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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.

Bodelwyddan Food Festival

Bodelwyddan Food Festival

Bodelwyddan Castle and Park, Kinmel Bay, Vale of Clwyd, Denbighshire

Saturday, 30 June 2018 (2 day event)

Rhug Country Fair

Rhug Country Fair

Rhug Estate, Rhug, Corwen, Denbighshire

Saturday, 7 July 2018 (2 day event)

Woodfest Country Show Wales

Woodfest Country Show Wales

Woodfest Wales, Caerwys, Flintshire

Saturday, 28 July 2018 (2 day event)

Bellis Bros Garden Centre

Bellis Bros Garden Centre

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

Friday, 3 August 2018 (3 day event)

Charity Gift and Craft Fair

Charity Gift and Craft Fair

St Marys Hall, Opposite the Police Station next to the Car Park, Mold, Flintshire

Saturday, 24 November 2018

Mythicalponez

Mythicalponez

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

I am an artist who creates unique, original art, mainly surreal, myth, fantasy and fairytale. Always colourful and pops. I have just started ...

itsAlchemy

itsAlchemy

Denbigh, Denbighshire

As a textile designer with a passion for pretty and unusual patterned old china I decided to apply a little creative thinking to my china ...

beadsupermarket

beadsupermarket

Caersws, Powys

We sell beads, findings and lots more interesting bits and bobs. We are mainly an internet based business, but often go out to village ...

The You Tree

The You Tree

Buckley, Flintshire

This is where the magic happens .. Using a mixture of hand-drawn, original sketches and a dash of digital wizardry, we can capture your ...

WoodenWelshman

WoodenWelshman

Beechwood, Newport

Hi, I have been in engineering most of my working life. I have always had a keen interest in wood working. The last few years I have decided ...

Adventure Accessories

Adventure Accessories

Ammanford, Carmarthenshire

My Adventure Accessories range is designed for outdoor enthusiasts. Handmade items include: Crochet Hiking Mitts. Crochet Ear Warmers. ...

Jojo B Jewels

Jojo B Jewels

Near Usk, Monmouthshire

I design and create the pieces I have searched my whole life for. I work in solid sterling silver and create pieces of the highest quality ...

Cooper Crafts

Cooper Crafts

Colwyn Bay, Conwy

Cooper Crafts is a gift shop based in Colwyn Bay. We have a variety of items, all handmade by local crafters. Kim Cooper (Proprietor) makes ...

Craftwerk

Craftwerk

Trefriw, Conwy

I am passionate about needle felting and I make 3D sculptures and design needle felting kits for beginners using only British Breed wool ...

Bijoux Lane

Bijoux Lane

Johnstown, Wrexham

Bijoux Lane is a home-based jewellery business offering high quality sterling silver jewellery, designed and hand crafted by Andrea C Rogers. ...

Tree Bee Apothecary

Tree Bee Apothecary

Hawarden, Flintshire

Artisans creating handmade bath and aromatherapy products, using natural and environmentally responsible methods. We produce soaps in ...

Bev The Bag Lady

Bev The Bag Lady

Chepstow, Monmouthshire

The Bag Lady was conceived in 2016 when it became apparent that people were happy to buy my crocheted and fabric/quilted bags and gifts ...

Box Frames and Display Cases

Box Frames and Display Cases

Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

We supply bespoke box frames and display cases. Detachable box frames or fixed flush sided box frames. Desktop display cases. Mostly ...

Whispering of the Wood Sibrwd Y Coed

Whispering of the Wood Sibrwd Y Coed

Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

I mainly concentrate on making pens, also with a stylus tip, various sized bowls, egg cups and trinket boxes.Much of the wood I buy is ...

Willow and Ash Creative Crafts

Willow and Ash Creative Crafts

Ruthin, Denbighshire

Willow and Ash Creative Crafts is a new, small business based in North Wales, offering an ever increasing range of hand made/decorated ...

WitchyBitsandBobs

WitchyBitsandBobs

Rhyl, Denbighshire

We have sourced Handmade, natural, fair trade products from around the world, Natural Body Care products, Incense sticks and cones, beautiful ...

