Step into a creative world and rediscover the art of enjoyable shopping

The UK's Premier Craft Organisation

Welcome to the Rural Crafts Association website we organise and present prestigious craft shows and is a major feature at the premier country shows within the United Kingdom.

The Rural Crafts Association was established in 1970 to promote the work of British craftsmen and women and has an enviable reputation for presenting a wide variety of craft products and specialist foods in a professional and enjoyable manner.

Rediscover the art of enjoyable Christmas shopping at the Christmas Fairs presented by the Rural Crafts Association. An opportunity to purchase inspirational craftwork and specialist foods in comfortable surroundings on two of the most important shopping weekends in October and November.

If you wish to exhibit with us please click “2020 Booking Form & Show details” or “2020 Guildford Form & Show details” or click the Events Tab for individual show information, where you will also be able to download the Booking Form & Show details.

2020 Booking Form & Show details

2020 Guildford Form & Show details

2020 Events

Due to the Coronovirus pandemic our programme of events has been reduced. We are following all safety policies and guidance issued by the Government to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment at these two events.

We look forward to seeing our exhibitors and visitors and wish everyone and their families health and well-being.

Guildford Craft Fair

18 – 26 September

Guildford High Street

Surrey

Loseley House Christmas Fair

12 -15 November

Loseley House

Compton

Guildford

Surrey

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2020 Exhibitor Lists

To aid our exhibitors during these uncertain times we will be adding exhibitor lists for each cancelled event.

Please contact exhibitors direct, they will be delighted to hear from you, many are still making stock even if it is behind closed doors!

Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials Exhibitor List Dobson & Horrell Chatsworth International Horse Trials Suffolk Show

Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials South of England Show Royal Highland Show Royal Norfolk Show Great Yorkshire Show

Upcoming events

18 - 26 September 2020

Guildford Festival

The Guildford Craft Festival is held on the attractive cobbled

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12 - 15 November 2020

Loseley House Christmas Fair – Surrey

We surround the beautiful Tithe Barn adjacent to Loseley House

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5 - 9 May 2021

Badminton Horse Trials

Over 160,000 visitors enjoyed visiting this event, making it one

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14 - 16 May 2021

Dodson & Horrell Chatsworth Int’ Horse Trials

A three-day event of thrilling world-class equestrian sport,

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Become an Exhibitor

The Rural Crafts Association attends 18 county, agricultural, equestrian and horticultural events each year countrywide including two independent prestigious craft and specialist food events at Christmas.

For general information and working practices please click the exhibitor link below. For information on individual events and bookings please click the events link below.

Exhibitors   Events

Christmas Fairs

The Christmas events source talented makers and designers from all over the UK and bring together these small individual firms producing top quality products under one roof at two venues, Kent and Surrey. New products and ideas are a feature of each event. Indulge yourself, your family and friends with stunning fashions and accessories, leather bags and belts, dazzling jewellery from sparkly fashion to graceful diamonds, lustrous velvets and satins in scarves and luxurious soaps and skincare.