Garden Event

Design and Craft Fair featuring MADE 2016

West Dean Gardens

From £10.00

This event has now passed. Please visit West Dean Arts and Craft Festival for the 2017 event.

Browse and buy from over 100 innovative makers and artists under cover in marquees and workshops at the third annual Design and Craft Fair.

Get hands-on in a Creative Workshop with an expert tutor (additional charge) and watch free talks and demonstrations in a variety of arts and crafts subjects. Make a day of it with free access to the award winning West Dean Gardens and great food and drink options.

Take home unique design pieces, new skills and plenty of creative ideas.

Online workshop sales have now closed however there will be a limited number of tickets available to book on the day of event. Please make your way to the Bookings Hut on arrival for more information.

View the full event programme

View the Exhibitor Gallery

Whats on?

  • Over 100 innovative markers and artists showing and selling their work
  • Hands-on Creative Workshops (additional charge)
  • Free talks and demonstrations in arts and crafts
  • NEW for 2016 dedicated print show and workshops
  • Children's craft workshops
  • Special offers in the West Dean College Craft Shop
  • Free access to West Dean Gardens
  • Food and drink options

Creative workshops

Get hands-on with a craft you've always wanted to try under the guidance of an expert tutor.

Each workshop is 1.5hrs and priced £12.50-£15 (includes all materials). Places are limited so advance booking is recommended. Please note: covered footwear is required when taking the following workshops, Mosaics, Woodcarving and Stonecarving.

Online workshop sales have now closed however there will be a limited number of tickets available to book on the day of event. Please make your way to the Bookings Hut on arrival for more information.

View the Creative Workshop programme

Want something longer? Try a short course.

Exhibitor Gallery

View the Exhibitor Gallery

Explore work from over 100 talented artists and makers including prints, ceramics, jewellery, textiles and much more.

Free talks and demonstrations

Head to the Creative Hub to watch free talks and demonstrations from a host of exhibitors, West Dean College tutors and craftspeople.

View the Creative Hub programme

Tickets

Adult £10.

Children under 16 free.

Beat the queues this weekend - book online now

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