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Handmade Oxford, The International Contemporary Crafts Festival

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Waterperry Gardens

Waterperry Gardens

Oxfordshire

OX33 1LA

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Handmade Oxford, The International Contemporary Crafts Festival is back after two years!

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The hugely anticipated Handmade Oxford, The International Contemporary Crafts Festival will be returning on 23-26 June at the beautiful Waterperry Gardens, allowing visitors to meet over 120 makers throughout the festival whilst shopping and browsing exquisite, contemporary British craft and engaging in a packed program of workshops, live craft demonstrations, and talks programs.

From Handcrafted jewellery, ceramics, and glass to Textiles, Sculptures, and Interior Accessories, visitors will be able to find plenty of inspirational ideas for themselves and as gifts. They will also have a chance to join in and learn something new with our variety of workshops, including woodworking, marbling, drawing, painting, and block printing to name a few.

From tempting BBQ treats, and Artisan Gin to delicious vegan-friendly dishes, the wide range of artisan food and drinks will ensure there is something for everyone in the family. Live music performances from local artists are also scheduled throughout the festival.

Tickets are available now and the full exhibitor list, workshops, and talks are updated weekly on our website.

We will follow the latest government guidelines to ensure our event is as safe as possible with the necessary and required COVID-19 safety protocols.

Children under 16 enter free and a free personal assistant ticket will be free of charge for a carer. Please bring proof of eligibility with you to show at the entrance upon arrival.

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EXCLUSIVE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE

Shop and browse for a variety of exquisite, contemporary British craft from independent makers. This is a highly curated festival with contemporary exhibitors showcasing different disciples from jewellery, ceramics, print, fashion, and more! Don’t miss out on the chance to spoil someone with a huge selection and meet the makers themselves.

CLICK HERE to see the list of exhibitors. This list is updated weekly.

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ARTISAN FOOD AND DRINK

Feast on delicious and delightful treats in our Artisan Food & Drink area and indulge from a variety of options in a relaxed atmosphere.

CLICK HERE to see the list of caterers.

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CRAFT DEMONSTRATIONS

Discover new techniques with live craft demonstrations from Ian Thompson Ceramics, Jen Winnett, Gemmeus, and more. Artists will be on-hand showing you in-person techniques within their craft discipline and sharing their insightful expertise. We can guarantee there will be plenty of inspiration all around!

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LEARNING WORKSHOPS

BOOK A WORKSHOP AND GET FREE 1 ENTRY TICKET FOR THE FESTIVAL!

Engage in a variety of workshops and learn something new. Get creative with the family in a fun and interactive festival atmosphere, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Get involved in woodworking, marbling, testing watercolours and drawing portraits, plus more!

Please note: If you purchase a workshop ticket, you will get a FREE 1 ENTRY TICKET to the festival. Spaces are limited for each workshop, so don’t miss out.

CLICK HERE to book workshops.

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ARTISTS TALKS PROGRAM

Get involved in a range of live talks programs from artists. Listen and get a chance to interact in engaging demonstrations with a chance to learn from experts.

CLICK HERE to see the exciting program lineup.

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EXPLORE WATERPERRY GARDENS

Made famous by Beatrix Havergal who established her School of Horticulture for Ladies from 1932 to 1971, it’s now home to eight acres of beautifully landscaped ornamental gardens. You can take a break from the excitement of the Festival and enjoy a relaxed stroll in the spring where you will be surrounded by a glorious array of shrubs, flowers, and trees.

If you wish to make the most of the day, tickets are available to enter the beautiful, historic Waterperry Gardens alongside the Festival itself.

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Waterperry Gardens

Oxfordshire

OX33 1LA

United Kingdom

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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