Craft Festival at Cheltenham Town Hall

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Offering beautiful handmade crafts along with arty workshops and demonstrations, Craft Festival welcomes more than 100 of the UK's finest designers to Cheltenham Town Hall in August 2021.

Get arty this summer as Craft Festival returns to Cheltenham Town Hall for a magnificent showcase of exhibits, demonstrations and workshops from Friday 13 to Sunday 15 August 2021.

Welcoming over 100 designers from across the UK, the festival will spoil creative types with a unique shopping experience – with the chance to meet talented makers and understand their craft, see live demonstrations and take part in workshops, too.

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Workshops at Craft Festival Cheltenham 2021

A jam-packed programme means there’s something for everyone at Craft Festival Cheltenham. With creative wellbeing workshops spread across the three days, crafters can learn how to work with all sorts of new art mediums – trying everything from calligraphy to screen printing.

All workshops cost £20 including materials and must be booked in advance. Please note, entrance to the festival is not included and admission tickets must be bought separately.

Meanwhile, little crafters can enjoy free drop-in sessions and art activities, hosted by the resident artists at Unit Twelve Gallery’s exhibition.

Exhibitors at Craft Festival Cheltenham 2021

Celebrating the very best in the world of craft, the festival will be bursting with beautiful bespoke items and gifts to pick up, plus inspirational ideas to get you crafting.

With so many more exhibitors over the weekend, including Lucie Sheridan’s Rubbish Portraits booth where visitors can get their very own signed portrait, craft enthusiasts will see everything from ceramics, furniture and wood, to glass, jewellery and textiles.

Demonstrations at Craft Festival Cheltenham 2021

Inspiring budding crafters to pick up new techniques, the festival will also feature demonstrations from talented jewellers, pottery makers and mixed media artists.

After exploring the range of stalls and exhibitors, visitors can rest their feet at Craft Festival’s cafe inside Cheltenham Town Hall.

To keep visitors safe, Craft Festival Cheltenham will introduce a number of safety measures including socially distanced queuing; a one-way system; and cashless transactions where possible. Along with crowd management and monitoring to ensure safe distancing.

Visitors will also be asked to wear masks indoors and check-in via Track and Trace. All measures are subject to change according to government advice and local guidelines.

Please note, tickets are limited with advance tickets now available to purchase via

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Craft Festival Cheltenham 2021
Cheltenham Town Hall
Friday 13 to Sunday 15 August 2021
From 10am to 5pm on the Friday and Saturday, and from 10am to 4pm on the Sunday.
Tickets cost £7 per adult, £6 per concession. Weekend super saver tickets cost £13 per adult and £11 per concession. Under 18s go free.
(01626) 836846

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Wednesday 16 June 2021



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