The Meadow Craft Workshop

The Meadow Craft Workshop

Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

I make a range of items from Traditional Wood Spirit “Green Man” faces to small items of wood jewellery, all with a touch of Celtic tradition. ...

Humming Lotus Bird

Humming Lotus Bird

Bangor, Gwynedd

I sell handmade crafts, all made from natural materials. My personal art is macramé jewellery (using waxed string or hemp) and I tend to ...

KIDS4KIDS

KIDS4KIDS

Cardiff Bay, The Vale of Glamorgan

KIDS4KIDS is an organisation which, working alongside our sister organisation, KidsWhoWrite, aid writers, especially younger ones in their ...

Alexandra symons Designs

Alexandra symons Designs

Deeside, Flintshire

I have a pretty but contemporary vintage look to my stall, i attract a lot of people to it with my set up. I hand make all my own beautiful ...

Colourful Self

Colourful Self

Wrexham, Flintshire

Shop outside the box with your very own one of a kind pair of shoes! If being a unique individual is your style, my hand painted shoes ...

Candles In The City

Candles In The City

Whitchurch, Cardiff

Candles In The City is a small candle company founded in 2016 by Aislinn Millichip. Soy wax container candles are lovingly hand-poured ...

Tracey Formstone

Tracey Formstone

Penyffordd, Flintshire

I make handmade items that look beautiful around the home, the items that I currently produce are, handmade scented candles, floating teacups, ...

Firegems

Firegems

Pontarddulais, Swansea

I work from my studio at home and use the natural environment to inform all my work. My sketchbook is important to me an I begin every ...

Definitely Different

Definitely Different

Holywell, Flintshire

We offer an exclusive range of practical every day items and gifts to suit every age and budget. We aim to produce good quality items that ...

Red Kite Designs

Red Kite Designs

Llandrindod Wells, Powys

Red Kite Designs make lamps, shades and decorative gifts. It is run by Clive and Helen Bradley. Most of the designs were originally made ...

GlowBeanie

GlowBeanie

Llanfairfechan, Conwy

GlowBeanie design and create glow in the dark beanie hats and other accessories. Using a yarn with a reflective thread running through ...

Handmade by Caroline

Handmade by Caroline

Rhyl, Denbighshire

Hand sewn soft furnishings, childrens clothing and accessories. Specialising in personalised items such as bunting and patchwork nursery ...

Black Star Leather

Black Star Leather

Connahs Quay, Flintshire

We hand make contemporary and re-enactment items - bags, belts, knife sheaths, armguards, dog collars - whatever you can think of! We ...

Gems by Gloria

Gems by Gloria

Buckley, Flintshire

Gems by Gloria has been creating fine 18k gold and sterling silver jewellery since 1999. Individual handmade classic jewellery settings ...

sabs

sabs

Coedpoeth, Wrexham

hand made metal art out of scrap and old tools every thing from snails out of old saw blades to log berners to star wars x fighters

Artwork by Lizzie

Artwork by Lizzie

St Asaph, Denbighshire

I am a full time artist based in rural North Wales and specialise in portraiture of animals, pets, people and wildlife. I produce pieces ...

Seahorse Art and Design

Seahorse Art and Design

Colwyn Bay, Conwy

I design and manufacture the Dragon CardCraft kits which are die cut and come in a bag with glue, and other accessories. I also hand paint ...

The Barn

The Barn

Llandudno junction, Conwy

We are small family run business in North Wales, Llandudno Junction. We handcraft Wooden Gifts, Furniture, Home Decor and lots more. We ...

ShivaBelle

ShivaBelle

Rossett, Wrexham

ShivaBelle is run by British designer Olivia Thomas and is full of bohemian and hippie inspired treasures. It began in the summer of 2014 ...

Gilbertpictures

Gilbertpictures

Colwyn bay, Conwy

Award winning illustrator producing prints in high quality limited editions and a new and unique range of backlit images, landscapes and ...

Crochet Squircle

Crochet Squircle

Ammanford, Carmarthenshire

I taught myself to crochet from YouTube. Yes, I actually did. Did you know that YouTube does, in fact, have useful educational videos? ...

