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The Base presents....

Festival of Arts & Crafts 2023

Saturday 1st Apr 2023 — Sunday 16th Apr 2023, The Base, RG19 6HN

Join us at The Base for a colourful celebration of arts, crafts and artisan food and drink from local makers and creators.

Come and celebrate all things arts and crafts with us at our Festival of Arts & Crafts from Saturday 1 to Sunday 16 April featuring a vibrant Arts & Craft Fair (Sat 1 & Sun 2 Apr only), creative Taster Workshops and a stunning Festival of Art Exhibition featuring local artists’ work.

Arts & Crafts Fair

Sat 1 - Sun 2 Apr, 10am - 4pm


Kick-starting the two-week festival, a craft fair featuring 50 stalls will surround The Base building, creating a high street of high-quality crafters and artists for visitors to browse.

With live music, craft beer from Renegade Brewery, arty Easter egg hunt, HUGE doodle wall, free entry and parking - there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

With thanks to our Live Music Sponsor, Honesty Group


Sat 1 - Sun 16 Apr

Open everyday, 10am - 5pm | Free entry (pre-booking recommended)

Local artists will also be celebrated as they display their work in the venue’s Gallery throughout the Festival (Sat 1 – Sun 16 Apr), offering visitors the chance to purchase a piece of original art.

Our Runway Gallery will become a huge chalkboard doodle wall which visitors will have the opportunity to make their own mark and see it evolve throughout the Festival.

For information on parking at the Festival on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 April, please click here