Diary of Events / Shows

Please scroll down to see the list of events, use the web address links for more information.

If you would you like to see your event or class listed on these pages please contact us.

 Indicates the event is organised by the Beadworkers Guild

Indicates the event is attended by a Beadworkers Guild Representative


January 2018   

14th Quilters Fabric Sale and Exhibition 

10.00am - 4.00pm Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham GU9 7QR

Tel: 01252 745 444

Contact - www.farnhammaltings.com

February 2018

1st - 3rd  Hobby Crafts Show 

Time TBA Events City, Manchester, M41 7TB

Tel: 01425 272 711

Contact - www.ichevents.co.uk

26th - Essex Bead Fair 

10.00am - 3.00pm University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ

Tel: 08450 943 594

Contact - www.beadshows.co.uk

March 2018

 1st - 4th  - Knitting and Stitching Show 

10.00am - 5.30pm (7pm Thursday) Olympia Two, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX

Tel: 020 7688 6820

Contact - www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com

3rd - 4th - Rock n Gem

10.00am - 5.00pm (4pm on Sunday) Kempton Park, Staines Road East, Sunbury on Thames, Mddx TW16 5AQ  

Tel: 01932 782292

Contact - www.rockngem.co.uk

 8th - 11th - Hobby Crafts Show 

10.00am - 5.00pm SECC, Exhibition Way, Glasgow G3 8YW 

Tel: 01425 272 711

Contact - www.ichevents.co.uk

15th - 18th - Hobby Crafts Show 

10.00am - 4.30pm NEC Birmingham, West Midlands, B40 1NT 

Tel: 01425 272 711 

Contact - www.ichevents.co.uk

18th Harrogate Bead Fair 

10.00am - 4.00pm Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Show Grounds, North Yorkshire HG2 8NZ 

Tel: 01737 841 080 

Contact - www.beadwork.net

24th Winchester Bead Fair 

10.00am - 4.00pm Otterbourne Village Hall, Cranbourne Drive, Otterbourne, Winchester SO21 2ET 

Tel: 07474 727916

Contact - www.westofenglandevents.co.uk

April 2018

 21st Big Bead Show

10.00am - 5.00pm Sandown Park, Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey KT10 9AJ

Tel: 01903 331 013 

Contact - www.thebigbeadshow.co.uk

22nd  Beads Up North

10.00am - 4.00pm  Haydock Race Course, Newton-le-Willows, St. Helens, Merseyside WA12 0HQ

Tel: 01254 236049

Contact - www.beadsupnorth.co.uk

22nd Norwich Bead & Textile Fair

10.00am - 4.00pm The Open Academy, Salhouse Road, Norwich.NR7 9DL

Tel: 07833 147 821

Contact - www.norwichbeadfair.co.uk

26th - 29th Knitting and Stitching Show

10.00am - 5.30pm Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh EH28 8NB

Tel: 020 7688 6830

Contact: www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com

28th - 29th Maker Faire UK 

10.00am -6.00pm (5pm SUN) International Centre for Life, Times Square,   Newcastle-on-Tyne NE1 4EP

Tel: 0191 243 8248

Contact : www.makerfaireuk.com

May 2018

12th - 13th May: Beading Festival

Staverton Park Hotel, Staverton, Daventry, Northants, NN11 6JT 

Contact 07837 649 712 

13th May - Bead Bazaar 

10am - 3pm - Staverton Park Hotel, Staverton, Daventry, Northants, NN11 6JT 


June 2018 


17th East Surrey Bead Fair 

10.00am - 3.00pm East Surrey Show, Merstham Village Hall, Station Road North, Merstham, Surrey RH1 3ED

Tel: 07931 345085

Contact: www.oldbicycleshop.co.uk

August 2018

National Beading Week 


A week filled with beading, promotions, beading, competitions, beading, fun, beading, and much much more! 


Registered Charity No. 1119734