2017 Christmas Craft Fair Stallholders
We are really pleased to announce the line-up of the talented stall holders at this year’s Christmas Craft Fair. Take a peek below to see who is already confirmed.
The fair is curated by Duchy Fairs, who host their own fairs and curate at Bedruthan Hotel fairs throughout the year. They also trade as Duchy Vintage. Meet them at the fair and find out more at duchyfairs.co.uk
The destination for the very best in contemporary crafts from Cornwall and beyond. Located on the first floor immediately inside the event entrance.
Hidden England create photographic collages printed onto canvas. Featuring places from Newquay to New York including, this year, East Cornwall, Chester, Lisbon, Liverpool and Plymouth. Also a range of new light boxes and wooden blocks.
Humble Cottage is a quirky, innovative and colourful design company, translating illustrations into a range including tiles, wooden postcards, original prints and light boxes.
Bookshell Bindery combine traditional bookbinding techniques with quality materials and fresh ideas to create handcrafted mobile phone and kindle cases. They also make a selection of leather journals, travel notebooks, guestbooks, keyrings and personalised pencils.
Jago Illustration is the online shop of award winning, multi-million selling children’s book illustrator, Jago; who lives and works in North Cornwall. Jago Illustration aims to produce illustrated products inspired by the sea and the great outdoors.
Alright My Bird
Working from a garden studio, Alright My Bird make a collection of hand made and hand decorated porcelain ceramics, inspired by the Cornish countryside.
Libby Ballard Ceramics
Coastal inspired ceramics made for your home. Using photography as a starting point to capture colour, shape and form, they blend flecked stoneware clays, experiment with different glazes and textures to achieve the a practical and comfortable design.
Emporium of Illumination
Emporium of Illumination specialises in creating bespoke handmade lampshades and lighting from a home studio in West Cornwall and now from their wonderful shop.
From her studio in a old quarry between Falmouth and Constantine, Bex creates pieces using collage and gouache. These works tend to have their roots in Cornish life, whether it’s surfing in the sea with mermaids or watching tractors plough fields polka dotted with seagulls.
Kate paints on canvas and reclaimed Cornish roof slate that are mounted on board ready to hang. She also sells cards and prints. Kate’s influenced by nature and often use quotes on her work that are uplifting and life affirming.
Lisa creates original artworks from a palette of rust and the blues of copper. Working from the forge of a derelict granite quarry she produces wall hanging metal landscapes and a range of hand forged ironwork and jewellery.
Isobel Alice creates textile homewares and accessories, combining textile art with vintage imagery and literary wordings. Based in Cornwall, they’re continually influenced by their surroundings, from the abundance of wildlife to the rolling cliffs and stormy seas.
Hudson and Jo
Hudson and Jo specialises in wire artwork, producing unique handmade pictures with a Coastal and Cornish theme. Using a combination of wire, up-cycled maps or vibrant inks with bespoke frames, she creates images inspired by the dramatic scenery of Cornwall.
Alison is a designer and illustrator, selling unique illustrations and giftware inspired by the natural world and family events with a mid-century modern feel.
Esther Smith presents a collection of hand-crafted automata, metal dioramas and jewellery. Her work reflects a variety of interests: the properties and qualities of metal crafting, the power of narrative and my love of nature.
Nature based design for homewares and gifts. Combining screen printed fabrics with digitally printed fabrics, featuring birds and flowers.
Sarah designs statement jewellery made from found and recycled materials including sea-glass, driftwood, sea-plastic and eco-silver. She creates striking jewellery with plenty of colour using large sustainable stones such as Australian boulder opals and Cornish amethyst set in eco-silver rings and pendants.
Esther Connon is an illustrator/printmaker working in Cornwall who designs and illustrates limited edition self publications. Esther has always had a passion for storytelling and so her work is narrative based. Her stories are often told through pictures using minimal or no text.
Heidi creates a range of delicate and contemporary designs, as printed gifts with a hint of nostalgic quirkiness.
Studio Haran present a range of furniture, lighting and homewares in a combination of wood and ceramic.
