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Arts and crafts in West Midlands Region

West Midlands Region has a population of around 5,568,000 and covers approximately 5,019 square miles. Here is a list of counties in West Midlands Region: Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire.

Craft and Gift Marquee within the English Winter Fair

Craft and Gift Marquee within the English Winter Fair

Staffordshire Showground, Stafford, Staffordshire

Saturday, 20 November 2021 (2 day event)

Staffordshire Balloon Fiesta

Staffordshire Balloon Fiesta

Uttoxeter Racecourse, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Sunday, 18 September 2022 (2 day event)

now thats good store

now thats good store

Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire

At nowthatsgood.store we have a unit at an enterprise centre in Newcastle under lyme. ...

The ARC Shed

The ARC Shed

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Hello! Anyone can learn to paint. I can teach you how with the techniques used for decorative ...

Melts and Moore

Melts and Moore

Worcester, Worcestershire

I run a small wax melt business and I am committed to creating the perfect handmade items ...

Ann Pennington

Ann Pennington

Stourbridge, West Midlands

I spin, weave on a Louet table loom with 8 shafts. Dye and felt hand made , uniquely ...

Fiona s Fairy Doors

Fiona s Fairy Doors

Market Drayton, Shropshire

Handmade from new and pre-loved planed or rough-sawn wood, my Fairy, Christmas Elf, Christening, ...

Dinoprint

Dinoprint

Wolverhampton, West Midlands

I make products using the lino print method. I use eco friendly paper that is also acid ...

Cutting Edge

Cutting Edge

Rugeley, Staffordshire

I have stumbled across chainmaille jewellery about 4 years ago and have never looked ...

Buffs Studio

Buffs Studio

Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands

Buffs Studio creates handmade Artisan Gifts for you, your family and friends, handknitted, ...

Meandering Wood

Meandering Wood

Oswestry, Shropshire

Hand crafted work. My passion is to use the natural flow and colour of the grain to create ...

Crafty Capers Worcestershire

Crafty Capers Worcestershire

Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire

We hand knit toys, dolls and dolls clothes, baby clothes and accessories as well as numerous ...

Something Special by Julie

Something Special by Julie

Redditch, Worcestershire

Handmade unique personalised cards and gifts for every occasions. Beautiful cards not ...

Made by mel Jewellery

Made by mel Jewellery

Sandwell, West Midlands

Hand made custume Jewellery which promotes positivity and are beautiful I can make to ...

Charlotte Owen Felts

Charlotte Owen Felts

Birmingham, West Midlands

My passion of felting comes with a variety of techniques including wet felting, needle, ...

Ivy Matilda Handmade

Ivy Matilda Handmade

Birmingham, West Midlands

At Ivy Matilda Handmade we make me-time more beautiful with our range of unique bath ...

Wolves Tinsmith LTD

Wolves Tinsmith LTD

Wolverhampton, West Midlands

I am a tinsmith craft maker, I make my stuff from light sheets metals, I make and design ...

Simran Kaur

Simran Kaur

Birmingham, West Midlands

Quilling or paper filigree is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that ...

Matthias Mac Designs

Matthias Mac Designs

Evesham, Worcestershire

Fine furniture maker/cabinet maker/carpenter. I make, what ever people want.Hopefully ...

One Tooth Moose

One Tooth Moose

Worcester, Worcestershire

One Tooth Moose is an illustrator that produces high quality watercolour paintings of ...

Littlewinns

Littlewinns

Stafford, Staffordshire

I started off by making curtains for myself and dolls clothing for my daughters dolls ...

Woody Things UK

Woody Things UK

BIRMINGHAM, West Midlands

Please let me introduce ourselves, we are Drew and Linda Thomas. We have recently retired ...

Bonificata Steampunk Designs

Bonificata Steampunk Designs

Birmingham, West Midlands

Bonificata is a small family-run business with a workshop based in the West Midlands. ...

AUTA AFRICA CRAFTS

AUTA AFRICA CRAFTS

Burntwood, Staffordshire

AUTA AFRICA CRAFTS was founded by mainly with the aim of promoting talented artisans ...

Pens Unique

Pens Unique

Southam, Warwickshire

My name is David Shepherdson, an inspired and passionate wood turner. I specialise in ...

Felt Frenzy

Felt Frenzy

Southam, Warwickshire

Handmade gifts to suit all occasions and budgets. I make gifts/keepsakes from felt. These ...

Bendibrook Greeting Cards

Bendibrook Greeting Cards

Wolverhampton, Staffordshire

I design and make individual greeting cards for all occasions using original art work ...

Anneliese Delaunay

Anneliese Delaunay

Stafford, Staffordshire

I have a lifelong love of colour and pattern and after finishing my degree in Surface ...

