The Best of Yorkshire Handmade Fair


On Sunday 8 June the Warter Community Centre will host The Best of Yorkshire, Handmade Arts and Crafts Fair and will be welcoming artists and crafters from around Yorkshire to showcase their talents.

There will be a wide range of crafts and activities on display and a chance for visitors to get involved including willow weaving demonstrations, local honey and a glass hive to see the bees at work, Millinery, designer stationery, amber jewellery, ceramics, stained glass, felting, wooden wares, gemstone jewellery, glass wares, paintings, artisan baking jams & chutneys, lavenders, plants and cut flowers.

Hilary Miller-Gough event organiser and the artists behind one of the stalls The Yorkshire Palette said, “The handmade fair is great chance to get your hands on some fantastic pieces Yorkshire Arts and Crafts and it is a great way to spend a Sunday in June, what’s more the fair is free to enter and we have free car parking too so there is nothing stopping you from heading here and supporting Yorkshire’s up and coming creative talent.”

Along with the vast array of Yorkshire’s finest arts and crafts there will also be scrumptious refreshments to tempt you further.

Sunday 8th June, 11am – 4pm, Warter Community Centre, YO42 1XR.

* Hilary Miller-Gough is an artist living in the Yorkshire Wolds who works mainly painting in Acrylics on canvas, as well being a confident photographer, woodworker and maker of ceramic sculptures.

At age 17 Hilary enrolled at Eleanor Street Art School, Grimsby and worked as an apprentice at various graphic design and print shops. At 25 she returned to study at The Westwood Ho School of Art and Design, Grimsby where she completed a 3yr HND course. After pursuing a retail career and in recent years working as a guide at York City Art Gallery, Hilary has returned to concentrate full time on her artistic pursuits and is able to take on commissions and offer private viewings of her collection.