The Winter issue of UK Handmade's quarterly magazine has been released and you can read it HERE. Our front cover is adorned with the beautiful art of Michelle McKinney, whom we interview on page 42.In this issue, we consider what '...
Following the success of last year’s inaugural open submission exhibition, the Pump House Gallery is pleased to accept submissions for its annual open exhibition, The Trouble with Painting Today.The exhibition aims to raise questions about why...
Following 2 years in successful pop up shops the Craft Coop is opening its doors to new members in Maidenhead.Would you like to sell your products in the Craft Coop?PopUp shops provide retail entrepreneurs access to sought-after High Street spaces,...
Go Natural
AdoreNaturals.co.uk is an online shop selling handmade natural and organic skincare made with love in the UK. Based in Pwllheli, North Wales and launched in August last year, Managing Director and founder Tina Skinner started the website to help...
UK Handmade is very lucky to be supported by a great selection of independant businesses. Please meet our newest sponsor Poppito, a new online marketplace for makers founded by Rebecca Bailey-Price.Poppito started life as an online marketplace for...
A film produced by Kensington and Chelsea College students is set to feature in a high-profile event celebrating the best of British Brands.The 35minute film exploring the history of Hatton Garden - the epicentre of London's jewellery trade - is...
Lady Magpie & Me is thrilled to announce that it’s won a prestigious national award. Pretty Nostalgic magazine held a public online poll to find the nation’s finest markets. Local event Lady Magpie & Me gained the most votes to win the title...
A giant art installation made up of more than 600 stitched jigsaw puzzle pieces was unveiled at a campaigning event calling for an end to the global food crisis.Members of the public and the contemporary craft scene gathered at the People's History...
Everyone in the UK Handmade team would like to wish Anna Stassen a fond farewell as she leaves us to persue her dream to live in sunnier climes. Anna has been with us from our inception back in 2008, became Editor of the magazine (you can read her...
Whatialwayswanted.com is a brand new marketplace promoting the work of great British contemporary gift and homeware designers. The site is due to launch today (Tuesday 1st May) and has been set up by Deborah Bancroft and Ann Ellison (friends...
A while ago I contacted the Forum of Private Business who were looking for people to tell their stories about how they help to Get Britain Trading, a campaign created to lobby Government to assist small businesses in an increasingly difficult...
A HUGE thank you to all our contributors, supporters and sponsors who came along to UK Handmade's Birthday party to celebrate 3 years of being one big, happy, handmade family; we couldn't do what we do without you all!  It's always such an...
UK Handmade is 3 this Winter! We’ve come such a long way since we first embarked upon this journey, walking a unique path with the support and collaboration of some amazing talent. The Winter issue of UK Handmade Magazine is our...
Mail on Sunday
Here is our beautiful and incredibly talented Editor, Anna Stassen, talking about UK Handmade for the Mail on Sunday. A big thank you to NING, the company behind the social platform we use for our forum http://ukhandmade.ning.com...
UK Handmade are proud members of The Highstreet Hundred initiative to "Save the High Street". This is an inspiring initiative set up by Dan Thompson, founder of Empty Shops Network which inspires, supports and encourages people to change their town...
We like to think that more people are starting to rediscover the value in doing things the "traditional" way. There's something honest and satisfying about handmade; a feeling we at UK Handmade hope is seeping into the collective subconscious....

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