Thursday 1st November 2018 - Sunday 4th November 2018
NEC, Birmingham
£14.00
A special early bird discount will be applied at the checkout

Dates to attend

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Adult / 2 Day Pass
Adult / 3 Day Pass
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UNDER 16s ARE FREE if accompanied by an adult.

Includes entry into Cake International (2nd to 4th only)

CONCESSIONARY RATES FOR THE DISABLED.  Please phone the Ticket office on 01425 277988 for more information.

GROUP BOOKING RATES AVAILABLE.  Please call the Ticket Office on 01425 277988 to make your group booking.

Why not upgrade to VIP passes?

Please note tickets are non-refundable.

Upgrade to VIP

Our VIP tickets mean you can jump the queues and get access to our VIP lounge.

The Creative Craft Show/ Simply Christmas/ Art Materials Live - £35.00

Includes:

  • Fast Track entry
  • Goody Bag (value £35!)
  • Show Guide
  • Crafty Beggars mini Make & Takes - programme TBC!
  • Exclusive use of the Shop & Drop area
  • Hot and cold drinks, pastries and cakes in the VIP lounge

Please note: does not include VIP access to Cake International.

Early Bird discount not valid in conjunction with VIP ticket. Tickets are non-refundable. No children allowed in the VIP area.  Tickets are for 16 yrs and over.

Adult / 1 Day Pass
Adult / 2 Day Pass
Adult / 3 Day Pass
Adult / 4 Day Pass

Come to a Workshop

Buy your workshop tickets in advance to guarantee a space!

Already got your tickets? Buy additional workshop tickets here

THE THREE SISTERS with Tracey Spurgin

11.30am DAILY

THE THREE SISTERS with Tracey Spurgin

90-minute workshop – cost £20.00

Join Jewellery Maker TV Guest Designer Tracey Spurgin as she guides you through the magical world of creating fine silver jewellery using silver clay. Tracey takes you step-by-step to create a stunning pendant set with a gleaming gemstone; your finished piece will be ready to wear at the end of the session. Note: Chain not included.   

£20.00
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MAKE YOUR OWN CERAMIC HARE with Ros Ingram

10.00am DAILY

MAKE YOUR OWN CERAMIC HARE with Ros Ingram

90-minute workshop – cost £20.00

Join ceramic artist Ros Ingram and learn how to create your own characterful clay hare in this step-by-step workshop. All materials provided; firing and postage available at extra cost on the day. Suitable for all ages and beginners; no children under 10 years.

£20.00
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STITCHED AND ALTERED BOOK PAGES with Bex Raven

2.45pm EACH DAY

STITCHED AND ALTERED BOOK PAGES with Bex Raven

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

Stitch, collage and sketch yourself a textured landscape using a book page as the base, learning about the art of bringing new life to old books.

£10.00
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RUSTIC CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATIONS with Bob Neill

10.15am DAILY

RUSTIC CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATIONS with Bob Neill

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

Come and create an original tree decoration, using a hot wire pen to burn your designs onto a log slice. The technique is similar to drawing or painting, and you will be able to add colour with felt pens or acrylic paint… Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment!

£10.00
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NEEDLE FELT A ROBIN with The Makerss

2.30pm FRIDAY ONLY

 NEEDLE FELT A ROBIN with The Makerss

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

Needlefelt a sweet robin using different types of wool and 3D shaping techniques, add some wire legs so he can stand, with authors Steffi and Sophie from The Makerss. Take your finished robin and tools home. Suitable for beginners and more advanced.

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MIXED MEDIA, SCULPTED REINDEER HEAD with Annette Smyth

1.00pm EACH DAY

MIXED MEDIA, SCULPTED REINDEER HEAD with Annette Smyth

90-minute workshop – cost £20.00

Come and create a fun, mixed media, sculpted reindeer head with hanging baubles, on a winter background.  You will take away a finished, framed piece ready to hang. Suitable for all abilities.

£20.00
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NEEDLE FELT A CUTE SNOWMAN with The Makerss

2.30pm SUNDAY ONLY

 NEEDLE FELT A CUTE SNOWMAN with The Makerss

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

Learn 3-D needlefelting techniques and create a cute snowman, with authors Steffi and Sophie from The Makerss. Take your finished snowman and tools home. Suitable for beginners and more advanced.

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NEEDLE FELT A POSE-ABLE CHRISTMAS MOUSE with The Makerss

2.30pm THURSDAY ONLY

NEEDLE FELT A POSE-ABLE CHRISTMAS MOUSE with The Makerss

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

Learn simple wire armature and needle felting techniques, and create your very own characterful, pose-able mouse with authors Steffi and Sophie from The Makerss. Suitable for beginners and more advanced.

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NEEDLE FELT A PENGUIN CHICK with The Makerss

2.30pm SATURDAY ONLY

NEEDLE FELT A PENGUIN CHICK with The Makerss

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

Learn 3-D needlefelting techniques and wool mixing methods to create a sweet penguin chick, with authors Steffi and Sophie from The Makerss. Suitable for beginners and more advanced.

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FUN REINDEER BROOCHES with Ange Smith from the British Polymer Clay Guild

11.45am THURSDAY ONLY

FUN REINDEER BROOCHES with Ange Smith from the British Polymer Clay Guild

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

Join Ange Smith in this fun workshop and learn how to use polymer clay to create a cute Reindeer Brooch, which will be fired on the day enabling you to take home a finished piece. All materials provided.

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CHRISTMAS PENGUIN TREE DECORATION with Lisa Walker from the British Polymer Clay Guild

11.45am SUNDAY ONLY

CHRISTMAS PENGUIN TREE DECORATION with Lisa Walker 

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

Come along and create this little cutie penguin, using polymer clay and glitter; measuring just over 5cm tall, he’s great for hanging on your tree… You’ll want to go home and make a whole colony of them!

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CUTE LITTLE SNOWMEN with Karen Walker from the British Polymer Clay Guild

11.45am SATURDAY ONLY

CUTE LITTLE SNOWMEN with Karen Walker from the British Polymer Clay Guild

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

Create your very own adorable snowman ornaments using polymer clay. This is a one-hour workshop and is suitable for beginners.

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FOILED CHRISTMAS TREES with Ange Smith from the British Polymer Clay Guild

11.45am FRIDAY ONLY

FOILED CHRISTMAS TREES with Ange Smith from the British Polymer Clay Guild

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

In this one-hour workshop you will create a Christmas tree ornament/brooch using polymer clay and foiling techniques. The finished piece will be baked on the Guild’s stand and available for collection approximately an hour after the end of the workshop.

£10.00
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EXOTIC BIRDS with Ros Freeborn

1.15pm DAILY

EXOTIC BIRDS with Ros Freeborn

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

Let your imagination and artistic energy take flight and create your own totally unique exotic bird made from paper collage – and go home with a beautiful artwork. There is also the chance to turn your artwork into a stunning paper lampshade for an additional charge.

£10.00
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