The countdown to The Handmade Fair has begun! This year it’s on from 15th-17th September at The Green at Hampton Court Palace, Surrey. Meet the hottest names in contemporary craft and book your tickets today to join their hands-on workshops…
After completing a BA in printed textile design from Chelsea School of Art, Zeena worked for fashion and interior design companies before setting up her printed textile company in 2009. She runs hands-on craft workshops from her East London studio, sharing her passion for all things printed. Join Zeena’s Lino Printing Skills Workshop at 2.30pm every day at The Handmade Fair – secure your space when you book Full Experience tickets online.
Harriet de Winton
Watercolour artist Harriet de Winton is founder of de Winton Paper co design studio, and a talented artist, illustrator and modern calligraphy expert. Join her to learn how to create simple flowers and leaves with watercolour paints, before turning them into a gorgeous wreath design. The workshops are at 11.30am every day – book to secure your place today.
Queen of pom poms Christine Leech combines her passion for making with a career in magazine design. An author, maker, designer and illustrator, Christine has written multiple craft books, and also blogs. At this year’s Handmade Fair, Christine is running workshops teaching you how to embellish your favourite items in Swarovski’s Crystal Sweet Shop – prepare for a treasure trove of shimmer and sparkle! The workshops are taking place every day at 1pm – we’ll see you there!
Fans of The Great British Sewing Bee will recognise Matt Chapple as the 2015 series winner. Since taking part in the show, he’s launched his blog and written his debut book, Make It, Own It, Love It. He’ll be joining a host of crafty celebrities on stage at the Super Theatre for the Mollie Makes Mash-Ups – a live upcycling challenge against the clock. Join us every day at 12pm for all the action!
Plus! Don’t miss…
In between learning crafty tips and joining workshops with some of the UK’s brightest creative stars, discover all that The Handmade Fair has to offer. Bigger and better than ever before, this year’s two incredible Shopping Villages are filled with over 300 of the UK’s best handmade sellers. Take inspiration from Kirstie Allsopp and her celebrity guests in The Super Theatre, discover delicious food and drink in the Artisan Marketplace, and cast your vote at the Mollie Makes Mash-Ups, taking place every day!
Super Theatre celebrities
This year, Kirstie Allsopp plays host to an array of some of the biggest celebrities in craft and wellbeing. Join her at the Super Theatre in conversation with Sophie Conran, Annie Sloan and Keith Brymer Jones of The Great Pottery Throw Down. Buy your tickets today to receive a bonus Super Theatre session worth £6, or treat yourself to VIP Tickets for £95 to enjoy priority seating, access to the VIP Lounge, lunch, an exclusive Q&A with Kirstie, VIP workshops and free-flowing bubbly throughout the day!
The Mollie Makes Mash-Ups
Head to the Super Theatre at 12pm each day for the Mollie Makes Mash-Ups! We’re pitting our favourite crafters against one another in an on-stage crafting challenge – and you get to vote for the winners!
Exclusive ticket offer!
Book your tickets using code MOLLIEMAKES for your special offer!
- £29 Full Experience tickets (saving £3), plus an extra Super Theatre for FREE (includes 2 x Super Theatre, 1 x Skills Workshop and 1 x Grand Make)
- £17 Entry plus Super Theatre tickets (saving £3), plus a second Super Theatre session for FREE
- Exclusive VIP tickets: £95 plus additional FREE Super Theatre session
*OFFER DETAILS: Book online at www.thehandmadefair.com or call the ticket hotline on 0871 230 7153. Calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras. Booking fees apply. Offer ends 23.59 on Thursday 14th September. Full Experience tickets cost £29, and Entry + Super Theatre tickets cost £17 with offer code MOLLIEMAKES, saving £3 on face value of £32 and £20 respectively. Additional Super Theatre session offer not valid with Entry Only tickets.
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