Get reduced price entry to any Beads Up North Bead Festival by being the proud owner of a Beads Up North badge

Badges are NOT available to buy You have to ‘Av A Go’ and make one!!!


Bead Fair

How will you make yours?

Add at least 1 bead to any medium to get creative with our design

Bead Fair

Cut out, trace, photocopy, shrink or enlarge the design.

Use as a template for embroidery, quilting, paper crafting or even fused glass!

Make a brooch, bead, key ring, or use it as a charm for a bracelet, necklace or earrings.

Use peyote or brick stitch

Use this chart to weave your badge in peyote or brick stitch, then attach it to a brooch pin, key ring or anything else you fancy.

Peyote stitch tip: Pick up beads marked * for rows 1 and 2, beads marked + for row 3 and beads marked / for row 4. For a reminder how to do odd count peyote stitch click here.

For a reminder how to do brick stitch click here.

We have used the following Delica beads. You can use the same or similar colours.

Edging and BUN letters - 463
Top bubble - 800
Bottom bubble – 355 Background - 351

Prebook your Entry ticket

Group Bookings - If you are a group of 10 or more please call Kathy to book your tickets on 01254 236049, the organiser gets in free! and other discounts are available. We will also enter every member of your group into our free prize draw.

You can now prebook your entry, once purchased you just need to give your name on arrival. Cost £3.50