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legislation we have removed details of all our past fairs as they include makers' details, some of which will now be out of date.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 summer craft and design fair GD


Saturday 9th July 2016


10.30am - 4.30pm


Foakes Hall, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1DG

Directions & Parking:

Foakes Hall is situated just off the main High Street in the picturesque Essex market town of Great Dunmow.

This Fair will be part of the Flitch Trials, which are held in Great Dunmow every 4 years. This is a very popular event, which includes various processions throughout the day and lots of activities for all the family. To find out more about the Flitch Trials visit http://www.dunmowflitchtrials.co.uk/

To view the location of Foakes Hall click below.


General Information:

Running as part of the Great Dunmow Flitch Trials, this event will be the ideal place to find the latest in contemporary and vintage style handmade items. With over 30 stalls on the day, there will be a wide range of items ideal for the summer months, from clothes and bags to jewellery and beauty products.

We usually have one or two stallholders demonstrating their crafts on the day. Further information will be available in due course.

Tea & Cake will be available on the day.



Photo above: Kestrel Glass Creations



Mowbray's Fine Chocolates

We make a range of fine quality chocolates including chocolate fudge, wedding cakes, easter eggs etc.

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.


Pili-Pala & Candles & Cushions

Fabric crafts including cushions, towels & aprons.

We also make candles, cards and soaps.


Victoria Brock - Author

I am the author of childrens book aimed at ages 3-6. My books are currently stocked in 10 Suffolk shops.



Elkie Wild Art

Elkie Wild Art is run by Emma Kerridge, an artist who, from her original wildlife drawings, creates a range of cards and gifts including cushiosn and canvas bags. 

Emma will be demonstrating her drawing techniques at the fairs.

Commissions are welcome.



Memos & Bows

Fabric padded memo boards for the home, various sizes. We also make a range of cushions.



Pebbles and Friends

"Pebbles and Friends" is a self-publicised children's book created by Robert Clarke and Hannah Vandridge.



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.


Clare Field

Limited edition linocut prints, cards & original art.


Gail's Glass

I am a fused glass artist based in Sudbury, Suffolk. I make hanging panels, jewellery, bowls, dishes, bunting and more.

For further details please visit www.gailsglass.co.uk


Made By Michelle

I make a range of children's clothes, aprons, cushion covers, shopping & peg bags, plus other fabric items.


Suffolk Threads

Accessories for you, yours and your home.

Selected yarns and fibres are woven, knitted or felted to make contemporary pieces using handmade and traditional techniques.


I make decoupage card and knit phone and glass cases, scarves, hats, baby's cardigans, mittens and booties.

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.


Peter Deans Ceramics

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

Please telephone 01621 869 006 for further information.

Woollen Pleasure

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


Poppy's Handcrafted Gifts

Cushions, hanging decorations and decorated wooden boxes. We also make a range of celebration wreaths for all occasions, made from fabric, yarn or polymesh.


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.




Onz@Home creates unique and practical needle and wooden crafts.

From oven gloves to stylish garments, fold away wooden stools to decorative hairgrips. Her handiwork is bright and colourful with careful attention to detail. Small gifts to large there will be a variety of contemporary and vintage crafts.


Bois Jolie

Handmade wooden furniture, kitchenware and turned objects.

Items include bowls, platters, pepper grinders, vases, plates etc. I also make bespoke furniture.


Ja-Li Designs

Ladies Capulets and collars made in a variety of fabrics such as lace, chiffon and silk.

Kestrel Glass Creations

I make stained and fused glass items, this covers a vast range of products including vases, bowls, clocks, jewellery, wind chimes and garden items. Also personalised panels, stained or fused, these are usually of pets.

Please see my website for the full range.


Kritters Krafts

Handmade clothes and toys