The Creative Craft Show
5-7 September 2019 · EventCity · Manchester
Opening times 10.00-16.30 Thursday / Friday, 10.00-17.00 Saturday
The Creative Craft Show is the North West haven for knitting, cross stitch, papercraft, jewellery, textile, dressmaking and stitching enthusiasts; offering the latest supplies, ideas and innovations in the hobby world! You’ll find everything from kits, charts and patterns to tools and accessories plus opportunities to glean advice from industry experts!
PLEASE NOTE, the ML1 shuttle bus from Stretford tram stop is no longer running a service to EventCity.
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At the show
Chunky Knitting & Macramé
Come and join the talented Paula from Cocoon&me as she runs a range of workshops. Make a macrame plant hanger or try our chunky arm knitting, choose your colour and create a stylish throw for your home (or as a gift!). The chunky knit workshop is 2.5hrs and macrame is 2 hours. All materials are vegan. INCLUDES FREE SHOW ENTRY. Book Here
The Creation Station!
The Creation Station is the UK’s first and leading creative activity provider. Their aim is to inspire the nation’s imaginations and have fun along the way. The Creation Station have activity leaders across the country but for the first time ever we are lucky enough to be able to welcome them to The Creative Craft Show! They will be bringing with them a variety of exciting workshops for adults and children. From Slime to Macramé there is something for everyone. Watch this space for more details!
Make & Takes
Get hands-on at a Make & Take or workshop 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.
Book at the show – on the day you attend visit the stand.
Decorate a selection of acetates using a range of glitters! Choose from unicorns, cup cakes and owls. Very cute, easy to do, and look absolutely gorgeous.
Adults and children welcome.
Cost £2.00. No need to book.
Pick a pattern and create a fun pixel mosaic key ring or fridge magnet! Suitable for any experience level, come and try this exciting technique!
Suitable for ages 5+
£2.50 per person
Samantha Braund Arts is bringing an exciting Make and Take where you get to stamp on Crafter’s Faux Suede and Card ,with the Small Garden Birds Stamp Collection. You will embellish your fabric and card with Dye Na Flow and Lumiere metallic paints.
Running on a first come basis – make a ladder weave bracelet in a selection of colour choices. Learn a new technique and make a beautiful piece of jewellery. Meg is once again teaching the class and looks forward to seeing you.
Book on the stand (spaces are limited)
Running time 30 mins
In 30 minutes you can learn all of the basics of Sashiko. A simple, but extremely effective traditional sewing craft from Japan. Suitable for all ages and skills. We also are doing Traditional Japanese bookbinding. Learn how to produce stunning washi paper covered books in the brand new class. No skills required.
Make an A5 covered book in this 30 minute class and get 10% off ANY goods on our stand afterwards.
Limited places –
Book binding £7.00
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!
EventCity, Manchester · M41 7TB
EventCity is easily accessible by car. If travelling from the M60 take Junction 9 for the A5081 and follow signs for Barton Dock Road. SatNav postcode: M17 8AS.
Manchester Piccadilly – Bus service X50 or 250 from Piccadilly Gardens Bus Station descending at the EventCity bus stop. Manchester Victoria – Bus service 100 (every 12 minutes) or Service 110 (every 20 minutes) descending at The Trafford Centre bus station
EventCity will be running an express Shuttle bus from the main bus stop at the Trafford Centre to EventCity.
Please note, the ML1 shuttle bus from Stretford tram stop is no longer running a service to EventCity.