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 2019  


                                                                     February 2019 

March 2019

 2nd - 3rd  Rock 'n' Gem Show

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

T: 01932 782292

Contact: www.rockngem.co.uk

7th - 10th The Creative Craft Show 

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

T: 01425 272711

Contact: www.ichevents.co.uk 

14th - 17th The Creative Craft Show 

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

T: 01425 272711

Contact: www.ichevents.co.uk 

17th Harrogate Beadwork Fair 

10.00am - 4.00pm Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Showgrounds, North Yorkshire H62 8NZ 

T: 01737 841080

Contact: www.beadwork.net 

April 2019


6th The Big Bead Show  

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

T: 0800 435 553

Contact: www.thebigbeadshow.co.uk 

4th - 6th The Creative Craft Show 

10.00am - 4.30pm (5pm Sat) ExCel London, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1DR

T: 01425 272 711

Contact: www.ichevents.co.uk

11th - 13th Crafts4Crafters

10.00am - 5.00pm Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QN 

T: 0345 30 40 222

Contact: 0345 30 40 222 

28th Beads Up North 

10.00am - 4.00pm Haycock Racecourse, Newton-Le-Willows, St. Helens, Merseyside, WA12 0HQ 

T: 01254 236049

Contact: www.beadsupnorth.co.uk

May 2019

 4th - 6th Country Crafts Show 

10.00am - 5.00pm Weald of Kent Craft & Design, Penshurst Place,  Tonbridge, TN11 8DG

T: 01425 272 711

Contact: www.ichevents.co.uk

9th - 11th Great British Bead Show, 12th Bead Bazaar 

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

T: 07837 649 712 


18th Makit Lacemaking, Quilting and Needlecraft Fair 

10.00am - 4.00pm Kingsgate Conference Centre, Peterborough, Cambs, PE1 4YE 

T: 01354 654 444

Contact: www.makitfairs.com

June 2019

 2nd East Surrey Bead Fair 

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

T; 07931 345 085

Contact; www.oldbicyleshop.co.uk

9th Cheshire Bead Fair 

10.00am - 3.00pm Nantwich Civic Hall, Market Street, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 5DG 

T: 01782 850 108

Contact: www.beadyfairs.co.uk

16th Newmarket Beadwork Fair 

10.00am - 4.00pm The Grannary Estates, Parsonage Farm, Woodditton, Suffolk, CB8 9RZ

T: 01737 841 080

Contact: www.beadwork.net 

28th - 30th The Creative Craft Show 

10.00am - 4.30pm (5pm Sat) NEC Birmingham, West Midlands, B40 1NT 

T: 01425 272 711 

Contact: www.ichevents.co.uk 

July  2019


August 2019

International Beading Week 

27th July - 4th August 



September 2019

5th - 7th    Creative Craft Show

10 – 4.30 (5pm SAT)   Event City, Pheonix Way, Stretford, Manchester M41 7TB 

T: 01425 277 988

Contact:   www.ichfevents.co.uk

   14th - 15th   Handmade & Creative Market

10.00am - 5.00pm   Royal Norfolk Showground Arena, A46 Norwich Southern Bypass, NR5 0TP


Contact:  www.handmadeandcreativemarket.co.uk

22nd    Canford Needlework Festival

10.00am - 4.00pm   Hamworthy Club, Magna Road, Canford Magna, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3AP

T:  01202 625775

Contact:   www.frangipanibeads.co.uk

26th - 29th  The Creative Craft Show, Exeter

9.30 – 4.30 (5pm SAT / 4pm SUN)   Westpoint Centre, Devon Showground, Exeter, EX5 1DJ

T:   01425 277 988

Contact:   www.ichfevents.co.uk

21st September 2019  BWG WORKSHOP 

10.00 - 4.00 Holiday Inn, Garforth, Leeds, LS25 1LH

Constellation Pendant designed by Mary Carbine  facilitated by Sylvia Fairhurst, and Karen Gibson-Brown  call 01908 311243 for further details and booking information or email events@beadworkersguild.org.uk

