Handmade in Britain – The Contemporary Craft and Design Fair

Handmade in Britain returns to Chelsea Old Town Hall in November 2019.

Handmade Chelsea is an annual contemporary craft and design fair at the beautiful Chelsea Old Town Hall. Taking place over three days from Friday 8 – Sunday 10 November 2019, the event will celebrate the best in high-end design and craftsmanship from over 100 highly-skilled, international and UK-based designer-makers. It presents a fabulous opportunity to shop for gorgeous textiles, jewellery, ceramics, glass and more from a handpicked selection of artisans. Makers will be on hand throughout the weekend to talk about their work and showcase their collections.

Tickets will be available from spring and if you’re interested in taking part, online applications will be accepted from late-January. Be the first to receive updates about Handmade Chelsea by joining our mailing list.

Date & Location

8 - 10 November 2019

Fri - Sat : 11am - 6pm / Sun: 11am - 5pm

Chelsea Old Town Hall, Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 5EE


The application deadline for Handmade Chelsea has now passed. To receive details about future opportunities to exhibit with Handmade in Britain, please join our mailing list by clicking here.


Please read the relevant application pack as the pack contains stand sizes, prices and all the information you need about exhibiting.
You can view/download the application pack for Handmade Chelsea 2018 below:


Please note that there is an application fee of £20. We have many applicants for each show and this is necessary in order to assess everyone fairly. You only need to pay the application fee once, even if you are applying for multiple events.


All applications must be accompanied by a signed exhibition space contract. This can either be posted to: Handmade in Britain, Unit 10, Old Paradise Yard, 20 Carlisle Lane, London SE1 7LG or emailed to: events@handmadeinbritain.co.uk.

The exhibition space contract for the show can be downloaded here:

Application Form

Publicity & Promotion*

25-30 words to describe your work & practice (in third person). This information will be used for all publicity and promotional purposes if your application is successful.

Part 2: Image Details

Your Images (1MB MAX for each image or your form will NOT be sent!!) - Selecting and submitting 4 professional images of your recent work, please include the information below for each. Please also upload one image as an example of your past stand display.

Advance tickets are available now for Handmade in Britain at Chelsea Old Town Hall – Save and book early!

Advance ticket prices:
Adult day ticket – £8 + booking fee
Adult three-day ticket – £21 + booking fee
Concession day ticket – £6 + booking fee
Concession three-day ticket – £16 + booking fee

Each concessionary ticket holder must be a student, aged 15-18, OAP or in receipt of unemployment benefits.
We offer free entry for ages 14 and under.

Book online:
Book tickets online through SEE Tickets and Eventbrite.

Tickets will also be available to purchase during the event from Chelsea Old Town Hall.

Tickets will be exchanged for a ticket for a wristband, allowing you to come and go throughout the day.

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