Local Art & Craft Events


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The Dorset Arts & Crafts Association is not responsible for events listed in this diary other than those organised directly by the Association.  Please contact the organiser of the event for enquiries, bookings etc.    


Events in 2017




CADArts Winter Wonderland

Continuing to Sunday 17th December, 10am - 4pm

The Hayloft Gallery, 14 Wick Lane, Christchurch

High quality handcrafted gifts by skilled artisans

Inside Dorset

Continuing to Tuesday 19th December, 10am - 4pm

Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, BH17 7DJ

Exhibition of selected work hosted by Poole & East Dorset Art Society

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Handmade for Christmas

Continuing to Sunday 31st December, 10:30am - 4:30pm, open every day except Christmas Day

The Workhouse Chapel, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1DS

A selling exhibition of hand-crafted work from 60 of the West Country's finest makers and artists.

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Making Dorset - Winter Show

Thursday 7th - Wednesday 20th December

Bridport Arts Centre, 9 South Street, Bridport, DT6 3NR

A collection of work from the best of Dorset's Designer Makers. 

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Dorsetgallery Art & Craft Show

Saturday 16th December 

Venue: Wareham Town Hall 

Showcasing the work of local artists and craftspeople 

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Events in 2018


April 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                      


Brockenhurst Needlework Fiesta

Saturday 21st April (10am - 5pm), Sunday 22nd April (10am - 3:30pm)

Brockenhurst Village Hall, Hampshire, SO42 7RY

A popular and unique event for all needlework and textiles enthusiasts held in the heart of the New Forest National Park.

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