Make and create

Come and get creative in one of our hands-on workshops.

We’ll have a host of experts on hand to lead you through a range of interactive sessions from forging and block printing through to candle making and ceramics. There will also be demonstrations taking place throughout the day so you’ll get to see the experts in action.

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Kingdom Forge will bring the amazing world of blacksmithing to Wimpole. During demonstrations and workshops, in their fully functioning onsite forge, you’ll discover the various processes involved in traditional forging. Those taking part in workshops will also have the chance to get hands-on and

forge your own item to take home. An experienced not to be missed. Plus, keep an eye out for competitions they will be running throughout the Fair!

You can find out more about the Kingdom Forge team at

Kingdom Forge at the Artisan Collective Fairs

Come and try your hand at block printing on fabric with traditionally hand carved Indian blocks. You’ll be amazed by the exciting designs you can create with this ancient technique.

Brought to you by The Arty Crafty Place, the Oxfordshire based company who have the largest collection of printing blocks in the world, workshops will give you the chance to hand print a tote bag a tea towel or a set of notecards. Alternatively, watch a demo and buy some of your own blocks to have a go at home.

Workshops are suitable for Adults and children over the age of 7.

Find out more about block printing at and see their huge selection of printing blocks all hand carved by the artisans in rural India.

The Arty Crafty Place at the Artisan Collective Fairs

If you’ve been inspired by the Great Pottery Throwdown then come and join ceramic artists Elly Wall and Zeita Scott and immerse yourself in the joys of clay.

The pair of accomplished ceramic artists who work in porcelain to make both decorative and functional pieces, will be demonstrating their techniques and also hosting workshops where you can make your very own small hand built dishes, thrown tealight holders or hanging decorations to take home.

Workshops are suitable for both adults and children.

Elly is a handbuilder, whilst Zeita works on the potter’s wheel. Elly’s tactile, sculptural vessels and Zeita’s finely thrown porcelain tableware will also be available to purchase at the event.

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Surrey-based Willow & Finn will be bringing their fantastic Candle Bar experience to The Artisan Collective Fair to give you the chance to learn the craft of soy candle making. You’ll learn how to wick your chosen vessel, choose a fragrance to suit your mood and then pour your candle. Morning visitors can collect their cured candle in the afternoon, afternoon visitors can select to have their candle sent on to them to be delivered post event.

To see more of Willow and Finns wonderful work visit