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Covid - 19 Latest News

In this uncertain time we are hoping to keep up-to-date with relevant information.

Three events have postponed to new dates:
Royal Bath & West have postponed to 31st July – 2nd August
Royal Cornwall have postponed to 10th – 12th September
The Game Fair (Ragley Hall) 18th – 20th September

CarFest North has merged with CarFest South and will be known as CarFest United (Laverstoke Park Farm) 28th – 30th August

The following events have been cancelled:
Badminton Horse Trials
Chatsworth International Horse Trials
Suffolk Show
South of England Show
Royal Highland Show
Royal Norfolk Show
Great Yorkshire Show

We wish everyone well, we we are here if you need help or a chat – Stay Safe.

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

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

Upcoming events

6 - 10 May 2020 (Cancelled due to Covid-19)

Badminton Horse Trials

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

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15 - 17 May 2020 (Cancelled due to Covid-19)

Dodson & Horrell Chatsworth Int’ Horse Trials

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

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4 - 7 June 2020

Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials

The 2018 Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials was one of

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11 - 13 June 2020 (Cancelled due to Covid-19)

South of England Show

Over 65,000 visitors including friends and families, Society

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12 - 20 June 2020

Guildford Festival

The Guildford Craft Festival is held on the attractive cobbled

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18 - 21 June 2020 (Cancelled for 2020 due to Covid19)

Royal Highland Show

Whether you're from the city or the countryside, a veteran

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1 - 2 July 2020 (Cancelled due to Covid-19)

Royal Norfolk Show

The Royal Norfolk Show is one of only nine Royal shows across the UK, it is proud to be the largest two-day country show in the UK and is renowned

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14 - 16 July 2020 (Cancelled due to Covid-19)

Great Yorkshire Show

The Great Yorkshire Show is an iconic three-day event and one of the biggest agricultural events in the English calendar. Every year, more than

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24 -26 July 2020

The Game Fair

The Game Fair boasts the most comprehensive array of fieldsports in the UK. Including archery, air gunning, falconry, fishing, ferrets, gun dogs,

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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.

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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.