ICHF Events is running craft shows throughout 2016 at a location near you, returning to EventCity in Manchester, the SECC Glasgow, NEC Birmingham and ExCeL London. See below for venue details.

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Not only are there plenty of craft workshops and demonstrations from industry experts in a mind-blowing variety of topics, it’s a great shopping destination with hundreds of exhibitors, a huge selection of gorgeous hobbycrafts and sewing supplies, plus glamorous catwalk shows.

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There are some amazing surprises in-store including special craft and art installations just like the knitted Woodland Glen that you may have spotted at last year’s Manchester show.

Glitter skills workshop

There is plenty to see and do at these amazing events!

If you love sewing, knitting, papercraft, beading or crochet, there’s an impressive range of craft supplies to stock up on. Enjoy a fabulous day out and feel right at home amongst crafters who are just as passionate about creating beautiful projects as you are.

Shopping at a craft show and having a lovely time

Such a fun day out to find some new crafts

We’ve handpicked a selection of the UK’s most skillful knitting and crochet gurus for some exciting workshops and demos, in a flash!

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There’s also plenty of time for treating yourself to bags of craft goodies before sneaking them in the front door when you get home (we won’t tell!).

Hand sewn origami style flower with button

Mix origami and hand-sewing together for this fabulous flower make

Don’t miss the exciting craft workshops from The Craft Network – learn all there is to know about Amigurumi, master knitting with beads and come along to crochet your very own colourful mandala with an exclusive pattern only available at the show.

Crochet mandala design ICHF

This mandala crochet pattern is an exclusive for workshop participants

It’s not just for yarn lovers, either!

Knitting with beads on a purse

Although if you are a yarn lover, have a go at adding beads

Our project-based hand sewing workshops are to stitch a pretty projects to take away with you, and each in under an hour!

Pincushion design by Esme Clemo

Hand sew this pumpkin pincushion in less than an hour

Make 2016 the year to start a new hobby, just pop along to the ICHF shows to find yours.

Book in advance for a cheaper ticket, and make sure you arrive early to book your seats on the workshops and demos on offer. They do go fast!

There are also special concessionary ticket prices for seniors and the disabled, see below for ore details.

Everything you need to know

The Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show – Event City, Manchester 4 – 6 February 2016

Doors open 10am – 4pm (5pm Saturday)
Tickets:
Adult £10 (£8 in advance)
Senior £9 (£7 in advance)
Under 16’s enter free if accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket, otherwise £4.00
Deadline for ordering tickets in advance is 5pm on the 1 February

Stitching, Sewing & Quilting and Hobbycrafts – SECC, Glasgow 3 – 6 March 2016

Doors open 10am – 5pm (4 pm on Sunday)
Adults £10 (£8 in advance)
Seniors £9 (£7 in advance)
Deadline for ordering tickets in advance is 5pm on the 29 February
Under 16’s enter free if accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket, otherwise £4

Sewing for Pleasure, Fashion Embroidery & Stitch and Hobbycrafts and Cake International – The Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating & Baking Show at the NEC, Birmingham 17 – 20 March 2016 (Cake International 18 – 20 March only)

See details for Cake International – The Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating & Baking Show here.

Doors open 9.30am – 5.30pm (Sunday until 5pm)
Ticket Prices:
Single day: Adult £14 (£12 in advance), Senior £13 (£11 in advance)
Advance two day ticket: Adult £20 Senior £18
Advance three day ticket: Adult £25 Senior £23
Under 16’s enter free if accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket, otherwise £6
Deadline for ordering tickets in advance (including all 2/3 day tickets) is 5pm on the 14 March 2016

Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts ExCeL, London 7 – 9 April 2016

Open 10am – 4pm (5pm  on Saturday)
Ticket Prices:
Adult £12 (£10 in advance)
Senior £11 (£9 in advance)
Under 16’s enter free if accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket, otherwise £6
Deadline for ordering tickets in advance is 5pm on the 4 April 2016
For more information or to book tickets please visit the ICHF website. Alternatively, give the Ticket Hotline a ring on 01425 277988.

CONCESSIONARY RATES FOR THE DISABLED
Please phone the Ticket Hotline on 01425 277988 for more information on concessionary rates for the disabled.