We have been running Fairs for 8 years. Venues have included Greenwoods Hotel & Spa,Old Spitalfields Market,The Warren Golf & Country Club, plus a variety of Essex and Suffolk Halls. Some of our fairs have been running in the same venues for 8 years, such as Foakes Hall, Great Dunmow and The Old School, Long Melford. Due to new GDPR legislation we have removed details of all our past fairs as they include makers' details, some of which will now be out of date.

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we are handmade contemporary christmas craft and design fair LM


Saturday 19th November 2016


10am - 4pm


The Old School, Long Melford, Suffolk CO10 9AA

Directions & Parking:

Long Melford is a beautiful village which attracts many visitors from the UK, and further afield, who come to look round it's great shops, lovely surrounding countryside and historic attractions such as Melford Hall and Kentwell Hall.

The High Street (Hall Street) is full of old, historic buildings which house restaurants and pubs and a range of shops selling antiques, clothes, homewares and more.

The Old School is a lovely old building just at the end of Long Melford's High Street (Hall Street), opposite Melford Hall.

It has 4 rooms, which include a cafe area, and there is a free car park for the village literally a minutes walk away plus ample parking on the High Street as well. There is also sufficient parking at the Old School itself to accomodate all stallholders.


General Information:

With over 40 stalls, this event will offer shoppers a wonderful choice of beautifully designed and handcrafted gifts for Christmas.

Makers will be showcasing the latest in contemporary and vintage inspired handmade items including jewellery, clothes, bags, prints, soaps, cards, soft furnishings and home wares, pottery, planters and much more.

Norah Stocker of Fantasia Textiles will be running textiles demonstrations on the day. Norah runs a range of workshops and classes, including City & Guilds courses from her Coggeshall studio www.fantasiatextiles.co.uk 

Tea & Cake will be available on the day.



Photo above: Honeybee Natural Beauty



The WoolPatch

We sell handmade cushions, quilts etc and wool, fabric and haberdashery items. You can see what we sell and the classes we run at:


Garden Fairy

I make a range of children's tutus and headbands, plus teddies in tutus.


Cristal Amor

I make fused and stained glass.



Homemade by Jade

I make wreaths, glitter glasses, lego and scrabble frames, bunting, blankets, bows and hairbands.

Linda Luckin

Studio Potter, Linda Luckin, makes reduction fired stoneware and domestic and sculptural porcelain pieces. In addition to selling her work at the Fair, Linda will also be demonstrating her craft throughout the day.


The White Candle Company

Hand poured, soya wax fragranced candles and products.


Second Stitches

Home and fashion accessories made from vintage and 'rescued' fabrics.

Jewellery by Gina

I make a wide variety of fashion and chainmaille jewellery to suit a range of price points. I am also happy to tailor pieces to your personal taste.




The Craft Loft

The Craft Loft is a collective of artists/crafters offering a range of handmade products such as fused glass, glass jewellery, zentangle drawing, textiles, quilting, silver clay jewellery and much more.

We are based in a small village on the outskirts of Ipswich in Burstall, and are an outlet/studio/workshop. We are also a mobile shop, so you can find us at local craft fayres and events. We offer a range of workshops and courses, including fused glass, silver clay, silk painting and zentangle painting, water colours and many more.



Katie Green

Original paintings, prints, greetings cards and hand woven cushions.


Nanuk Jewellery

Nanuk Jewellery is a range of unique jewellery designed and hand made by Louise Farrow in Saffron Walden, Essex. 

I use mostly Art Clay silver and sterling silver in my work, along with intricate wire details and colourful semi-precious stones, pearls and beads.  I have also done some work in gold, and commissions in silver or gold are always welcome.

My work can be found at: http://www.folksy.com/shops/NanukJewellery
Website: http://nanukjewellery.co.uk/

Textiles & Print

I make art based textile items and Giclee prints from my collages, and Lino prints. Other items I make include bunting and lined and stitched notebooks.

Classy Glass

Painted and decorated glass, including baubles, bells, birds, hearts and egg shapes.

I also make tealight holders, vases and frames.

Clover Cottage Creations

I make a range of items including gift boxes, bunting, hearts and cards.


Crafty Creations

Handmade Bags made from a plastic canvas and wool. I use my knowledge of tapestry designs to create colourful, quality bags and am happy to make bags to bespoke requirements.

I also make a selection of handmade Jewellery.



Handmade cushions, bags and other accessories, made from a variety of fabrics including Welsh tweed.


Lisa Cockrell Photography

I am a nature/wildlife photographer.

I offer mounted and framed prints in various sizes, greetings cards, cushions and canvas bags.

Many of my images are taken locally in Essex and Suffolk.


Jemima & Co

Jemima & Co is the home of delightful, original, handmade rag dolls. They have been carefully and individually made using traditional techniques, with lots of attention to detail. They capture the look of a beautiful, vintage rag doll with a distinctive, contemporary twist using modern materials.


Denny Steiner

Collections of thrown, cast and sculpted ceramics, decorated with speciality glazes.

Dainty Kate

Contemporary illustrator based in Suffolk.

Using nature and animals as her inspirations, she transforms them into a range of beautiful pictures and products.


Peter Deans Ceramics

I make domestic stoneware pottery and decorative stoneware and terracotta pots.

Please telephone 01621 869 006 for further information.

Driftwood Designs

I make unique coastal gifts by creating Collages on board or canvas and

up-cycled items with Nautical Decoupage. Having lived on the East Coast for

over 40 years, my love of everything about the Coast lead me to produce a few

hand crafted items as presents, this snowballed into a range of unique gifts.



Woollen Pleasure

I make a range of items including ruffle scarves, hoodies and hats.


Hawkwood Creations

I make handmade, individual pieces of jewellery from a mixture of semi-prescious stones, silver, pearls and glass beads.


Barbara Russell Antique Bead Jewellery

Original antique bead jewellery using a range of beads from victorian to art deco.


Capricorn Crafts

Handmade wooden toys, puppets, games and puzzles. Also commissions taken for family trees & memory boxes.

Gill and Michael Hewett Pottery

White china jugs, bowls, teapots, small figurines etc

Glyn Hall

Woodturned items which include a range of vases, bowls, fruit and dishes.

Baubly Good

Hanging baubles in a variety of colours and themes including Christmas, birthdays and weddings.

Ed Wallis

Handmade pens, pencils and keyrings made from wood and acrylic.

Being sold in aid of Cancer Research UK.