Pica Pica is a small, eco-conscious design company that upcycles vintage jewellery and ceramics to create fresh-looking, modern pieces that appeal to the modern consumer. Recently the product range has expanded to include artworks made from found objects and hand painted (reclaimed) plant pots along with a stationery line made from fully recycled card.
Bella Oceana create original contemporary art pieces on reclaimed wood, hand painted pebbles and framed pictures and prints. The traditional method of mono-printing is used throughout with collage, paint and clay detailing to create exquisite, decorative art for the home.
kARANdAVE present locally made laser cut art, decor and decorations.
Rosie Loves Bruce
Luxury homewares with a furry canine feel.
Hannah Batstone designs and makes contemporary handcrafted silver and gold jewellery featuring carefully selected gemstones.
House by Hazel
House by Hazel is a luxury homewares company creating contemporary maximalist home accessories. Selectively using the most vibrant jewel-like colours and combining these with their own illustrated imagery the brand is a combination of bold imagery and high quality materials.
A selection of exhibitors showcasing their wares alongside offering drop in making sessions. Find at the bottom of the stairs from the gallery rooms.
Love Mia.co is a textile artist making unique gifts using upcycled vintage fabrics and linens with a variety of techniques. They also sell craft supplies and kits.
Clara is a family business that design and produce sewing kits for children and adults. All of the kits are made in the UK and are made from high quality fabrics and contain everything needed to complete each project. As well as an enjoyable pastime Clara kits also make a perfect gift.
Bees Knees use embroidery and decorative folk painting techniques to embellish a range of personal gifts and home accessories. The work is inspired by the warmth and vibrancy of traditional art forms, ranging from French Vintage to American Folkore, German, Austrian, Polish and Scandinavian designs.
Making Sessions: Drop in Workshops
Join our makers in the Make Studio for a drop in workshop at anytime from 10am – 4pm on Saturday or Sunday. Each make costs £5 including all the materials, is suitable for complete beginners and will take somewhere between 30 – 60 minutes to make. Choose from a selection of seasonal makes below and get festive creating something lovely to take home with you.
Find at the bottom of the stairs from the gallery rooms.
Join Maria of Love Mia.co to needle felt a gingerbread decoration or brooch or try a Scandi stitch gnome decoration.
£5 per person
Join Alison of Clara to create a stitched tree felt decoration to adorn your own Christmas tree.
£5 per person
Let Jean of Bees Knees guide you through some folk art painting skills and then decorate a wooden hanging decoration in traditional Nordic style.
£5 per person
On the ground floor in our ballroom with uniquely handmade pieces and homespun wares at purse friendly prices.
Wren and Pencil
Drawing inspiration from the flora and fauna of their native South West they use a mix of materials. Each piece is lovingly hand drawn and made into prints, cards, tote bags and handmade badges and brooches. Wren and Pencil have a strong and distinctive character, capturing the essence of many illustrators of the past while also aiming for a contemporary feel.
Sea Witch Candles
Soy wax candles hand made the traditional way from their workshop in Cornwall. The ‘Scent from the sea’ range consists of 14 specially blended fragrances with a coastal theme. Available in candle jars, tea lights, reed diffusers, votive gift boxes and scented fir cones.
Gill Flurry creates beautiful and functional storage and accessories designed and made for makers. The vintage style designs utilise or re-purpose materials in playful and innovative ways. Items include embroidery hoop lidded storage jars, ribbon and string dispensers, pin cushions and knitting jars.
Little Netty is a trove of festive hand felted and hand painted gifts and decorations. From woollen creatures to wooden decorations, mice in walnuts and stockings, seasonal robins, Christmas fairies and Cornish choughs.
With a love of upcycling, Windsweptgirlie creates an eclectic range of home wares and gifts.
Unique, hand-knitted clothing and accessories for children using only the finest yarns in a rich colour palette with a homespun finish.
Driftwood and Clay
Truly upcycled products inspired by the landscape which surrounds us. A handmade range of birds and boats sculptures. Truly unique products made from Cornish driftwood, vintage paper, wire and air dried clay with vintage accessories from oak stands to Victorian ink bottles.
