Pick up creative ideas and modern makes at our pick of the best craft shows this month! Our favourites are set in fabulous countryside locations for the perfect family day out.
Pulborough, West Sussex
Head for historic Parham House and deer park to see the Sussex Guild’s Contemporary Craft Show, featuring work by Guild members plus guest exhibitors. Enjoy craft demonstrations on art, handsmocking and embroidery. Or source ideas and gifts for the home, from ceramics, stoneware and textiles to wood sculpture and glass art.
From 4 to 5 June, book tickets here (some ticket options include entry to the main house).
Bovey Tracey, Devon
At the gateway to Dartmoor, the award-winning Contemporary Craft Festival showcases the work of more than 200 British designers and makers in this pretty market town. Pick up beautiful statement pieces for the home from ceramics, glass, leather and paper makes to furniture, metal and mixed media. Watch demonstrations on printmaking, woodwork, textiles and pottery making, too. Show highlights also include a Festival Pottery Throwdown (inspired by the BBC2 TV series), a Craft Cinema and plenty of food, music and entertainment.
From 10 to 12 June, book tickets here.
See contemporary craft from more than 170 talented British craftmakers at The Craft & Design Experience. This lively fair is set in an idyllic riverside location on Henley Meadows with a view of Fawley Court. Enjoy craft demonstrations, workshops and a fabulous shopping experience. There’s lots to browse including artwork, sculpture, home accessories, metalwork and glassware.
From 24 to 26 June, advance tickets are available now.
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