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a few of the arts and crafts things happening in Lancashire:


Hopeful and Glorious organise some super art and craft events across Lancashire and some of the artists and makers taking part in the Handmade in Lancashire events will also there:
November – Lytham Winter Art Fair, Lytham Hall, Lytham

MWL events organise some lovely handmade events in Bolton

Fresh monthly pop-ups at the Platform Gallery in Clitheroe. A selection of 4 designer-makers will be at the gallery on the first Saturday (and also some Sundays) of the month

Meet the Makers – a group of Lancashire designer-makers – organise regular events at St Nicholas Shopping Arcade in Lancaster plus other North West events


Northern Star Exhibition
October – January
Platform Gallery, Station Road, Clitheroe, Lancashire

Annual Open Exhibition
Platform Gallery, Station Road, Clitheroe, Lancashire

Annual Open Exhibition
Haworth Art Gallery, Accrington, Lancashire

Art and Craft Guild of Lancashire
several exhibitions per year at venues across Lancashire & North West for guild members

art trails and open studios 

Annual Silverdale & Arnside Art Trail
Open Studios, large group exhibitions, great community involvement and many workshops

Green Close Studios
Rural Arts enterprise and studios in Melling, Lancashire

art and craft galleries

Lancashire Makers
Design-led art and craft from artists / makers in Lancashire and the North West
76 Botanic Road, Churchtown, Southport PR9 7NE

classes and workshops

Bespoke Jewellery making with jewellery artist, Sam Rowena Taylor (resume in 2021)

Learn how to write books for Children with Rhona Whiteford at Barton Grange Garden Centre:

More arts and crafts info coming soon…