Christmas Craft Fairs & Markets
Looking for the perfect place to buy your Christmas goodies? Looking for quirky, handmade and interesting presents? Want to support local makers and businesses? Then look no further than this round-up of all of the craft fairs and markets leading up to Christmas in Brighton and Hove!
The Brighton Christmas Market
Inspired by the original Christmas markets in Germany, this market features European and local producers offering a unique selection of hand-made gifts and food – everything from jewellery, handcrafted goods, Belgium waffles and award-winning British cheeses.
Until Tues 24th Dec – Churchill Square Piazza
Open same hours as Churchill Square – FREE
Makers Boutique Winter Exhibition
A showcase of handmade contemporary arts and crafts by local artists and makers. A carefully curated exhibition showcases only the very best of Sussex creative talent, from artwork to ceramics to jewelry. With 19 different artists exhibiting.
Every Fri (12pm-5pm) Sat & Sun (10am-5pm) until 21st Dec – Brighton Fishing Quarter
Pop-Up Vintage Christmas Fair
A huge indoor fair which features vintage, retro, crafts, antiques and live jazz music, with over 50 stall holders specialising in vintage home ware, jewellery, furniture, clothing linen, crafts, mirrors, garden items, florist & much more! There will also be an outdoor food market and a florist on the day.
Sat 30th Nov – 10am-4pm – Brighton Racecourse
Bright ‘n’ Crafty
Monthly events where local artists can sell their wares, meet other creative people and network to their heart’s content. Come and do some hand made Christmas shopping while supporting local businesses. With live acoustic music, home made cakes, tea/coffee and fabulous local artists selling their hand made wares.
Sat 16th Nov – Church of the Good Shepherd – 10am – 5pm – FREE
Sat 14th Dec – Church of the Good Shepherd – 10am – 5pm – FREE
Sat 21st Dec – Church of the Good Shepherd – 10am – 5pm – FREE
The Fairy Tale Fair
A whimsical themed craft fair with handmade crafts, jewellery, festive gifts, craft workshops, vintage tearoom, face painting, charity raffle & more. Over 35 stalls selling a range of handmade crafts as well as face painting, Alice in Wonderland themed cakes and festive treats with tea and coffee served on vintage china.
Sat 16th Nov – Patcham Methodist Church – 10.30am-4pm
Brighton Craft Alliance
A curated arts, craft and vintage fair, showcasing the brightest talents in contemporary art / craft / design and vintage purveyors. An eclectic range of products to suit all tastes. Held monthly in locations in and around Brighton.
Showcasing over 100 of the best contemporary designer / makers across all media who show and sell their work direct to the public. Jewellery, furniture, textiles, glass, leather goods and clothing is all on show in a friendly and informal environment. The Dome cafe provides space to relax and take refreshment.
Fri 22nd (11am-7.30pm), Sat 23rd (10am-6pm), Sun 24th Nov (10am-5pm)
Brighton Dome, Corn Exchange – £7.50 door/£3.75 (With 241 offer here)
Makers Boutique Contemporary Art & Craft Fair
Browse a large selection of contemporary handmade arts and crafts including original artwork, home wares, photography, textiles, jewellery, ceramics and fashion. Plus a food hall with lots of exciting locally made foods sold directly by the producer and a café selling handmade local foods, cakes tea and coffee.
Christmas Boutique Market
Come and explore our boutique of hidden treasures!Vintage stalls, jewellery, cakes and treats by cake gusto, goody bags & more! Plus ‘Curtis Skinner’ vintage swing vocalist and South Coast Swing events.
Sun 24th Nov – Powder Beauty Boutique – 12pm-6pm
Friends Centre and St Bartholomew’s Craft and Makers Fair
A great little fair at St Bartholomew’s church with stalls selling jewellery, photos, glass, prints, cards, textiles, confectionary, toys, preserves, felt, crochet, games, hats and clothes.
Sat 30th Nov – St Bartholomew’s Church – 11am-4pm
Over 40 different designer-makers each weekend selling everything from jewellery through homeware, art, illustration, craft supplies, clothing, toys, to cake and mulled wine. A carefully curated market, you won’t find mountains of pastel coloured knitwear here. This is craft with a capital Cool.
Farm Mews Christmas Market
A captivating blend of fabulous gifts and unique, hand crafted items and decorations by local artists, and with it’s friendly, relaxed atmosphere you can sit back in style and enjoy the hog roast and a glass of mulled wine by the ﬁre.
On the first Saturday of every month expect variety and quality in equal measures, really great, local produce in beautiful surroundings. The Christmas edition on the 14th will also feature local crafts and goods as well as a BBQ, live music and mulled wine plus an appearance by Santa himself!
Art Junky Indoor Market
An indoor market with local arts, crafts, music, vintage, fashion, jewellery, bric-a-brac and so much more! Plus live DJs, children’s activities and the warm and welcoming Art Junky Cafe serving up homemade goodies and winter warmers!
Sat & Sun 7th – 8th, 14th – 15th Dec – Phoenix Gallery – 11am-5pm – £1/ Under 10’s FREE
The Big Brighton Christmas Fair
A fair, full of hand made goodies, made by local arts and crafters. Enjoy the wonderful atmosphere whilst you buy unique gifts for your loved-ones, listen to carol singers and enjoy a coffee and delicious home-made cake. With over 40 stalls hosted by talented local crafts people you will be spoiled for choice.
Sun 8th Dec – Sallis Benney Theatre – 12pm – 5pm
£1 for Adults/Kids Free
Belle’s Christmas Vintage & Makers Bazaar
With over 30 unique, makers and traders. Fancy a hot toddy, a mince pie, a cuppa, a glass of wine? Well then this is the fair for you as Belle’s Events & Doily Days offer you their Pop Up Tea Room. Buggies welcome, as are jolly people who fancy a change.
Sat 14th Dec – Brighton Centre – 11am-4pm
Brighton Craft Fair’s Mega Xmas Event
Over 33 eclectic stalls selling a range of unique handmade jewellery, Christmas cards, Christmas decorations, Winter woollies, scented candles, textiles, paintings, glass work, photographs, prints, ceramics, seasonal breads, chutneys and jam and the Craft Café will be serving festive food and treats.
Sat 14th Dec – Friends Meeting House – 11am – 5pm
We Made This Christmas Market
Over 30 different stalls selling amazing art, design and gift ideas, just in time for Christmas. Alongside this there will be a Christmas Cafe serving delicious festive treats and hot drinks. Don’t miss out on a perfect opportunity to buy some really unique presents.
Sat 21st Dec – Friends Meeting House – 11am – 5pm