Epiphany

Epiphany

Ammanford, Carmarthenshire

Cross Stitch I first started on a cross stitch project in 2008. It isnt big or complicated, but I still to this day have not finished the, ...

A Stitch in Time

A Stitch in Time

Ammanford, Carmarthenshire

Around my late teens/early adulthood, I took up cross-stitch embroidery and recently thought it was about time to finally finish a project ...

The Bag Lady branches out

The Bag Lady branches out

Chepstow, Monmouthshire

I started selling my craft last summer and was surprised at the numbers of people who wanted to pay for the items that I had made previously ...

Party

Party

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

I felt like painting some penguins going to a party so I did. Mr. P and his family are queuing to go to Mr and Mrs Claus Christmas party.... ...

Wedding Commission

Wedding Commission

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Heres my latest commission piece I did. Was given a list of the couples favourite things to do, music, hobbies, likes etc and created a ...

Let it Snow

Let it Snow

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

I recycled this one from the Drawvember challenge.as its another Let It Snow! I used watercolour paint, ink, metallic and white gel pen. ...

Holly and Ivy

Holly and Ivy

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

This was one of the prompts for Bad Apples 12 days. Holly and Ivy are winding the boy elves up by having a cheeky kiss under the mistletoe... ...

Bells

Bells

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

This was one of the prompts for Bad Apples 12 days. I decided to draw one of my cheeky elves for this prompt, covering her modesty finding ...

Stocking and Tree

Stocking and Tree

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

This was one of the prompts for Bad Apples 12 days. Oh dear, Jenny and Olivia have found The Clauss prosecco.....Jenny is wasted and ...

Reindeer

Reindeer

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

This was a prompt for day 6 for Bad Apples 12 days. I had another busy day so had to recycle a reindeer from Mab Graves December drawing ...

Gingerbread

Gingerbread

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

This was one of the prompts for Bad Apples 12 Days December 2016. I had to recycle this one as I had a busy day. I imagine there being ...

Nutcracker

Nutcracker

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Loved this prompt! I have adore the film Nutcracker, super festive and magical! Had loads of fun drawing this one!!! George has been ...

Starry Night

Starry Night

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

This was one of the prompts for Bad Apples 12 days. The fairies are gathering round to decorate Mrs. Claus tree in the garden! Its a beautiful ...

Candy Cane

Candy Cane

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

This was Day 2 prompt for Bad Apples 12 days. I decided on a naughty elf trying out one of Santas Cane tickets for the sleigh! Naughty ...

Wreath

Wreath

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Wreath is the first prompt for Bad Apples 12 Days leading upto Christmas. The fairies are rushing around decorating Mr and Mrs Claus house! ...

Let it Snow

Let it Snow

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

This was the final prompt for Art It Up With Friends November 2016 hosted by Pabkins and Bad Alice. The elves are excited and bustling ...

Survivor

Survivor

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Survivor was one of the prompts for Art It Up With Friends November 2016 hosted by Pabkins and Bad Alice. She stopped for 5 minutes, sat ...

Lucky

Lucky

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Lucky was one of the prompts for Art It Up With Friends November 2016 hosted by Pabkins and Bad Alice. Feeling lucky tonight? Come on ...

Curiosity Cabinet

Curiosity Cabinet

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

This was one of the prompts for Art It Up With Friends November 2016, hosted by Pabkins and Bad Alice. Cabinets of Curiosities were encyclopedic ...

Narwhal

Narwhal

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Narwhal was a prompt for the January Art Challenge 2016 hosted by Kira Nichols. Unicorns are magical creatures by myth roaming undiscovered ...

Hook

Hook

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Hook was one of the prompts for January Art Challenge 2016, hosted by Kira Nichols. An old fisherman sat on a hot summers day at his ...

Abercynon Community Primary

Abercynon Community Primary

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Had a lovely time at this Xmas fair yesterday. Lovely little school, sold frames of my ORIGINALS, framed prints and greeting cards. Will ...

Zombie Cow

Zombie Cow

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

4 legged animal was a prompt for a January Art Challenge 2016 hosted by Kira Nichols. I decided on a zombie cow. This little moo found ...


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, Sir

(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 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, Sir

(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.