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!

BRAND NEW – Gemma MacLennan

Gemma is a freelance textile artist and crochet tutor working in Hampshire and Surrey. She creates colourful freeform crochet art using her love of the natural world as inspiration. Gemma also works collaboratively making public textile installations using yarn.


BRAND NEW – Barbara Touati-Evans

Barbara Touati-Evans creates sculptures and installations exploring the rich metaphorical associations of threads and yarn in human emotions, imagination and language. She will be presenting work created in the last 10 years, sometimes collaboratively with Gemma MacLennan



National Needlework Archive

The National Needlework Archive is putting out a call for any school or college text books relating to sewing or any other textile/household related subject. The NNA charity’s publicly accessible, independent library is preserving our education history.

Facebook @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre

Eau Brink Studios

Eau Brink Studio, founded in 2016 by Textile Artist Anita O’Neill, is a contemporary crafting space located in Norfolk. Regardless of whether you are a novice or have experience working on textile projects, you are warmly welcomed at Eau Brink Studio.

Family History Federation

The Family History Federation is your “One Stop” for family history information. Visit them to collect a FREE starter booklet, learn about Family History Societies and/or receive research advice. They also sell a wide variety of family history books.