Rainbow Rings

Rainbow Rings

Birmingham, West Midlands

Rainbow Rings is a bespoke ring concept which features a foundation ring which unscrews ...

The Arthouse Studio

The Arthouse Studio

Weobley, Herefordshire

We are a small studio in Weobley, Herefordshire offering a range of workshops in Lino ...

Lucas Ruth Handmade

Lucas Ruth Handmade

Walsall, West Midlands

Welcome to Lucas Ruth Handmade! Created by Adam (Lucas) and Vicky (Ruth) Haycock, a ...

Inspired Prints

Inspired Prints

Dudley, West Midlands

At Inspired Prints we produce outstanding canvas prints. Posters and printed Mugs. Our ...

Kate Wrigglesworth

Kate Wrigglesworth

Bewdley, Worcestershire

There are two strands to my practice one predominantly in gouache and watercolour and ...

LinKue Online Store

LinKue Online Store

Bedworth, Warwickshire

At LinKue, we believe nothing else should come in the way when it comes to satisfying ...

Sew Them

Sew Them

Stafford, Staffordshire

You can Create Unique Childrens Learning Cushion 19 x 19 Double sided Embroided and Designed ...

KBResinCraftsEtsy

KBResinCraftsEtsy

Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

KBResinCrafts I Handcraft Beautiful Resin Gifts for any occasion Ornaments, Trinket ...

The Happy Spaniel Bakery

The Happy Spaniel Bakery

Bishops Tachbrook, Warwickshire

I bake vegan dog treats from home. All ingredients are natural and totally dog safe. ...

Creative jacq

Creative jacq

Fradley, Staffordshire

I make handmade cushion from home using patchwork and quality fabric. I will also take ...

Win a Free Beer Cap Opener for a Christmas gift

Win a Free Beer Cap Opener for a Christmas gift

Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire

checkout the nowthatsgood.store and lookout to see what the wood is made of in the Beer ...

Is it Christmas yet

Is it Christmas yet

Redditch, Worcestershire

The end of another week. I have completed some gorgeous advent calendars for a customer ...

Im Back

Im Back

Redditch, Worcestershire

Well its been a while and things have been extremely busy. I have moved house and I am ...

another week in lock down

another week in lock down

Redditch, Worcestershire

hi my lovelies I did say I would try and blog once a week, and here we are. It has ...

Spinning

Spinning

Stourbridge, West Midlands

Spinning fleece is a most relaxing pastime. Its rythmical and soporific. I hope to dye ...

Spinning

Spinning

Stourbridge, West Midlands

I have been busy spinning fleece. Sitting in the sun and watching yarn being created ...

Newbie

Newbie

Redditch, Worcestershire

Hi all, Well while I am an old hand and crafting and card making this is at the first ...

Cat bed

Cat bed

Stourbridge, West Midlands

Handknitted then felted cosy cat bed. Latest item available. Cosy, warm, hard wearing. ...

New year and new priorities

New year and new priorities

Evesham, Worcestershire

Last year was my first year in business and I spent it just taking what ever I could ...

Hello

Hello

Dudley, West Midlands

I will be honest, I am completely new to this. I have recently stopped working to focus ...

Susan Garner Abstract Art

Susan Garner Abstract Art

Halesowen, West Midlands

Hi I visited Hanbury Hall Venue today what a beautiful place the setting was amazing ...

New member seeking advice

New member seeking advice

Halesowen, West Midlands

Hi my name is Susan Garner I have just joined today so would like to say Hi. I work with ...

Recent project

Recent project

Evesham, Worcestershire

Hi guys. Been lucky enough to get to work in a new workshop this week. While I was there ...

Just getting started

Just getting started

Evesham, Worcestershire

Iím in the process of taking a Lease out on a unit. Iíve wanted to do this since I was ...

Rag dolls

Rag dolls

Stafford, Staffordshire

At the moment l am making a rag doll copy of my work collegue on her wedding day . She ...

Hard to come bye

Hard to come bye

Sandwell, West Midlands

I recently looked around the local high streets and what I saw was mass production of ...

First attempt at organising a Craft event

First attempt at organising a Craft event

Coventry, West Midlands

After 3 years of making my own craft items and going to craft events and festivals, it ...

Preparation is key

Preparation is key

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

I remember huffing and puffing when my parents used to insist on things being done in ...

Every one matters

Every one matters

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

I organised a series of 4 workshops to take place at my nearest Hobby Craft store some ...

Allow some breathing space

Allow some breathing space

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

It has taken me a while - goodness knows why - but I am now learning the art of packing ...

Hand knitted in Noro yarn

Hand knitted in Noro yarn

Stourbridge, West Midlands

This multicoloured long knitted scarf will keep you warm. Muted colours of autumn. Soft ...