22nd   Leeds Bead Fair

10.00am - 4.00pm   Holiday Inn, Garforth, Leeds, West Yorkshire. LS25 1LH

T:  01132 871 531

Contact:  autumnbeads@ymail.com

 29th   Bead Festival

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

T:  01254 236 049

Contact:  www.beadsupnorth.co.uk

29th  Norwich Trade Fair for Beaders

10.00am - 3.00pm   Hethersett Village Hall, Back Lane, Hethersett, Norwich NR9 3JJ

T:  01213 421370

Contact:  www.SilvarOak.co.uk

October 2019

5th   Fenland Makit Fair

10.00am - 4.00pm   Burgess Hall, St Ives, Cambs PE27 6WU

T:  01354 650 500 

Contact:  www.makitfairs.com

6th    Cardiff (Welsh)  Bead Fair 

10.00am - 4.00pm The Village Hotel, 29 Pendwyalt Road, Coryton, Cardiff, CF14 7EF 

T: 07474 727916

Contact:   www.SilvarOak.co.uk

10th - 13th  Knitting and Stitching Show 

10.00am - 5.30pm Alexandra Palace Way, Wood Green, London  N22 7AY

T: 020 7688 6830 

Contact:   www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com 

13th  Midlands Bead Fair  

10.00am - 4.00pm Fentiman Hall, Hampton-in-Arden, Solihull B92 0AH 

T: 07474 727916

Contact:   www.SilvarOak.co.uk

  17th - 19th  Crafts4Crafters

10.00am - 5.00pm   Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset,  BA4 6QN

T:  0345 30 40 222

Contact:   www.craft4crafters.co.uk

19th   The Big Bead Show

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

T:  01903 331013

Contact:  www.thebigbeadshow.co.uk

20th   Harrogate Beadwork Fair

10.00am - 4.00pm   Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Show Grounds, North Yorkshire.


T:  07739 346 233

Contact:  www.beadwork.net

24th - 27th    Creative Craft Show, Glasgow 

10.00am - 4.00pm (4.30pm Sat)  SECC, Exhibition Way, Glasgow  G3 8YW 

T: 01425 277988

Contact:   www.ichevents.co.uk 

26th - 27th  The Big Textile Show, Leicester 

9.30am - 5.00pm (4.00pm Sun) 

Leicester Racecourse, The Kube, Oadby, Leicester LE2 4AL 

T: 07885 473057 

Contact:   www.thebigtextileshow.co.uk 

31st - 3rd Nov  Creative Craft Show, Birmingham

09.30am - 5.30pm  NEC Birmingham, West Midlands.  B40 1NT

T:  01425 277988

Contact:  www.ichfevents.co.uk

November 2019

3rd   Cheshire Autumn Bead Fair 

10.00am - 4.00pm    Nantwich Civic Hall, Market Street, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 5DG

T: 01782 850108

Contact:   www.beadyfairs.co.uk

 2nd - 3rd    StitchFest

10 - 5 (4.30pm SUN)   Totnes Civic Hall/The Grove School, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5SF

T:  01803 731077

Contact:  www.stitchfest.co.uk

 7th - 10th   Dublin Knitting and Stitching Show

10.00am - 5.30pm

RDS, Simmonscourt Pavilion, Simmonscourt Road, Bailsbridge, Dublin, Dublin 4 

T: 020 7688 6820

Contact:   www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com

10th   Newmarket Beadwork Fair 

10.00am - 4.00pm   The Granary Estates, Parsonage Farm, Woodditton, Suffolk, CB8 0TF

T: 01737 841 080

Contact:   www.beadwork.net

 16th   Havant Lacemakers & Needlecraft Fair 

10.00am - 3.30pm     Havant Leisure Centre, Civic Centre Road, Havant, PO9 2AY

T: 01730 262 274

Contact:   www.havant-suppliers-fair.com

 28th - Dec 1st    The Knitting & Stitching Show, Harrogate 

10-5.30 (8pm Thurs)(5pm Sun)   Harrogate International Centre, King's Rd, Harrogate HG1 5LA

T:  020 7688 6830

Contact:   www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com

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