Exhibitions and Events 2018

This year should be an exciting year! There are new venues and new member’s work to view!

We will be returning to the fantastic RHS Spring and Autumn Shows, The Royal Three Counties Show, the Three Choirs Festival (in Hereford this year) and to the Blenheim Palace Flower Show.  See the full list below for details.

10th – 13th May  RHS Spring Garden Show

Three Counties Showground, Malvern

The Cotswold craftsmen, Herefordshire and Worcester guilds have been invited by the Three Counties Showground to exhibit their high quality arts and crafts at one of the best annual RHS shows in the country.

Attracting over 100,000 people in 2016, with national and international growers, show gardens and talks/demos by celebrity gardeners and culinary experts.


More info on the show


15th – 17th June  Royal Three Counties Show

Three Counties Showground, Malvern

An exhibition by the members of Cotswold Craftsmen, Worcester and Herefordshire Guilds. Agricultural, horticultural, equine shows and other attractions for all the family.

more about the show…


22th – 24th June  Blenheim Palace Flower Show

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP
Members will be returning to display and sell their artworks in much bigger marquee, after a successful show last year. Including work by John Button and Yvette Green

Full list of exhibitors to follow shortly…

more about the show…


7th – 8th July  Tetbury Market Hall

Market Hall, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8DS

Lorna Rankin’s beautiful local, watercolour landscapes


Members of the guild will be exhibiting their handmade works of art and demonstrating their craft at the historic Market House (1655)  in the center of Tetbury, known for its beautiful picturesque high street and up- market shops.

List of exhibitors: 

John Button- Wood carving

Yvette Green- Glass mosaics

Paul Hannaby- Wood turning

Jeanette Hannaby- Enamels

Karen Lilley- Glass

Hazel Morris- Jewellery

Lorna Rankin- Paintings

Click here see more about Tetbury


28th – 4th August  Three Choirs Festival

Festival Village, Hereford Cathedral

A combined exhibition including members from Cotswold Craftsmen, Herefordshire and Worcester Guilds, alongside the world renowned, annual music festival.


more about the show…


25th – 27th August  Pershore Plum Festival

Pershore, Worcestershire


This will be the first time the CC have exhibited at this amazing event with an attendance of over 25,000 people!

‘August Bank Holiday Monday, Pershore turns purple in what is the town’s largest event – one that attracts international attention, features one of the largest classic car shows in the region, and encompasses the wonderful work of many local volunteers, businesses, charities and groups, to provide a showcase event in our passionate celebration of the humble plum.’ Pershore plum festival

more about the show


29th – 30th September  RHS Autumn Show

Incredible display of perfect veg at the 2017 show

Three Counties Showground, Malvern

An exhibition of high quality, contemporary and traditional arts and crafts. Displayed in the Wye hall the show includes work from the members of the Cotswold Craftsmen, Hereford and Worcestershire Guilds. Also an opportunity to see celebrity gardeners, giant vegetables and amazing flower arrangements.

more about the show…


23th October – 4th November Westonbirt Autumn Show

Great Westonbirt Oak Hall, The National Arboretum, Westonbirt, Tetbury GL8 8QS

Come and visit us at this beautiful setting at the perfect time of year when the trees will look incredible, and in plenty of time to think about a unique hand crafted gift for Christmas.

List of exhibitors to follow shortly…

more about the venue


Cotswold Craftsmen’s Gallery

 No.3  Market Street, Nailsworth, Stroud, Glos. GL6 0BX 

Alongside our usual range of beautiful and unique crafts, the gallery is also now stocking a range of pieces especially for that special some-one on Valentines Day and for all those fabulous Mums on Mothers Day 🙂

Current Nailsworth Gallery Exhibitions


Work now permanently on show from:

  • Martin Adamson– Animal Sculpture
  • Valerie Dugan – Calligraphy and Botanical Art
  • Sally Brooks – Ceramics
  • Hazel Morris – Precious Metal  Jewellery
  • Heather Ogilvie– Millinery
  • Lorna Rankin – Watercolours
  • Julie Sutton – Ceramic Creations
  • Yvette Green – Mosaics
  • John Button – Carved Sticks and Sculptures
  • Nat Morley – Woodcut Prints
  • Karen Lilley – Glass work


Currently showing with us in our downstairs gallery –

Emma Larkman of Escento Soaps, beautiful handmade goats milk soaps in a range of subtle fragrances ideal for sensitive skins!

Jane Vernon, decorative and functional domestic pottery, wall hung textiles, embroidered photographs on silk and cards.

Pat brown and Mick Lister of Toadsoor Glass, selection of fused glass in functional and decorative objects

Teresa Poole, multi-media paintings to brighten any space

Permanent collection of oil and acrylic land and seascapes by Nick Handover.