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legislation we have removed details of all our past fairs as they include makers' details, some of which will now be out of date.

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Saturday 18th July 2015


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 Melfordc.

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 40 stalls, this event will offer shoppers a wonderful choice of beautifully designed and handcrafted items. Whether you're looking for a wedding gift; a new ornament or well-designed practical item for the home and garden or a piece of quaility handmade jewellery.

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 

You can also enjoy tea and cakes, served in vintage style crockery, at Plum Fairy's Vintage Tearoom.




Photo: Honeybee Soaps and Scrubs



The Urban Canvas

Hand-printed, hand gilded floral images (silver, gold and copper leaf).


Gooseberry Pets

Luxury handmade cushions, pet beds and childrens soft furnishings and accessories.

Second Stitches

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

Simply Wood

Quality pine units, keyboxes and smaller gifts. 

Crafty Creations

I make a range of handmade Jewellery. I also make 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.


Jessica Ford

We make a range of fabric-based products such as scarfs, brooches,clothes and cushion covers plus handcrafted masks, prints and candles.

Boyton Old School Farm & Kitchen

Craft baked savoury goods including classic puff sausage rolls, game and french pies. 



Knitted and sewn items for babies and children.


Handmade hair accessories and home accessories such as cushions, coasters and purses.


C Hoare

I am a woodturner, and mainly use native woods to produce a range of items including bowls, platters, pots, vasesand candle holders.

Ed Wallis

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

Being sold in aid of Cancer Research UK.


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


HKT Jewellery

Handmade fine silver jewellery made from silver art clay and copper from copper clay.


The Elvish Tailor

Bespoke mens and womenswear, including hats, hand dyed and embroidered scarves and bags.


Rothery Textiles

Printed and machine embroidered textiles.

Truly Dotty

Handmade cushions and aprons plus personalised bags: laundry bags, gym bags and wash bags. Also personalised bunting.


Denny Steiner

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

Julia Tanner Art

Original paintings, prints and cards.

You can also see Julia painting whilst on her stall.


Hawkwood Creations

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


Fantasia Textiles

Doll and textile art, cushions, pin cushions and quilts made from textiles and fabrics from around the world.

I also run a range of workshops and classes at my Coggeshall Studio.


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/

Peter Deans Ceramics

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

Please telephone 01621 869 006 for further information.

Driftwood Designs

Pictures, mirrors, frames, wind chimes and cards using driftwood and shells.


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.



Peter Bolton Photoart

Peter Bolton is an experienced Essex based professional photographer and graphic designer supplying gallery quality fine art images for the home or office.

Peter is a member of the following organisations:

Licentiate of The Royal Photographic Society; The Society of Wedding & Portrait Photographers and The Society of Media & Press Photographers.


Cazza's Cards

My name is Carol Mitchell and I have been crafting for over 30 years. I started with cross stitch and knitting and moved on to card making about 10 years ago. I have been doing craft fairs, garden shows and dog shows with my cards all over Essex and just over the border into Suffolk for many years.

I enjoy making cards, and each one is different as I do not do two exactly the same. I enjoy the feedback from customers who contact me afterwards for bespoke orders.

Barbara Russell Antique Bead Jewellery

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


Gillian and Michael Hewett Pottery

White china jugs, bowls, teapots, small figurines etc

Marmic Manor Crafts

Turned wooden gifts including vases, bowls, candle holders, pens and pencils.

email: marmicmanor@btinternet.com


CMR Creations

Woodland bark effect concrete planters, designed and handmade locally.



Honeybee Soaps and Scrubs

Honeybee products are lovingly made in small batches using natural plant oils, pure essential oils and natural additives.  Honey and beeswax from our own hives are incorporated into many of the formulations.


Dizzy Dizzigns

Handmade bespoke pieces of silver jewellery


Grace Designs

Jewellery made from a variety of semi-prescious stones mixed with swarovski crystals, tibetan silver and sterling silver.


Handmade items such as aprons, cushions, bags, satchels and door stops.