Handmade Chelsea – 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.

We are currently accepting applications from designers interested in taking part in the fair. Please click here to read the full information pack and apply online. Applications are currently processed on a rolling process, so applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to ensure their application will be successful.

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Date & Location

8 - 10 November 2019

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

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


Applications for Handmade Chelsea (8 – 10 November 2019) are now open. Please click here to read the exhibitor information pack before completing the online form below.

We recommend using Google Chrome or Firefox to complete the application form, rather than Internet Explorer or Safari. If you are experiencing any issues submitting your form, please check you have uploaded all of your images at the required size and completed all compulsory fields.


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. Once you submit the online application form, you will be automatically diverted to PayPal in order to transfer the application fee.


All applications must be accompanied by a signed Exhibition Space Contract, otherwise we will be unable to process your application. Please either email to events@handmadeinbritain.co.uk or post to Handmade in Britain, Studio 10, Old Paradise Yard, 20 Carlisle Lane, London SE1 7LG.

The Exhibition Space Contract details the costs involved in taking part in the event, including available electricity packages. The Exhibition Space Contract can be downloaded here.

Application Form

Applying for Handmade Chelsea, November 2019

Publicity & Promotion*

Describe your work in 25-30 words (in third person). This information will be used for publicity and promotion if your application is successful.

Image Details

Your Images (1MB MAX for each image or your form will NOT be sent) - Please submit four professional images of your recent work/products and include the relevant details for each. Please also upload one image as an example of a previous stand display.

Images should be saved as JPEG files and should have the suffix .jpg
Each image should be labelled with your name and a number from 1 to 4 that should correspond with your image details on the online application form.
For example: jbloggs1.jpg.

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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