Royal & Langnickel / The Art Shop Skipton

Call onto the stand and be inspired by an array of Art & Craft goods. There will be a large choice for all ages from beginner to established Crafters and Artists.  all at truly bargain prices.

Posca / The Art Shop Skipton

Visit the Posca Stand where paint pen pioneers Posca will be showcasing the amazing effects that can be achieved with this fantastic range. Showcasing a huge variety of Posca creative projects; participate in interactive workshops, pick up tips from experts and stock up on everything Posca at exclusive show prices.

Faber Castell / The Art Shop Skipton

Discover a marvellous array of Faber Castell pens, pencils and art supplies. With a huge range to choose from, special show offers and expert staff on hand to offer advice. Plus the talented artist Sue Smith demonstrating the impressive quality of the Faber Castell range, visitors are sure to leave truly inspired.

Derwent / The Art Shop Skipton

A true Heritage brand, producers of an extensive range of quality pencils and accessories. Browse the huge choice of pencils in the Derwent retail area, enjoy exclusive show offers and get interactive on our live demo station on the stand.

Pebeo / The Art Shop Skipton

Explore The Pebeo Zone. Pick up expert hints, tips and get hands on with our resident friendly Pebeo technician. Witness the outstanding artist ‘Roots’ as she inspires audiences throughout the festival with magical theatre style demonstrations.

Watch live before your very eyes as Roo furnishes a whole room using only Pebeo acrylics, cardboard and a paintbrush!

Be in with a chance to win a hotel break for 2 in London with gallery entry included. Or why not have a turn at the Spin the Wheel where everyone is a winner? Plus visitors can stock up on a huge array of art and craft goods in the Pebeo retail area, of course, at special show prices!

The Crafty Christmas Card Competition 2023

BACK FOR 2023!

Why not get ahead and make a start on this year’s Christmas cards? Better yet, why not send us in your very best designs to be displayed in front of 30,000 people, and be in with a chance to win 2 tickets to any 2024 show AND £20 worth of vouchers to spend while you’re there?

Enter our Crafty Christmas Card Competition this festive season for free! We are inviting crafters of all disciplines to participate, so feel free to get extra creative…

How it works:

• Please send your work to Dominic House, Seaton Rd, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5HW. This must arrive no later than Wednesday 26th October.

• Ensure that you have clearly labelled the back of your card with your name, email address and contact number.

• Please collect cards from the NEC Birmingham on Sunday 6th November at 4.30pm. If you will not be attending the show and would like your card returned, please include a pre-paid postage label with your card when you send it in.

• Cards should be no bigger than A4.

• All craft mediums welcome.

• All entrants will receive a free ticket to the NEC show to see their work on display!

Best of luck!

Silvar Designs

Silvar Design will be demonstrating Pinflair sequin kits on their stand as well as offering Jewellery making supplies and kits, Bead embroidery kits, Rhinestone art kits, Mixed media and papercrafting supplies and Pinflair sequin kits all at fabulous prices.

Mindful Crafts

For Helen, as for a lot of people, crafting takes her away from ‘real life’ and allows her to be creative, in the present moment, appreciating the here and now. Helen is privileged to share this with participants of her workshops.

Instagram @mindful_crafts

Hive Of Craftivity

Abie is a qualified teacher with over 20 years primary teaching experience. She loves crafting and wants to help others discover this love too. Abie teaches a range of sociable craft workshops, family craft sessions, events and parties across the West Midlands. She promises that once you try one of these workshops, you’ll have learnt skills that you’ll be able to practice and experiment with at home.

Instagram @hiveofcraftivity

Crafting With Lyndsey

Lyndsey runs craft workshops, retreats and parties across the South West of England. She teaches a variety of crafts, from sewing to macramé and arm knitting to bargello and has a range of fun and colourful kits and online tutorials for people to learn new crafts at home.