Charlotte makes hand made screenprints, cards & teatowels using her illustrations which usually feature grumpy looking animals or classic biscuits.
Unique Crochet design! Beautiful bohemian handbags, retro purses, hanging planters and stunning tassel garlands.
Hogwash make natural handmade palm free soap and natural body and bath products all beautifully packaged to create a great gift.
Influenced by Victorian cabinets of curiosities, natural ephemera and fairytales, Moth Pockets illustrates and creates with found objects collected from the woods and beaches of Cornwall.
Minnie and Clarence
Minnie and Clarence create happy and whimsical textile embroidered images combining new and vintage fabrics, inspired by living by the sea alongside a range of textile gifts.
On the lower ground floor, past reception, first right after the lift – follow the corridor down to find an array of the best in food and drink from the south west.
Chocolate makers based in Falmouth Cornwall, making bean to bar chocolate.
Freda’s Peanut Butter
A love of Peanut Butter led Freda’s Peanut Butter on a search for the perfect blend. On their travels in New Zealand in a camper van called Freda they were inspired to make their own Peanut Butter to achieve exceptional flavour and perfect texture. This is Peanut Butter as it should be!
Nature Kitchen is a Cornwall based spice merchant and world food trader selling over 700 speciality world foods and spices alongside some Cornish made treats. Their aim is to help you source all your hard to find ingredients in one place.
Real Food Box
Specialising in local produce, Real Food Box delivers beautiful, fresh produce to homes in mid-Cornwall. They offer seasonal fruit and veg boxes, meat boxes and over 1000 other products!
Keltek Cornish Brewery
Keltek Brewery brew their award-winning ales by hand with care and craftsmanship, using the finest whole hop flowers, British malts and hand-pitched yeast.
The Bearded Brewery
Locally based The Bearded Brewery have a micro brewery, bottle shop and will be selling their delicious Cornish Cider.
Deli Farm Charcuterie
Deli Farm produce artisan award winning air dried charcuterie including Salami, Coppa, Bresaola, Chorizo and Pancetta. All made in Cornwall with prime joints of meat from quality local producers they have combined the traditional Italian methods with modern technology to create the optimum conditions for drying and maturing.
Wine in Cornwall
An Independent Wine Merchant based in Cornwall supplying carefully selected fine wines to see you through the festive season.
Hanson Fine Foods – The Cheeseman
The Cheeseman specialises in selling Cornish cheese and other Cornish produce to complement including cheese biscuits and a range of chutneys.
Roly’s Fudge Pantry
Roly’s Fudge handmake and sell delicious crumbly fudge around Cornwall and beyond. The Fowey branch joins us with their award winning fudge from traditional vanilla to popular Cornish sea salt and lots of seasonal specials. Yum!
Cornish Meadow Preserves
Cornish Meadow Preserves are hand made, award winning, preserves, jams, jellies, chutneys, mustards, sauces and marmalades. They use only the finest ingredients which are sourced locally whenever possible.
Trevilly Farm Shop
Local farm shop selling local and artisan food. At the fair they will be showcasing a range of delicious handmade Christmas puddings and cakes and other Cornish treats.
At the bottom of the stairs next to the food market. The destination for unique and stylish fashion and accessories.
Rocket & Nutter
Rocket & Nutter sell brilliant bags that are handmade in Cornwall from up-cycled sails. The handles are made from up-cycled leather horse reins and each bag has a contemporary flash made from old hi-vis jackets.
Wading Bird design and create modern textile and leather handbags and accessories.
At Rare Pear, our ethos is to design a collection of signature products, made in England, using the very finest leathers, trims, materials and techniques. All of the above ensures that all of our products are individual, special and truly ‘Rare Pear’.
Blossom Clothing Cornwall
A Cornish label of knitwear, cotton tunics and accessories.
The Spa Team at Bedruthan and Scarlet will be showcasing their Oula product range amongst some other products used within both Bedruthan and Scarlet Spa.
An award winning, innovative range of contemporary knitted accessories in merino wool, cotton and cashmere designed and hand-crafted in Cornwall.