This has become the most popular contemporary craft event in the UK and is not to be missed.
This year, alongside the marquees displaying and selling the work of over 200 of the UK's finest designer makers, the event will incorporate another 30 demonstrating artists, a food village and live music!
Terms & Conditions: The organisers reserve the right to refuse admission in reasonable circumstances or to request any ticket holder to leave the event and take appropriate action to enforce this right. Dogs are not allowed with the exception of registered support dogs.
Enjoy watching the gradual creation of a complex sculpture using the tough and unforgiving medium of chicken wire that has been reclaimed from rethatched roofs
Using our wool Sarah will be weaving, spinning yarn on a 2 wheel and on a traditional drop spindle, making rolags on both hand carders, blending board and drum carder
Demonstrating how to make Willow animal sculptures using freeform erratic weaving and traditional basket making techniques. There will be a variety of sculptures on display from small birds to life size horses
Husband and wife duo Sebastian and Laura Jane Wylder work together to create beautiful sculptures in stone, resin and bronze. They will be demonstrating sculpting, mould-making and casting throughout the fair.
Andy Peters is one of the few professional ships carvers in Europe, creating figureheads and stern carvings for sail training ships and historical replica ships, alongside contemporary maritime sculpture
Porcelain for eating and drinking, serving and baking, plants and flowers, both hand built and thrown on the wheel. Highly decorated and textured
Wood Sculptor and Community Artist Demonstrator – Wood Carving and Pyrography techniques on large garden scale sculptures and indoor wall carvings. Inspired by Indian tribal patterns, ferns, trees, and the coastline
Topiary artist Barbara Caswell has created ‘The Haverfield Herd’—lifesized sheep that won’t eat roses. Crafted from lifetime materials, she’ll reveal their inside structures and demonstrate best practice plantings
At Wisley this year Yorkshire based sculptor David Cooke will be demonstrating how to sculpt animal subjects using a range of techniques, in both clay and wax
Traditional practical and decorative woodturning including making candlesticks, small vases for ikebana etc from various woods. Also demonstrating pyrography, designing and colouring techniques for decorated work
Collaborative pieces for the home and garden. Lucille will be demonstrating forgework techniques whilst Jan will be on hand to discuss the ways we combine metal with ceramics and glass
Demonstrating the making of a variety of wire sculptures, from tin copper wire, and stainless steel, which will be accurately formed and soldered together using soldering iron and a mini gas torch
Art inspired by the Animal World. I will be hand building clay sculptures on the subject of our relationship with the animal world. The style is bold and simple, with graceful sweeping lines
Sandra heats rods of glass to create detailed creatures of fantasy and nature to an unusual scale. Her sculptures include: British wildlife, endangered creatures, dragons, sea-life and sculptural jewellery
Amanda Ross creates botanical artworks of exquisite beauty printing directly from plant cuttings. She will be demonstrating her printing process with a selection of pressed plants brought specifically for the show.
I hand build my harbours, buildings and boats from clay; sometimes including driftwood as a starting point. I use clay slabs and extrusions and decorate the finished piece with oxide washes and glazes
I love glass. Its colours, reflectivity and versatility inspire me to experiment constantly with techniques and ideas. Demonstrations of glass cutting and assembly of a simple piece
Nancy Shafee, current chairman of The Surrey Guild of Craftsmen, will be demonstrating feltmaking and will also be making coiled baskets using vintage Liberty prints and silks
Artist-designed, hand-made, stained glass interiors pieces – lamps, mirrors, wall art, panels, decorated vases, terrariums and jewellery. Specialists in traditional ‘Tiffany’ copper foil technique, which will be demonstrated at the event
Each flute is unique and lovingly hand crafted to provide you with something that sings with a sound as beautiful as the natural wood it is made from
Rowan will be demonstrating throwing, turning and slip decoration. Come and sit and watch. Ask questions or request to see particular techniques. General pottery related questions are also welcome
Preferring to use wood in its most natural form, working with it not against it. Alongside I will be demonstrating the lovely art of greenwood work on a treadle lathe
Alison makes detailed metal sculptures of birds, insects, flowers and animals. She will be demonstrating parts of the process; cutting and hammering bits of metal and selling work
See traditional metal forming techniques used to make unique products in aluminium. Here how modern making methods combined with hand crafting can create a new and unique style of product
Green woodworking at its best! See demonstrations of traditional green woodworking skills and techniques used in chair making and purchase beautiful, unique, handcrafted green wood furniture for your home
A flock of sheep-shaped, near life-sized sheep footstools. Liz will be carving using traditional hand tools, showing how she creates the distinctive character and realism of the limewood heads
Leather crafters that hand sew unique leather bags, pouches and a variety of leather accessories from hand picked high end leather hides British sourced, We also make our own buttons & closures
Christine’s background as a graphic designer informs her paper cuts, she loves the clarity of cutting. She will be designing for and demonstrating cutting using a surgical blade
Kirstin Wood creates vibrant and quirky acrylic paintings of animals and contemporary landscapes; bringing her view of the world to life with her colourful palette and unique style. Kirstin will be painting two large canvasses of the beautiful Wisley silver birch trees and a stunning animal portrait
Karin Celestine is a fibre artist, needle-felting to life creatures using only wool, observation and the power of imagination. She also writes and illustrates children’s books featuring her felted characters
Antler, combined with wood, silver and gold leaf to make sculptural forms, containers and jewellery, inspired by prehistory and nature
Unique ‘naked clay’ ceramic artworks, burnished and marked with smoke and fumes. Dramatic firing demonstrations - kiln unloading 12 noon and 3pm, of naked raku and horsehair/feather raku techniques