Events - Sew Sofia handmade bags and accessories


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Past events

Dec 2 - Dec 3

Guildhall Christmas Craft Fair

Sew Sofia is looking forward to returning the the beautiful medieval Guildhall in Leicester for their annual Christmas Craft Fair.

10:00am - 4:00pm GMT

Nov 26

SOCK Gallery Art & Craft Christmas Fair

Sew Sofia is delighted to be returning to the annual Art & Craft Christmas Fair hosted by the SOCK Gallery in Loughborough Town Hall. Free entry.

Oct 28

Craft & Art Fair - Attenborough Art Centre

I'm delighted to be back at the popular craft and art fair at Attenborough Art Centre, University of Leicester. With over 50 talented artists and makers, free parking, free entry and a lovely coffee shop, it's the perfect excuse to kickstart your festive shopping and support small businesses too!

11:00am - 4:00pm BST

Attenborough Art Centre

May 20

Attenborough Art Centre Craft Fair

I'm delighted to be back at this popular annual craft fair, showcasing some of the best craft and art from across the region including ceramics, glass, textiles, jewellery, wood, painting, photography, printmaking, stationery, homewares, seasonal goods, artisan foods, cards and more. The centre's galleries, shop and café will also be open, so come and make a day of it! Free entry (no booking required) and free campus parking

11:00am - 4:00pm BST

Lancaster Road, Leicester LE1 7HA

Mar 5 - Mar 6

Online Flower Market

An online shopping event to celebrate all things Spring, hosted by my maker friend Sophie of The Paper Butterfly on Facebook and along with a bunch of other lovely makers and artists from around the UK. There will be an album to browse and shop on the night. Expect to see plenty of flowers in the form of gorgeous handmade gifts and cards for Spring, Mothers Day, Easter!

Dec 3 - Dec 4

Guildhall Christmas Craft Fair

Sew Sofia will be back at the popular Guildhall Christmas Craft Fair in Leicester this December! Always wonderfully festive in this beautiful medieval building, it's the perfect way to start and end your Christmas shopping by supporting local arts and crafts. We will be there all weekend!

Nov 3 - Nov 6

Handmade Christmas - online event

A chance to shop handmade from the comfort of your sofa with the Sparkle Handmade Christmas market event. With over 30 makers taking part from all over the UK, it's a chance to shop small and find those unique and special gifts and decorations for the upcoming festive season!

Oct 29

Attenborough Arts Centre Craft & Art Fair

The popular Craft & Art Fair is back for the autumn at the Attenborough Arts Centre, University of Leicester. Sew Sofia will be situated in the main hall on the ground floor and we look forward to seeing our local customers there!

Jun 25

Handmade Summer

An opportunity to shop online and support small creative business owners in the UK. Follow the link to get a special discount code which can be used on selected products in my Shop for this event only! Hosted by Sparkle on the Tresstle platform.

Mar 6

Hello Spring online event

An online shopping event hosted by Sparkle full of handcrafted items for Mother's Day and Easter!

5:00am - 5:00pm GMT

Tresstle event platform

Feb 3 - Feb 6

Colour me Happy

Hosted by Sparkle on Facebook, this is their first online shopping event for 2022 and it's going to be so COLOURFUL!

Nov 27 - Nov 28

Leicester Guildhall Christmas Craft Fair

A chance to see Sew Sofia bag creations up close at my fourth Christmas Craft Fair at Leicester Guildhall! Enjoy a unique Christmas shopping experience in the beautiful medieval Guildhall with an exciting range of stalls selling arts and crafts from local artists and makers. A brilliant opportunity to buy special gifts and enjoy a festive atmosphere with a real fire, a real Christmas tree in the historic Courtyard. Children can enjoy trails, crafts and face painting throughout the day.

5:00am - 12:00pm GMT

The Guildhall, Guildhall Lane, Leicester, LE1 5FQ

Nov 4 - Nov 7

Sparkle all the way!

Online shopping event to support small this Christmas, with over 30 beautiful, handmade small businesses. There will be home decor, gifts, clothing, jewellery and of course Sew Sofia bags.... something for everyone!

8:30pm - 8:30pm GMT

Sparkle Facebook Page

Oct 30

Attenborough Arts Centre Craft Fair

Sew Sofia is delighted to be attending this popular craft fair in the heart of Leicester! Around 50 regional artists and makers,including glass, ceramics, wood, paintings, printmaking, jewellery, homewares, textiles and more. Kickstart your Christmas shopping or treat yourself, there’ll be something to suit all budgets. The centre's shop, café and galleries will also be open on the day so why not make a day of it? No need to book, all areas are accessible and entry is free.

11:00am - 5:00pm BST

University of Leicester, Lancaster Road, LE1 7HA

Sep 30

The Banner Boutique 10th birthday

An online market night hosted by my good friend Cath of The Banner Boutique and joined by other talented maker friends to celebrate her 10th business birthday! A mix of new and best-selling items at special prices for the occasion!

May 23

Adventure Awaits

Sew Sofia is delighted to be taking part in another online market night hosted by Love Sparkle Events on Facebook, showcasing the work of over 40 makers from around the UK.

May 8

Leicestershire Etsy Spring Market

Sew Sofia will be taking part in this online market hosted by Leicestershire Etsy Team, featuring various Etsy sellers from around Leicestershire.

Apr 25

April Showers bring May Flowers

An online market night hosted by Love Sparkle Events on Facebook.

Feb 28 - Mar 1

Blooming Lovely virtual market night

An online market night hosted by Love Sparkle Events on Facebook, featuring gorgeous gift ideas (especially for Mothers Day) from over 30 makers in the UK.

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