Handmade Oxford – The International Contemporary Arts Festival

Handmade in Britain is excited to announce a new collaboration with Waterperry Gardens for Handmade Oxford – The International Contemporary Arts Festival in June 2019.

Building on the legacy of Art in Action, which successfully ran for 40 years (1977 – 2016), Handmade Oxford will be held at Waterperry Gardens and will bring together some of the most contemporary artists and designer-makers from all over the world, in a four-day event running from Thursday 27 – Sunday 30 June 2019.

The show will feature craft and design, sculpture, artisan food, interiors and lifestyle, print and photography, workshops and demonstrations.

Online applications will be accepted from Wednesday 12 September 2018. For more information about taking part in the event, click here. If you have any further enquiries please email admin@handmadeinbritain.co.uk

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Date & Location

27 - 30 June 2019

10am - 6pm

Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry, Oxford OX33 1LA


Please read the Handmade Oxford exhibitor information pack before applying. If you would like to propose a workshop for the event, click here. Otherwise please complete the application form 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.


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 for Handmade Oxford can be downloaded here

Exhibitor and Exhibitor/Demonstrator Application Form

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.

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