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At 10am Friday March 11th, Craft Festival will be opened by Keith Brymer-Jones, potter and judge of The Great Pottery Throwdown. 

We are delighted that potter and judge from "The Great Pottery Throwdown", Keith Brymer-Jones will host at a seated Q&A session where he will share stories from his new autobiography “Boy in a China Shop” which is available to pre-order now and at the Festival on the day. Keith will sign copies of his book after each Q&A session. As this is a complimentary event, a maximum of 5 seats can be booked. You must book a ticket to the Craft Festival to gain entry to this complimentary event. Book your seats below. 

11am An Audience with Keith Brymer- Jones BOOK HERE

2pm An Audience with Keith Brymer-Jones BOOK HERE

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

Join Jim on the stage, throughout the weekend and create a plasticine masterpiece, guided by the Master Maker and Aarman Ambassador himself. FREE, Drop-in and no-need to book. Numbers will be limited so it will be first come, first served. 

The Demo Room with Gloucestershire Guild of Craftspeople

The Demo Room will host a range of exceptional makers, demonstrating their skills throughout the weekend. CLICK HERE TO MEET THE DEMONSTRATORS 

Family Workshops on The Stage

FREE Drop in Workshops with Unit Twelve & Llantarnam Grange Details Here 

Unit Twelve Gallery is a contemporary craft exhibition, art workshop and studio space, that hosts a regularly changing programme of high quality, contemporary craft exhibitions, as well as being home to 6 artists studio spaces; open Thursday-Saturday, 10-4pm.

Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre is Cwmbran's centre for Contemporary Art & Craft. Based in South East Wales, Llantarnam Grange is a leading craft and visual art centre, a friendly space where everyone is welcomed to enjoy and feel inspired. 


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Craft Festival at Cheltenham Town Hall March 10-12, 2023 We have established ourselves in the beautiful Regency town of Cheltenham and will be returning to the iconic Town Hall in March 2023 for a great weekend of craft and making.  Craft Festival will feature 100 selected makers from across the UK with a programme of workshops for all ages and craft demonstrations set in the stunning surroundings of Cheltenham Town Hall.

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