Sunday 3 Dec 2017
11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
5 Old Ford Road
Bethnal Green E2 9PJ
Nearest station Bethnal Green (3mins walk)
This year's event has over 100 designer-makers represented, across 70 stalls. Plus the usual Craftacular festive mix of workshops, Drink Shop & Do cafe, DJs, activities, raffle and demos!
WORKSHOPS: CHRISTMAS CALLIGRAPHY WITH OBBY // POSITIVE NOTES WITH CRAFTIVIST COLLECTIVE X MIND // GIANT WEAVING WITH THE LONDON LOOM // DIY GIFT TAGS WITH COLLAGE CLUB // BOOB BAUBLES WITH IMAKEKNOTS X COPPAFEEL // ELLA MASTERS ILLUSTRATED PORTRAITS // TUPPENCE COLLECTIVE WRAPPING STATION // CAFE AND CAKE FROM DRINK SHOP & DO // GOODIE BAGS FOR FIRST 100 SHOPPERS // FESTIVE PHOTO BOOTH // DJS INCLUDING MAMMORY TAPES, ALICE HUBLEY, FABTRONICS, QUEEN CROCHET & SIAN CAROUSEL
WORKSHOPS PROGRAMME DETAILS
Giant Weaving with The LONDON LOOM
11am-6pm // Contribute to a collaborative giant tapestry of tinsel, glittery yarn and colourful weaving fun with The London Loom. The final weaving will be one of the raffle prizes! All ages. // FREE, DROP IN
Christmas Calligraphy with OBBY
11am - 6pm // Learn the art of contemporary calligraphy with expert Obby tutors. Have a go at some of the techniques and tricks to then perfect your lettering on your gift tags and Christmas cards this season. No need to book, simply go find the Obby stall.
FREE, DROP IN
DIY Gift Tags with COLLAGE CLUB
12.30pm-1.30pm, 1.45pm-2.45pm & 3pm-4pm // London's most fun cut and paste collage club will show you how to make your own colourful gift tags. Perfect for sprucing up this year's present wrapping. Advanced tickets here or sign up on the day. All ages.
Boob Baubles with I MAKE KNOTS x COPPAFEEL
11-1pm, 1.30-3.30pm and 4-6pm / Make a pair of boob baubles using crochet. You’ll learn all the basics to start your love affair with this fabulous craft as well as raising awareness of just how important it is to check your boobs.All proceeds minus material costs will go to Coppafeel! and there will be kits on sale for you to continue at home.16s and over only.Adv tix here or sign up on the day if places left:
Positive Notes for Mental Health with CRAFTIVIST COLLECTIVE & MIND
3-4pm / Try some craftivism and gentle protest with Sarah Corbett and charity Mind. Send a positive message to your Member of Parliament (MP) encouraging them to help improve the lives of people with mental health problems. Take some time to do some reflective crafting, with the potential to bring about real change in the world, one stitch at a time.All ptrofits go to Mind. £12 includes your crafivist kit to take home with you.Book on the day. Over 12s or children to be accompanied by adults and aware that needlecraft is involved. Adv tickets: https://obby.co.uk/classes/crafts/embroidery/positive-notes-for-mental-health-with-craftivist-collective-and-mind-1510759302
Running in London since 2008, BUST Craftacular is an innovator of fun crafty events in the UK, masterminded by those fierce, feminist folk at New York's BUST magazine.