The Creative Craft Show

24-27 October 2019 · SEC · Glasgow

Opening times 10am - 4pm (4.30pm Sat)

Discover all the ideas, inspiration and supplies you could ever dream of! Knitters, stitchers, hobbyists and crafters will be in their element with endless supplies, innovations, new product launches, demonstrations and workshops designed to encourage and inspire your creativity – there’s no better place to stock up and revel in creative craft inspiration!

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At the show

Creative Studio Demonstrations!

Every day there will be the opportunity to see and hear FREE demonstrations in our BRAND NEW Creative Studio. Be inspired by our expert makers, as they bring their craft alive in front of your very eyes.

No need to pre-book, just turn up and take a seat!

Talks Programme

Featured Maker – Fabrics at Fleetwood

We are excited to welcome Fabrics at Fleetwood back to our Glasgow show. Head to stand E14 to find beautiful, quality fabrics for patchwork, quilting and more. Kits, including a cute teddy bear and bag. All kits are designed in-house and available in a range of designer fabrics including Liberty and Orla Keily. Get a free tote bag kit with purchases over £40!

Scottish Family History

SAFHS promotes the study of Scottish Family History, and provides a forum for exchange of information among members. Their membership includes all established Family History Societies in Scotland, as well as several National and Regional bodies throughout the world.

Scottish School of 3D Decoupage

Visit this popular group of crafters from Brackenbrae House, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow and be amazed at what can be bought to life using only scissors and glue. Feathering, shaping and layering techniques suitable for all ages and abilities, demonstrated throughout the day. Always a popular stand! 

Beadworkers Guild

The Beadworkers Guild is a registered charity dedicated to promoting and supporting the art of beadweaving. Open to beadworkers and bead artists everywhere it provides various events, activities and publications to encourage knowledge, sharing and the exchange of ideas.

The Lace Guild

The Lace Guild will be displaying lace created by their members, who work to keep this traditional craft alive, including contemporary pieces. There is the opportunity for visitors to make a small piece of lace to keep as a souvenir on their ‘Have-a-go’ pillows, which are always popular, especially with younger visitors.

Glasgow Guild of Silk Painters

A few keen and enthusiastic silk painters in north Glasgow formed the Scottish branch of the Guild of Silk Painters in 2008. With support from the National Guild and practical help of a Lottery Award, the branch has grown and includes members from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Ayr.

Get into the Christmas spirit!

Included in your Creative Craft Show ticket is access to our Crafts for Christmas show! Shop for everyone on your list all in one place. Discover this unique festive event and shop for unusual gifts, including glass, jewellery, art, candles, ceramics, clothing and so much more.

bookable workshops

Our workshops are a great way of getting even  more from your day and give you the opportunity to try something new, and come away with a finished piece to keep. They also make great gifts! This year we have nine workshops to choose from, there are several Christmas themed workshops plus others including silk painting, jewellery making, stencilling and sewing and more! To book visit the pink ‘book workshops tab above.

The Pebeo Zone

This art zone will feature Derwent stand, Deco by Pebeo, the Artshop by Skipton area, Pebeo Mixed Media and the Art Experience! Demonstrations and workshops will be running throughout each day. An unmissable chance to try products, ask questions, learn and enjoy!

You won’t bee-lieve it

If you enjoyed Grans on The Make’s  2018 Poppy display, then you’d be crazy to miss the culmination of their 2019  feature all about bee conservation! Head along to their stand for felting, knitting, crochet and more. Help raise money for charity and find all the information you need to get involved with the Gran’s amazing ICHF journey. See More about how to get involved

Tracey Quinn

Tracey leads glass workshops that explore working with stained glass using the Tiffany style technique. Join her at the show to create your own design, using pre-cut glass pieces, to learn how to tape copper foil on glass, solder and enhance with silver coloured metals.

Make & Takes

Get hands-on at a Make & Take and create your own crafty masterpiece! There’s a wide range of creative crafts to try, with lots of help and encouragement from the experts.

Make & Takes can only be booked at the show – on the day you attend visit the stand number of the workshop you wish to book.

Crystal Card Kit – A20 · CRAFT BUDDY – B01 · J P Crafts – Pixel Hobby UK · FESTIVAL OF JAPAN – B30 · TRACEY QUINN · Hazel’s Craft Fabrics – F20 · Independent Stampin’ Up – Emma Ryder – A40 · ART & CRAFT GLITTER GREETINGS ·

Stalls & Shopping

Stalls & Shopping

Browse aisle and aisles of stalls and stands packed with brand-new crafting innovations, classic tools and products and accessories in every colour of the rainbow!

With experts manning each stall – you’ll be sure to find exactly what you need!



Getting There

SEC, Glasgow · G3 8YW

By Rail
Exhibition Centre is SEC’s own dedicated railway station allowing easy access from the city centre and the suburbs. Six trains an hour from Central Station (Platform 17) will bring you to Exhibition Centre station in a journey time of just three minutes.

By Bus

Buses can be accessed from George Square (near Queen Street Station) and Union Street (near Central Station). For timetable visit

By Foot

The Clyde Walkway runs right past the SEC. There are two footbridges which cross the Clydeside Express Way (dual carriageway connecting the west end to Glasgow city centre) at both the front and rear of the campus.

By Road

Leave the M8 at Junction 19 and follow the signs for the SEC. Entry is off Finnieston Street.

The SEC multi-storey car park is at 10 Stobcross Road, Glasgow, G3 8YW. Parking is also available at The Science Centre – 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA. Disabled visitors wanting to catch the buggy to The SEC will need to park at the SEC.