Traditional Crafts

Featuring glass blowing, drystone walling, pottery, willow weaving, bee keeping, furniture making, and taxidermy.

Some of the most fascinating age-old skills and crafts have survived until today, mainly thanks to the dedication of people determined to keep our countryside heritage alive.

And many of these will be on show throughout the weekend, with dedicated and skilled artisans demonstrating these traditional crafts and explaining why, despite the quickening strides of technology, these skills still play a part in our current world.

Come and meet some of the most talented and devoted craftspeople in Britain in this special area. Learn about beekeeping and taxidermy, furniture and glass making or willow weaving. In some cases you’ll even be able to try out some of these craft skills for yourself.