A festival of Making


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HANDMADE is a festival of making. It is the place for people who want to learn the skills and crafts of previous generations but in today's context, using modern technology and style.

Taking place each Queens Birthday Weekend (the first weekend in June), HANDMADE is a contemporary, creative and inspiring event full of activities over many categories. We hope that you will join in and explore, or extend, your HANDMADE potential.

The programme features a huge range of activities across a variety of crafts. Learn from expert and passionate teachers in a workshop environment and come away with a beautiful finished product made with your own hands. Or watch our well-known experts demonstrate their skills in the Masterclasses dotted throughout the programme.

The beauty of HANDMADE is that you can come to one activity, or as many as you like, depending on your budget and available time.