Monday 6 April 2020

Craft Festival at Cheltenham Town Hall

Friday 14 to Sunday 16 August 2020

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Offering an impressive collection of beautiful handmade crafts along with children's workshops and demonstrations, Craft Festival welcomes 100 of the UK's finest designers to Cheltenham Town Hall.

Get arty at Craft Festival this year, returning to Cheltenham Town Hall for a magnificent showcase of exhibits, demonstrations and workshops from Friday 14 to Sunday 16 August 2020. Featuring some of the biggest names in the craft industry, including Channel 4’s Great Pottery Throw Down judges, Sue Pryke and Keith Brymer Jones, 2020’s event will be bigger than ever.

Expected to draw in hordes of crafty visitors, the festival, formerly known as Made by Hand, will spoil creative types with a beautiful selection of craft mediums, gifts and artwork. With so much to see and do, pick out your favourites with SoGlos’s round up of the festival’s must-see highlights.

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Workshops at Craft Festival

A jam-packed programme means there’s something for everyone at Craft Festival. With creative wellbeing workshops spread across the three days, crafters can learn how to work with all sorts of new art mediums. All workshops cost £20 including materials and must be booked in advance by visiting

And, for the little ones, visit Unit Twelve Gallery’s exhibition, where resident artists will host free drop-in sessions.

Exhibitors at Craft Festival

Celebrating the very best in the world of craft, the festival will be bursting at the seams with beautiful bespoke items to pick up, gifts galore and an array of 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 furniture, wood and ceramics, to glass, jewellery and textiles.

Demonstrations at Craft Festival

Inspiring budding crafters to pick up new techniques, the festival will feature demonstrations from talented jewellers, textile designers, pottery makers and more. From award winning artists to small start-ups, learn fascinating tips and tricks with new mediums to try at home.

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

Craft Festival at Cheltenham Town Hall
Cheltenham Town Hall
Friday 14 to Sunday 16 August 2020
From 10am to 5pm on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 August 2020, and from 10am to 4pm on Sunday 16 August 2020.
Tickets cost £7 per adult, £6 per concession. Weekend super saver tickets cost £13 per adult and £11 per concession. Under 18s go free.
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© SoGlos
Tuesday 12 November 2019



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