festival of crafts

festivals and events

showcasing the best craft makers from the UK

Outside view of Farnham Maltings in the Summer

Welcome to Festival of Crafts...our autumn showcase of the UK's finest artisans. Now in its 27th year, this annual 2-day event features a curated selection of handmade crafts across all media, including homewares, jewellery, ceramics, stationery, accessories, furniture, lighting, textiles and print.

The festival champions great design and the process of making, both traditional and modern techniques and skills. This event offers a relaxed environment for visitors to browse and meet and buy directly from the makers.

Our next Festival of Crafts takes place on Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 October 2023.

Exhibitor applications for 2023 have now closed. If you are interested in exhibiting please email jo.connolly@farnhammaltings.com

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5 Stars

Festival of Crafts was amazing. I loved every minute of it and bought a few treasured pieces too. Thank you for creating such a great event with an awesome variety of craft!

Nicole, visitor

5 Stars

Thank you for putting on and having me at such a wonderful event. It was such a lovely experience, the buzz of all of the people who attended and the inspiring fellow makers I was surrounded by. Also, having lovely comments from visitors was super inspiring.

Georgia, exhibitor

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Head shot of Jo Connolly smiling

If you are have any questions regarding festival of crafts, contact Jo.

  • Jo Connolly
    Craft Coordinator