Handmade Christmas at the O2

350 crafters are coming together at the O2 to sell handmade gifts that you won’t find on the high street.

Handmade Christmas; The O2, Greenwich, SE10 0DX; Friday December 13 to Sunday 15, 2013; £5 per ticket; handmadechristmas.co.uk

Craft has been celebrating a huge renaissance in the UK over the past few years, with websites such as Etsy (etsy.com) and Folksy (folksy.com) becoming a popular destination for gift buying.

This December, a raft of Britain’s best and brightest designers, crafters, hobbyists, and food and drink merchants will be gathering to showcase their talents at a three-day event at the iconic O2 arena.

Visitors will be able to browse and purchase unique gifts, including homeware, Christmas gifts, jewellery, skin care, knitwear, chocolate, perfumes and artisan foods from Britain’s top crafters.

As well as Christmas shopping visitors will also be able to take part in workshops and demos by a huge range of crafty gurus.

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