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We warmly welcome families with children of all ages. 

Craft Lab (Saturday and Sunday Only) 

Families are warmly welcomed at Craft Festival, nurturing young talent is a key aim and children from 2-18 can enjoy free, drop-in workshops in the Craft Lab. Lead by Jim Parkyn, Make South West, Stover School, Devon Weavers, Brick Ideas, Pom Stitch Tassel. There will be a range of workshops exploring the theme of Sea, Land and Sky.

The Amazing Scene Machine with King of Clay-mation, The Master of Plasticine, Jim Parkyn

Join Jim in The Craft Lab on Saturday & Sunday, and create a plasticine masterpiece, guided by the Master Maker and Aardman Ambassador himself. YOu creation will be included in a stop motion film made over the weekend. FREE, Drop-in and no-need to book. Numbers will be limited so it will be first come, first served. 

Our Craft Lab Partners are Pom Stitch Tassel, Brick Ideas, Make South West, Stover School, Devon Weavers Workshop and Jim Parkyn. 

Children and adults will be entertained by Clive Pig, Isabella Necessity's Story Bicycle and Micky Bimble and walkabout theatre by Jonty Depp and Friends.

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This Weekend in Cheltenham

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This Weekend in Cheltenham

 Craft Festival Cheltenham Opens on Friday November 19th⁠⁠A very warm and festive welcome awaits you and all the family as we open the doors of Cheltenham Town Hall at 10am on Friday.  Over 3 days, meet 100 makers, enjoy craft demonstrations, free children's activities, workshops and discover the beautiful town of Cheltenham.

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Craft Festival, Unit C, Kach Business Park, Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9TZ

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