The Maker Marketplace will offer a range of thoughtfully curated craft kits and handmade gifts for those looking for something unique.
We are passionate about supporting independent businesses and the market will showcase a small selection of the brilliant makers in the North East.
If you would like a market stall at the event please contact us at
Stall holders will be announced soon!
The Crafthood believe that creativity and craft is good for you. Be that through experiencing a modern craft workshop to perusing a well curated market and purchasing a unique product that supports small business. The Crafthood will have a stall selling an array of goodies influenced by the crafts they teach.
The Hand-Painted Bindery is a small bookbinding studio run by Cloe Sparrow, specialising in colourful, unique notebooks and stationery. Every book she makes is unique, with hand-painted or hand- marbled covers where you can see and touch every ripple, brushstroke and smudge of paint.
KLB Design House
KLB Design House produce a range of vibrant, nature inspired products, these vary from prints, greeting cards and stationery products. The print designs used for every product start their journey as a unique hand painting or illustration, produced by business owner Katie.
Michelle Corbin Design
Using Free Motion and Hand Embroidery to tell a unique story and create unique contemporary pieces Michelle incorporates a mix of vintage and scrap fabrics and mixed medias to achieve stunning one of a kind results.
Little Wren Pottery
Victoria creates hand thrown stoneware pottery made in Northallerton, North Yorkshire. Little Wren Pottery offers unique one of a kind items designed to go from kitchen to table or straight to your craft room!
Rowes at Priory Garden
Rowes at Priory Garden are third generation growers, working the land nestled around the magnificent 12th century, Gisborough Priory. Established in 1962 as a market garden, they have been growing cut flowers for over 50 years and will providing an array of British grown blooms for purchase at the Marketplace.
Make & Mend Company
A selection of embroidery kits and ready stitched designs, all with a motivational and inspirational theme!
Glitter Ball Glass
Iona from Glitter Ball Glass make contemporary stained glass homewears and fused glass jewellery. Everything is designed and handmade by her in her home studio in Gateshead. Iona uses a mix of traditional and modern techniques to create a range of pieces that show off the beauty of coloured glass.
Purl’s Bizarre creates sterling silver and mixed metal jewellery.Handmade using traditional silversmithing techniques I try to incorporate as much recycled material as possible. Old plumber’s olives and mechanics break pipe are enhanced using coloured enamel and resin with silver granulation balls, copper shavings and pressed wild flowers and ferns.
Keely from KP Papercuts tells us "I love what I create! Every piece is individual and has a little bit of me in it. I love to create pieces inspired by British flora and fauna. It’s amazing that other people love what I do too. Each and every time someone buys one of my paper cuts, comments on my work or comes to one of my workshops I do a happy dance!"
Eco-conscious, handmade contemporary jewellery for today and
tomorrow. Using 925 sterling ecos ilver (100 % recycled, audited and traceable) and 100% recycled
brass Louisa aims to create ready to wear contemporary, affordable jewellery for the ecologically minded:
Look Good, Feel Good.
Local duo Ruth and Martine and both of us are passionate about plants, especially Succulents. They grow a range of these plants locally including some more unusual varieties.
Back2DRoots are a family run company aiming to provide 100% natural, organic handmade skincare products. They ethically source all of their ingredients from UK stockists who are certified organic.
Lauren produces intricately illustrated greeting cards and prints. Their illustrations depict wildlife, wildflowers and bones. They are delicately macabre but filled with romance. All illustrations are predominantly in black fineliner, apart from a slight dusting of gold leaf.
Plum Ginger Art
The images Sarah loves to draw are inspired by happy memories, the simplicity and innocence remembered from childhood, my children's very vivid imaginations and a love of books.
PlumGinger Art is just the place if you are looking for vintage yet contemporary hand drawn illustrations, prints or that more personalised commission piece just for you or as a unique gift that captures a moment in time.