Crafty Magpie are looking for this year’s ‘Best British Crafter’. Between 12th April and 3rd May crafters will be able to enter their business into a fun competition which will also help to raise money for charity. Instead of paying an entry fee to...
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,...
Madebyhandonline are really proud of their community of makers. In the past year, they have worked on different projects celebrating their makers and strengthened the audience for Contemporary Craft, both online and at events around the country....
Sue Ryder is a national charity based in the UK. They have 13 care centres across the UK, providing compassionate care and support for people with palliative, long-term and end of life needs. http://www.sueryder.org/As with all charities,...
Peter Andre 60 Minute Makeover
Peter Andre’s 60 Minute Makeover is back and ITV are looking for skilled craftsmen and women with unique products to get involved!A specialist craft will be heavily featured in the show and can be anything from textiles and ceramics to...
Sheffield Print Fair
  The first event in the Sheffield Print Fair's calendar is a collaboration with Museums Sheffield, and the 'Printing Sheffield' exhibition they currently have on at the venue until June 2014. The print fair will host 35...
The Create Art Award is a major annual opportunity for London-based artists to deliver a project which actively involves communities in east London.  Create London is now inviting proposals for a project for 2014.East London is the largest...
Designers, makers and independent retailers who want to take their business to new heights are being invited to apply for a scholarship place on an innovative online training program for 2014.Two business owners will be awarded a free place in the...
A wonderful thing about the Handmade community is how makers rally together to support and help each other through the darker times. We recently had an email from Jo Gunn about an auction to raise money for The Lullaby Trust in memory of...
The work of artists, architects, scientists, engineers and gamers are not usually associated with one another, but that’s set to change as specialists from these disparate groups unite through their work in advanced 3D visualisation and digital...
The Made-it Market was established in 2010 as a vibrant contemporary craft event. Beginning with just a handful of stall holders and a ton of passion for promoting creativity and handmade products, The Made-it Market has grown to become a well...
Merton's Mayor, Councilor Krystal Miller, officially opened ‘Fayre and Square’, Volunteer Centre Merton’s new Arts and Crafts shop in Centre Court Shopping Centre, Wimbledon, on the 7th June.The aim of the shop is to provide a platform for local...
Following the hugely successful introduction of a market last year, the Sheffield based Folk Forest Fair are inviting back the best of contemporary art and craft, books, photography, vintage clothing and music memorabilia for The Folk...
A selection of silk buttons by Gina Barrett
‘Hanging by a Thread’ Button by Caren Garfen A stunning exhibition of contemporary handmade buttons will go on show alongside the silk costume collection at Macclesfield’s Heritage Centre this June.  Running from June 14 – August 8 the...
The Ideal Home Show are to mark 150 Years of the London Underground with this year’s Cake Decorating competition... Last years Ideal Professional Cake Decorator of the Year Winner Shelly Shulman For the fourth year running, this year’s Ideal...
Seek & Adore brings together the work of designer-makers with customers looking to discover and buy unique and beautiful things. This New Year they are offering 15 months for the price of 12 if you sign up before 31st January 2013. The...