Craft Fairs and Events

Christmas craft fairs and events 2021

Darker nights and colder days are upon us and the Christmas season is fast approaching. Some like to celebrate early, others may wait, but no matter what your style is, you won’t be able to resist heading straight to these wonderfully festive, craft-focused events.

Whether you want to embrace the festive spirit in person or stay cosy indoors, we’ve created a list of 10 brilliant Christmas craft fairs and events you can attend on site or online.

Top 10 craft fairs and events for Christmas 2021

Christmas craft fairs are back and better than ever! Have you missed the cosy vibes, masses of sweet treats and huge range of festive crafts you can only get at an annual Christmas fair?

Don’t worry, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 Christmas craft fairs and events going ahead this year.


Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre

The Ludlow Medieval Christmas fair is a popular annual event run by a mother-daughter duo, themed around the Medieval period and featuring a range of ye-olde activities and crafts.

With endless entertainment and reams of craft stalls offering tasty goods, handmade Christmas gifts and more, you’re sure to have a fun-filled day at the Ludlow Medieval Fair.


NEC Festive Gift Fair

The NEC are hosting a mega Christmas craft fair over the weekend of the 18th – 21st of November. With over 200 craft stalls already booked in to appear on the day, you’re sure to find the perfect Christmas present for that one tricky relative you can never shop for!

Book your tickets now or even try your hand at exhibiting and sell your own crafts! Make sure you have craft fair insurance in place first though!


Harrogate Country Living Christmas Fair

This craft fair, hosted by Country Living Magazine, focuses on all things interior. Find crafts inspired by the latest trends, join interactive craft workshops and buy quality gifts at this popular Christmas event.


Cockpit Makers Market

With over 150 craft makers taking part, the Cockpit Makers Market allows you to buy one-of-a-kind gifts handmade by a range of crafting professionals. With a wide range of options for all budgets, this is not one to miss this Christmas.


Sandringham Estate Christmas Craft, Food and Gift Fair

Join the festive fun at Sandringham Estate this Christmas for their annual Christmas craft fair. Stock up on wintery treats, plenty of high-quality, handmade crafts and a range of luxury gifts for your loved ones.


Brancepeth Castle Craft Fair

This craft fair has been hailed as one of the best organised craft fairs in the North East! A beautiful castle filled to the brim with talented crafters, you’ll be sure to come away with handfuls of festive treats and handmade gifts.


South of England Agricultural Society’s Winter Fair

This annual winter fair is the perfect place to start your Christmas shopping! There will be plenty of crafts, gifts and food on sale from independent traders, so grab yourself a ticket before they sell out.


Barton Marina Christmas Market

The Barton Marina markets boast over 40 festive stalls each selling handmade crafts, homemade food and lots of Christmas treats! Join in with the festivities and even book yourself a stall to start selling your own crafts!


Online Christmas craft events

Fancy staying in this year? We understand that not everyone wants to head out to a busy Christmas market just yet. Luckily, there are plenty of virtual craft events still going ahead this year!

Baubles Bonanza Christmas Crafts

This free event, hosted by Penrith City Library, will teach you how to make your own Christmas baubles and ornaments. Stay warm and cosy at home, and get hands-on and crafty with this exciting event!


Making Christmas Magic Craft Class

This wonderfully festive online craft class will teach you how to make Christmas tree decorations and ornaments, as well as keeping the younger ones entertained with a dramatic reading of a Christmas classic.


There are so many wonderful events taking place this year – get yourself tickets before they sell out and join in with the festivities! If you are a crafter and fancy selling at a Christmas craft fair, we can help.

Get in touch with the team at CraftCover to find out more about how to safely and legally sell crafts at a craft fair with the correct insurance. We can ensure that you have the right level of cover and protection in place, ready for the festive season.