We are Artists in Business
and it is our aim to provide opportunities for artists and designer/makers to showcase their work and sell direct to the public. We accept hand made only – we do not accept fair trade, bought in or mass produced goods. We are based in West Yorkshire and we host our Contemporary Arts Markets in Ilkley, Haworth and Keighley.

To apply for a table at our Arts Markets please email

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Handmade Halloween

The October fair at Handmade at Ilkley has a hallowe'en theme as we will be giving away black and orange balloons to any child who crosses our path (and adults too). 

We have a great selection of artists and makers with lots of new people joining some of our favourites. Who's who?
Textile jewellers Wychbury and Daisy Florence Design will be joining us, along with textile artist Diane Jones and surface designer Nimanoma. Swirly Arts and Roger's Ink are representing paper with Sid Barlow and Wicked Gen bringing the glass. Classic jewellery comes courtesy of Olinda Jewellery and Petit Bijoux.
Sid Barlow glass designs
We have lots of new traders too: personalised signs from Fairy Angel Cake, soft toys from Molly and Mum, hand printed items from Mint Print, bespoke pens from Bespoke Pens (!) and so much more.

Molly and Mum
Have I forgotten anyone.....? Ooh yes - our fabulous tearoom courtesy of Trufood Catering! They will be brining our visitors winter warmers with tasty soup, filling sandwiches and delicious cakes and scones. Their fayre never fails to please.
Come and see us this Saturday at Riddings Hall, Riddings Road, The Grove, Ilkley 10am to 4pm ENTRANCE FREE (look for the big church). See you there.

Monday, 10 October 2011

Creative Ink at Handmade at Haworth

Limited edition cards and prints will be available at our next Handmade Event on Saturday 15 October at Old School Rooms, Church Street, Haworth. 
Rogers Ink designer Carolyn Hird-Rogers creates images inspired by the landscape and hedgerows of the Yorkshire Dales.  Rogers Ink is just one of the talented local artists and designers you will meet at our Handmade events, these are the people who make our fairs and markets special. what also makes our Handmade events special is that we have delicious cake courtesy of our tea room and entrance is FREE.