Crafting Live in Doncaster will take place at Doncaster Racecourse and this year, will be held on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 July 2016

For those of you who have previously attended the craft event of the year, Summer Crafting,  have now rebranded! The shiny logo features a new name, Crafting Live! The event as always, will take place at Doncaster Racecourse and this year, will be held on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 July 2016.

The summer spectacular will kick off on Friday 8 July with our full day workshop with Stephanie Weightman and Nancy Watt, then continue into a whole weekend of fun!

The Friday workshop will contain a range of papercraft projects, which will include materials, countless craft knowledge from our experts, refreshments and goodies to take home.


Pre booking is essential but you are guaranteed to have a great day, learn lots of new techniques and make new friends.

The Workshop ticket also gets you into the show on any or all of the days and covers all refreshments during the workshop.

The show itself is open Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July, and is open 10am-5pm on Saturday and 10am-4pm on Sunday.


If you live within 10 miles of the venue you get free entrance on the Sunday afternoon! Simply enter your postcode in the discount section to receive your voucher code when you book online or bring proof of address if you are booking at the show.

Throughout Saturday and Sunday, you can visit a vast range of exhibitors stocking stamps, dies, decoupage, fabric, ribbon and much more.

A dedicated sewing area will cater for those of you who enjoy sewing, knitting, quilting and more. There are also refreshment options and areas to have a much needed sit down after all that shopping!


Crafting Live is home to a huge and most importantly, FREE make and take area that can be booked on the day to take part in. A number of well-known crafters will be running these sessions and will allow you to take your finished project home with you. Make and take booking point is open from 10am each day and booking is essential.

There will also be the chance to see Create and Craft shows broadcasting live from the main stage. You could get to be part of the audience and watch some of our crafty celebrities demonstrate brand new products live. There may even be a chance to meet some of your favourite presenters after the show!

They’re also extremely proud to welcome John Bloodworth, aka Gentleman Crafter, to the show as part of his All Counties Craft Challenge. John is embarking on a 12-month challenge to spread creativity across the nation and raise money for a charity which is close to his heart.

He will be touring all 92 historic UK counties, crafting with communities along the way in a bid to raise £20,000 in aid of Mind, a UK-based registered mental health charity.You can find out more about John’s amazing challenge and his workshops by visiting his blog.

They promise to provide an abundance of inspiration and education at Crafting Live, which is something Stephanie is very passionate about. She would love to see you there!

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