Christmas crafts

A list of places to go and hunt for cool creative gifts….  add your own suggestions in the comments

Made to Cherish

until 8 January 2011: Contemporary Applied Arts, 2 Percy Street, Oxford Street, London, W1T 1DD

Rare Gifts

6-19 November: The Residence, 229 Victoria Park Road, Hackney, London, E9 7HD

RCA Secret

viewing: 14–19 November: Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2EU

sale: 20 November (don’t forget to register as a collector before the event)

SFSA open studios

20-21 November: Second Floor Studios & Arts, Mellish Industrial Estate, Harrington Way, London, SE18 5NR

Made in Clerkenwell

25-28 November: Craft Central, 33-35 St John’s Square & 21 Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1M 4DS

Cockpit Arts Christmas Open Studios 

Holborn: 26-28 November: Cockpit Yard, Northington St, London, WC1N 2NP

Deptford: 3-5 December: 18-22 Creekside, London, SE8 3DZ

East London Design Show

3-5 December: Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, London, EC1V 9LT


Manchester: 21 November 2010 – 2 January 2011: Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square, Manchester, M60 2LA

London: 6 November 2010 – 8 January 2011: National Theatre, South Bank, London, SE1 9PX

Chocolate Festival

10-12 December: Southbank Centre Square, Belvedere Rd, London, SE1 8XX

The PoundShop

10-12 December: Somerset House, Strand, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA

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  1. Another market is Penrose Market at the Greenwich Peninsula (just by o2/North Greenwich tube). Run by Ravensbourne design students and with small creative businesses selling unique pieces at reasonable prices you can do all your christmas gift shopping there on the 15th of December from 2-6.30 while supporting tomorrows big names in design!

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