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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.

moreton park craft and gift fair

moreton park craft and gift fair

moreton park garden centre, chirk, Chirk, Wrexham

Friday, 5 July 2019 (3 day event)

Bellis Bros craft and gift fair

Bellis Bros craft and gift fair

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

Friday, 2 August 2019 (3 day event)

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 ...

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 ...

Bead Supermarket

Bead Supermarket

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 ...

JPJewellery

JPJewellery

Monmouth, Monmouthshire

I am Jackie, a new jeweller from Monmouth. Having grown up in the countryside and always lived in rural locations, I take inspiration from ...

Wooden Welshman

Wooden Welshman

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

Penycaemawr, 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 ...

Essence of Tranquility

Essence of Tranquility

Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent

I make and sell : - Felted Boots, Slippers, Felted soaps and acessories, Silk scarfs, Fairy wings, Fairy clothes, Needle felted Fairys, ...

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 ...

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 ...

At Whispering of the Wood Sibrwd Y Coed

At 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Design Salad

Design Salad

Tremorfa, Cardiff

We are artists and crafters who specialise in a number of fields. Original pastels of quirky ideas and cats and dogs, also watercolours ...

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 ...

Kids 4 Kids

Kids 4 Kids

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, ...

Polypaa

Polypaa

Castle, Swansea

I started making earrings as a hobby just in September 2018. And just a few weeks in to it I decided to put my passion into sales! My craft ...

Richmond Pens

Richmond Pens

Llanybydder, Carmarthenshire

I make fountain, roller-ball and ball-point pens in wood and acrylic, I also make polymer clay pens and resin coated pens I have been making ...

Apicare

Apicare

Ruthin, Denbighshire

An award winning range of natural skincare rich in plant oils and butters all with lashings of UMF15+ Active Manuka Honey. Fabulous for ...

Ericas Ceramics

Ericas Ceramics

Troedyrhiw, Merthyr Tydfil

I make handmade pottery on the wheel, making mostly small pieces which are functional. I currently sell my work at craft fairs and markets ...

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 ...

Glow Beanie

Glow Beanie

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 ...

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 ...

Shiva Belle

Shiva Belle

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 ...

Gilbert Pictures

Gilbert Pictures

Colwyn bay, Conwy

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

Gwens Embroidery

Gwens Embroidery

Bradley, Wrexham

I add personalised embroidery to clothing for leasure or work, I enjoy using highly detailed designs to give a realistic look, in a way ...

Amethyst Mon

Amethyst Mon

Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

Handmade items made on Holy Island of the Isle of Anglesey. These Items are made with love in the workroom at the rear of the house.

Christmas Crafts Galore

Christmas Crafts Galore

Tremorfa, Cardiff

Well, Christmas is fast approaching and things are getting hectic in the Design Salad camp! Apart from wanting to have as much Chrismassy ...

The Creation Process

The Creation Process

Buckley, Flintshire

Heres a little info graphic of how the Characters and Items were created from the customers photos.

Fully Bespoke Safari Wedding Party You Tree

Fully Bespoke Safari Wedding Party You Tree

Buckley, Flintshire

This recently grown Wedding Party You Tree was created for a couple who were married on Safari! The customer ordered the portrait as a ...

NEW Childrens Picture Story Books

NEW Childrens Picture Story Books

Buckley, Flintshire

I am delighted to have now written, illustrated and self-published two, in a new series of childrens picture story books! Both cute, rhyming ...

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 ...

New Gallery Collection and Christmas Open Day

New Gallery Collection and Christmas Open Day

Denbigh, Denbighshire

I am thrilled that itsAlchemy jewellery will now be on display at The Creative Recycling Gallery on beech Rd in Manchester. ItsAlchemy ...

October Fest

October Fest

Denbigh, Denbighshire

It is wonderful @altrinchammkt today. Lots of new stalls, nearly full it is totally buzzing. I can feel the vibe changing as we head towards ...

Altrincham Market Tuesday Aug 9th

Altrincham Market Tuesday Aug 9th

Denbigh, Denbighshire

The stalls surrounding me today at Altrincham Market. I have already ordered fresh seasonal Mackerel for supper and a dressed crab for ...

Black and White Jewellery glass and lace.

Black and White Jewellery glass and lace.

Denbigh, Denbighshire

I have felt inspired over the last fortnight. The black and white patterned china from my collection has appealed to my senses. I have ...

Commission

Commission

Denbigh, Denbighshire

Just been given this pretty China at Altrincham market. Its a commission for a cuff and personalised locket which will have China one side ...

Conwy China treasure

Conwy China treasure

Denbigh, Denbighshire

New jewellery on display today at Altrincham market. The tall cuff with Lilies on is made from China found on Conwy beach. This area was ...

New china bracelets

New china bracelets

Denbigh, Denbighshire

New bracelets ready for @altrinchammkt today. They look as good as sweets in a sweet shop dont they? One of these has already sold and ...

Altrincham Market

Altrincham Market

Denbigh, Denbighshire

Look at the sights surrounding me at @altrinchammkt today. Flowers everywhere, silver jewellery @mayflyjewellery , flowers @chloerobinsondesigns ...

ItsAlchemy at Altrincham Market

ItsAlchemy at Altrincham Market

Denbigh, Denbighshire

I am finally set up at Altrincham Market in Manchester What a wonderful vibe, I am surrounded by the smells of freshly brewed coffee and ...

Back with a spring in my step.

Back with a spring in my step.

Denbigh, Denbighshire

Summer has finally arrived in the Vale of Clwyd, touching the brave heads of the tender Bluebells with flickers of warm sunshine. I am ...

NEW Easter Greetings Card Design

NEW Easter Greetings Card Design

Buckley, Flintshire

Have adapted our Thank You Teacher design on this greetings card, to include a party of little children searching for chocolate treasures ...

Llanbedr DC Craft Fair

Llanbedr DC Craft Fair

Buckley, Flintshire

The You Tree really enjoyed having a stall at the Llanbedr DC Craft Fair last weekend. Twas quite a quiet one, but I had a fab time meeting ...

NEW Greetings Cards Range

NEW Greetings Cards Range

Buckley, Flintshire

As some of The You Trees designs were proving very popular, I decided to turn them into some ready-made greetings cards .. Theyve turned ...

MY FIRST VENTURE INTO THE WORLD OF SELLING.

MY FIRST VENTURE INTO THE WORLD OF SELLING.

Beechwood, Newport

ON SATURDAY 19th OF DECEMBER I WILL BE TAKING MY FIRST TRIP TO A CRAFT FAIR WHERE I WILL BE SELLING AND NOT BROWSING OR BUYING. THIS WILL ...

Reunion of a couple from Oklahoma to Llanfachraeth

Reunion of a couple from Oklahoma to Llanfachraeth

Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

We met the most wonderful couple today at my workshop..The family originally from the village in 1860 had moved to Oklahoma..The couple ...

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 sparkle at this time of year and musing about the ...


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.