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 click the Events Tab for individual show information, where you will also be able to download the Booking Form & Show details. The Booking Form/Rules and Regulations are the last two pages of the document.

2020 Booking Form & Show details

Guildford Craft Festival information and Booking Form to follow.

2020 Guildford Form & Show details

Upcoming events

6 - 10 May 2020

Badminton Horse Trials

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

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15 - 17 May 2020

Dodson & Horrell Chatsworth Int’ Horse Trials

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

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27 - 28 May 2020

The Suffolk Show at Trinity Park

The show is the largest two-day visitor experience in the

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28 - 30 May 2020

Royal Bath & West Show

During the event there are action packed events for all the

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4 - 6 June 2020

Royal Cornwall Show

There's so much to see and do at the Royal Cornwall Show. You

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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

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

Royal Highland Show

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

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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.