Meandering Wood at Mayfield Lavender

Meandering Wood at Mayfield Lavender

Oswestry, Shropshire

We are demonstrating some green woodworking and exhibiting / selling our pieces at the ...

We can now be found on Facebook

We can now be found on Facebook

Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire

A great start to 2018. We are currently working on a very challenging order of a bride ...

Weaving

Weaving

Stourbridge, West Midlands

My latest weaving project is with wool from Latvia and Portugal. Its a block design ...


Patrick Lichfield

(Born 1939 in Staffordshire), Photography

Patrick Anson was the 5th Earl of Lichfield. He became one of the most famous photographers of the 20th century.

Robert Radford Welch

(Born 1929 in Hereford in West Midlands), Silversmith

Welch trained as a silversmith in Birmingham but was influenced by the modernism of Scandinavian designs and created clean and functional designs.

Conroy Maddox

(Born 1912 in Ledbury in Herefordshire), Collage, Fiction, Painting

A collagist, painter and writer. From 1935 on wards he was a part of the Surrealist movement.

Susie Cooper

(Born 1902 in Stoke-On-Trent in Staffordshire), Pottery and ceramics

Known as a prolific ceramic designer famous for her work on pottery which was produced in the Stoke-On-Trent pottery industries. Her work is sought after and valued by pottery collectors.

Clarice Cliff

(Born 1899 in Tunstall in Staffordshire), Pottery and ceramics

Known as a ceramic artist starting her career in the pottery industry at the age of 13. She produced artistic ceramics and was popular with the public and royalty.

Tom Lovatt Williams

(Born 1897 in Ellesmere in Shropshire), Painting, Poetry

Tom Lovatt-Williams was an English poet and writer whose topics were nature and the railways. He wrote a novel The Gentle Years which was read by Richard Harris on the BBCs Book at Bedtime.

John Edward Masefield

(Born 1878 in Ledbury in Herefordshire), Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Theatre

Appointed Poet Laureate by George V in 1930 and remained so until 1967. Masefield wrote plays, novels, poetry, autobiographies and non-fiction.

Edward Elgar

(Born 1857 in Lower Broadheath in Worcestershire), Music

Elgar was an eminent classical composer. One of his works included the Enigma Variations in 1899, which was very popular at the time.

Edward Coley Burne Jones

(Born 1833 in Birmingham in West Midlands), Pottery and ceramics, Jewellery, Painting, Stained glass

Burne-Jones was a major player in the revival of stained glass in Briton, during his time with and as a founder of Morris, Marshal, Faulkner and co.

Benjamin Williams Leader

(Born 1831 in Worcester in West Midlands), Painting

Benjamin Williams Leader, English artist, was known for his landscape paintings.

Mary Ann Evans

(Born 1819 in Nuneaton in Warwickshire), Fiction, Poetry

Perhaps better known by her pseudonym or pen name George Elliot. She was a novelist and poet, along with journalism and translation. She wrote seven novels. They were often historical and political, such as with Middlemarch which includes the status of women.

Philip Clissett

(Born 1817 in Birtsmorton in Worcestershire), Carpentry

Clissett created the West Midlands-style rush-seated ladderback chair. Ernest Gimson was a pupil of Clissett and created variations of the chair.

William Moore

(Born 1790 in Birmingham in West Midlands), Painting

He was a well known portrait painter in his own right and the father of Henry Moore and Albert Joseph Moore. He took up portrait painting in around 1810, when he was about 20 years old. He gained a good reputation and some success in London before moving to York. He worked in oils, pastels and watercolours.

Henry Salt

(Born 1780 in Lichfield in Staffordshire), Illustration

Salt was the secretary and draftsman for George,Viscount Valentia on his journeys. His drawing from their journeys were later used in Valentias Voyages and Travels to India.

Walter Savage Landor

(Born 1775 in Warwick in Warwickshire), Fiction, Poetry

Landon was a writer and poet. Perhaps best known for one work - Imaginary Conversations - which had five volumes - each with conversations between ancient Romans and Greeks.

Josiah Wedgewood

(Born 1730 in Burlslem in Staffordshire), Pottery and ceramics

Josiah Wedgewood started his long career in his family pottery at the age of nine. He set up his own pottery works in Burslem and during his career developed revolutionary materials, notably basalt and jasperware. In 1771 he built a factory called Etruria and in 1782 this was the first factory to install a steam-powered engine.

William Shakespeare

(Born 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire), Fiction, Poetry, Theatre

Perhaps one of the most famous writers of all time. Shakespeare is often called the Bard of Avon. We do not know his actual birthday, so have used his baptism date instead.