Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Waterstones First Weekend

Some images from the first weekend at Waterstones.
Different makers every weekend leading up to Christmas

Monday, 26 November 2012

Free Family Events at Waterstones, Nottingham in December

As well as the 'Craft In The City' events every weekend in December at Waterstones, there are also free, family friendly activities taking place.
Make sure to add these to your diaries & then you can entertain the children as well as shop for some perfect Christmas gifts all under the one roof!

Make Your Own Christmas Card
Saturday, 1 December 2012, 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Get crafty this Christmas and make your very own Christmas card. With glitter, coloured paper and more, make something fun and creative. The event is free but do remember to bring an adult.

Lego Christmas Fun
Saturday, 8 December 2012, 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Make your own sleigh and design something different so Santa can get around in style. Enjoy a fun selection of lego and a sweet treat for all finished sleighs. The event is free but do remember to bring an adult.

Christmas Activities
Saturday, 15 December 2012, 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Come along and join in with pin the carrot on the snowman, Christmas colouring in, wordsearches and dot to dots. The event is free but do remember to bring an adult.

Help Santa Come To Nottingham
Saturday, 22 December 2012, 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Santa needs help getting to Nottingham, come along and join in our Santa treasure hunt, find all the clues and get your own sweet gift. The event is free but do remember to bring an adult.

Craft In The City at Antenna, Nottingham

The Craft In The City stall at the Creative Greenhouse Pop-Up Market at Antenna, Nottingham.

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Waterstones Nottingham Christmas Craft Poster

The posters for Craft In The City at Waterstones, Nottingham, have arrived!

Saturday, 4 August 2012

Latest News: Dates Confirmed for Winter Fairs

Your invitation to apply. 
Craft in the City presents 2 superb opportunities for local designer makers to exhibit and sell in Nottingham city centre. 

Winter Craft Fair at St Peter’s Church (next to Marks & Spencers)
Lister Gate
Saturday 10th November 2012
10.30am – 4.00pm

Craft in the City are delighted to present the first ever winter craft fair at St Peter’s church. A prominent landmark; the church has many visitors as it stands in the very heart of the city on one of the busiest shopping thoroughfares in Nottingham.
At the same time as the craft fair there will be charity Christmas cards on sale by Cards for Good Causes. This has been an annual event hosted by St Peter’s for 15 years and attracts many regular visitors.
This one day only event will book up quickly so please return your applications no later than 12th September.

Christmas Crafts at Waterstones Bookshop
Bridlesmith Gate
Each weekend in December leading up to Christmas 2012
Once more Craft in the City have been invited back to Waterstones to bring together some of the region’s best designers and makers of affordable contemporary crafts. The fairs will take place each weekend in December and this year an extra date has been added to make the most of customers shopping on the last weekend before Christmas. Waterstones has a long history of promoting and presenting crafts to the public and offers an excellent open space for shoppers to browse and purchase the crafts on offer. Its central location makes it easily accessible during the busy Christmas period.

Download to read relevant information including costs by clicking here
To apply online fill in the application form here or download and print the application form by clicking here

PDF Versions: InformationApplication Form

Friday, 15 June 2012

OT - Sherwood Art Week 2012

Sherwood Art Week starts this weekend with the Festival on Woodthorpe Park, Art In Shops, workshops all week, exhibitions next weekend plus the Secret Garden Craft Fair - craft stalls, live music, sunshine, great atmosphere & beer!

For further information download the SAW 2012 brochure here

Monday, 4 June 2012

Craft in the City - Summer Art & Craft Fair 2012

A few photographs from the craft fair on Saturday June 2012 at St. Mary's Church, Nottingham.

Wednesday, 23 May 2012


The Craft In The City June Art & Craft Fair Banners have arrived.
Look out for them in Nottingham City Centre.

Thursday, 17 May 2012

Other events just round the corner...

if you're planning to visit Craft In The City on Saturday June 2nd, why not spend the day in Nottingham City centre.
There are some other great events taking place just a stones throw away that are well worth checking out.

For further information:

Friday, 11 May 2012

June 2012 Exhibitors & Involvement List

Check out the following designers, makers & artists who will be at the Craft In The City Summer event.
Framework Knitters' Museum www.rfkm.org
Dee Barnes www.midasarts.co.uk
Joanna Boyes Photography www.joannaboyes.etsy.com
Nota Bene www.folksy.com/shops/notabeneletterpress
Debbie Bryan www.debbiebryan.co.uk
Barry Bulsara www.barrydbulsara.com/
Eileen Butler www.eileenbutler.com
Sandy Bywater
Daisy Designs www.daisydesignsbysally.co.uk
Fizgig Glass www.fizgig.co.uk
Michelle Gillam-Hull www.silkpaintedstoles.co.uk
Dezigne www.dezigne.co.uk
Jessica Hayes-Gill www.jessicahayesgill.com
Oliver Lovley  www.oliverlovley.com
Love U More www.loveumore.co.uk/
Lunar Moth Jewellery www.lunarmothjewellery.com
The Akari www.theakari.com
Enchanted Art www.gillartwaves.blogspot.com
Hannah Sawtell www.hannahsawtell.co.uk
Harminder Singh
Oak Leaf Calligraphy www.oakleafcalligraphy.co.uk
Studio-sweepings www.studio-sweepings.com
Anne Symonds
Kristina Talackaite www.kristiona.etsy.com
Binnie www.binnie.biz
Fabric Arts @ Bradmore
Julie Vernon www.julievernonmosaics.com
Muzika www.muzika.org.uk
Hello Sunshine www.hello-sunshine.co.uk
Lucellen www.folksy.com/shops/Lucellen
Woolly Tellers www.thewoollytellers.wordpress.com/
Real Cakes www.realcakes.net

Also live music, demonstrations, Notts Underground Cafe, A. Wright BBQ plus the 'Pimm's & Real Ale Bar'.

Sunday, 5 February 2012

Craft In the City June 2012

A Celebration of Historic and Contemporary Crafts
 Jubilee Weekend Saturday 2nd June 2012

St Mary’s Church, The Lace Market, Nottingham
10.30 am – 5.00 pm                 

Craft in the City is celebrating Nottingham’s heritage crafts and its present day designer makers. This 1 day event will be a spectacle of talented makers selling their crafts together with demonstrations of historic craftsmanship. 

St. Mary’s Church in the Lace Market will showcase this unique combination of historic and contemporary craft practitioners.

The event will take place in the nave of St Mary’s Church. Performance, demonstrations, displays and food stalls will be sited in the grounds along with refreshments of Pimm’s and local Real Ales.
Weather permitting 2D artworks will be displayed on the railings surrounding the Church. There will also be live music inside.

To apply, please complete download form below and return by post to:
Craft in the City, Mercury House, Shipstones Business Centre, Northgate, Nottingham, NG7 7FN 
or email: info@craft-inthecity.co.uk

Application form: PDF
Application form: Word document