Our next Bead Show is 16th February 2019 @ Westmill Community Centre. Pick up your beading and come and bead with us, have a cup of cheer and a chat!!

Colchester Bead Fair


Essex Bead and Jewellery Show

All about Jewellery making. If you like to make it or even wear it , then this is the event for you. Come along to see a wide selection of beads and jewellery making equipment from suppliers across the UK. Live demonstrations throughout the day and FREE mini workshops to learn new techniques.

£3 on the door
Children (under 16) FREE

For more information head to

Please note: The car park at Charter Hall is a Pay & Display car park. Customers attending events at Charter Hall will need to purchase tickets on the day from the Pay & Display machines or through MiPermit.

Harrogate Bead Show


Harrogate Bead Fair, Pavilions, Harrogate

One for Beading aficionados!

The spring bead fair at the Pavilions, Harrogate, is one of the bigger fairs in Yorkshire.

Open between 10.00am and 4.00pm, it's a must for all beaders.

More details at

March Charisma Beadshow


Shop Open Saturday 23rd March 2019 10am - 4pm

Our March  Beadshow is on Saturday 23rd March from 10am to 4pm. Please feel free bring your current bead project and join our 'Charisma Crafters'  for coffee and a chat while you bead  and/or stitch! There are often free patterns available as well as our wonderful beads to browse.

This event will be held in the craft room at our registered office address.  If you're thinking of coming just drop us an email or telephone us and we'll send you the details.

Big Bead Show


Big Bead Show - Sandown Park

Held at Sandown Park Race Course, Esher, Surrey, This is one of the biggest all-bead fair in the UK, with exhibitors stocking supplies for all your seed beading, wirework, polymer clay, lampwork, silversmithing and general beading and jewellery making needs. You’ll never have seen so many beads in one place before!

The Bead Fair offers inspirational taster workshops and limited spaces on some exclusive Mini Masterclasses.

Plus don't forget to drop in on the free taster demonstrations and join the Make & Take Zone.

It's the perfect time to pick up tips and see the latest beading trends from expert designers in their fields.

Visit for more information on the event and to book classes!

April Charisma Beadshow


Shop Open Saturday 13 April 2019 10am - 4pm

Our April Beadshow is on Saturday13 April from 10am to 4pm. Please feel free bring your current bead project and join our 'Saturday Beaders'  for coffee and a chat while you bead even if you don't wish to take part in the workshop! There are often free patterns available as well as all our wonderful beads to browse.

The event is held at the Westmill Community Cente, John Barker Place, Hitchin, SG5 2PG.
John Barker Place is off Westmill Road then look for the Westmill Community Centre sign, drive down beside it and you will find us. There are also regular buses along Westmill Road and further details can be found at

Haydock Park


Haydock Park Racecourse, Spring Bead Fair, 10.00am - 4.00pm

This is the first festival of two, during the year,

Beads Up North bring you a Bead Festival with many retailers, workshops and 'Av a Go' tables. Held at Haydock Race Course, Newton-le-Willows, WA12 0HQ the event runs twice a year and we attend both events! This fun bead festival is a must for all Beadwork enthusiasts and suppliers.

Usual request - please tell us what beads you are hoping to buy ahead of time so we can make sure they get in the van.

The Great British Bead Show


The Great British Bead Show 2019

Organised by the Beadworkers Guild, this is the 'finale' of three days of beading, with workshops, galore.

Visit the Guild's web-site, at for more information.

Surrey Bead Fair


Surrey Bead Fair, Merstham, RH1 3ED

Once again, the East Surrey Bead Fair is being held at the Village Hall, Station Road North, Merstham RH1 3ED.

With a wide range of traders, coming from all over England, there will be something for everyone.

It will be open between 10:00am and 3:00pm, with refreshments available.

More details when available.

Cheshire Bead Fair


Cheshire Bead Fair, Nantwich

Nantwich Bead Fair, Cheshire, 9th June 2019. 10.00am - 4.00pm

The first of two in Nantwich, Cheshire.

Held at the Nantwich Civic Hall, where there is lots of parking, this is an opportunity to see beads 'in the flesh', so to speak.

With over twenty traders, there will be something for everyone.

For more information, visit