The Keep it Local team are delighted to announce an exciting new venue for this year’s series of Craft Fairs.  The Llama Park at Wych Cross is set in the stunning scenery of the Ashdown Forest near Forest Row and the first dates are over the Easter weekend on Sunday/Monday 5th/6th April 2015.
Sterling Silver Lightning Cloud Ring by Huiyi Tan Designer Jewellery
It doesn't feel like it at the moment but Spring is on its way and our showcase is full of Spring themed items that will lift your spirits and blow away those cobwebs...Hand Embroidery Spring Bunny Rabbit Cushion by Pixiecraft
Designer/makers and artists from across the UK and Ireland are invited to apply to the finest and largest contemporary craft fair in Wales, MADE BY HAND, the Contemporary Craft Fair at City Hall in Cardiff.
Outlaw is an artisan craft show with a very clear difference from the norm and they are currently looking for awesome makers and designers to join them for their first ever show in Bristol on 2 & 3 May.
Gallery at the Wharf
Artists and designers from throughout the region have risen to the challenge posed by an intriguing title for their latest selling exhibition.The theme of Elements was chosen as the latest selling exhibition in Gallery at the Wharf,  Burscough to highlight the work of members of The Art and Craft Guild of Lancashire and a group of guest artists.
Country Living Spring Fair
We are delighted to announce the winners of our Country Living Spring Fair Ticket Giveaway! My very able assistant and I put all 106 entries into a bowl (we couldn't find a hat) and she selected 5 names at random...
Jacqui Temple-Smees
Liz Samways meets West Yorkshire-based assemblage artist and jeweller Jacqui Temple-Smees to find out about her fantastic and fantastical work. Please tell us about yourself and how you got started?
MADE London and Brighton - Call for Makers
MADE LONDON – The Design and Craft FairMADE LONDON is one of the top selling events for designer makers in Europe who aim to present an enjoyable event showcasing the very best and most original makers in this country and beyond exhibiting the highest quality contemporary craft and design.Applications are welcome from new, emerging and established makers.
Spring Showcase 2015
Going by the snow that most of us seem to have received this morning, it certainly doesn't feel as though we are in the throes of Spring! But let's pretend for one moment that the sun is shining, the sky is blue, and the birds and bees are getting busy in the garden. Take time out with a cup of char and a biscuit (or five) to enjoy our newly published Spring Showcase. 
Meet London based jewellery designer, Farah Qureshi, whose love of travelling takes her to interesting places to source beautiful gems and stones for her next collection.  What is your background and where did you study?I have always loved drawing and painting since I was very young and later went onto study three dimensional design and metalwork at art school, specializing in jewellery design.
Front Cover of A World of Quilts
Review by Ali Burdon of Very Berry

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