful West End and Broadway stage actress.

Angus McBean

(Born 1904 in Newbridge in Monmouthshire), Photography

Known as a photographer who was a photo-surrealism pioneer. He photographed many music and film stars including Laurence Olivier, Vivienne Leigh and The Beatles.

Nina Hamnett

(Born 1890 in Tenby in Pembrokeshire), Painting

Her work was exhibited at The Royal Academy London and Salon dAutomne Paris. She was painted and sculpted by many artists.

Hedd Wyn

(Born 1887 in Trawsfynydd in Gwynedd), Poetry

Hedd Wyn who was born Ellis Humphrey Evans was a Welsh language poet. He was influenced by romantic poetry and took his bardic name (Hedd Wyn) which in Welsh means blessed peace. He was killed at Pilckem Ridge, Ypres during the First World War and was posthumously awarded the Bards chair in 1917.

Joan Howson

(Born 1885 in Flintshire in Flintshire), Stained glass

Joan Howson was a British stained glass artist of the arts and crafts movement.

Gwendolen Mary John

(Born 1876 in Haverfordwest in Pembrokeshire), Painting. Sculpture

Gwendolen Mary John, Welsh artist, was known for her portrait work and also modelled for sculptor Auguste Rodin.

Christopher Williams

(Born 1873 in Maesteg in Bridgend), Painting

Welsh artist Christopher Williams often painted large canvases, requiring venues of sufficient size to exhibit them. The subject matter he chose generally included themes of interest to him, such as Welsh heritage and identity, as in his painting Cymru’n Deffro (Wales Awakes in English).

William Henry Davies

(Born 1871 in Pillgwenlly in Newport), Poetry

Also known as W.H.Davies, he was a Welsh poet and writer. Spending a large part of his life as a tramp in the UK and the USA, his main topic was based on lifes hardship and his experiences as a tramp. He also wrote poems based on his love of nature. One of his notable works was The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp.

Goscombe John

(Born 1860 in Canton in Cardiff), Sculpture

An excellent sculptor of public monuments like the statue of David Lloyd George in Caernarfon.

Lewis Morris

(Born 1833 in Carmarthen in Carmarthenshire), Poetry

As well as being a politician and academic he was also a popular and well known poet. He was knighted by Queen Victoria in 1895.

Simon Yorke

(Born 1743 in Erddig in Wrexham), Nonfiction

A writer who focused on genealogy.

Richard Wilson

(Born 1714 in Penegoes in Powys), Painting

The Welsh artist Richard Wilson was one of Britains earliest landscape painters.