Bank Holiday - Saturday 29 - Monday 31 May 2021

New Venue for 2021

The stunning Cirencester Park provides the perfect backdrop for the new Living Crafts event on the late May Bank holiday weekend. At the heart of the Cotswolds you will enjoy an immersive craft experience. Living Crafts is an exciting opportunity for you to meet master craftsmen and women and a new generation of designers from our growing abundance of British talent. Come and enjoy a rare glimpse into the world of craft.

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A Perfect Day for Craft Lovers

Living Crafts is a one-stop creative and shopping experience showcasing the talents and skills of hundreds of acclaimed designer-makers from across the UK. Celebrating contemporary, British craft of an exceptional standard, visitors to Living Crafts can buy unique designs or commission beautifully crafted work direct from the specially selected makers.

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A Creative Experience

Special features include the Living Crafts Showcase Pavilion, a Living History demonstration and the 2021 Sculpture Spectacular. Why not have a go with workshops ranging from willow weaving and marbling to stone carving and chocolate making! With entertainment adding to the vibrant atmosphere, Living Crafts is a great day out for all the family and an inspiration for serious craft collectors.

  • Stunning designs for you and your home
  • A huge range of quality, British handmade craft
  • Inspiring workshops for both adults and children
  • Glassblowing and other spectacular craft demonstrations
  • Master craftsmen and women
  • Artisan produce in the food & drink pavilion
  • Brass and Swing bands, storytelling
  • Free parking next to the showground
  • Delicious refreshments
  • Over 3,000 acres of beautiful parkland to explore
  • Free Shuttle buggy to Cecily Hill gate, Cirencester

A Great Day Out

Enjoy spectacular craft demonstrations, masterclasses and workshops and have an inspiring day out in the magnificent parkland of the Bathurst Estate in the heart of the Cotswolds and on the doorstep of the ancient town of Cirencester.

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More than just great British Craft & Design

A Living History Village brings traditional crafts to life, our Sculpture Spectacular gives you the chance to get up close to some stunning pieces in our open air gallery and our Crafts in the Cotwolds brings the local art scene right to the show.

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New Brewery Arts

We are pleased to be working with New Brewery Arts, based in Cirencester which connects people with the handmade and promotes the joy and fulfilment of making and celebrates the role of craft and creativity in all our lives.

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Cirencester Park

Set in the beautiful parkland opposite the Cirencester Park Polo pitches, the showground is in a stunning location. A complimentary shuttle will run visitors to Cecily Hill, only a few minutes walk from the heart of the historic town of Cirencester. More details at

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