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19th & 20th September 2020, Recreation Ground, Lymington Road, Highcliffe

Artists & Crafters

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Gazebos

Craft Marquee

 

Handmade knitted items. Pre-made or made to order.

Handmade leather, silver and seaglass jewellery, inspired by boats and the sea. Lovingly made from our coastal Boathouse Studio in Hampshire.

Local artist, photographer and musician, Cliff interprets the world in wildlife, animal,bird, pet paintings and portraits

Sunday only

Original canvas paintings

Pippa uses Merino dyed wool, silks and any other interesting fibres to create pieces. Using wet and needle felting techniques each creation is an original work of art.

All pieces are made with stoneware clay, twice fired in an electric kiln, and come ready to use being oven, micro wave and dish washer friendly.

"Handcrafted in the West Country"
Desirable items created from Scottish oak whiskey barrels in Mr GDA's Wiltshire workshop

Geraldine Burles 

Illustration

Illustrations of historic villages and towns and coastal scenes.

Sunday only

Sunday only

Handmade mosaics in all shapes and colours

Illustration By Jonathan

Jonathan is a Professional Artist, Illustrator & Creative Artworker with a Hand-Drawn style and an eye for colour and bold images. He provides traditional and digital artwork for a variety of commercial projects and is also available for private commissions.

Karen is an artist based in the New Forest specialising in local scenes and animal portraits as well as a variety of subjects. Her style of work is both detailed and realistic. 

Kate uses recycled glass reclaimed from multiple sources both in city and sea. Her creations are often combined with other reclaimed items such as vintage fabric and driftwood finds and transformed into beautiful pieces of art.

Stamp it, fold it, cut it, glue it and there you have it!
Krafting until the Kows come home!

 

Love Your Rocks create quality handcrafted necklaces, bracelets and earrings from freshwater pearls, semi-precious gemstones, sterling silver and Swarovski crystals.

Jan is a Dorset based ceramicist. The majority of her work is created using a white stoneware porcelain and thrown on the potter's wheel. The pieces are functional and are produced to be used daily. She produces tableware to make every meal a bit more special and to enhance the eating experience. This is accomplished through their shape, style, colour and feel. Check out my online shop: www.madebypowley.co.uk

Marcia's inspiration came from a desire to do her bit to help reduce single use plastic, so she started creating beautiful bespoke bags from old and new materials.

Michael is a full time author and public speaker, travelling both in the UK and internationally, speaking inspirationally and signing his books for readers in locations as far apart as the UK, Thailand and the Philippines.

Hand crafted eco soy wax candles using the finest fragrance oils. Long lasting clean burn, vegan friendly, recyclable tins and jars. Lovingly prepared.

Opened only last year, Peeking Duck Jewellery produces hand made silver jewellery which, although made in the UK, is influenced by living and working in Asia, and further inspired by our stunning coastline here in Dorset.

Home and hand made items of wood, Turned on the lathe.

Our ever popular needle felt landscape pictures come mounted and framed in chunky frames which can either free-stand or hang.  No one picture is absolutely the same but the basic themes are moorland, coastal and farming landscapes. They depict many well-known and well-loved areas of the country.

Professional photographer based in Dorset and covering the South Coast. Licentiate of The Royal Photographic Society. Available for range of photographic services. Prints for sale on website.

Handcrafted Jewellery Inspired by the Ocean, producing one of a kind seaglass and ocean inspired jewellery.

Saturday Only

Working with polymer clay, making jewellery, sculptures and more, look at the whimsical wonderland that can be produced from the versatile medium of polymer clay.

Driftwood designs each unique and hand painted with driftwood collected from local beaches  Commissions available.

Saturday Only

An artist whose original artwork is mainly watercolour.

Fabric Crafts handmade by me in Dorset

 

Saturday Only

Lisa Berkshire is an Artist/Illustrator living and working in Poole. Making hand-printed artworks, digital prints, cards, illustrated stones and objects d'art combined with words and stories.

All candles, diffusers and melts are hand poured in Dorset and  are made from soy wax sourced from responsible farms. The wicks used are made from cotton and linen and contain no harmful metal cores.

Dorset artist Richard Watkin paints original vintage inspired locations reminiscent of travel posters of the 1930's with some 50s influences. His paintings often include classic cars and have a retro art deco feel. All of Richard's paintings are available as high quality prints and posters on fine art paper.

Artist Wendy paints two ranges of prints. "Twists and Turns" is a collection of quirky well-known scenes, and "Meadow Valley" is a range of children's designs.

Craft Gazebos

 

Aerial Perspective is passionate about creating stunning aerial images and video. We can help you view your life or your business through a different lens!

Colourful Dorset scenes created in glass by local artist Alyson Jeffs in Lilliput, Poole.

AMA Designs is owned & run by Alison Aldridge.
She creates colourful, quirky and fun home and seasonal decorative accents, including wooden bunting, garlands, wreaths and desk accessories.
Bespoke Wedding Decor by commission.

The Artist Andrea Duffell paints palette knife land and seascapes in oils & acrylics including popular Dorset landmarks

Beautiful paper cuts by hand, using a range of papers, cutting from templates by fellow artists

Beautifully handcrafted and bespoke mosaic art and unique gift ideas

A local handmade wooden craft business which also undertakes commissions for personalized gifts for special occasions.

