The Handmade Fair is the ultimate creative day out. Take part in hands-on workshops, learn from the experts, eat from delicious street food vendors, and buy tools, materials, and beautiful products from the handpicked sellers.
The Handmade Fair is brought to you by Kirstie Allsopp and is all about appreciating the beauty of handmade, and learning the skills to become a maker yourself. Whether your day at the Fair teaches you how to make something yourself, upcycle a piece you already own, or if you buy it from an expert, it’s here to help everyone to make their life a little more beautiful.
The Shopping Villages are full to the brim with handmade products of the highest quality, brought to you by our hand-picked and incredibly talented makers, along with an enviable range of tools and materials. The Super Theatre, Skills Workshops and Grand Makes are hosted by the UK’s most renowned experts, so you can be sure you’re learning from the best in the business. It’s not only a fun day out, but you’ll also be able to take away a bundle of skills and knowledge that you can use to improve your own life and home.
Hampton Court Palace is the magnificence former royal residence of many Tudor, Stuart and Georgian monarchs - most famously Henry VIII. A visit to the house and you will encounter characters from the palace’s past, climb into royal carriages and soak up the atmosphere in 60 acres of stunning gardens whilst marvelling at the two distinct and contrasting Tudor and Baroque architectural styles. And don’t miss the Palace’s exciting interactive play garden for families: the Magic Garden!