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Contemporary Craft & Design Fairs

Purchase direct from the very best craft makers and artists in the UK

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Our Desire Jewellery & Silversmithing Fairs feature the best from contemporary jewellers in a wide range of materials - not just gold, silver or platinum, but acrylic, paper, glass, aluminium, copper and more…


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Visitor Comments

  • “My wife and I visited the Craft event yesterday and wanted to say how much we enjoyed our day. The crafts on display were delightful, varied, and of good quality. The music in the Marquee was exceptional. We're looking forward to next year.”
    – I Ridgers

  • “Beautiful crafts on show, superbly made and presented. Absolutely top quality.”
    – L Gerhadt

  • “Wonderful, superb items and good atmosphere. A very talented bunch of individuals.”
    – P Coxon

  • “I’ve just had a grand day with at Wisley, with the craft fair as the main draw. The artists are so clever - it was stunning to see all the designs they produced.”
    – J Bennett-Powell

  • “Lovely craft fair with stunning products for sale.”
    – M Barnett

  • “The standard of work and craftsmanship was exceptional/outstanding. Have made recommendations to friends/family”
    – H Scates, Hook

  • “Wonderful exhibits. Some unusual art and very varied. Thoroughly enjoyed it.”
    – L Smith

  • “Fabulous show, such quality exhibitors – so talented. Thank you for being selective.”
    – R Yardy

  • “A very enjoyable fair – the nicest I have seen.”
    – J Salter

  • “The craftsmanship is outstanding and there is a broad range of prices so can generally find something.”
    – K Pascoe, Aldershot

  • “As always the craft highlight of the year. Nothing else comes close in quality and diversity.”
    – F Beckerman

  • “Refreshingly different and a cut above the rest.”
    – J Biglin

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About Us

Sandra YoungCraft Shows with a refreshing contemporary twist!

  1. Placed above all other shows of its kind in the UK - "50 of the best" The Independent
  2. Discover an exciting alternative shopping experience
  3. British made by talented craftmakers
  4. No imported or mass–produced products
  5. Purchase from those who have a real passion for the work they create
  6. Discuss bespoke commissions with makers in a relaxed atmosphere

Craft in Focus events have earned an enviable reputation for selecting only the very best professional designers, artists and craftsmen for their individuality and innovation in contemporary design. Purchase from a stunning treasure trove of original and affordable designs created by some of the finest craftsmen and artists in the UK. Textiles, paintings, furniture, metal, leather, ceramics, jewellery, glass, fashion and more… See more images on our Facebook page.

Accessibility:

Events are staged at either indoor venues or in Marquees when at Garden venues. All events have full disabled access.

Tickets:

Ticket purchasing will be updated for each event. Further information will be on the individual event pages. 

Why Visit A Craft In Focus Event:

RHS Hyde HallOur events have become widely recognised for presenting a stunning and varied choice of contemporary work. The fairs present highly talented exhibitors who have been selected for their superb and innovative craftsmanship and have a genuine passion for the work they create.

  1. See and purchase from an exciting range from both emerging British talent as well as more established designer makers. Commissioning special items is welcomed from many of the exhibitors, allowing you to purchase something that is truly unique and special to you, and often offers an opportunity to be involved in the creative process.
  2. Meet contemporary craftmakers to purchase something special that has been designed and handcrafted in the UK rather than mass-produced overseas.
  3. Discuss the designs with the makers and discover how the work is created and what provides the makers with their inspiration.
  4. Purchase unique products of a quality that is not seen amongst the mass produced items on the high street.
  5. Our rigorous selection process ensures only the very best makers are selected, and our reputation for bringing together such a wealth of talent in one place is unrivalled.