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legislation we have removed details of all our past fairs as they include makers' details, some of which will now be out of date.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 (GD)


Saturday 3rd November 2012


10am - 4pm


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.

There is a free car park at Foakes Hall, plus other public car parks very nearby to the venue. Please click here to view the venue's location http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?X=562423&Y=222003&A=Y&Z=110

General Information:

This event will showcase a wide range of handmade items that are just perfect for Christmas gifts. This is the ideal place to find unique, well-designed handmade presents - if you are looking for something a bit different this Christmas then you'll be spoilt for choice with over 30 stalls to browse.

Visitors can also enjoy sumptious cakes and refreshing cups of tea, all served in vintage style crockery, in the Vintage Tearoom run by  Plum Fairy.

Photo: Owls by Katie Frew

We are in the process of adding makers details below


Free Entry to this event.


Silk Touch Images

Fine art photography.

Beads and Pieces Jewellery

Handmade, vintage style jewellery.



Scented Summers

Floral displays, fragrant gifts and jewellery.



Fabric Fairies

Fabric homewares using retro inspired prints.


Mill House Millinery

Bespoke and ready to wear hats and headpieces.

Charms and Treasures

Silver hand/foot/fingerprint charms. We also do dog paw print and artwork charms.


Alexandra Crystals

Jewellery made from beads with silver and gold plated findings. Commissions undertaken.

Handmade cards, which can be personalised on the day

Boxworth Botanicals

Handmade hand, body and face creams, soaps, aloe gels. Plus some gift cards.


Worsley Woodworking

Designer and maker of bespoke handmade furniture.



Alice's Imagination

I make a range of fabric clocks plus other home wares and gifts such as kitchen and garden accessories.


Kestrel Glass

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.


Gavin's Crafts

I am Gavin Kruyer. I produce hand painted glass, a range of scented candles, wax tarts and simmering granules and some “New Age” items.  I also specialise in jewellery made from freshwater pearls and semi precious stones

 All my items are hand made to the highest standard.

Grans Gripes

Hand-rolled felt accessories and stitched textiles.


RB Ceramics

Unique, handmade pieces for a brighter life.

Vases, bowls, plates, tealight and incense stick holders, tealight lanterns, statues, teapots, mugs and much more can be found at www.rbceramics.co.uk or www.facebook.com/RBCeramics.


Jenny Newman

Wildlife art and portraits in pastel and acrylic.

I also sell prints of my work and greeting cards.


Capricorn Crafts

Handmade wooden toys, puppets, games and puzzles 

Katie Frew

Katie Frew sells a range of handmade gifts and home decorations. Designs are a variety of textiles, appliqué and buttons. Everything I make is brightly coloured and cheerful, and are an eclectic array of soft toys, badges, cushions and phone covers.



Pam Rushton Handmade Bags

A wide range of fabric, knitted and felted wool bags.



Trouble Cat Jewellery

Trouble Cat Jewellery and accessories are handmade with love and passion in Essex. Trouble Cat Designs are unconventional, interesting and eye-catching. Mixing re-cycled materials with conventional beads and findings, to create unique up-cycled pieces.

Trouble Cat Jewellery is committed to supporting local traders, community and the environment.


Skylark Designs

Skylark Designs was born in 2011 in Buntingford and specialises in eclectic and quirky handmade items including lampshades, cushions, quilts and soft toys made from designer and vintage fabrics with unusual contemporary pieces such as ipod and ipad or kindle covers in eyecatching prints.

Crochet items including bags, placemats and housewares are all lovingly created, sourced, and made by me and include lots of care and attention. All these items make ideal gifts for those people who like something a little different.

I am happy to accept commissions and most of my work is sourced through recommendations.

Timothy Smith Photography

My objective is to create Fine Art Landscape Photographs using the subtleties of natural light. Each image must be artistically and technically excellent.

I hope to draw the viewer into an image and make them feel as if they were there at the time of capture.

Photo of Mawddach Estuary, North Wales





Glass 'n' Gems

A range of unique handmade glass pieces



Decorative home ware creations, using vintage crockery, glass & small items of furniture.
Table centre pieces, cake stands, keepsakes & memorabilia made into quirky displays.
Bespoke designs made to order for all occasions.

Beadie Eyed Edie

Beadie Eyed Edie was established by Kirsty Middleton who is a textile artist and jewellery designer maker.

Kirsty has been a designer maker for 16 years and has an HND in Textile Design from Cleveland College of Art Design.


Bubble Bakery

At the Bubble Bakery we make handmade bath products that are fun and fresh and made from the finest ingredients! All our soap is SLS free making it kind and gentle for sensitve skins.
Our hand creams are made from luscious 100% pure shea butter bliss for hardworking hands!


Hawkwood Creations

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