Crafty Happenings is Felt's calendar of upcoming craft-related events in New Zealand.
If you are organising an event and would like it listed in Crafty Happenings on the Felt home page, please submit the details below. For recurring events, please submit a listing for each date.
Listings are free of charge and published at the discretion of Felt. Felt reserves the right to refuse a submission for any reason.
If your event is listed, we request that you include a Felt logo linking to Felt on the event's website (if applicable) and distribute Felt promotional material to stallholders and visitors to the event, as appropriate.
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Novel Ideas NTH
Until 31 August. Daily 9am - 4pm at Estuary Arts Centre, 214b Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa. Red Door Studio resident artists Susannah Law, Helen Bakker and Ruby Jude exhibit their latest art and crafts. Admission free.
Until 24 September. Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 4pm at Arts in Oxford, 72 Main Street, Oxford. Group exhibition including work by Felt maker Tatyanna Meharry. Admission free.
Until 30 September. Daily 10am - 3pm at Bulls Museum, 81 High Street, Bulls. A history of New Zealand knitting; at home, on sale and at war. Admission by donation.
Until 28 July 2015. Daily 10am - 4.30pm at Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga O Waikato, 1 Grantham Street, Hamilton. Weaving legacies of Dame Rangimarie Hetet and Diggeress Te Kanawa. Admission free, koha welcome.
MARKETS & EVENTS
Sunday 31 August
10.30am–4pm at the Woodend Community Centre, School Road. Experience a wide variety of craft activities via 30 minute “speedcraft” taster classes. Admission $4 per class or three classes for $10.
Saturday 6 September
9am–12pm at Alfriston Community Hall, 300 Mill Rd, Alfriston (beside Alfriston School). Warming winter handcrafts for home and family, preserves and plants. Admission free.
Saturday 13 September
9am–1pm at 3 Baxter Street, Warkworth. A real country market featuring amazing Felt sellers, local talent and products. Admission free.
Saturday 20 September
9.30am–1.30pm at Berhampore School, 105 Britomart Street, Berhampore. Stunning selection of vintage, retro and upcycled craft. Cast your vote at the polling booth too! Eftpos available. Admission free.
10am–2pm at 400 New North Road, Kingsland. Everything handmade you need from crochet to homewares. Bring the whole family and enjoy a crafty day out. Admission free.
9am–3pm at The General Trading Co, 199a Main Highway, Ellerslie. Independent makers and crafters come together for the first time to showcase their unique products. Admission free.
Saturday 11 October
St Marks Carterton Community Fair WAIR
10am–2pm at St Marks Church, 185 High Street, South Carterton. An annual country fair with lots of handmade goodies. Admission free.