We keep bees in The New Forest & produce our products from the honey & beeswax they and other bees in the area produce.

Natural honey-based products produced by hand in the New Forest

Handcarved wood and willow gifts

Elly takes her inspiration from the Dorset coast and countryside where she finds inspiration for hand crafted pieces of sterling silver jewellery. These include sandcasting, watercasting, reticulation and hand-stamped personalised pieces.

Handmade Quality glass art products.fused glass artist with wave and ammonite in turquoise and blue glass, large glass wall art and splashbacks

Products crafted in wood with contrast (Yew, Laburnum, Walnut) and distinctive grain (burr, spalted, fruit woods), Diseased and dead trees are also a very good source of something different.
Graham also likes to experiment and try different things, this include incorporating other materials such as metal (Pewter, Brass, Copper), and more recently have looked at using different nuts (Walnuts, Banksi nuts).

Hand made girl’s dresses, tops, bags, hairbands, aprons and unique soft toys. All the garments are made of cotton fabrics with simple and cute designs. 

All pieces are individually designed and made by hand in the studio. If an item has been sold a similar item can be made to order. ill loves experimenting with reticulation (surface melting) which creates wonderful textures and one-off pieces of jewellery.

Julia creates all of her ceramics at her home studio, where she lives along the Hampshire coast. Inspired by her surroundings, she mainly works with white stoneware clay and uses decorative techniques and glazes with colours inspired by seascape hues and cliff top skylines.

Caricaturist

Kathy Cluett has been designing jewellery for over a decade.
Living and working in beautiful Dorset with its fabulous
coastline, Kathy takes her inspiration from the sea and beach,
using semi-precious stones. 

Dorset based freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator specialising in illustration, graphics, packaging, branding and wall art.

Skin balms for all land and water-based sports

With a passion for crystals, wildlife, forests and mountains, Crisi handcrafts nature inspired jewellery using sterling silver, thoughtfully selected natural stones and organic textures. She also hand pours scented soy wax candles into glass jars and ceramics, using sustainable soy wax, 100% pure essential oils, phthalate-free fragrance oils and eco-friendly wicks.​

Children's Books and Story-telling

Maycottage Goats Milk Soap is a country cottage industry, natural and handmade using the traditional cold press method, with fresh milk from their own herd of registered British Guernseys and British Toggenburgs. The soap has no chemical additives, artificial fragrances or colours, ideal for those with sensitive skin, psoriasis, eczema or dermatitis. The recipe has been checked by a registered chemist and given a safety certificate.

A professional metal and wood sculptor based in Hampshire. Whether you want a customised metal home décor item or a handcrafted wooden table. Also made-to-measure bed frames, cupboards and cabinets. All metal fabrication requirements provided

Beautiful, complimentary, fun & quirky handmade art & decorations for inside 'n out. Driftwood Art, Mobiles, Doorstops, Hearts, Lavender Mice & much more.

 

A range of bath and beauty cosmetics that are free from any cruelty to animals, sold naked or within recycled packaging with many being vegan and allergen free.

Hand made accessories and fashionable over the shoulder, waterproof dog walkers’ bag. 

Bringing a little of the outdoors inside with nature inspired homeware, gifts and stationery in a bold and perky style.

Husband and wife team Rosemary & Ian Locock share a passion for photographing the natural world. They have travelled to many parts of the world capturing wildlife images and have particular experience of the African countries. and are now able to offer the special experience of a Kenyan safari to other wildlife enthusiasts and photographers.

SL Leaded Lights have been making leaded windows for over 25 years, everything from small windows in home's to releading church windows. More recently they have started making suncatchers. Commissions welcome.

Hand-made crafts and designs including the 'Ergocrush', a range of tablet cushions

Caroline creates seascapes and fun, quirky little pictures to brighten up your home. The work is crisp and with a tranquility that is inspired by the beautiful surroundings of the Dorset coast and countryside.

New Forest Artist creating original watercolours, oils and acrylics. Artwork inspired by Hurst Castle, the Solent, the Newforest landscapes & animals

Recycled, handmade silver jewellery from precious metal clay using only Fine (Pure) Silver with Sterling Silver chains, links etc. All the jewellery is hand crafted. Each item of jewellery is unique as no two pieces are the same.

Original illustration cards, prints and jewellery. Quirky and colourful!

The biggest mirrors in the world, and something in driftwood or ply you have never seen before, including coffee tables and surf mirrors

Terraniums, eco-handmade planters and spheres

Saturday Only

Julie makes fused glass from her studio home in Bournemouth. Living near the beach and many of her designs are influenced by the seaside.

Artist

Beads and accessories of all shapes and sizes

IHandmade original beach themed pictures including sea glass and driftwood, as well as other designs.

Sunday only

Earth-friendly greeting cards, wall art prints and gifts, featuring original photography-based designs.

Unique crochet and knitted hats, shawls and craft kits

Upcycled wooden pallets, driftwood and pebbles transformed into lovely little sail boats, tug boats, beach huts, beach signs among other coastal creations all inspired by living on the Dorset Coast.

Unusual unique present for garden or for bird lovers made from upcycled materials