The London BUST Craftacular was amazing this year! “London’s coolest craft fair” (Time Out) returned to York Hall for a summertime shindig bursting with handmade goodness.Scroll down for the full details:
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Sit down to a cup of tea with sweet or savoury treats at the pop-up Drink, Shop & Do Café. Don’t miss out on their famous red velvet cake! Gluten-free and vegan options available
The amazingly talented Viktorija of Andsmile Studio will be whipping up unique ink and watercolour portraits on the spot. Each A5 original takes 10-15 minutes and costs £20
Learn to knit with maker of woolly faux taxidermy Sincerely Louise. Make a phone cosy critter or fox headband – plus you get to keep the needles!
Have fun and get fruity with The Make Arcade! Create a cute little watermelon pinata with added glitter and pom poms for summer party vibes
Concoct a deliciously scented and shine-inducing hair spritz with handmade haircare creator Hairy Jayne – who isn’t actually hairy at all!
Join clothing recycling charity TRAID to make a herb- and spice-filled tea bag – with a personal embroidered message – to repel pesky clothes-munching moths
Get knotty and knitty with Riannon of I Make Knots and make yourself not one but TWO statement i-cord necklaces in a tempting range of fabric yarns.
We’ve teamed up with handmade marketplace Look Lane to create some stellar goodie bags filled with exclusive pins, copies of Molie Makes and more!
Piney Gir and Delia (The Nuns, Mambo Taxi, The Actionettes and many more) kick off the DJing with summer-time singles so you can bop whilst you shop!
We are thrilled that the completely briliant, five-piece, East London girl band Totally will be joining us on the decks for the lunch time slot.
Rachel from Flowers wanted to make music that sounds like “early Madonna through a broken tape machine”; we can’t wait to see what she plays!
This bi-monthly, East London club night is run by two part time DJs and full time feminists, raising money for women-focused charities with an all grrl playlist.
Running in London since 2008, BUST Craftacular is an innovator of fun crafty events in the UK, master minded by
those fierce, feminist folk at New York’s BUST magazine.