Where to find the best hand-made stuff... November 20, 2016 09:10

London Craft Club brings you the best edit of Christmas Craft Markets to buy handmade gifts in LondonThe Christmas Craft market and pop-up season is here and all our favourite makers will be bringing out their best and most beautiful wares for you. Let's shop handmade and local this year. 

MARKETS!!

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Saturday 26th November - Stoke Newington

Stokey Christmas market
Winter Design Market
Visit for design stalls, mulled wine and mince pies, foodie gifts, music.

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Sunday 27th November - Bethnal Green

Cabaret vs Cancer
Visit for Crafts, Vintage Clothes, Oysters, Massages, Live Entertainment and a fully stocked bar.  Meat Raffle with Jerry Bakewell & Steakley Bakewell and LIVE entertainment from Tom Carradine and Champagne Charlie!

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Sunday 27th November - Bethnal Green

Bust Craftacular
Time Out says this is  "London's coolest craft Fair"! Featuring over 70 carefully curated crafty vendors, pop-up cafe and bar, DJs and DIY workshops! Confirmed programme so far includes Rob Ryan, Tatty Devine, Craftivist Collective, Drink Shop & Do Cafe. and DJ sets from Rubyy Jones/Mammory Tapes/ Hula Hoop Troupe/Marawa's Majorettes

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Sat 3rd & Sun 4th December - Crouch End 
Etsy Made Local Crouch End

The Etsy London Local team are hosting another curated Christmas Market with over 60 London based Etsy sellers over 2 days, bringing you a variety of handmade products! There will be workshops on each day so you can get your craft on and lots of festive spirit too to get you in the mood.

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Thursday 8th December - Docklands
Crafty Fox Market Museum of London

We'll be bringing a hand-picked selection of 70+ designer makers to showcase their work at the Museum of London Docklands. There will also be workshops so you can even make your own gifts and DJs keeping the vibes just right. Entry is free and children are welcome. Join us from 4-9pm. Full trader listings can be viewed at www.craftyfoxmarket.co.uk

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Sat 10th & Sun 11 December - Mile End 
Urban Makers East

There are over 100 designer makers trading over the weekend selling jewellery, art, ceramics, textiles, homewares and more with tasty sweet and savoury food at Urban Makers Feast, coffee and Christmas cocktails, workshops and a craft room for the kids.
Entry is free. 

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Sunday 11 December - Peckham 
Crafty fox Peckham
There will be 55+ different designer/makers and artists taking part each day alongside an inspiring mix of workshops. The bar will be well stocked with mulled-wine and DJs will be spinning, keeping the vibe just right!

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Thursday 15th December - Hoxton
Crafty Fox Geffrye Museum 
The second of two special edition 'Night Markets' at the Geffrye Museum, Hoxton.
Featuring 65+ designer-makers and artists. This atmospheric venue is the perfect place to get into the festive spirit! Browse the stalls with a mulled wine in hand, meet the makers and buy unique gifts for friends and family. Along with the buzz of the traders, there’ll be live DJs, festive drinks and maker-led workshops throughout the evening. Entry is free and children are welcome.

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POP-UPS

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22nd November - 4th December - Hackney 
Alloy at the Hackney Shop
99 Morning Lane
E9 6ND
Local London jewellers, including our own Rhiannon Palmer of concrete jewellery fame, are getting together to create a popup shop in Hackney. Buy direct from the makers and hear the stories behind the pieces

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22nd November - 19 December - Edinburgh
Makers and Friends
If you happen to be in Edinburgh any time soon, don't forget to visit the wonderful Makers and Friends at 17 Dundas St. Full of great works and fun workshops, it's always a treat! 

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SHOP LOCAL SHOP HANDMADE!!!!