a Bead Fair in the Northwest

Brings you Bead Festivals

Come and ‘Av a Go!’

The bead festival is a must for all Beadwork enthusiasts and suppliers

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Our Bead Festivals for 2014

All events run from 10am – 4pm

£3.50 entry fee or £3.00 with Beadworkers Guild or Bead Society of Great Britain membership cards

Sunday 27th April

Sunday 27th July

TBC – Sunday 31st August

Haydock Park (Location)

Haydock Park (Location)

Carlisle Racecourse (Location)

If you are interested in booking a stand contact Gordon


Sunday 27th April

Fantastic range of suppliers.

Exhibition of beaded cakes by Beads and Biscuits Beadwork group.

Drop in sessions – come and ‘Av a Go’ and Tune In to 2-Hole Beads.

New – Competition for stringing the most beads in 60 seconds – in aid of the British Lung Foundation.

New – ‘Av a Go’ sessions and demonstrations hosted by our traders – your chance to try a few new things.


Sunday 27th July

All the usual attractions and two workshops by Katie Dean.

Katie has kindly created two exclusive designs for these workshops and will teach you how to make them.

Watch this space for more information and booking details


Beads up North – Get 50p discount

Create your own Beads up North badge/keyring and get 50p discount off admission at all of our festivals!

Click here for more information

Special Guest on 27th April – Katie Dean (designer)

Katie will be signing books and promoting her July workshops.

Exhibition on 27th April

Come and see the wonderful beaded cakes made by Beads and Biscuits Bead Group.


If you are interested in joining the group they meet at Halfpenney’s, Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire on 1st and 3rd Tuesday and Wednesday each month.

For more details contact Kathryn Halfpenney on 01254 236049 or email kathryn@halfpenney.co.uk