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Rural Crafts and Arts Festival, Hay on Wye

  • The Globe Hay on Wye Herefordshire (map)

Welcome to our annual Rural Crafts Festival!

FREE workshops ALL Weekend ...

The Big Skill Rural Crafts Festival, this year at The Globe in Hay, July 8th and 9th, plus an exhibition featuring some of our members' work and that of the community groups we have been working with, inside the Globe on Friday 7th, in the evening!

  • Live music throughout the day and into the evening - band names to be announced shortly - includes Big Sky, Slippery Slope and other amazing talent

  • Daniel Morden, internationally renowned storyteller will be enthralling us with his tales!

  • International author and food guru, Adele Nozedar will lead you on foraging walks - discover how many edibles we walk past each day!

  • more names and activities to be announced soon!

  • The Globe will have its bar and cafe open all weekend

  • Try your hand at: willow weaving - felt-making - stone carving - green wood working - upcycle clothing - metal bug making - letterpress printing - peg-loom weaving - drumming - painting - clay sculpture - wood carving - coracle making - compost-making workshops - edible landscape demos - knitting - sewing - whittling - and MUCH more!

  • In between workshops you can explore the beautiful town of Hay on Wye

Saturday runs from 10.30am - 5.30pm for workshops, with music and bands playing during the day and on into the evening too - we will close the event at around 11pm. Sunday runs from 10.30am - 5.00pm...