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Festivals, Fairs and Markets 2024


Artisans in the Square, Market Harborough - Saturday 29th June, 9am-4pm

Womanifest Festival - Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July

Barefoot Festival, Cattows Farm, LE67 2RF - Friday 26th - Sunday 28th July

Leicester Guild Hall Summer Fair - Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August

Artisans in the Square, Market Harborough - Saturday - 31st August, 9am-4pm

Knighton Park Show - Sunday 1st September, 11:30am-5pm

Ashby Magna Street Fair - Friday 6th September, 6-9pm

Lubbenham Scarecrow Festival - Saturday 7th and 8th September

Fairy Wishes, Aylestone  - Friday 13th September, 7-10:30pm

Leicester Wellness Festival - Mountsorrel Memorial Centre - Saturday 14th September, 10am-4pm

Fairy Wishes, Thringstone - Friday 20th September, 7-10:30pm

Fairy Wishes, Wigston - Friday 27th September, 7-10:30pm

Artisans in the Square, Market Harborough - Saturday 28th September, 9am-4pm

Market Harborough - Quinns Literary Festival - Saturday 5th October

Leicester - Attenborough Arts Centre Christmas Fair - Saturday 2nd November, 11am-4pm

Prestwold Hall Christmas Fair - Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November 

Wigston - Salvation Army Craft Fair - Saturday 23rd November, 10am-2:30pm

Cosby - Tithe Barn - Sunday 24th November, 10am-3pm

Measham - Christmas at Measham - Thursday 5th December, 5-8pm

Bawdon Lodge Christmas Fair - Friday 6th-Sunday 8th December

Oakham Late Night Shopping - Monday 9th December


Workshops and Classes 2024

Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester -

Adventures in Art -



Blaby Social Centre, Blaby, LE8 4GQ -

New Be Crafty, Monthly Craft Socials Thursdays 7 - 9pm -

Bring your own project or darning pile and meet fellow crafters, share hints and tips and make new friends. If you don't have something to bring a few basic craft items are provided for you to try including paper and pencils, watercolours and various fibre arts. Only £3.50 per week.

9th May, 13th June, 12th September, 10th October, TBC November, 12th December


Burning Woman Festival - Belvoir Castle -

Festival Tickets on sale now!

This year I will be running Creative Workshops at this event, tickets for these will be available seperatley via their website from 1st april and need to be booked alongside a festival ticket.


Cafe Dales, Narborough, LE19 2HL -

Make Monday Mindful - First Monday of the month - 7 - 9pm


Monday 1st July - Sashiko Sewing

Monday 12th August - Beaded Heart Decoration 

Monday 2nd September - TBC

Ecovillage, Market Harborough -

Third Thursday’s

Thursday 15th August - Felt flower wreath 


Textile Festival, Leicester - City Quilt Update -

City Quilt - Update - The City Quilt has been created with the squares that have been donated, I think it was 63 squares we received. Thank you to everyone who made us one. The quilt will be displayed in The Haymarket Shopping Centre throughout November and December.



Charity Fundraising 2023

Thank you to everyone who supported our summer fair at Cafe Dales and Eleven:Eleven in Narborough on 6th August. We raised £100 Sapcote Memory Hub, a non profit organisation for people with mild to moderate dementia.

Thank you to all that came and made Christmas cards in aid of Mind the mental health charity we raised £85 this year!