There is planned industrial action on South Western Railway services on 18 August 2018. Please check before you travel.
On 19 August 2018 delays are expected on the M25 and on some roads in Surrey. More info.
The East Front Gardens will be closed to visitors on 23 - 24 August and 28 August - 03 September 2018. More info
The Handmade Fair is returning to Hampton Court Palace for its fifth year!
Tickets for this event can only be purchased at The Handmade Fair website.
Entry Only: £16*^
Full Experience: £33*^
*Booking and transaction fees apply
Please note that entry to Hampton Court Palace requires a separate ticket.Separate ticket Buy tickets at The Handmade Fair website
Join Kirstie Allsopp, Max McMurdo and other experts for a weekend of creative making and inspiration — sharing the skills to become a maker yourself and learning about the amazing experts and artisans across the country.
Whether your day at the Fair teaches you how to make something yourself, transform a piece you already own, or you buy it from an expert, The Handmade Fair wants to inspire everyone to get making.
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.
Take part in all sorts of workshops such as macramé, calligraphy and origami and hear from inspirational people like Chalk Paint expert Annie Sloan, MasterChef champion Kenny Tutt and Dress Making Designer Tilly Walnes.
New for this year we have:
As well as a great day out, you’ll also get a bundle of skills and knowledge that you can use to improve your own life and home.
What’s more, you’ll find an abundance of delicious food and drink for lunch (churros, anyone?), tasty treats from artisan makers to take home and maybe even a glass or two of fizz to enjoy in the afternoon!
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.
VIP tickets include everything in the Full Experience package plus all day access to VIP lounge, talks, lunch, free flowing bubbly and more.Buy VIP tickets at The Handmade Fair website
The Handmade Fair is open 09:30-18:00 each day, with workshops and sessions starting from 10:00. Full timetables can be found at thehandmadefair.com
Kirstie Allsopp will be hosting Friday and Saturday, with upcycling guru, Max McMurdo hosting the Sunday.
The Handmade Fair at Hampton Court Palace is located on The Green opposite Hampton Court Palace. The venue is suitable for all-terrain wheelchair users.
This playful bronze effect dachshund will charm any new owner. This fun decorative garden ornament features a miniature dachshund dog standing on it's hind legs and is inspired by the history of royal dogs.
This stunning Henry VIII tree decoration is double-sided and is beautifully handmade using metal and silk threads on a satin background with a foam filling.
The sitting rabbit doorstop is a handsome fellow made out of luxurious beige fabric with silk trim - he is definitely more than a doorstop as his appealing looks are sure to guarantee him the best room in the house!