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Thurs 24 Nov – 5-8pm | Fri 25 & Sat 26 Nov – 10.30-4.40pm

Join Making Space as we host the first maker-curated winter craft fair on the South Coast. Over 3 days we will play host to over 30 makers showcasing innovative and beautiful crafts & perfect handmade presents.

Want to be a part of this exciting event? 

We’ve come up with various options to suit different schedules and budgets. Please look at the options below and let us know your pitch preference when applying. This is a pilot offer and will only run if we have enough interest so please get application forms in ASAP.

Exhibiting Options

Craft Room Craft Fair | Manned pitches in a working creative space.

Set up like a traditional craft fair, manned pitches in an inspiring craft studio. Artists & Makers to style the space their own space and manage all payments.

  • Tabletop Display Plinth’s x 4 available | 60cmX60cm | £45 each.
    • (If you have a complimentary maker neighbour in mind please let us know when applying)
  • Low Level Window Tables x 3 available | 3ftX2ft | £40 each
  • Twin freestanding Plinth’s x 2 available | 2 x 45cmX45cm | £45 each
  • Clay Vat & double shelf pitch x 1 available | 124cmX72xm | £50
    • (pitch also comes with 2 x shelves measuring 120cmX20cm)
  • Hanging Rail Pitch | 5ft8inX4ft | £45
    • (Double aluminium rail with wooden coat hangers. Perfect for garments, scarves, blankets etc)

Corridor Craft Fair | Manned pitches in a central glazed location

Set up like a traditional craft fair, manned pitches in the first area guests will visit

  • Table pitch x 2 available | 182cmX48cm | £40 each
  • Glass cabinet with 4 shelves x 3 available | 163cmX28cmX38cm | £40 each
  • Display board x 1 | 4ftX5ft9in | £10 an item / £30 whole side / £50 both sides
    • (Perfect for someone wanting to display framed pieces of artwork)
  • Sideboard and shelf pitch x 1 available | 120cmX40cm | £50
    • (pitch also comes with 8 shelves measuring 80cmX18xm)

Pop-Up Shop in Jewellery Studio | Supervised unmanned spaces

If you’d like to take part, but can’t be there over the 3 dates, this is the option for you… Give us your stock, display items, packaging materials, price list and business cards and we will set the space up like a pop-up shop. The room will be supervised at all times, and we will take all payments for you over the course of the event.

  • Tabletop space x 8 available | 75cmX75cm | £40 each
    • (Please note Making Space will retain 5% of all sales made to cover transaction fees)
  • Single freestanding Plinth’s x 2 available | 45cmX45cm | £30 each
  • Display board x 1 available | 4ftX5ft9in | £10 per item / £30 whole side
    • (Perfect for someone wanting to display framed pieces of artwork)

Courtyard | Manned Pitches

These spaces are reserved for makers selling items designed to be outside.

Garden sculptures or similar. Makers must bring all display items.

  • Manned Courtyard space | 2mX2.5m | 2 available | £50 each

Studio Share | The option to buddy up with one of our 7 resident makers.

Our makers have the option of inviting another maker to share their studio for the event. Precise arrangements to be figured out between the maker and tenant and only if the tenant has agreed that they are interested in this option.

  • A tabletop or similar in one of our 7 resident studios. Partnerships must be approved by the tenants | £60


If you’d like to apply to be a part of Make Merry please complete the application form below. Your application will be reviewed by a maker panel and we will get back to you asap. Please note we will not be able to accept everyone and need to ensure a high quality and diversive mix of exhibitors throughout.

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