Winter Craft Fair 2018

The Winter Craft Fair at Doddington Hall offers the chance to meet a carefully-chosen selection of talented local and regional makers in a beautiful setting.  Traditional crafts such as knitting, sewing and wood-turning are represented as well as contemporary skills such as those which use recycled and re-purposed materials. You can also find handmade soaps, candles, jewellery, glass and tiles. Photography, original art and illustration is also present.


The fair is strictly handmade only, with bought-in goods and vintage not permitted so you can be sure that the person you meet is the crafter who made the goods on the table. They are all very friendly and love to talk about their passion, should you wish to learn more.


Whether you are looking to do some Christmas shopping, find a gift for yourself or you want to seek inspiration, then a visit won’t disappoint. Whilst you are visiting the craft fair, take the opportunity to visit the Bauble Barn, browse our shops and enjoy tea and cake or lunch in one of our cafes.


Winter Craft Fair at Doddington Hall. Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 November, 10am to 5pm (Sunday 4pm). Admission £1pp. Under 16s free.


Attending Crafters and Makers

One set of crafters for both days


Sara Otter – Original paintings in the style of Impressionism

Elizabeth Welsh – Home and nursery décor

Carolyn Gunner – Natural soaps and skincare using essential oils (vegan, not tested on animals, palm oil free)

Kay King – Hand-stitched gifts, pictures and cushions

Adrian Stapleton, blacksmith – hot-forged items for the home

Lizzie Brown – Porcelain ceramics

Matthew Read – Silver and goldsmith offering hand-crafted jewellery

Sarah Bowman – Christmas decorations including robins, soldiers, fairies and jesters

Jill White – Wool from her family’s flock of sheep and knitted items

Annie Haigh – Linen & velvet throws and cushions plus wreaths, candles and scented sachets

Emma Mayle – Fused glass jewellery and household objects

Rachel White – Bags, belts, wallets made from recycled inner tubes, fire hose and cork

Peter Watmough – English Lavender  – farm-produced toiletries etc

Maggie Johnson – Individually-designed Harris Tweed bags, purses and accessories

Wendy Scott – Individually hand-cut pop-open cards

John Lapage – Personalised engraved home & kitchen wares plus lamps, egg holders, coasters, pinch pots etc.

Sarah Gilkes with Heart Felt & Homely – Textile gifts & items for the home plus woollen capes

Jemma Banks – Illustrator with prints, greeting cards, gift bags, bunting and notebooks

Sarah Pears with Blossom Home & Vintage – Lampshades, cushions, memo boards, hearts, bags,hot water bottle covers etc.

Lucy Kay – Bespoke country wear and accessories

Jane Wright – Photography

Paul Surtees – Hand-turned wooden gifts using traditional English, exotic & recycled woods

Donna Mountfield – Aromatherapy candles & botanical wax melts

Gilly Sanderson – Handmade jewellery from vintage & antique cutlery

Sandra Johnston – Pen & watercolour pictures cards & fabric goods

Kathryn Rowe – Illustrations of dogs, originals and printed cards etc

Jess Withington Jewellery – Silver and enamelled jewellery inspired by nature

Nina Allan – Hand-stitched textile and felt products

Maureen Turner – Knitting yarn produced from own flock of sheep plus goods knitted from the wool

Claire Holmes – Hand-printed & embroidered textiles & gifts

Cathi Prince – Stained glass as panels, gifts and Christmas decorations

Jan Relf – art tiles inspired by nature

Donna Evans – Kiln-fused glass jewellery and home decorations

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